Grinder Operator Job Description Sample
The grinder operator must learn the following skills.
Learn to operate overhead crane and the use of the proper cables according to the load requirements
The proper set up of the machine for the roll that is going to be ground, blocks and stands.
Check the serial number of the roll and match it with the factory order prior to loading the roll in the grinder
Install proper drive to turn the roll body in the grinder
Have bearings installed or operator install the bearings on the roll that will be ground if necessary. Proper installation of bearings.
Stage rolls behind the grinder ( stage next roll to be ground)
Cleaning and maintaining the grinder
Report to supervision any issues or problems during the shift with the roll or the grinder
Work the schedule shift assigned
Work overtime as requested
Inventory of grinding belts required
Learn precision measuring equipment
The actual job duties are listed below after proper training:
Locate the roll that is next in the schedule and match the serial number of the roll to the factory order.
Install bearings if required for grinding if not already on the roll.
Set up the grinder with the proper strands or blocks for the roll to rest on during the grind
Check the cables for the correct weight of the roll install the cables on the crane and lift the roll and place in the grinder.
Install proper drive to turn the roll during the grind process
Check the diameter of the roll on the drive end, center and tailstock end of the roll.
Install the proper information in the CNC controls of the grinder to perform the grind.
Adjust the information to be set for the desired crown and tapers.
Install 36 grit belt and proceed to grind the roll to .125 above customer desired finish.
Inspect the cover throughout the grinding process for any contamination or issues
Stop the roll check the hardness to confirm the desired hardness that is stated on the factory order is within tolerance.
Check the alignment of the roll and make sure the crown profile is correct. Make any adjustments to the end to end alignment or crown as needed.
Change to the next finer grinding belt and grind the roll to remove the 36 grit scratches
After he removal of the 36 grit scratches stop the roll, check the crown profile and end to end alignment.
Proceed to the next finer grit belt and continue to grind the roll to the specified finish stated on the factory order.
After the grinding of the roll is completed, check crown and alignment with digital calipers and print the profile for attachment to the factory order.
Take all hardness readings required on all four sides of the roll cover.
Install the tapers or end relief as stated on the factory order.
Have supervision or lead person check the roll against the factory and sign off as approved.
Wrap roll with shrink wrap and remove from the grinder
Place the roll as close as you can to the next department that will work with this unit.
Clean the machine and blocks and proceed to the next roll scheduled.
For a regrind of a roll the same steps would be followed with the addition of the incoming crown profile and hardness readings would be obtained and recorded prior to the grinding of the roll.
Ready for your skills to be recognized and appreciated!?
Our company in Fenton, MI are looking for experienced Grinders!
Our company has many affiliations including GLTDC (Great Lakes Tool & Die Collaborative, AFS (American Foundry Society), MMA (Michigan Manufacturers Association), TMTA (Tooling, Manufacturing & Technologies Associate), and is NSF Certified (Public Health & Safety Organization).
CNC Machinists will work in a 40,000 square foot climate controlled facility with several CNC turning, CNC milling and precision grinding equipment. Provide customers variety of precision machines components from a variety of metals and plastics.
Experience in OD, and/or Centerless, and/or Surface Grinding
Low Volume, High Precision (.0002 to .002 tolerances), attention to detail a must.
Surface grinding, OD Grinding, Centerless Grinding - all manual machines not, CNC.
Hours: 6am to 4:30p
Ideal Candidates will possess the following qualities
Previous manufacturing experience
Previous grinding experience (OD, Centerless, Surface)
Able to work flexible hours (Overtime possibility)
Must possess two years of current work history
Must be able to pass thorough criminal background screening
Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screening
We Go To Work For You!
Qualified Staffing offers Full-Time Employee Benefits!
Medical, Vision and Dental
Direct Deposit or Pay Card
- Full access to online pay stubs
6 Paid Holidays
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.
