Grinder – Days

Location: Xtrac UKClosing Date: 15 October 2023

About The Job

We are seeking a Grinder to set, programme, edit, operate and run a range of CNC and Manual Grinding machines.

You will 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. You will create and save a comprehensive set up procedure document for work undertaken. As well as storing and maintaining all tooling/gauging linked to the process.

Our transmission systems are used by the World’s top racing teams including Formula 1, IndyCar, Sportscar and Rally. The role will require the successful candidate to liaise with the Manufacturing Support Office (MSO) to discuss manufacturing issues and label defective parts. You will also undertake day to day machine maintenance including, coolant,lubrication and filtration systems. You will reliably record setting and production times using the current system.

Our innovative transmissions are also being used in the next generation of ultra-high performance hybrid and EV hypercars. The successful candidate will complete all necessary job cards and associated documentation, pack in appropriate packaging and relocate the next operation. You will be able to work to the company schedule, follow the quality procedures and be part of the personal development process. Along with observing the health and safety rules at all times.

In this role, you will be working in a machine shop environment.

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 a minimum of 5 years on the job experience within a Motorsport, Automotive or Aerospace background is desirable as well is working in small batches and short lead times. The ability to work under pressure is essential in this role.


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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