Manufacturer of World Class Machined and Plated Products

Career Opportunities

Open Positions:

Greystone is always looking for talented and dynamic individuals to join our growing team.  Submit your resume today if you feel that your capabilities may be a fit with Greystone.  

Open Positions:

Process Engineer(Rhode Island)

Summary: Develops and improves plating processes in support of Induplate operations.  Works with Quality, Sales and other functions to implement new production processes and improve existing production processes.

 JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Work independently to manage projects and assignments.
  • Lead project teams to complete assigned projects on time and under budget.
  • Develop key interdepartmental relationships with Operations, Quality Assurance, Sales and customers to effectively expedite orders to satisfy the company’s commitment to 100% customer satisfaction.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously and complete within required timelines.
  • Read, understand and develop operational reports, schedules, and other reports.
  • Additional duties as required.

 RESPONSIBILITIES

 Quality

  • Ensure all assigned processes and related activities are performed in compliance with Company quality policies and other plant quality certifications.
  • Coach and train associates on best practices to yield conforming parts.
  • Lead troubleshooting and problem-solving initiatives with platers, quality engineer, and other support functions. Use 8D problem solving and statistical methods whenever possible.
  • Interact with customer engineering or quality functions to resolve problems.
  • Assist quality department with internal and external audit preparation as required.

 Safety and Environmental Stewardship

  • Ensure all assigned processes and related activities are performed safely in compliance with company policies and federal, state and local regulations.
  • Coach and train associates on best practices to complete a task safely.
  • Report all safety and environmental incidents to plant leadership in a timely manner.

 Project Management

  • Manage assigned projects in the following areas:
    • New product introduction – new customer products in existing Induplate processes.
    • New process introduction – new metal finishing process for Induplate operations.
    • Existing process improvement – existing processes/customer products with the potential for improvement in throughput, quality or cost.
  • Manage all projects using sound project management practices including:
    • Form and lead cross-functional teams including platers and line operators.
    • Develop written project plans.
    • Conduct regular project meetings.
    • Submit written summary of project notes and lessons learned at the completion of projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 -Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Physics or equivalent.

 -1 – 3 years of manufacturing engineering experience; plating experience desired.

 - Basic computer skills; proficient with Microsoft Office.

 - Excellent organization and communication skills.

 Physical Requirements:

Sitting - 25%

Lifting – 25 lbs.

Grasping – Y

Crawling – Y

Standing - 50 %

Pulling –  25lbs.

Reaching – Y

Grasping – Y

Climbing – 1%

Pushing –  25lbs.

Stooping – Y

Hand Use- bilateral - Y

Walking – 24%

Carrying – 25 lbs.

Crouching – Y

Foot Use – bilateral - Y

Work Environment:

Noise conditions:  Up to 85 decibels.

Heat:  Up to 90 degrees ventilated

Cold:  Between 40 and 50 degrees

Atmospheric Exposures: (dust, fumes, vapors, mists, etc.)  Exposure to acid, nickel, cyanide and chrome plating solution.

Equipment Used:

Generators, rectifiers, pumps, tooling/fixtures/jigs, filters, temperature controls, assorted meters, hand tooling.

 

Operations Manager (Rhode Island)

Summary:  Greystone is seeking an Operations Manager for its Lincoln, Rhode Island machining plant.  The qualified candidate must have direct manufacturing experience in a leadership role.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct day to day manufacturing to achieve established production goals.
  • Lead an operations team of 120 employees to continuously improve operating efficiencies.
  • Manage operating costs to established budgets; Labor to sales ratio critical.
  • Coordinate hiring and staffing requirements including vacations, attendance and employee morale.
  • Lead operator training and compliance program.
  • Lead safety initiatives to achieve establishes goals.
  • Lead SPC, layered audits and daily work procedures to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Coordinate maintenance activities to ensure machine up-time goals are met.
  • Work closely with the Engineering Manager, Second Operations Manager and Quality Manager to maximize plant safety, quality, efficiency and profitability.

Quality

  • Ensure all activities are performed in compliance with company quality policy and other plant quality certifications.
  • Lead troubleshooting and problem-solving initiatives with machinists, quality engineering, and other support functions.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for improvement.

Scheduling

  • Coordinate team efforts to meet customer demand on a daily basis.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for improvement.

Cost Management

  • Monitor consumable supply usage, report issues to plant management, and make recommendations for new products.
  • Manage consumable supplies to budget.
  • Manage overtime to budget.

INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Work independently to supervise and direct associates in assigned team.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule.
  • Conduct daily meetings with team to review goals and shift change instructions.
  • Work independently to meet delivery schedules; seeks help when additional resources are required.
  • Develop key interdepartmental relationships with engineering, quality assurance, sales and customers to effectively expedite orders to satisfy the company’s commitment to 100% customer satisfaction.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously and complete within required timeline.
  • Read, understand, and develop operational reports, schedules, and other reports.
  • Additional duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, mechanical preferred.
  • 5+ years’ leadership experience in manufacturing, preferably in machine turning.
  • Automotive Industry and quality systems experience preferred.
  • Excellent organization, communication, and time management skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Project management experience.
  • Basic computer skills; proficient with Microsoft Office and ADP time/attendance software.

Greystone offers a very competitive salary plus performance based bonus opportunity and a full array of benefits.  EOE.