Centerless Grinder Operator
The Centerless Grinder Operator individual performs the set up and operates precision grinding equipment to grind lot parts in accordance with established shop practices. Performs work operations under supervision.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation for disabilities may be made for one or more of the following:
Performs minor set ups and set up modifications in the operation of precision grinding machines to produce machined parts according to blueprints, router package, specifications and/or special instructions.
Starts and operates machine operation to detect out-of-tolerance machining and adjust controls or control media as required.
Sets up and operates machine on trial run to check accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.
Checks parts for conformance to specifications using gauges, SPC and shop floor system.
Recognizes and remedies minor machine malfunctioning and in-process inspections. Major discrepancies are reported to supervisor.
Dresses and re-dresses grinding wheel for a given Cam configuration
May be required to give feedback to Manufacturing team, Engineering Team or others to document procedures and drawings.
Identifies machine malfunctions and reports to supervision
Checks tooling and notifies supervisor if tooling in non-conforming
Able to read router and operation drawings to determine machining dimensions and requirements
Examine products to verify conformance to quality standards, by following blueprints or work instructions.
Performs record keeping, data entry, housekeeping, and follows all safety regulations.
Adheres to all company Health, Safety, and Environmental policies, practices, and procedures.
Responsible for complying with the rules and regulations set forth by Federal, Local, and State government, LISI Aerospace, and HSE Procedures.
Responsibility for complying with ISO 14001standards, aspects, directives and impact as related to the HSE policy commitments.
Responsible for attending all training provided and for adhering to all HSE procedures, policies, and plans, conforming to reporting requirements and safe operating procedures at all times.
Required to identify and alert any known or suspected nonconformance for all company procedures or legal requirements to management’s attention immediately.
Continually seek opportunities to improve our HSE performance by establishing objectives and targets, measuring progress, and reporting our results.
Implements and suggests waste elimination initiatives specifically related to the function and department such as EMS and recycling opportunities to elimination of production waste
Works under supervision with a limited degree of creativity and latitude is required.
Performs a variety of other related duties as assigned.
Ways of working, Experience, and Behaviors
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Collects and researches data; Uses experience to complement data; understands the work flows and procedures, production control, and knowledge of continuous improvement.
Technical Skills – Understands and has working knowledge of the manufacturing production control and use of CL Grinding machinery operation process, procedures and function; use and understand basic computer entry and processing skills.
- Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens intently to others and seeks clarification; Provides clear and pleasant responses to inquires regardless of the situation.
- Team Work
- Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Places success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives;
- Business Acumen
- Understands business implications of decisions;
- Cost Consciousness
- Works within directions of the department’s resources.
- Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
- Prioritizes and plans work activities of self and others; Uses time efficiently; Plans for resources in a creative way only adding cost as absolutely necessary; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
- Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
May assist in the technical coaching of trainees &/or operators.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
Working experience of manufacturing environment procedures
Minimum of 1-3 years Centerless Grinding experience and/or training within an Aerospace fastener manufacturing &/or industrial shop; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Must be able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to employees of the organization
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Knowledge of basic shop math. Ability to calculate in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using units and weight measurement, volume, and distance
Ability to comprehend detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of basic computer skills and departmental applications: SPC & Shop Floor System.
Certificates, licenses, registrations
- Evidence of “US person” is required under ITAR
PHYSICAL DEMANDS, WORK ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND SAFETY
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 occasionally required to stand for extended periods of time and walk; sit; requires eye-hand coordination, use hands hand movement and manual dexterity use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, listen and speak. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up bend, reach to shoulder level and lift, carrying, pushing and/or pulling to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), and ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus). Hearing level within normal/average range.
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 moderate.
