Grinder Set Up Operator Gear Tool Job Description Sample
CNC Gear Grinder - 3Rd Shift
Includes the following, other duties may be assigned.
Read machining instructions or set up sheets to determine fixtures and grinding wheel to use, machine settings, gear dimensions and tolerances. Tooling and operating sequence are provided. Install specified change gearing.
Clamp work piece in chuck or fixture, or press it on arbor and mount between centers
Set feed rates and rotation speeds of wheel and work piece in relation to each other.
Operate gear grinding machine; make adjustments as needed. Add a flow of coolant to process to maintain the proper temperature of the work piece. Frequently operate more than one gear grinding machine.
Dress, mount, balance, and change wheels as needed.
Master and perform Nital Etching procedure.
Use micrometers, indicators and various other precision measuring equipment to set up, adjust, and check dimensions.
Assist in analyzing gear grinding machine problems; notify supervisor of any machine or quality problems.
Maintain gear grinding equipment; perform preventive maintenance as needed.
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.
Face Grinder Set Up And Operate
Sets up and operates various face grinding equipment to remove turning stock from faces and flats, and to grind notches to specified tolerances on a variety of parts.
- Working from prints and other specifications, performs the work elements necessary to set up face grinders. Obtains
required fixtures, rings, or templates, changes grinding wheels, changes and/or resets machine rails, plate guides, and
hopper chutes, set speed and feed rates, etc. as set up requires.
- Runs required number of test pieces and makes subsequent machine adjustments to obtain "first piece approval" from Floor
Loads parts to fixtures, rings, machine rails, or operates hopper unit to automatically feed components into the grinder.
Grinds specified surfaces, manually or automatically as required. Unloads, demagnetizes, oils, and asides parts after
grinding as necessary.
- Uses a variety of gages and other measuring devices. Gages parts, in-process or finished, as necessary, and makes machine
adjustments to maintain specified tolerances and finishes.
Dresses grinding wheel, as required, to maintain finish and print size tolerances and changes wheels when necessary.
Performs miscellaneous related duties such as clerical recording, material handling, and maintaining the cleanliness of the
High School Diploma (or equivalent) - required
Trade School graduate - preferred
Consistent work experience - required
Strong math skills - needed
Tool Cutter / Grinder
The Tool Cutter/Grinder specializes in the construction, repair and maintenance of machine shop tools, dies, jigs, fixture and instruments. Manufacturing of production and prototype rotary cutting tools; plan, design, construct or repair a wide variety of intricate tools, gauges and fixtures to extremely close tolerances 0002., regrind used/dull tools to original sharpness; perform routine maintenance of machines. Operates Lathe/Milling machines, Grinders and other type of machines tools. Works to close tolerance from tool design drawing, sketches, part print or verbal instructions.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Verifies alignment and tolerances of moving parts, using measuring instruments, such as dial indicators and thickness gauges.
Improvises minimum cost tooling for one-time or rush jobs for machined and/or fabricated parts with special focus.
Reviews and understands blueprints and specifications of die components.
Determines the sequence of steps to follow in production of the product and plan the process including where and how to cut the work piece utilizing the correct tools and materials for the job.
Develops specifications from general description and draws sketch of part or product for fabrication as required.
Operates CNC lathe to turn components, Performs precise cutting of tooling, using various gages and micrometers as required.
Troubleshoots and follows-through with solution to problem.
Complies with all company safety rules and regulations.
Required Skills and Experience:
Five years of technical Tool Design Concept and Tool Cutter/Grinder experience.
Must have understanding of Drill Geometry and be able to produce complex cutting tools using a variety of grinders.
Ability to plan the construction of tooling, working from tool design, part or part print or functional information. Ability to lay out parts in detail from required machining operations.
Must be familiar with the general composition of tooling steels, machinability of metals, effect of heat treat on steel.
Must be capable of working effectively with minimal direction and supervision.
Solid experience in operating a variety of manual and CNC controlled machinery to produce precision parts and components to exact specifications.
Manufacturing of production and prototype rotary cutting tools; plan, and design.
Ability to lay our parts in detail for required machining operations.
