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Working As A Grinder

  • Controlling Machines and Processes
  • Getting Information
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Repetitive

  • $35,550

    Average Salary

What Does A Grinder Do At Randstad

* Must be able to maintain a clean and orderly work environment
* Must be able to follow shop order documnets to ensure all requirements of the order are done correctly
* Inspect all tools and equipment to make sure they are in proper working order
* Must be able to use good manufacturing practices
* Must be able to wor well in a team environment and independently as well
* Working hours: 1st Shift Opportunity

What Does A Grinder Do At PDS Tech Inc.

* Ensures proper machine set up, selection, and use of grinding wheels.
* Removes excess coating within specified tolerances minimizing taper, chatter, or defects.
* Inspects product to determine if process is complete.
* Completes part router paperwork, updates tracker, and moves part to next department.
* Performs daily, routine, and preventive maintenance of all tools and equipment.
* Documents all issues and inform supervision.
* Follows all safety rules and policies.
* Completes all housekeeping tasks in work area.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
* Attendance is an essential job function

What Does A Grinder Do At Advantage Resourcing

* include the following.
* Other duties may be assigned.
* In performing functions, duties or tasks, employees are required to know and follow safe work practices, and to be aware of Company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations.
* All functions, duties or tasks are to be carried out in an honest, ethical and professional manner, and to be performed in conformance with applicable Company policies and procedures.
* In the event of uncertainty or lack of knowledge of Company policies and procedures, employees are required to request clarification or explanations from superiors or authorized company representatives.
* Understands the use of travelers to convey job instructions.
* Knows forging identification practice.
* Inspects forging for defects and marks them.
* Distinguishes material alloy types and selects correct grinding wheel.
* Operates hand grinding machine and observes operation for removal of defects or machine malfunction.
* Changes wheels and parts as trained.
* Conducts dye penetrant checks to ensure defect removal.
* Removes burrs, sharp edges, rust, or scale from part.
* Maintains part identification

What Does A Grinder Do At GKN

* Plans operations by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, and specifications.
* Performs hands on manual grinding of metal and other manual tasks to deliver a component that conforms to the quality requirements specified by standard work instructions and part router.
* Utilizes power driven hand tools, especially angle grinders and sanders on metalic surfaces.
* Also uses power driven drills, forklifts, trucks, and overhead cranes.
* Reworks cosmetic defects per released procedures.
* Loads parts, monitors, and operates automated processes.
* Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
* Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; and calling for repairs.
* Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
* Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
* Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed and assigned

What Does A Grinder Do At R. H. Sheppard Co., Inc.

* Adhere to established safety procedures and 5 “ S ” standards (Sort, Set in order, Shine, Standardize and Sustain the cycle) required to perform daily duties in this position, including the proper techniques used in lifting/moving of parts
* Remove castings from molds by activating Shaker machine (on/off button); attends Shaker to ensure smooth flow of castings through the machine by utilizing hook, pulling test bars from machine and placing them in separate container
* Load Pangborn machine by utilizing forklift to lift tub of castings and placing tub in Pangborn; activates machine (on/off button)
* Break and saw off risers from castings by using an air cannon, sledge hammer and/or cut off saw
* Separate castings from scrap
* Sort castings into pairs or groups as castings pass in front of operator on Shaker; place castings by part number in tubs as instructed by Supervisor
* Dress castings by removing gates, spurs and other projections from castings with “Big Wheel” or “Pencil” grinder
* Move equipment, sand, castings, flasks or other materials in Foundry by hand, cart, overhead crane or forklift
* Place or stack materials in proper location
* Strictly observe safety rules and procedures
* Other duties as assigned; required being very flexible in their daily job assignments; cross-training in Knockoff job duties is a must to ensure this flexibility

