CNC Grinder

Added - 25th May 2023

Job Title: CNC Grinder
Reports to: Grinding Manager
Direct reports: No
Division (admin, production, VWOH, FWOH): Production
Department: Grinding
Location: Onsite; FT Gearing offices, Aldershot, Hampshire, UK

Main Purpose of Job:
This role is responsible for selecting and mounting the cutting tools required for CNC and conventional grinding operations, positioning workpieces on the machine and performing the required grinding operations (Internal and External).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing the machine for grinding operations (setting);
  • Grinding, deburring and polishing workpieces to bring them to the desired shape and dimensions, in accordance with the design specifications;
  • Mounting and dismounting workpieces on/from the grinding machine;
  • Able to use measuring equipment to check finished pieces (quality control);
  • Reporting any machining or fabrication defects or imperfections;
  • Carrying out maintenance of grinding machine and cutting tools;
  • Keeping work area clean and orderly;
  • Support colleagues by assisting with other duties when required, to aid the smooth running of the Company;
  • Work in accordance to the quality system and processes of the company;
  • Be punctual at all times;
  • Adhere to the company’s health and safety requirements and complete training as required.

Skills and Qualifications/experience:

  • Qualification in engineering or similar field.
  • 3 – 5 years’ relevant experience in a similar industry/role.
  • The ability to read technical/mechanical drawings.
  • Knowledge and experience of systematic problem solving.
  • Be proactive and a great team player.
  • To be a quick learner and adaptable to change.
  • Have excellent attention to detail.
  • Be able to work effectively and efficiently to meet target deadlines.
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