Must be familiar with the general composition of tooling steels, machinability of metals, and effect of heat treat on steel.
Construct or repair a wide variety of intricate tools, gauges and fixtures to extremely close tolerances 0002.
Regrind used/dull tools to original sharpness; perform routine maintenance of machines.
Ability to review and understand engineering drawings, customer provided part drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished parts, sequence of operations and set up requirements.
Ability to understand and use the dispatch list to effectively schedule work and assign jobs to department personnel; ability to match the skills of the employee to the requirements of the job when assigning work; ability to "flex" individual operators among various jobs, as needed.
Manufacturing and Machine shop experience.
Mathematical Skill – Demonstrate the ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
Blueprint Reading & Interpretation – Demonstrate the ability to reliably read and interpret the following: drawing terms; call outs; symbols and/or descriptions; types of lines; front view; side view; top view; section view; types of radii; tolerances (min. and max.); external thread; internal thread; surface finish; fastener-related specifications.
Basic Visual & Dimensional Inspection – Demonstrate the ability to inspect parts reliably using the following tools: caliper (dial and digital); micrometer (stand, blade, and disk); dial drop indicator; test indicator; comparator; pin gage; gage block set; any functional gages applicable to the operator.
Workmanship – Demonstrate the ability to identify and take appropriate action to prevent, correct, or reject the following conditions on die and tools parts: cracks; nicks, scratches and dents.
Communication – Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with team members to achieve cooperation and assistance needed to resolve problems and attain maximum productivity.
Highly organized, self-motivated individual who can work independently as well effectively in a collaborative team environment.
Excellent communication skills.
Must be able of working effectively with minimal direction and supervision.
Attention to detail, ability to produce quality material within tight timeframes.
High energy level, ability to work in a team-oriented environment and results oriented.
High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) or equivalent.
Degree and/or Certificate in Machine Shop Technology or a Certification/Degree in a related field preferred.
The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations, may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform functions.
Tool Grinder III
Corning is one of the world's leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people's lives.
Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.
Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.
The purpose of this position is:
Operate precision grinding equipment to sharpen and manufacture cutting tools to high quality finish blueprint specifications.
Perform quality inspection of tooling throughout the manufacturing and sharpening process.
This position includes significant duties such as:
Receive tooling from the Storeroom and check the status of paperwork, priority level, and tooling condition.
Check dimensions, angles, and tooling condition etc.
Sharpen most tools of various complexities to match blueprint specs without assistance using fixed gauges, micrometers, calipers, optical comparators, and surface gauges.
Perform set ups, operate all manual grinders and perform all silver soldering tasks with the use of judgment.
Complete tool grinding operations with the use of complicated drawings, specifications, precision measuring instruments, and trigonometry and geometry principles.
Complete all process paperwork and production log book at each machine after every grinding task is complete.
Select and assemble basic wheel configurations to make medium complexity tooling.
Select work holding fixtures to use in the tool grinding process.
Set up, align, and operate surface, cutter, and CNC grinders, as well as any related equipment to perform medium complexity tooling operations.
Create simple CNC programs with the use of basic CNC codes.
Make medium complexity tooling from a tool blank as required.
Perform troubleshooting and maintenance on grinding equipment and clean machines daily.
Verify completeness of PMPs performed on grinding equipment per the maintenance schedule.
Maintain work chucks and fixtures in a burr free condition.
Clean and re-supply operating materials. (i.e. oil, hoses, belts, changing coolant, and filters as needed).
Train, check and direct occasionally the work of 1 person while performing normal duties.
The above description covers the most significant duties performed but does not exclude other occasional work assignments not mentioned.
Frequent light effort in a variety of duties throughout the grinding process.
Good working conditions.
Some exposure to elements of dust, noise, fumes, and heat, none disagreeable.
- High School or General Education Diploma Experience: 1-3 years experience
We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.
Nearest Major Market: Phoenix
Tool And Cutter Grinder #1
The Tool & Cutter Grinder #1 will set up and operate grinding machines such as CNC, Surface and Universal, carbide, drill, and tool and cutter grinders. Sharpen cutting tools to specifications using blueprints, process sheets, and knowledge of abrasive and metal properties.