 

Machine Operator (Rhode Island)

Summary: We have a great opportunity for a Machine Operator with Induplate, our North Providence, Rhode Island plating plant. Induplate is conveniently located just off Route 44, approximately 2 miles from Rt. 295.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Loading and unloading 1lb and 2lb components into a fixture.
  • Light mechanical line maintenance and general line operation.
  • Work in a safe and conscientious manner.

Your Profile:

  • Basic mechanical knowledge/experience required.
  • Desire to learn new skills and grow with the company.
  • A reliable team member.
  • Able to work 2nd shift, Mon-Fri 3pm to 11:30pm

We can offer you:  Competitive hourly compensation and a full array of benefits.

 

Machinist (Rhode Island)

Summary: Tends metal fabricating screw machines and conventional turn machines such as Hydromat, Acme, Tornos, Schutte, Royal Master Grinding and Index multi-spindle machines and associated support equipment such as tool grinders, presses, leak testers, coiners, and inspection equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 8 hr shift during which activities require the operator to be in the standing position 80% of the time period.
  • Reads job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements.
  • Sets stops or guides to specified length as indicated by scale, rule, template or manufacturing data sheets.
  • Reads and understands all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for equipment.
  • Works with safety features in place at all times.
  • Reads and understands all gauging procedures/requirements for jobs being manufactured.
  • Pushes button(s) or depresses pedal to activate machine.
  • Observes machine operation to detect work piece defects or machine malfunction.
  • Measures work piece dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation and quality of output.
  • Removes burrs, sharp edges, rust, or scale from work piece.
  • Performs minor machine maintenance such as oiling machines, tool sharpening, or work piece replacement.
  • Removes chips and bar ends from machine while push a cart weighting 50+ lbs.
  • Adds oil to machine using pump truck and/or 5 gallon pails.
  • Loads machine with 12ft bar stock several times per shift per machine, while running a minimum of 2 machines; standard is 3 machines.
  • Sets up machine, stacks, marks, packs and transports finished work pieces (10-15lbs).
  • Additional duties as required.
  • Setup experience preferred.

 Education / Experience / Training:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One to three months job training; safety training in proper handling of equipment.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 Physical Requirements:

Sitting - Yes

Lifting – 10-20 lbs.

Grasping - Yes

Crawling - No

Standing – 80%

Pulling – 25 – 150 lbs.

Reaching - Yes

Climbing - No

Pushing – 25 – 150 lbs.

Stooping - Yes

Hand Use- bilateral

Walking - Yes

Carrying – Up to 25 lbs.

Crouching - Yes

Foot Use - bilateral

Noise conditions:  Up to 90 decibels.
Heat:  Between 70 and 95.
Cold:  Between 50 and 70.
Atmospheric Exposures: (dust, fumes, vapors, mists, etc.): Constant petroleum oil mist.

 

Maintenance Technician (Rhode Island)

Summary: Greystone has an immediate new opportunity for a talented MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN. This individual will install, maintain and repair machinery, equipment, and physical plant systems.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment.
  • Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
  • Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.
  • Lays out, assembles, installs and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment; repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators and related equipment.
  • Repairs and maintains physical plant systems.
  • Installs, programs or repairs automated machinery and equipment such as programmable controllers.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as a lathe, grinder, drill and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures and tools.
  • Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
  • Fabricates and repairs counters, benches, partitions and other wooden structures.

 Education / Experience / Training:

  • High school diploma, trade or technical school certification or equivalent.
  • 3 to 6 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong mechanical and electrical skills.
  • Working knowledge of plumbing, pump repair, and hydraulic/electric/mechanical systems is required.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundaments of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, electrical diagrams, PLC wiring diagrams, and manufacture equipment manuals.
  • Valid driver’s license.  Certified in fork lift operations.
  • Experience with Swiss screw and/or rotary transfer machines highly desirable.

 Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to walk, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.
  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally required to climb or balance, and taste or smell.
  • Frequently lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
  • Vision abilities including close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

Noise conditions:  Up to 90 decibels.

Heat:  Between 70 and 95.

Cold:  Between 50 and 70.

Atmospheric Exposures: (dust, fumes, vapors, mists, etc.): Constant petroleum oil mist.

 

1st Shift Maintenance Technician (Rhode Island)

Summary: Greystone has an immediate new opportunity for a talented 1st Shift MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN with our Induplate plating plant located in North Providence, Rhode Island. 

As part of our maintenance team, you will install, maintain and repair machinery, equipment, and physical plant systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Visually inspect machinery and equipment. Troubleshoot and repair as needed
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and install new or repaired parts.
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other machine components.
  • Installs and repair electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.
  • Ability to repair of plumbing and piping systems including air, hydraulic, steam and PVC.
  • Repair and maintain various pumps and filters associated with a chemical processing plant.   
  • Repair and maintain physical plant systems.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as a lathe, grinder, drill and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures and tools.
  • Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
  • Carpentry experience a plus.

Education / Experience / Training:

  • High school diploma, trade or technical school certification or equivalent.
  • 3 to 6 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong mechanical and electrical skills.  Ability to perform electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic repairs on heavy and moderate equipment.
  • Knowledge of plumbing, pump repair, welding and carpentry.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and fluid equipment.
  • Ability to safely and technically work in close proximity to and with others to perform repairs and installations in a safe manner.
  • Valid driver’s license.  Certified in fork lift operations.

Greystone offers a competitive hourly rate and a full array of benefits.  EOE

 

Contact Jillian Bulzacchelli at Jillbulz@greyst.com to learn more about our company Team opportunities.

 

Greystone is an Equal Opportunity Employer