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Grinder Operator Tool Salary
in United Kingdom

£28,085 (GBP)

Average Salary

£14/hr

Average Hourly

£458

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 20, 2020

The average pay for a Grinder Operator Tool is £28,085 a year and £14 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Grinder Operator Tool is between £20,914 and £34,057. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates and prepares variety of grinding machines, such as external, internal, and surface grinders, to grind metal work pieces, such as machine parts, dies, or tools, according to knowledge of grinding procedures.
  • Examines blueprint or layout on work piece to visualize grinding to be done, and plans sequence of operations.
  • Picks grinding wheel, applying knowledge of abrasives and metal properties, and secures it on spindle, using wrench.
  • Dresses wheel with dressing device.
  • Lifts work piece manually or with hoist, and positions and secures work piece to holding device, using wrenches and clamps.
  • Selects feed rates, grinding speeds, depth of cuts, and grinding wheel of size, shape, and grade for each operation, applying knowledge of metal properties, abrasives, product specifications, and shop mathematics.
  • Positions and tightens stops to limit travel of work pieces or grinding wheel.
  • Moves controls to position wheel and work piece in relation to each other, and to set feed, speed, and depth of cut.
  • Starts machine, turns hand wheel to feed grinding wheel to work piece or vice versa, and engages power feeding device.
  • Turns valve handle and directs flow of coolant against wheel and work piece.
  • Observes operation and adjusts position and action of wheel and work piece.
  • Verifies dimensions of ground work pieces for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as templates, micrometers, dial indicators, and gauge blocks.
  • Works to tolerances of plus or minus 0.0001 inch.
  • May measure, mark, and scribe work piece to lay it out for grinding.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£32,558
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state, the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Grinder Operator Tool is £28,085 a year and £14 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Grinder Operator Tool is between £20,914 and £34,057. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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