About The Job
The overall objective of the Jig Grinder will be to set, programme, edit, operate and run a range of Jig Grinding machines to produce transmission parts to the company quality standards.
The key responsibilities for the role include:
- To set, operate and run Jig grinding machines.
- To carry out programming and editing functions to produce high quality components to drawing specification and quality.
- To establish best machining methods when required.
- To create & save a comprehensive set up procedure document for work undertaken.
- To store and maintain all tooling/gauging linked to the process.
- To liaise with the Manufacturing Support Office to discuss manufacturing issues and label defective parts.
- To undertake day to day machine maintenance, coolant, lubrication & filtration management.
- To carry out Nital Etch inspection when required.
- Inspect/buddy check/self – inspect first off.
- Complete all necessary job cards and associated documentation, pack in appropriate packaging and relocate to next operation.
- To reliably record setting and production times using system current at the time.
- To be able and willing to operate additional machines when required.
- Work to department schedule.
- To follow the company quality procedures.
- To be part of the personal development process and attend reviews as required.
- To observe the Health and Safety rules at all times.
- To carry out any reasonable additional duties as requested by management.
The successful candidate will have a mechanical or engineering background and will have ideally undertaken an apprenticeship.
You will have working knowledge of CNC Milling / Jig Grinding, experience of operating, setting and programming of CNC Milling / Jig Grinding machines and good knowledge of speeds, feeds and general work-holding. Along with this you will also need to have a good understanding of engineering drawings and tolerances as well as the ability to self-inspect and buddy check parts to drawings.
Ideally you will have had a minimum of 5 years on the job experience however this is not a must. You will also ideally have experience of working with small batches with short lead times and must have the ability to work under pressure.
Having the ability to work as part of a team or unsupervised is essential along with working closely with production engineering and the manufacturing support office (MSO)