Safety and Environmental
The responsibilities of the position include compliance with company and governmental safety, environmental and hazardous materials regulations and procedures. Employee will be required to wear personal safety equipment such as safety glasses, hearing protection, or proper footwear PPE in specified areas.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Production Machinist (D) 5 To 1 Grinder Operator 2Nd Shift
Production Machinist 2nd Shift 5:1 Form Grinder
TE Connectivity's Machinist Team's responsibilities include, assignment planning, layout, set up, operating and making tool adjustments for various types of manual, numerically controlled and computerized machine shop equipment. They work from blueprints, process sheets and sketches to perform production tasks, which may include the cutting and shaping of metal to precision dimensions, communicating directly with engineers to understand the purpose of a part assembly. Every team member is responsible for maintaining housekeeping and organization of the work area as well as following TE Connectivity's EH&S policies and procedures.
Production Machinist – 5:1 Grinder Operator 2nd Shift
The Application Tooling Division of TE Connectivity is currently seeking a skilled Production Machinist to join our component machining team on 2nd Shift. This role will support our business goals and our Customers' expectations, and will be primarily assigned to the Grinding work centers - with a back-up role for CNC Mills, HMC's and manual machines.
Application Tooling is a worldwide engineering and manufacturing business unit that designs and manufactures application equipment, tooling and precision machined products for all markets. Ours is a dynamic work environment where you can capture every bit of potential and possibility out of your career. We are known by our customers for exceptional quality, innovation and service.
Person(s) performing this role are models for the TE Connectivity core values of Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, and Innovation. While functioning in this role you will be expected to operate at the highest standards of individual and corporate integrity, honor all commitments made while taking personal responsibility for actions/results, and foster an environment that encourages innovation, creativity, excellence and results through teamwork. Our organization strives to practice leadership that teaches, inspires, and promotes full participation of all employees combined with a foundational belief in continuous career development.
Core Shift Hours:
Mon-Fri 2:45pm to 11:15pm
For current Application Tooling Employees:
Employees with active disciplines (documented verbal warning within the last 6 months; 1st written above within the last 12 months), on a current Performance Improvement Plan, or who have voluntarily moved to another role/shift within the last 6 months will not be considered for this role.
Responsibilities & Qualifications
Visualize, comprehend and forward think the best machining practices necessary to complete part
Produce quality component parts by interpreting blue prints, potentially running operations on a variety of machines, including:
Manual or CNC Mill
Flat and/or Form Grinder
Appropriate Heat Treat method
Hold tolerances as tight as .0002 for various components
Troubleshoot issues and work with appropriate resource(s) (i.e. Engineering, Supervision, Inspection, etc.) to resolve
Perform first-piece inspection using micrometers, calipers, height indicator, etc.
Comprehend shop math and be resourceful in deciphering dimensions, tolerances, angles, etc.
Effectively manage work time and be self-directed in order to meet production needs/schedules
Exhibit understanding, flexibility and willingness to changing priorities and fast-pace environments
Communicate effectively with peers, management and other internal departments
Qualifications & Experience
High School Diploma or GED required
Minimum of 3-5 years machine shop experience running various machine equipment
Demonstrated knowledge of manual milling and grinding
Basic knowledge/comprehension of shop math
Heat treat knowledge or experience a plus
- Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg
Job Segment: CNC, Industrial, Machinist, Engineer, Equipment Operator, Manufacturing, Engineering
Multi-Surface Grinder Operator
Your Career Begins at Timken
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken. Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.
Perform job within a work team environment under minimum direct supervision to demanding quality and production objectives. Set-up, operate and maintain a MSG (Multi-Surface Grinder) asset.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following: planning, organizing, communicating, use of interpersonal skills, team worker, and exercising strong judgment and initiative. Read, interpret and follow procedures, drawing, instructions, data sheets, blueprints and technical manuals. Possess knowledge of plant processes and products. Plans and perform various final inspection and Q.C. auditing processes to include gauging set-ups, magnetic particle inspection, sizing and marking of components, and other visual and dimensional checks. Inspects for defects and makes disposition of rejects. Work closely with team to provide coverage for maximum uptime and coordinates with various support centers for cell needs. Trains team members to perform various duties. Maintains clean and safe work environment and is attentive to process to avoid costly scrap, rework, repairs and for attaining schedule requirements.
