Grinder Trainer

Location: Xtrac UKClosing Date: 1 July 2023

About the role

We are looking for a Grinder who has the capability to also be a Grinding Trainer to join our very successful Xtrac Academy.

You will be required to set, programme, edit, operate, and run a range of CNC and Manual Grinding machines and be responsible for carrying out programming and editing functions to product high quality components to drawing specifications and quality, you will establish best machining methods when required.

As a grinding trainer your main duties will be to coach, advise and guide our apprentices and support them to develop and learn the skills to be a grinder.

Ideally, you will also have experience of other operations disciplines including milling, turning and gear cutting. This will ensure you are able to support the apprenticeship academy training plan in all areas.

In this role, you will be working in a machine shop environment, alongside our Xtrac Academy.

About you

We are seeking an individual who has a mechanical or engineering background ideally having undertaken an apprenticeship. Having knowledge of CNC grinding or manual grinding is essential along with knowledge of operating, setting, and programming CNC grinding machines. The ability to understand engineering drawings and tolerances is a must.

Having on the job experience within a motorsport, automotive or aerospace background is very desirable and a drive to help others learn and develop their skills.

About Xtrac

Here at Xtrac, we are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of Motorsport and High Performance Automotive Transmission Solutions. Our products are used internationally across the most prestigious motorsport events so naturally we have a passion for winning and continuously improving, whether that be our products, our people, or our business. Our vision is to transform into a world class high performance automotive supplier whilst retaining our position as a world leader in motorsport, so now is the time to join our journey, make an impact and contribute to the success of our future.

What makes us who we are is our people. We share behaviours and values to ensure Xtrac remain world class and have a culture that delivers!

We are…




Externally Focused

Yearn to Learn

Company benefits include

Competitive Salary
Pension Contribution
Life Assurance
Private Health Care
Eye Care Assistance
Cycle to Work Scheme
Company Events
On-site Parking
Reward & Recognition Incentives
Flexible Working for Some Roles
Salary Sacrifice Electric Car Scheme
Free Safety Workwear

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