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Universal Grinder

  • Location: Hinckley
  • Salary: £15.91 - £18.41 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Aerospace
  • Contact: Eddy Nisevic
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 04 April 2024
  • Job Ref: 4460_1709656357

Universal Grinder
£15.91p/h + £2.50 shift allowance on afternoons
4 Day Working week - Friday OFF

Metalis are currently working with a leading manufacturing company based in Hinckley who are seeking a skilled & experienced Universal Grinder. This is an exceptional opportunity to utilise your expertise in Universal Grinding whilst working in a dynamic and cutting edge sector.

Job Duties:

  • Perform universal grinding operations on aerospace components to achieve precise dimensions, surface finish, and geometric tolerances
  • Set up and adjust universal grinding machines, including selecting and installing appropriate grinding wheels and work supports
  • Interpret engineering drawings, specifications, and work instructions to ensure accurate grinding processes.
  • Monitor and control grinding parameters, such as grinding speed, feed rate, and coolant flow, to achieve desired results.
  • Conduct regular inspections and measurements to verify the accuracy and quality of the ground components.
  • Make necessary adjustments to the grinding process to maintain optimal performance and meet production targets.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve grinding-related issues, such as wheel wear or surface defects

Salary & Hours:

  • Salary: £15.91p/h + £2.50 shift allowance on afternoons
  • Day shift during probationary period will then move to Afternoon shift
  • Position Type: Permanent, Full-time

Job Requirements:

  • Previous experience as a Universal Grinder in a manufacturing environment, preferably within the aerospace industry.
  • Expertise in universal grinding techniques and principles.
  • Proficiency in interpreting engineering drawings, specifications, and work instructions.
  • Strong knowledge of universal grinding machine setup and operation.
  • Understanding of grinding parameters, coolant usage, and wheel selection for different materials.
  • Ability to use precision measuring instruments and perform accurate inspections.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work with precision.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot grinding-related issues.
  • Understanding of safety procedures and adherence to safety regulations.

If you have the required experience and skills and are looking for an exciting opportunity as a Centreless Grinder within a leading manufacturer, apply now!