Grinding Engineer

Start People Ltd
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, as precision engineering company, are recruiting a Grinding Engineer to join their growing team.

My client offers integrated solutions for original equipment manufacturers. My client has locations in 11 countries in order to work with manufacturers and operators to provide the most technologically advanced solutions.

The Grinding Engineer role requires an Engineer with experience in both 5 and 7 axis grinding. As a Grinding Engineer you will be you will be part of the team that is responsible for the deployment, improvement and maintenance of processes.

This is a very exciting opportunity to join a growing team that will give the right candidate a wealth of experience, career development and training within a highly renowned company who have plans for significant growth in the coming years.

The ideal Grinding Engineer will have a significant (minimum of 5 years’) experience in defining, developing and maintaining grinding processes of high tolerance components.

The ideal candidate will also have :

  • Experience of the development of grinding processes from the definition of grinding strategy and design of fixtures to creation and proving of programs, and confirmation of process capability. (Ideally this will be in a Makino environment)

  • Experience in the use of on machine probing and adaptive grinding and a good understanding of how this can used to ensure product and process conformance.

  • Working knowledge of the use of CAD / CAM systems ideally Siemens UG. Experience in the use of EasyGrind grinding programming software

  • Experience in introducing and statistically qualifying new grinding machine tools & equipment into a factory environment.

  • Knowledge of the method of manufacturing and processes used to manufacture turbine components (blades, static vanes, seal segments)

  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt accreditation. Knowledge and understanding of the use process control and problem investigation tools (PFMEAs, control plans, RCA, 7 step, 5 whys e.t.c).

  • Methodical, logical approach to problem solving. Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to communicate affectively upwards and downwards within the organisation and to train others.

  • Good team play with collaborative attitude and a flexible approach and a strong drive for results

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a package of up to £45k basic salary (DOE) - Day Shifts of 7.00am - 4.00pm Mon - Thur and 7.00am - 1.00pm on Friday.