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Average Length of Employment
Roll Grinder 8.0 years
Cutter Grinder 6.2 years
Tool Grinder 6.0 years
Blade Grinder 5.8 years
Precision Grinder 5.4 years
Centerless Grinder 5.0 years
Disk Grinder 4.5 years
Bearing Grinder 4.4 years
Crankshaft Grinder 4.0 years
Surface Grinder 3.7 years
Tool Room Grinder 3.3 years
Gear Grinder 3.3 years
Plate Grinder 3.3 years
Thread Grinder 3.0 years
Snag Grinder 2.7 years
Finish Grinder 2.6 years
Grinder Operator 2.5 years
Back Grinder 2.5 years
Hand Grinder 2.5 years
Machine Grinder 2.5 years
Flute Grinder 2.4 years
Grinder Chipper 2.3 years
Die Grinder 2.2 years
Grinder 2.0 years
Saw Grinder 2.0 years
Hob Grinder 1.9 years
Track Grinder 1.8 years
Drill Grinder 1.8 years
Edge Grinder 1.6 years
Bench Grinder 1.6 years
Meat Grinder 1.5 years
Paint Grinder 1.5 years
Metal Grinder 1.5 years
Steel Grinder 1.1 years
Lap Grinder 1.0 years
Bone Grinder 0.8 years
Top Employers Before
Cook 7.1%
Welder 6.4%
Cashier 6.2%
Assembler 5.5%
Machinist 5.0%
Operator 4.3%
Stocker 3.9%
Technician 2.9%
Packer 2.8%
Top Employers After
Welder 8.9%
Machinist 5.2%
Assembler 4.6%
Operator 4.1%
Driver 3.9%
Technician 3.7%
Cook 3.6%
Cashier 2.6%

Grinder Demographics

Gender

Male

88.4%

Female

9.9%

Unknown

1.7%
Ethnicity

White

80.7%

Hispanic or Latino

11.0%

Asian

6.4%

Unknown

1.4%

Black or African American

0.6%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

74.4%

French

4.7%

Hmong

4.7%

Polish

4.7%

Vietnamese

2.3%

German

2.3%

Japanese

2.3%

Cherokee

2.3%

Carrier

2.3%
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Grinder Education

Schools

Tulsa Welding School

9.5%

New Castle School of Trades

7.1%

Clackamas Community College

7.1%

Fox Valley Technical College

6.3%

Cuyahoga Community College

6.3%

University of Phoenix

6.3%

Macomb Community College

4.8%

Muskegon Community College

4.8%

Gadsden State Community College

4.8%

Stark State College

4.8%

Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

4.8%

Lansing Community College

4.0%

Kankakee Community College

4.0%

Coffeyville Community College

4.0%

Baker College

4.0%

Piedmont Technical College

4.0%

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

4.0%

Universal Technical Institute

3.2%

Rock Valley College

3.2%

The Academy

3.2%
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Majors

Business

14.8%

Precision Metal Working

14.4%

General Studies

9.9%

Automotive Technology

9.0%

Criminal Justice

6.4%

Computer Science

5.6%

Electrical Engineering Technology

5.0%

Industrial Technology

4.9%

Education

3.8%

Electrical Engineering

3.7%

Drafting And Design

3.1%

Accounting

2.6%

Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians

2.3%

Fine Arts

2.1%

Liberal Arts

2.1%

Psychology

2.1%

Mechanical Engineering

2.1%

Engineering

2.1%

General Education, Specific Areas

2.1%

Management

1.9%
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Degrees

Other

52.2%

Associate

15.7%

Certificate

12.5%

Bachelors

12.5%

Diploma

4.0%

Masters

2.6%

License

0.3%

Doctorate

0.2%
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Real Grinder Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Grinder Dream Renovations, LLC. Stone Mountain, GA Jan 01, 2016 $36,543
Stone Grinder Boston Bluestone Stoughton, MA Jan 23, 2008 $32,453
Stump Grinder Tree Tech, Inc. NJ Mar 12, 2010 $31,305
Grinder Buddy Bar Casting South Gate, CA Sep 14, 2012 $31,000 -
$31,200
Grinder Dream Renovations, LLC GA Feb 11, 2015 $29,969
Grinder-Polisher F & S Complete Grinding, Inc. Elk Grove Village, IL Jul 20, 2010 $22,727
Grinder Valley Industrial Coating, LLC. TX Oct 01, 2013 $17,823
Grinder Valley Industrial Coating, LLC. TX Nov 27, 2013 $17,823
Grinder EJV Sandblasting & Coating, LLC. TX Jan 01, 2014 $17,823

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Top Skills for A Grinder

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Top Grinder Skills

  1. Steel Parts
  2. Grind Welds
  3. Hand Tools
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Hand and wheel grinder, 100 to 500 ton presses, micrometers, black light inspection and deburred steel parts.
  • Grind welds, bevel edges of pipe, finish grinding, smooth out imperfections, fill out paperwork and clean up.
  • Used hand grinders, air tools, hand tools.
  • Follow and come up with safety procedures to protect people, equipment, property and surrounding environment.
  • Use belt sander w/60 grit belt to remove gate and crease from cast aluminum dishes, emery and polish aluminum dishes

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