Grinder / Hone Setter Operator
Hours: 39 hours a week, Monday to Friday with an early finish on Friday’s.
Job Type: Full time, Permanent.
Blatchford is an award winning rehabilitation provider, who are proud to be industry leaders in the Prosthetics and Orthotics market, with first class manufacturing facilities, distributing product throughout the UK and overseas, as well as being the leading supplier of services and products to the NHS.
The Grinder/Hone Setter Operator is responsible for carrying out all operations involved in the Grinding and Honing of parts made on the CNC section. The successful candidate will have a proven background in cylindrical grinding, hold a wheel certificate and be able to change / balance grinding wheels. They will also be required to make speed / feed adjustments to maintain the quality of components during production. Providing support/training and training reviews of other staff members will be required.
Responsibilities of the Grinder / Hone Setter Operator:
Ensuring that all duties are completed in a safe manner.
Producing components using manual cylindrical grinding and honing machines.
Providing training to others as required (grinding/honing setting, altering sizes, measurement techniques etc.)
Providing day-to-day support for the grinding and honing section and ensure that manufactured parts conform to drawing.
Improving and maintaining housekeeping standards.
Maintaining/improving/implementing Health and Safety best practice.
Supporting the Engineering department with implementation of best practice techniques, training, new parts introduction.
Supporting the Quality Control function as required
Requirements for the Grinder / Hone Setter Operator:
We are ideally looking for someone who has a strong understanding of manufacturing processes and engineering drawings, ideally working in a regulated industry, such as aerospace or automotive.
The successful candidate will most likely have completed a recognized Engineering Apprenticeship, however we welcome applications from engineers without formal qualifications but who can demonstrate considerable experience in similar roles.
We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits and the opportunity to work in a unique manufacturing environment, driving success in an award winning organisation.
If you feel like you meet the above criteria for the Grinder / Hone Setter Operator then please apply now!