Blank Preparation Grinding Operator
Job Purpose

This position serves as a machine operator in our manufacturing facility. The position is
responsible for manufacturing carbide tools and parts under the supervision of the Plant
Manager or the Shift Supervisor. The focus of this position is to provide finished tools by programming, editing, loading and monitoring our OD & Centerless Grinding machines.

  • Operate OD Grinding machines & Centerless Grinders to shape carbide parts to
    specifications in tooling prints using drawings, existing programs and verbal instructions.
  • Pull stock before the job has been set up and verify material is correct to the traveler requirement.
  • Verify that any documents pertaining to the work order necessary for production are in the packet.
  • Gather all necessary tooling, fixtures, and materials needed for the job per traveler
  • Verify the equipment has been set up in a safe and operational manner.
  • Understand how to read production drawings, product requirements on the traveler, and know where critical characteristics are.
  • Able to check parts using micrometers and calipers.
  • Able to record measurements taken using micrometers and calipers.
  • Able to deburr parts while machine is running.
  • Monitor the operation of machine to assure the machine is operating safely and is
    producing a quality part.
  • Can adjust the machines according to dimensional non-conformity.
  • Report any machine malfunction or safety condition.
  • Maintain work area (housekeeping).
  • Other tasks as directed by management.
  • The ability to work closely with others in a team orientated work environment.
  • Must be able to verbally communicate, read and comprehend written and verbal
    instructions, detailed drawings and documents, and be capable of doing basic
    mathematical calculations.
  • Able to work in a loud environment.
  • Able to work extended hours as required.
  • Experience operating five axis CNC Grinding machines required (preferred)
  • 2 to 5 years’ experience operating OD/Centerless Grinding machines (preferred but not required)
Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, various hand tools such as wrenches, plyers, sockets, etc., and load tools in CNC Grinding machines. The employee is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms frequently.

Employment Type
Job Location
Working Hours
Mon - Fri
Date posted
August 27, 2020
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