Grinder Operator & Setter

Location: Crewkerne
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £20,232.08
Reference: SMGRINOP2910
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gap personnel (operating as an employment business) is currently recruiting for a Grinder based in Crewkerne for a well-known manufacturing company.

You will be setting and operating the machines for finishing operations of machined components within the grinding and honing department.

Your duties:

  • Ensure all health and safety guidelines are followed
  • Following work orders and instructions
  • Following tooling and set up sheets in order to set grinders and honers to complete the final finishing operations of machined components within the required tolerances and within the specified setting time
  • Complete work orders in accordance with Kanban system and ensure any issues are reported
  • Undertake cycle deburring
  • Record output and scrap accurately
  • Dimensional inspection of components including the setting of inspection equipment
  • Ensuring tooling sheets and programs are kept up to date
  • Train operators and trainee setter / operators on processes within the grinding and honing department

About you:

  • Good PC skills
  • Knowledge and experience of setting and operating grinding and honing machines
  • Flexible to support other departments when required
  • Experience of setting and using inspection equipment


  • Basic salary - £20,232.08
  • Shift allowance of 25% applies if working lates or alternate shifts
  • Shifts will be determined by the line manager depending on the business needs

To apply for this Grinder Operator & Setter role, please submit your CV via the ‘Apply Now’ button or contact our Exeter office on 01392 273665.