Doherty Staffing Solutions

Centerless Grinder

7 days left

Location
Plymouth, Minnesota
Salary
Depending on Qualifications
Posted
Dec 06, 2017
Closes
Dec 19, 2017
Ref
145282
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Centerless Grinder

Doherty is currently partnering with a leader in commercial spray guns in Plymouth, MN. We are seeking Centerless Grinders on 1st shift for this exciting opportunity. Compensation starts at $16.90 - $19.12 hourly.

Centerless Grinder Duties:

  • Sets up and operates one or more grinding or centerless machines to grind external cylindrical or tapered surfaces of workpieces to blueprint specifications.
  • Sets up and operates precision grinding machines with special indexing equipment.
  • Reads blueprints and job orders for product specifications, and interprets machining instructions to determine grinding and sequence of operations.
  • Mounts grinding wheel and regulating wheel on spindles with wrenches and dresses wheel to specifications using dressing devices.
  • Verifies dimensions of ground workpiece for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers and other precision gauges.
  • Starts machine and monitors functional operation to qualify functionality.
  • Changes, adjusts, or resets grinding wheels as needed to maintain conformance to part specifications.
  • Positions and secures workpiece on mandrel between centers or in chuck.
  • Manually adjusts machine controls to index workpiece and feeds wheel to workpiece, adjusting depth of cut in part by sight and feel while holding tolerances of +/-0.0001”
  • Flat, Wire, and Ball Lapping:
  • Sets up and operates lapping machines to lap surfaces of flat carbide objects.
  • Sets up and operates wire lapping and ball lapping machines to lap surfaces of cylindrical objects.
  • Reads blueprints or job order for product specifications, such as dimensions, tolerances, and number of parts to be lapped.
  • Follows tooling instructions, such as lapping speeds and pressure, work-holding fixtures, and laps to be used.
  • Moves controls to set lapping speeds, tool pressure, and length of cycle to guide action of laps against workpieces or workpieces against each other.
  • Starts machine and brushes or sprays lapping compound on laps and workpieces.
  • Inspects lapped workpieces for conformance to specifications, using instruments such as a comparator, flatness gauge, surface plates, and vacuum testers.
  • Training:
  • Provides hands-on training and shop floor support to the Carbide and Sintering operators and ensures new and existing employees are properly oriented to established policies and procedures.
  • Reviews production demands to align employees, equipment and work schedules to fulfill production requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Centerless Grinder Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED); post-secondary education in a technical filed preferred. Must have at least three years of related experience and at least two years' experience in a lead or coordinator role.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple and complex instructions, blueprints, drawings and follow written and verbal directions.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical computations such as to adding, subtracting, and dividing using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Knowledge of and skill using Microsoft Office applications and ERP systems.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work extended hours and/or varying shifts as requested in order to maintain adequate coverage during hours of operation.
  • Knowledge of Lean and Kaizan methods and practices and standard production safety protocol.
  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance standards.
  • Ability to set-up and operate Royal Mater Centerless Grinders and Tungsten Carbide Flat Lapping Machines.

Contact
To apply for the Centerless Grinder position, please click Apply Now and complete our mobile-friendly online application. For questions or if you need further information about the Mechanical Assembler position, please call or text our Twin Cities North Metro in Brooklyn Center at 952-835-8883

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