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Working As A Tool Grinder

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

  • $48,710

    Average Salary

What Does A Tool Grinder Do At Paradigm Precision

* Demonstrate a good mechanical aptitude.
* Able to use machinists hand tools and precision measuring instruments.
* Program, set-up and operate most machine tools to perform completely and independently specific operations as required.
* Able to machine moderately detailed and assembly components using prints and/or other specifications both oral and written.
* Able to read and interpret moderately detailed components as indicated on the prints and sketches.
* Change, set and adjust tools as required.
* Determine, set and adjust feeds, speeds and stops on all machines in the facility within operation capability to maintain specified tolerances.
* Be familiar with temperature changes caused by machine operations and the use of proper coolants.
* Have moderate knowledge of the machinability of metals.
* Grind moderately complex cutting tools and drills.
* Check fixture using specified details and assemblies to see that dimensions are being maintained.
* Report improper machine function and/or check parts not being held to the proper dimensions.
* Other duties may be assigned as necessary.
* SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
* The job has no supervisory responsibilities

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Tool Grinder Demographics

Gender

Male

93.6%

Female

6.4%
Ethnicity

White

85.6%

Hispanic or Latino

7.9%

Asian

4.7%

Unknown

1.3%

Black or African American

0.4%
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Tool Grinder Education

Schools

Central Virginia Community College

9.1%

Pepperdine University

9.1%

Lanier Technical College

4.5%

Hawkeye Community College

4.5%

University of Houston

4.5%

San Antonio College

4.5%

Community College of Philadelphia

4.5%

Housatonic Community College

4.5%

Santa Monica College

4.5%

Kankakee Community College

4.5%

Indiana University Bloomington

4.5%

Milwaukee School of Engineering

4.5%

Davidson County Community College

4.5%

Iowa Valley Community College - Marshalltown Community College

4.5%

Edmonds Community College

4.5%

Vatterott College - Joplin

4.5%

Eastern Oklahoma State College

4.5%

Waubonsee Community College

4.5%

Orange Coast College

4.5%

Florence-Darlington Technical College

4.5%
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Majors

Precision Metal Working

14.0%

Business

12.3%

Drafting And Design

8.8%

Industrial Technology

8.8%

Computer Science

8.8%

General Studies

7.0%

Automotive Technology

5.3%

Liberal Arts

5.3%

Environmental Science

3.5%

Theology

3.5%

Accounting

3.5%

Nursing

3.5%

Electrical Engineering

3.5%

Management

1.8%

Psychology

1.8%

Mechanical Engineering Technology

1.8%

English

1.8%

Nursing Assistants

1.8%

Health Education

1.8%

Electrical Engineering Technology

1.8%
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Degrees

Other

54.1%

Associate

20.3%

Bachelors

8.1%

Certificate

6.8%

Masters

5.4%

Diploma

4.1%

License

1.4%
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Top Skills for A Tool Grinder

CNCCarbideInsertsSurfaceGrindersHandToolsFormToolsMachineShopODLubricatesMachinePartsMachinesSet-UpFanucMonosetIDDrillBitsOpticalComparatorsMachineToolsTroubleshootNumericControllersWheelDressersComputeCustomerSpecifications

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Top Tool Grinder Skills

  1. CNC
  2. Carbide Inserts
  3. Surface Grinders
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Operated and maintained many types of manual and CNC machines, grinding precision parts to close tolerance with minimal supervision.
  • Operate and maintain machines including #2 cutter grinders, surface grinders, and lathes Skills/Qualifications.
  • Trim, scrape, or deburr objects or parts, using chisels, scrapers, and other hand tools and equipment.
  • =Initiated cost reduction program regrinding scrap 1/8 inch diameter shank drills into 3mm diameter form tools.
  • Received and toted parts for the assembly floor and machine shop.

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