Routinely work to gage-makers tolerances of +/- .0002. Follow established company directives, policies, military specifications, quality documents and manufacturing instructions.
Review blueprints and process specifications and plan grinding sequence. Select appropriate grinding wheel of appropriate shape and grade.
Position and secure cutting tool on machine table. Move controls to set cutting tool rotation speed, feed rate, and grinding wheel rotation speed. May set up adjustable index plate and rotate cutter by hand to individually sharpen each tooth on cutter.
Set up and perform grinding operations, on form both relieved and profile ground cutters. Ensure that specified clearance and rake angles are maintained according to cutter diameters and types of material being machined.
Perform grinding operations using a variety of machine attachments and accessories. Use oxygen and acetylene torch to remove and replace carbide inserts on cutting tools by brazing, silver soldering, etc. Specialized grinding equipment and attachments are used on some machines.
Verify conformance of finished cutters to specification using precision measuring equipment. Consult with machine operators and rig-up personnel on cutter application and gaging tolerances resulting from cutter grinding services.
Apply knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, layout, inspection and machining procedures. Convert from decimals to metrics and vice versa.
Check wheel for cracks and proper RPM. Exercise caution to prevent personal injury to self due to high RPM of grinding wheels and hazards associated with grinding.
Perform operator tasks according to the machine's process maintenance checklist to ensure that the machine is in proper working order, and to record information as instructed. Practice safety and good housekeeping policies and procedures. Must be capable of lifting up to 35 pounds on a regular basis.
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Tool & Cutter Grinder - 3Rd Shift
Moog Inc, was founded in 1951 when Bill Moog had one product and a vision of company culture so strong that it became the foundation of the company that we are today. We operate within a culture of trust and mutual respect, allowing our engineers to collaborate and produce cutting edge technology, as well as aiding our business in the ability to share goals and achieve them together. Our lines of precision motion control technology can be seen at the forefront of military and commercial aircraft markets, space exploration, and oil and gas markets to name a few.
Moog Aircraft Group's Customer Service Fab Cell is looking for a
3rd Shift Tool & Cutter Grinder…
Under the direction of the Tool Room Supervisor, perform precision grinding to construct, alter – or repair a wide variety of cutting tools, gauges, fixtures, fixture parts, sub-assemblies and assemblies.
Cutting tools vary widely to include most types of turning, facing, recessing, forming, radius tools, special multiple diameter end mills, reamers, drills, boring tools, plain and special form milling cutters of various types. Gauges include various types of depth, concentricity, alignment, and other configuration acceptance gauges. Fixture grinding includes various sizes and shapes of details and complete assemblies held to precision size and inter-relationship.
Work requires the use of standard grinding machines with various set-ups and configurations of grinding wheels to produce desired results. Special emphasis places upon size, finish, dimensional relationships and general geometry of part produced.
Knowledge is desirable for proper selection of grinding wheels and cutting characteristics of various metals such as stainless steels, beryllium, copper, aluminum alloys, brass, high speed and various grades of special alloy wheels. Work closely with production or other Tool Room personnel.
Knowledge of various clearance and relief angles is essential. Use of all precision measuring equipment such as optical comparator, micrometers, verniers, Shadowgraph, sine plate and gauge blocks is required.
Must be capable of accurately interpreting drawings or sketches. Tool drawings generally available. Limited work performed to part print of verbal instructions.
To qualify for this opportunity, you must have a High School Diploma plus over three years' experience in a wide variety of precision grinding.
- In accordance with strict Federal Aviation Administration (F.A.A.) regulations regarding Safety Sensitive Work (S.S.W.), employee enrollment & participation in the company's "F.A.A. Drug & Alcohol Program" is a requirement for this position.
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.
Tool Set Production Specialist
Requisition ID 115692BR Date updated 05/30/2018
Tool Set Production Specialist responsible for providing quick response to building tooling work orders and special tooling requests
3rd Shift position
4 years experience in CNC machining
Special Requirement: Troubleshooting all aspects of machine tools, including mechanical, electrical, pneumatically and hydraulically operated functions.
