Manual Grinder

  • Location
    Plymouth, Devon
  • Category
    Engineering - Manufacturing
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 15 - £ 16 / Hourly
  • OrganizationType

Job Title: Manual Grinder

Location: Plymouth

Hours: Full Time - 39hrs - Mon to Thur-7am to 3.30pm and Fri-7am-2pm

Salary: £15-£16 per hour + overtime available

Benefits: 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays, free car parking, regular social events

The Company:

We have a rare opportunity to join a really friendly and small firm, a Precision Engineering company manufacturing Components, Tooling, Jigs and Fixtures for the OEM, Work holding, Nuclear, Aerospace, Oil & Gas and Mass Transit sectors along with general engineered components.

Strong background in Engineering Manufacturing or toolmaking sector is preferred however training will be provided if you have relevant experience and the right skill set to fill this role, we strongly encourage you to apply.

The Role:

Fully skilled and competent Cylindrical and Surface Grinder

Responsible for :

* Operating manual cylindrical and surface grinding machines

* External and internal grinding of components using magnetic chuck, 3-jaw chuck, fixtures and between centres

* The use of inspection equipment to ensure that all sizes, geometric tolerances and surface

The Candidate -

* Strong background in Engineering Manufacturing is preferred, preferably time served but they will provide training if you have any previous experience in engineering or toolmaking sector

* Must have experience within a precision grinding environment and knowledge of grinding wheel grades, types, etc

* Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, and customer specifications ensuring all components are within specified tolerances

* Must have experience in working to tight tolerances

* Good understanding of geometric tolerances and symbols

* Knowledge and experience of milling and turning would be an advantage but not essential

* Effective communication skills

* Flexible with regards to over-time

TO APPLY: If this role is of interest to you then please apply online, send your CV to or call 01392 260630

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