- Ability to read and interpret complicated drawings, instructions, procedures and blueprints.
- Ability to do advanced mathematics and handbook formulas.
- Capable of learning mechanical and/or electrical principles.
- Ability to use complicated measuring tools.
- Must possess good training and communications skills.
- Must have strong mechanical aptitude and display good organizing capabilities.
- Awareness of TRP processes and products.
- Minimum of 3 years experience in one of the following areas: N/C Machining, Grinding, Inspection or Machine Repair.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina
Job Segment: Electrical, Machinist, Equipment Operator, Inspector, Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality
Grinder Operator For Central US Team- Louisville, KY
The Penhall Company has an immediate opening for an experienced Grinder Operator to join our team. Must have a minimum of 1 year experience in operating a pavement diamond grinder. (which includes PC 5000A, PC 5000B, PC 6000, or Penhall built G 38's a plus)
Penhall has been the go-to concrete services partner for a wide-range of industries since 1957. What began as a single flat saw operation has developed into an expansive offering of concrete solutions, including concrete scanning, cutting, sawing and breaking/removal, grinding, grooving, and rumble strips. Today, Penhall is the largest U.S. supplier of concrete services. Our capabilities and expertise span across 43 locations in 21 states & Canada.
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Must have a least 1 year minimum experience in operating a pavement diamond grinder. (which includes PC 5000A, PC 5000B, PC 6000, or Penhall built G 38's a plus)
Strong mechanical abilities
Fluent in the English Language.
Ability to communicate and interact with customers efficiently.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to complete all necessary daily paper work applicable to Penhall, DOT, FMCSA, and IFTA requirements.
Able to work without continuous supervision.
Able to lead and work with others.
Willingness to travel for extended periods of time. Work all shifts, work extended hours, and work in extreme conditions.
Willing to work hard
Dependable, reliable, and accountable
Work as a team
Willing to learn
Able to lift & move 45lbs or more
Willing to work in weather conditions that may be adverse (hot/cold/rain)
Mathematical aptitude helpful
Computer skills a plus.
Pass a required pre-employment drug screen & random
Pass a pre-employment background record (7 years) & periodical checks
Must possess a valid unrestricted Class A CDL with a tanker endorsement and have a good driving history
Transport and operate Penhall Company's specialized heavy equipment safely and efficiently
Interact with job site supervisors
Responsibility of daily job related paperwork & Safety planning for the job
Inspection, repair & general PM maintenance, and cleanliness of all company equipment
Responsible for safe operation of equipment
Must adhere to Penhall, DOT, FMCSA, and IFTA requirements and paperwork.
Ability to work days/nights/weekends
Required to adhere to all safety rules and regulations
Must have reliable transportation
Must have steel toe leather work boots
Solid experience with concrete sawing, cutting and/or removal
Owning appropriate tools for the position.
Penhall Company offers:
A full time career opportunity & competitive wages
Affordable Medical, dental, vision & life insurance
Vacation, holiday & sick pay
401K retirement play w/ company match
Mentor Program dedicated to Safety, Training & Continuous Improvement
The Penhall Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Penhall Company encourages qualified females, minorities, veterans and disabled persons to apply.
CNC Grinder Operator
Volt is currently seeking CNC Grinder Operators (cylindrical grinding) for our client company in Colorado Springs. This position is at a company that is an industry leader in the manufacturing of forming dies for various industries.
The functions of the position involve but are not limited to the following tasks:
Set-up and operate a CNC machines to specifications
Produce parts to very high tolerances
Use various measuring tools and instruments for precision measuring for in-process quality checks
Lifts and positions workpieces manually
Employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit use hands, and reach
Employee is required to lift or move up to 50 pounds
Requirements of the position are:
Good mechanical aptitude
Good math skill
Good attention to detail
Prior experience is a plus
Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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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.
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