Contour Grinder Job Description Sample
Steel & Carbide Form Grinder
Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) is seeking an skilled machinist.
Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) serves the global aerospace, automotive, and commercial transportation markets with the most specialized engineering, highest quality, and the greatest breadth and depth of fastening system solutions and seamless rolled rings in our industry. Headquartered in Torrance, CA; AFSR employs 7,900 people in 13 countries at 39 locations. AFS is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).
Plans numerical control program to control contour path machining of parts on multiple and complex machining operations. Organizes operational data as submitted by engineers; or when directed, utilizes documented standard data as it applies to align and code operations, tooling identifications, indexing sequences, speeds and feeds for data entry.
Performs all types of precision surface grinding in a variety of material including steel and carbide to exacting tolerances.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Must be conversant to all types of steel and carbide grinding.
Grinds tool, gauges, dies, electrodes, fixtures etc. from tool prints, engineering prints or verbal instructions in a variety of material, including steel carbide to exacting tolerances.
Plans set up and sequence of operation by studying work orders, part prints, tool prints or verbal instructions.
Makes complete set up, including layout, selecting proper mounting fixture and suitable type grinding wheel. Positions, aligns and secures parts.
Makes machine adjustments, dresses, trues and shapes grinding wheels as required.
Makes special fixtures and grinding devices when required to do specific jobs.
ATI Forged Products produces and markets a wide range of specialty metal alloys, including titanium, nickel, and steel forgings to end use markets such as aerospace, energy, oil & gas, and general industrial markets. We have several operating facilities and deliver products to customers globally.
We are currently seeking a second shift Grinder, at our Cudahy, WI plant located approximately 5 miles south of Milwaukee.
This position is responsible for cleaning and rough finishing surfaces of metal objects with power driven rotary abrasive wheels following established practices.
Position responsibilities include:
Receives carbon, alloy, and high density steel stock requiring grinding
Checks metal surfaces for defects
Operates portable grinder, positioning wheel against metal surfaces to remove excess metal, fins, burrs, seams, defects, etc.
Exercises care and judgement to avoid damaging contour of stock
Other job duties as assigned
If you are organized, motivated and can work independently and as a part of a dynamic team, please contact us. We offer excellent salary compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package. For consideration, submit your resume and salary requirements.
ATI and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to applicant's race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal or state law. The company will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process if so requested.
High School diploma or equivalent
Area of Interest
Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Master Gear Machinist - Gear Grinder
Plan sequence of operations, lay out work, set up and operate multiple types of gear grinders.
Perform machining operations from drawings, sketches, engineering drawings and oral instructions. Perform difficult and complex machining involving exacting and coordinated tolerances. Determine cutting tools to be used and methods of holding and aligning work. Improvise and adapt toolings, attachments and other machining adis. Perform progressive machining operations as required.
Plan and set up machine tools to fully utilize machine's capacity and minimize amount of machining and number of setups required. Check own work for conformance to specifications.
Utilize a working knowledge and application of shop mathematics. Perform bench operations as required. Perform duties of Precision Machinist classification as required. Machine field tooling as required.
Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent.
Willing to work any shift
Experience in gear / teeth grinding
May have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty with 5 years of experience in gear grinding.
Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures. '
Operates gear grinders.
A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
Typically reports to a team lead/supervisor/manager.
Tool & Die Broach Grinder (Tdm1)
The Tool and Die Broach Grinder (TDM1) sharpens and smoothes cutting edge of tools such as broaches, drills and coordinates the broach usage for all departments to facilitate production or procurement of tooling by performing the following duties.
1st shift: 6:00am
2nd shift 2:30pm
3rd shift: 10:00pm
- overtime may be required*
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Coordinates the broach usage for all departments, determines the condition of tooling and the need to re-sharpen tooling and keep the supply cabinet up to date and stocked. Make new and/ or re-sharpened broaches, drills and end mills as needed. Train fellow associates in cutter grinding techniques. Work with supervisors on the proper use and care of broach tooling.
- Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :
Safety and Security
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Basic computer knowledge with Microsoft Applications.
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally 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.
Maintenance Roll Grinder
Job Description: A Roll Grinder performs the following job duties:
Grind large mill rolls to specified shapes and finishes.
Select, balance and install grinding wheels.
Check surface quality, hardness and shape with perthometer, equo-tip, micrometer, caliper and depth micrometer.
Read and interpret blue prints and sketches.
Adjust, lubricate and maintain roll grinding machines.
Perform mechanical repair of roll grinding machines and shop equipment.
Enter roll grinding information into a computerized roll management system.
Inspect and repair roll neck bearings and chocks.
Assemble and disassemble large rolls, chocks and bearings.
Operate overhead crane from cab, pendant and radio control.
Operate fork truck.
Order parts and supplies.
The successful candidate will be required to complete a 6-month probationary period.
Employee must be able to perform essential job functions of this department.
High school or GED required.
Candidate must be a journey-level Roll Grinder or Machinist or have equivalent experience (2 years verifiable experience working as a Roll Grinder, Machinist, Machine or Equipment repair and 3 years verifiable general mechanic experience).
Pass mechanical aptitude test.
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Experience programming and operating computer controlled equipment.
Grinder - Off Shift
This position removes excess metal from the castings to customer specs using a grinding belt and grinding machine
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES
Expected to assist in the implementation of Arconic's EHS value and policy statement and its accompanying principles.
Comply with all department, facility, Corporate and Regulatory EH&S regulations.
Wear all required personal protective equipment.
Report all job related illness and injuries. (Per employee handbook).
Report all Safety, Health & Environmental concerns to your supervisor in a timely manner.
Attend all EH&S training.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Must effectively work and communicate with other team members to provide products and services of the highest quality and reliability in total conformance with customer expectations.
Maintains records as required.
Maintains work area in a clean, orderly, and safe condition.
Follows all applicable safety rules and works in a safe manner at all times.
Responsible for verifying calibration stickers.
Performs other duties as might be assigned by supervision.
Responsible for performing set-ups as needed.
Assures dimensional accuracy of parts being machined or ground by taking quality measurements and making any necessary adjustments to jigs, fixtures, or machines.
95% of time requires pinch grip, continuous wrist and elbow moving, under general high force.
Performs belting, stoning, buffing operations to remove visual imperfections
Performs other duties as might be assigned by supervisor.
Responsible for verifying routers before working parts.
Use of: Double end grinders, abrasive cutting disk, hand held grinders, chop saw, back stand abrasive belt grinder, surface grinder, and Cincinnati CNC.
Frequent lifting of up to 25 pounds and frequent standing a manufacturing/factory environment.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
High School education or equivalent (GED)
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder').
No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Candidates residing within a 50 miles radius of Dover will only be considered.
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written)
Must be able to work flexible hours including night and weekends with little advanced notice
Manually dexterity and above average hand-eye coordination.
Strong attention to detail
1st and 2nd Shift Available
- Set Up/run various aircraft parts on manual ID/OD Grinders.
- Verifying that your parts meet print/traveler specifications
- Must meet efficiency standards
- Entering time into MRP System
- Moving the job to the next operation in the MRP system
- Daily cleaning and routine maintenance of equipment
- Daily cleaning of the work area.
- Min. of 3-5 years of experience setting up and running various aircraft parts on manual ID/OD Grinders
- High School Diploma/GED
- Strong experience with setting up, indicating in, and running parts in manual ID/OD Grinders
- Strong experience grinding chrome on aircraft parts
- Proficient with best machining practices and in machine feed/speeds rate.
