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CNC Grinder Setter/Operator

Date Posted: 22nd September 2021
  • Job Ref: 380
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: North Kent
  • Salary: Up to £30k plus generous holiday and benefits

Job Description

We are keen to hear from suitable individuals regarding a current CNC Grinder Setter/Operator job opportunity, carrying out cylindrical grinding within an established engineering business.


What the CNC Grinder Setter/Operator role offers:

  • Salary to circa £30,000
  • Permanent role, Mon-Fri 38 hours
  • Regular early finish on Fridays
  • Working in a modern, advanced machine workshop environment
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • 25 days holiday per annum plus eight bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Innovation incentives
  • Travel discounts
  • Subsidised staff restaurant
  • Social and seasonal incentives
  • Shift allowance
  • Free on-site parking


The CNC Grinder Setter/Operator role includes:

  • Setting up and operating cylindrical CNC grinding machines (Siemens and Fanuc controls) for the purpose of grinding shafts for motors to defined tolerance levels
  • Verifying the machine settings by measuring positions, carrying out trial runs and sampling work pieces
  • Maintaining specifications by observing grinding operations, detecting malfunctions, troubleshooting processes and adhering to quality assurance procedures.
  • Maintaining equipment by completing preventative maintenance processes as per manufacturer instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions where possible and escalating to the relevant engineers for issues that fall outside of remit
  • Maintaining continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities and continuing needs
  • Documenting actions by completing production and quality logs
  • Identifying improvements that have a direct impact on SQDCP KPI’S (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and People)


The candidate:  Is this you?

  • Experience of working within a similar role in a manufacturing environment with proven exposure to CNC machinery (ideally with Siemens and/or Fanuc controls)
  • The ability to read and accurately interpret engineering drawings
  • A full commitment to health and safety guidelines
  • Good team-worker, open to learn and to pass on knowledge
  • A mind-set of continuous improvement
  • A meticulous eye for detail and achieves consistently high-quality output
  • Well organised and efficient with a hands-on approach
  • A proactive and flexible approach with the ability to work on your own initiative
  • Happy to work in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines
  • A strong level of conversational and written English
  • Able to work permanently in the Dartford area
  • Ideally a driver with transport


Please send a CV detailing relevant experience and including full contact details for immediate and confidential consideration by our Senior Consultant.


We appreciate the need for discretion, especially where applications are received from individuals currently working, so you can rest assured that if you apply for an opportunity through us your details will be handled sensitively.


If you have the necessary skills/experience are interested in applying, then please do so as soon as possible.


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