Night Shift – Manufacturing Deburr & Grinding

Cooper Machinery Services

Houston, TX

Job Title: Night Shift - Deburr & Grinding

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Group: Regular – Full Time

Department: Manufacturing

Location: Houston, TX

About Cooper Machinery Services:

Cooper Machinery Services provides natural gas compression equipment and services to customers globally in the Oil & Gas, Power, Transportation, and Marine sectors. With a proud heritage dating back to 1833, Cooper Machinery Services is the OEM for legendary product lines including Cooper-Bessemer™, Ajax™, Superior™, Gemini, TSI, CSI, Enterprise, and Joy. Headquartered in Houston, TX, but with commercial and services hubs around the world, Cooper Machinery Services provides world-class services to more than 22,000 units in its installed base.

Our strength is our people. Each employee plays an integral role in our success and growth. With a commitment to our vision that strong relationships drive strong results and better business, our people make Cooper Machinery Services legendary.

Job Overview:

The Deburr & Grinder is responsible for operating hand tools and grinders to support production of many different wheels, axles, and various tooling needs while maintaining safe work practices and assisting the Manufacturing team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Deburr & Grinder will be responsible for the following:

  • Grind parts to specifications using hand tools
  • Deburr and stamp parts to specifications
  • Maintain a clean work area to include emptying waste container, used oil, sweeping chips, replace broken pallets
  • Observe all PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and all safety rules / requirements such as machining guards, lifting techniques, slips and falls prevention, etc.
  • Operate assigned machine (lathe, Mill) independently with little to no guidance to include applicable set up
  • Operate all hand tools as required
  • Specifications and all varieties of precision measuring instruments
  • Complete all other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution
  • Knowledge of precision measuring
  • Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds physically able to perform labor, prolonged periods of standing, bending, or kneeling to meet the requirement of working in the parts warehouse to put items on the shelf for storage
  • Work in a constant pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching, bending and other physical activities
  • Adapt to constantly evolving work requirements in a team environment
  • Work overtime, weekends and holidays, as required
  • Knowledge in the following areas: Oilfield assemblies and parts
  • Ability to read and understand instructions; quality control; and safety
  • Effective verbal, written communications skills


  • Safety focused
  • Service-oriented
  • Business focused
  • A self-starter
  • Dependable
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Results oriented
  • Sense of urgency

Cooper Machinery Services is an equal opportunity employer and gives all qualified applicants consideration of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, any other characteristic protected by law.