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Finishing Operator

Brand:  Matthews Memorialization
Company:  Aurora Casket Company,LLC
Line of Business:  Funeral Home

Aurora, IN, US, 47001


The Aurora Casket Company, a Matthews International subsidiary, is seeking a qualified Finishing Operator to work in our Production Facility in the Aurora, IN area for our memorialization business segment.   The Finishing Operator will be responsible for the spray coating, sanding, clear coating and polishing operations on our memorial products for Matthews International in the Aurora, IN area.


Competitive Starting Rate plus full benefits which includes: Medical, Dental, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Short Term Disability, Life Insurance, Paid Vacation, 10 Paid Holidays and a 401(k) Retirement Plan.


•Working within a fast paced production environment.
•Being responsible for sanding and coating products to meet and exceed specifications.
•Working with machinery, hand and power tools, sanders and other finishing operation tools and equipment.

•Plant manager, production supervisors and department leads.
•A small team of production employees including production employees responsible for similar duties.

•Working in a finishing role, handling sanding, buffing, spray coating or similar duties.
•Paying attention to details and making sure products meet high level of specifications.
•Working to perform accuracy and quality control and promoting flow of materials on production line.

•You will be working with production supervisors and performing finishing processes on products.
•Performing coating, spray coating, belt sanding and other finishing duties to ensure products meet high standards.
•Preparing products for finishing techniques, handling quality inspections on products and moving products on to next stages.
•Multi tasking and cross training in other departments and machines.


•Previous finishing experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred.
•Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
•Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
•Ability to work with and influence peers and management.
•Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
•Possess a mechanical aptitude; ability to use a large variety of hand tools and basic knowledge of power tools, forklifts, welding equipment, and cutting torch.
•Ability to work overtime as necessary.


•Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk, hear and see.
•Regularly lift and/or move up to 50+ pounds. 
•Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
•Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold & heat, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.

Matthews Memorialization is a leader in the memorialization industry who is committed to helping customers grow their businesses and helping families move from grieving to remembrance by providing products of superior craftsmanship and revenue generating programs and services. Within this industry, our Environmental Solutions is focused on the design and manufacture of advanced combustion systems. Matthews Memorialization is a (MATW) Matthews International company. 


Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants.  In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati