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Grind Machine Operator

Plymouth, MI

Posted: 06/19/2024 Employment Type: Direct Placement Job Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 24-00254

Job Description

Are you an experienced machine operator with a passion for precision and quality? Join a dynamic and growing team at a leading manufacturer specializing in mechanical products, fabricated structures, and systems. We are seeking a dedicated Grind Machine Operator to set up and operate precision gear grinding machinery, ensuring the production of high-quality gears for various industries.

Compensation: Up to $22/hr based on skills and experience. 
2nd Shift:
4: 30pm-3: 00am M-F with occasional Saturdays. 40-50 hours per week.
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. Equivalent.
  • 5-7 years of related experience and/or training in precision gear grinding, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong understanding of job techniques, skills, equipment, procedures, and materials.
  • Ability to produce high-quality work with little to no rework required.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to follow written, oral, or diagram instructions.
  • Capacity to perform tasks independently and take initiative without direct supervision.
  • Commitment to safety procedures, including the use of proper personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Knowledge of quality environmental policies, AS9100, and IS14001 standards.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Set up and operate precision gear grinding machines with special indexing equipment.
  • Utilize automatic dressing devices to shape grinding wheels to specified profiles.
  • Adjust synchronized rotation speeds and feed rates for optimal grinding performance.
  • Secure workpieces on mandrels or chucks and position them accurately using gauges, dial indicators, and micrometers.
  • Manage coolant flow to ensure proper cooling during the grinding process.
  • Index workpieces and feed wheels, adjusting the depth of cuts by sight and feel.
  • Verify dimensions of ground workpieces to ensure they meet specifications.
  • Perform grinding on metallic materials.
  • Change worn tools and clean machines, tooling, and parts.
  • Operate bench grinders to sharpen tools as needed.
  • Conduct light machine maintenance, such as checking oil and coolant levels.
Physical Demands:
  • Occasional requirement to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.

Ready to take your career to the next level? Apply now!
Join our client in their mission to provide top-notch products and services through dedication, precision, and innovation.

Meet Your Recruiter

Kayla DeWitt
Technical Recruiter

Kayla is a service-driven recruiter with a passion for fostering meaningful connections. With a keen eye for talent and a heart for people, Kayla goes beyond the traditional recruiter role, seeing each candidate not just as a potential hire but as an individual with unique aspirations and goals.

Driven by the belief that the right job can transform lives, Kayla is on a mission to create fulfilling career experiences. Building strong relationships is at the core of everything Kayla does, whether it's understanding a candidate's career journey or partnering with clients to identify the perfect fit for their team.

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