Entry Level Grinding Operator


  • Posted 2 years ago
  • Arlington Heights, Illinois
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Entry Level Grinding Operator


Seeking Entry Level Operators for an opportunity in Arlington Heights on 1st shift. This job is in a metal/steel fabrication shop that specializes in grinding and honing of parts. Looking for someone with a manufacturing background in CNC ID/OD high tolerance machining. This is a entry level role, but someone comfortable with working in a fast paced manufacturing environment please apply! After their 30 day evaluation they can move to $16 on 1st and $17.00 on 2nd. Then after 60 days with a chance to increase their wages another .50.


Shift: 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM. OT is a must, working close to 50 hours or more. 

Pay:  $15 p/hour. If they have grinding experience they could possibly get more.




  • Grind external or internal cylindrical tapered surfaces.
  • Remove metal by the application of abrasives which are bonded to form a rotating wheel.
  • Rough and finish flat, cylindrical, and conical surfaces.
  • Read and interpret charts, drawings, and blueprints.
  • Determine product specifications such as dimensions, tolerances, and number of parts to be ground.
  • Collect and assemble required products.
  • Determine grinding speeds, feed rates, holding fixtures, and grinding wheels to be used.
  • Mount grinding wheel.
  • Dress wheel according to specifications.
  • Use dressing devices.
  • Position work rest to specified height.
  • Lift or hoist workpieces.
  • Confirm ground workpiece has the correct specifications.
  • Change worn grinding wheels.
  • Check grinding wheels for cracks.
  • Utilize micrometers, calipers, and preset gauges.
  • Set up automatic work-feeding device.
  • Use proper wheel guards on all grinding machines
  • Grind nonmetallic materials.
  • Observe machine during operation.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.



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