- Ability to interpret and implement Blue Print specifications
- Ability to interpret GD & T tolerances
Grinder Operator - Night Shift
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Reads blueprint for product specifications such as dimensions, tolerances, and number of parts to be ground, and determines what grinding wheel to be used
Sets up machine to control length of stroke and pattern
Starts machine and activates controls to feed wheel against work piece
Performs complex dressing of grinding wheels to accomplish blueprint specifications
Education and Experience Requirements
Previous experience working in an industrial environment (preferred)
Ability to read and understand work instructions and blueprints, plus follow verbal work instructions
Ability to work within a team environment
Preferred Skills and Abilities
Ability to focus on one task for long periods of time
Ability to use measuring tools such as micrometer and dial indicator
Working Conditions and Physical Demands
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Nordson Corporation provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. No person is to be discriminated against in any aspect of the employment relationship due to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check, consistent with applicable laws.
Id/Od Grinder B
Includes the following, other duties may be assigned.
Plan sequence of steps to achieve final outcome and desired product dimensions.
Position, align and secure machine parts in machine; set up c fixtures. Work with pieces having some shoulders, steps, and/or tapers.
Select grade of abrasive wheel according to specifications, knowledge of abrasives, and condition of metal, and attach to grinder. Determine machine speeds, feeds and stops for standard operations.
Program and set up CNC OD/ID grinders according to blueprint specifications and knowledge of the grinding process.
Operate grinder; make adjustments as needed. Add a flow of coolant to process to maintain the proper temperature of the work piece.
Use indicator, micrometer, vernier calipers, and various precision measuring equipment to set up and check dimensions and contours. Examine and feel surface of work piece for defects.
Maintain equipment and machines; perform preventive maintenance as needed.
Process all necessary documentation and paperwork for parts completed.
Train and guide assisting personnel on the grinding process.
Follow all clean up and housekeeping procedures. Comply with all quality and safety regulations.
Requires one to three years of trades training or equivalent experience and two to four years of related machining experience. Requires the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals, and percent. Requires the ability to operate various equipment to include form grinders, micrometers, indicators, dressing units, diamond discs, and various other precision measuring equipment. Requires a knowledge of gear principles, tooling, material characteristics, machine shop procedures, abrasives and general machining practices. Requires ability to operator a forklift truck and the ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
The Grinder will have responsibility for the setup and operation of miscellaneous computerized numerical control (CNC) and/or manual machines. The primary CNC machine will be the Studer Grinder. The Grinder will also ensure that machines are properly tooled and may be required to make recommendations to modify programs as appropriate.
1.Set-up and operation of miscellaneous CNC and/or manual machines, including Studer Grind.
2.Machine and/or tests parts according to engineering and customer standards and specifications.
3.Maintain accurate and reliable documentation.
4.Participate in establishing manufacturing methods, including machine, test, and material along with tooling requirements; to ensure parts are machined according to engineering tolerances/specifications.
5.Perform inspection and/or testing related activities to ensure that parts are machined in accordance with manufacturing standards and blueprint specifications. Visually inspects parts to ensure they are free of burrs or damaged surfaces.
6.Provide input and recommendations for selecting, installing, and adjusting CNC and manual machine cutting tools to ensure they are consistent with type and size of material being machined.
7.Remove burrs, sharp edges, tool marks and other irregularities from machined parts to ensure they are in accordance with engineering blueprints, and tolerance requirements.
8.Maintain proper identification of parts per planning specifications and ensure that accurate and reliable records and documentation are maintained.
RequirementsHigh School or GED and a minimum of 2 years of machining experience. Experience using the following is preferred:
Studer grinders. Reads, understands and correctly interprets blueprints, planning and manufacturing specifications. Demonstrated working knowledge of machining and/or testing related mathematical concepts.
Has basic knowledge of inspection requirements and techniques. Rough burrs machined parts. May train, provide guidance, and assist in developing lower skill level team members.
- Must be capable of lifting 50 lbs. from floor to waist.
(Note – must use a lift assist or assistance from other individual(s) when lifting in excess of 50 lbs.)
Must be capable of pushing or pulling a weight of 60 lbs.
Must have grip strength of at least 50 lbs.
Responsible for and accountable for product safety and the quality of work, including, as a minimum, all elements defined in the Company's Quality Policy.
U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident Alien status is required. Williams International is committed to equal employment opportunities for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability and protected veteran status.
Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
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