Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager of Finishing, the Universal Grinder will accurately set up and operate manual and/or CNC machines to specifications, and tight tolerances.
Determine machining requirements, dimensional specifications, and set up requirements from drawings and/or component drawings
Perform set up and operation of Manual or CNC Cylindrical Grinder(s)
Check blueprints to verify machining dimensions to machine a product to the final desired dimension.
Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, specifications, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances for their specific operation, sequence of operation, and setup requirements.
Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of grind.
Matches and identifies stack components and records pre-loads.
Through the use of precision measurement tools to ensure quality, the machinist verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications and all tolerances as low as +/-.0002" to +/- .001", and signs off on required document.
Confers with Supervisor, Production Personnel, or others to resolve any problems they may encounter.
The proper maintenance of their machine and housekeeping of their work area.
Post-Secondary education - Diploma or Certificate in General Machining/CNC Programming preferred
3 to 5 years' experience in a similar role with experience working with grinders
Knowledge of CNC and Manual set up of grinding machines