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CNC Turning & Grinding Operator in Monroe, NC at Circor

Date Posted: 3/13/2018

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DIRECT REPORTING: Operations Manager



Position Summary

CIRCOR Industrial, located in Monroe, North Carolina is searching for a CNC Turning & Grinding Operator to join its team.

To precision machine a wide variety of cylindrical work involving such operations as turning, facing, drilling, threading, tapping, slotting, chamfering, centering, undercutting, milling, OD grinding and other operations that can be performed on a CNC turning center and CNC and manual cylindrical OD grinders.


Principal Activities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Must be able to operate the following equipment:

  1. A) CNC and manual cylindrical OD grinder and accessory equipment such as hand tools, steady rests, indicators, air gages, in-process OD gages, and other precision measuring equipment.
  2. B) CNC turning center and accessory equipment such as hand tools, indicators, face drivers, steady rests, and other necessary equipment.
  3. C) Hoist operated cranes and other lifting equipment.

Work from verbal and written instructions, read and work to drawings, set-up sheets, charts, programs, with or with out job-tag instructions.

Select types of cutting and grinding tools suitable for working on differing materials and on differing types of cuts and wheel dress.

Check work before grinding and turning operation for conditions such as straightness, excess stock, and condition of centers, outside diameter and rotor run out.

Set part in machine, using lifting equipment as necessary; assemble arbor, check holding devices as required.

Download programs, prove out programs in initial run, correct for discrepancies, and advise for program action. Be qualified to operate CNC controls as required.

Set up and operate CNC turning center as necessary, to machine on centers a variety of work involving such operations as turning, facing, radiusing, slotting, chamfering, undercutting and thread forming. Adjust cutting tools and select proper feeds and speeds.  Load, support and clamp production work between centers or on arbors as required to maintain alignment, concentricity, rigidity and to avoid distortions.

Set up and operate CNC and manual OD cylindrical grinders as necessary to establish proper orientation sequence. Set and adjust machine components such as stops, table, swivel, work head, tail stock, and steady rest as needed. Select and make adjustments such as proper feed, speed and traverse to suit material and conditions of individual jobs.  Select and mount proper grinding wheel and dress as required. Operate machine to rough and finish grind and polish a variety of shoulder diameters, and faces on shafts, bearings, journals, bushings, couplings, rotors, housings, and other similar work.  This involves concentric, straight, taper, radius and form grinding.

Recognize and immediately correct, without assistance, for machining difficulties and errors or cause to have corrected if descrepancy is due to material, machine tools or equipment.  Perform above duties without assistance except on unusual or difficult jobs only.  Consistently producing work of proper quality and of properly required quantity.

Use precision measuring instruments such as calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, standard and special gages, and templates in order to maintain dimensions, close tolerances, and surface finish as required.

Remove  sharp edges, mark, identify, preserve, and protect parts as directed. 




Job Requirements


Knowledge Skills & Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience

Use of mathematics together with the use of complicated drawings, specifications, charts, tables; various types of precision measuring instruments. High school diploma, GED or equivalent certificate.  Equivalent to 1 to 3 years applied trades training in a particular or specialized occupation. Over 1 year and up to and including 3 years experience.

CIRCOR is an EEO Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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