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Blount International, Inc. Straightening Operator (DAY) Shift in Kansas City, Missouri

Straightening Operator (DAY) Shift

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Date: Apr 6, 2021

Location: Kansas City, MO, US

Company: Blount International

Work Location: Kansas City, MO (Mfg Plant)

Functional Area: Manufacturing

Number of Openings: 1

Current Openings: 1.00

Blount International, Inc. has an exceptional opportunity.

We are committed to excellence in our people, products, performance, and profits. We believe our team members are the foundation of our Company's success, and we are committed to continuous improvement and learning, exceptional quality, connecting with our customer, and good relationships with our team members.


Kansas City Blades Manufacturing Plant, 4840 East 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64127


Under limited supervision, operates computer-controlled machines and robots to perform one or more machine function on metal parts.


Set-up and Operate Auto-Straightener Stand Alone and Automated Machines

Set-up Duplex Mill

Set up machines

Verify part and order numbers

Use tub traveler to record pertinent data and go/no go blocks to determine proper off set

Operate Machines

Insert blade into the machine and start cycle

Recheck the blade to ensure tolerances are met

Physically load and unload parts manually or using proper material handling equipment

Locate, read, and understand quality documentation

Complete paperwork for documentation purposes as needed

Understand and maintain relationships in the Manufacturing Department

Assist in keeping machines running, including working in other departments as directed

Follow departmental safety requirements


High school diploma or nationally recognized accredited equivalent required


Minimum six months to one year experience in very similar manufacturing environment controlling machine and processes by using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes

Lift/carry up to 35 lbs frequently

Stand for duration of 8-hour or 10-hour shift

English fluency for safety, training and documentation purposes

Ability to effectively work with others in a team environment

Basic math skills required

Basic computer skills

Stable work history with good employment references

Excellent attendance record


Must be available to work onsite for the following shift(s):

7a-5pm Monday-Thursday with potential for mandatory ovetime of Friday 7a-5p


Blount is a global manufacturer and marketer of replacement parts, equipment, and accessories for consumers and professionals operating primarily in two market segments: Forestry, Lawn, and Garden (“FLAG”); and Farm, Ranch, and Agriculture (“FRAG”). Blount also sells products in the construction markets and is the market leader in saw chain and guide bars for chain saws. We also supply original equipment manufacturers (OEM) with cutting attachments.

Blount offers products under the brand names of OREGON®, Carlton®, Woods®, KOX, SpeeCo®, ICS®, Pentruder, and Merit. For more information, visit www.blount.com.

Blount will only employ those who are legally authorized to work. Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. It is the policy of Blount International to provide equal employment to all qualified persons without discrimination based on sex, race, color, religion, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under law.

During the application process we will not ask for or collect any confidential, proprietary or sensitive personally identifiable information (e.g. date of birth; drivers license number; or credit card, bank account or other financial information) (collectively, “Sensitive Information”). If you submit any Sensitive Information, you do so at your own risk and we will not be liable to you or responsible for consequences of your submission. This notice should not be construed as an offer of employment or creating any terms of employment.