Cylindrical OD Grinder

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Job Title: Cylindrical OD Grinder

Job Duration: Temporary to Hire

Pay Rate: $18+/hour BOE

Location: Wauconda, IL

Requirements: Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.  1+ years of Manual Lathe Operation experience.


  • Ensure the accurate, effective and efficient production of steel and aluminum cylindrical parts.
  • Responsible for the setup and grinding of these parts per a specified blueprint.
  • Help identify and rectify any inefficiency within the shop with the main goal in mind to create a safe environment that is more productive with fewer quality issues.
  • Use manual lathes to add centers and make new centers on parts when needed.
  • Setup grinding machines for large parts from supplied blueprints .
  • Able to change grinding wheels when appropriate.
  • Able to dress grinding wheels effectively and efficiently.
  • Comfortable and confident making heavy parts on large machinery.
    • Churchill Grinder 40” Dia. X 144’ Length
    • Norton Grinder 24” Dia, X 240” Length
    • Cincinnati Grinder 16” Dia X 120” Length
  • Precise measurement of large diameters (up to 48”) to ensure accurate machining.
    • Use of micrometers, calipers, PI tapes, and drop dial indicators
  • Daily machine cleaning and basic maintenance.
  • Attention to detail is extremely

Contact: The Crystal Lake office at (815) 455-4490

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Cylindrical OD Grinder