Written and verbal communication skills required to keep fabrication shop and machine tool maintenance management apprised of status/problems.
Timely problem resolution
Effective communication skills
Ability to adapt to changing product requirements
Positive, proactive attitude and work approach
Effective time management skills
Required Education (including Major):
- High School or equivalent
Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) is the world leader in the design, development and production of missile systems for critical requirement including air-to-air, strike, surface Navy air defense, land combat missiles, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles, missile defense and directed energy weapons. RMS is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona with over 11,000 employees operating at sites across the country and internationally.
None / Not Required
Type Of Job
TX - Dallas
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
003 - Gear Lab Machine Operator
RGBSI, a leader in the staffing industry, is dedicated to provide highest quality of service to our clients and employees. We are proud to be the primary staffing partner to top companies in the automotive, aerospace, IT, media & entertainment, sports, energy, and finance industries. Because of our clients' continued growth, we are looking for an energetic professionals who enjoys working with people and to be a partner to leading US companies.
Set up and operate 1.6M and 2.0M CNC Form Gear Grinders, preferably a Reishauer Gear Grinders
Setup and operate Gear Bore Honing machine preferably a Praewema hone.
Operate overhead crane to load and unload machine.
Operate controls, programming, editing programs and performing self-inspection of parts in-process and upon completion for conformance to requirements.
Produce quality parts meeting drawing and routing requirements.
Developing and working with gear cutting processes including hobbing, shaping, including programming of CNC gear machines.
Operating a Klingenberg gear inspection techniques and chart interpretation.
Editing programs in G and M codes. Able to look at a CNC control screen and know what you are looking at and whether it makes sense how to edit the programs using the G and M codes where necessary.
Responsibilities will include performing tool changes, set up, make minor adjustments, and operation.
Perform all required inspection duties to include 1st piece and in-process, determining defects and ensure quality is met according to prints.
Numerous setups and changeovers. Run small to large parts. Parts can be anywhere from 3 " to 15 ", 20 " or larger.
Heavy use of inspection tools. Our operators inspect their own work for quality. We do not have a Finished Inspection dept. so it's the operator's responsibility to make sure the piece they've just produced is up to spec. Have to understand tolerances.
Operation of CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) Mills and/or Lathes to machine precision machined parts at very close tolerance for aerospace, medical an automotive industries.
Sets up and operates one or more gear shaping machines to machine splines or gear teeth in metal blanks, according to machining instructions and knowledge of gear types and gear shaping procedures: Reads machining instructions or blueprints to determine machine settings, holding fixtures and cutters to use, and gear type, dimensions, tolerances, and number of teeth to be cut and shaped.
Sets up and operates one or more gear shaping machines to machine splines or gear teeth in metal blanks, according to machining instructions and knowledge of gear types gear shaping procedures
Reads machining instructions or blueprints to define machine settings, holding fixtures and cutters to use and gear type, dimensions, tolerances and number of teeth to be cut shaped
Must have a minimum of 5 to 10 years plus experience in CNC Machine operation and good print reading abilities to analyze all specifications and requirements such as dimensions and tolerances.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to four years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
We offer attractive, competitive compensation and benefits including, medical, dental, vision, paid time off, holidays, 401k, Short Term Disability, AD&D and Tuition Reimbursement. If you take pride in your work and are committed to personal and professional success we want to talk to you. Please visit www.rgbsi.com to learn more.
Creating Long-Term Value Thru Relentless Innovation®
ATI is a global manufacturer of technically advanced specialty materials and complex components. Our products support diverse markets and industries such as aerospace and defense, oil & gas, electrical energy, medical, automotive, and other industrial markets.
We are currently seeking a Tool Set at our Portland, IN plant.
Position is responsible for setting up and tearing down of dies and equipment.
Position responsibilities include:
Follow work instruction and procedures.
Understand forging prints and written specifications.
Stamp and repair dies and procedures.
Record and upkeep appropriate production records.
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,
Previous experience in Manufacturing preferred
Capable of reading blueprints and schematics
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
Area of Interest
Manufacturing / Production / Operations
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