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Cylindrical Grinder


Cylindrical / Universal Grinder

 Our client based in Leicester is looking to add a multi skilled grinder to their team who has experience of both Manual and CNC Grinding, experience with both is a must.

 Monday to Thursday 07:30am-16:30pm Friday- 07:30am- 12:30pm

 Paying Up to £17.00 per hour for the right candidate


Sets-up, operates, and adjusts grinding or polishing machines to grind metal work pieces.

Dresses grinding wheel, according to specifications.

Tends machine that grinds.

Observes and listens to machine operation to determine whether adjustments are necessary to ensure work pieces meet specifications.

Selects and mounts grinding wheels on machines, according to specifications, using hand tools and applying knowledge of abrasive and grinding procedures.

Examines and measures surface of work piece to verify grinding meets specifications.

Turns valves to direct flow of coolant against cutting wheel and work piece.

Measures and examines work piece to verify that dimensions meet specifications.

 Studies blueprint or layout of metal work piece to visualise grinding procedure and plan sequences of operations.

Removes finished work piece from machine and places in boxes or racks, depending on size of work piece.

Cleans and lubricates machine parts.

Complete all paperwork i.e. route cards and inspection reports

Respond to Production Controller demand in reference to the processing of the parts

Introduce new products into the Grinding section and support engineering with NPI projects.

To perform honing operations and to develop new products on the honing section.

Ensure work on part is complete at each stage and prepare and move onto next process

To perform other such duties as generally correspond to the nature of the position and its level of responsibility.




Ability to work within specified parameters

External / internal and surface grinding of parts of a variety of sizes

Set and run machines on won initiative for small batch work

Liaise with Production Controller for production requirements

Use and read standard measuring equipment




To have the ability to use a wide variety of grinding machines on both conventional and traditional methods

To work within high tolerance bands e.g 0.005MM



Must be time served or have the relevant experience. Must be conversant with engineering drawings and work with both metric and imperial measurements.

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