Cylindrical Grinder

  • Location

    York, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering and Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £15.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tim Cross

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Tim Cross

Cylindrical Grinder

This role will provide you with opportunity to work with cyclindrical grinding machines, to repair and manufacture components from a wide range of industries -

In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Operation of cylindrical grinding machines for repair and manufacture of components.
  • Working with various ferrous and non-ferrous metals to repair heavy industrial components from a wide range of industries
  • Reading and interpreting engineering drawings and written/verbal instruction.
  • Working to tight tolerances and surface finishes to finish grind repaired (thermal spray coated) or new components such as shafts, impellers, housings & rotors
  • Usage of accurate measuring equipment such as micrometers, verniers and bore gauges
  • Ability to carry out engineering sketches to record dimensions/runouts in a report form

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • A recognised apprenticeship or significant relevant experience
  • Previous experience of operating manual internal, external, and universal cylindrical grinding machines
  • Experience in grinding a range of components, such as pump shafts, impellers, and rotors
  • Mechanical aptitude with ability to use applicable hand tools (grinders etc)
  • Use of overhead cranes (training will be given)
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical engineering drawings.
  • Numerate, methodical, and practical skills are essential
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team
  • Time management skills

Your benefits:

  • We offer excellent opportunities to develop, along with a competitive salary and company bonus scheme.
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) + service days
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On-site car parking
  • Access to a wide range of discounts on Everyday Shopping, Entertainment, and Lifestyle
  • Long service awards


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