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Grinder Setup Operator Salary

$49,614 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$868

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Grinder Setup Operator is $49,614 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Grinder Setup Operator is between $36,542 and $60,517. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates and prepares grinding machines to grind threads on metal objects, such as screws, bolts, and micrometer spindles, and to grind internal and external surfaces of metal work pieces to specifications, following tooling instructions, standard charts, blueprints, and job orders, applying knowledge of grinding procedures.
  • Reads blueprint and job order for product specifications, such as dimensions, tolerances, and number of parts to be ground, and tooling instructions, such as grinding speeds, feed rates, holding fixtures, and grinding wheel to be used.
  • Mounts wheel on spindle, using wrenches.
  • Dresses wheel to specifications, using dressing device.
  • Sets machine controls to specified grinding speeds, feed rates, and angle of wheel.
  • Positions and tightens cams and stops to control depth of cut and length of stroke.
  • Lifts and positions work piece, manually or using hoist, and secures work piece on faceplate or magnetic chuck, in fixture or chuck, or directly to machine table.
  • Starts machine and activates controls to feed wheel against work piece or vice versa, or engages automatic feeding device.
  • Verifies dimensions of finished work piece for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, preset gauges, load test equipment, thread measuring wires, and thread gauges.
  • Changes worn grinding wheel, using wrenches.
  • May place work piece in hopper or fixture of automatic feeding device.
  • May grind nonmetallic materials.
  • May be required to have experience with custom or production work or with specific type of machine, material, or product.
Grinder Setup Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 74,600

Estimated population of Grinder Setup Operator jobs: 3,062

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$57,516
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Grinder Setup Operator Job Listings for United States

CNC Lathe & Mill Setup/Operators, Manual Machinists, Centerless Grinders, Polishers and Assemblers
Apr 23
us
Landmark Mfg. Inc.
Machine Operators, Set Up Operators. 1st shift and 2nd shift positions available. Experienced ... Centerless Grinders: 1st shift positions available. Experienced preferred, but not necessary. Will ...
CNC/Manual Machinists-Cylindrical Grinder Operators
Jul 16
us
Technogenia USA
Cylindrical Grinder Operator Job Purpose:Operates a CYLINDRICAL GRINDING MACHINE. Operates Machine through various configurations for part setup, wheel dress setup, and production cycles for the ...
Lead Operator
Jul 10
Chattanooga, TN, USA
Novolex Holdings, LLC
Lead Operator, Thermoforming Position Summary: The Lead Operatorr has the responsibility of ... Clean up, change over and setup extruder including mixers, loaders, dryers, grinders, gear pump ...
Machinist / Machine Operator
Jul 10
Caldwell, ID, USA
Extreme Staffing & Payroll - Boise
... setup and install machinery. • Expertise in all aspects of material handling related to ... â€¢ Grinders, Etc. Additional Requirements: - MUST PASS DRUG SCREEN - MUST BE ABLE TO PASS ...
CNC Machinist Operator
Jun 26
us
Cornell Pump Company
RequirementsJOB BRIEFWe are looking for a Machinist to setup and perform machining operations on ... Grind and sharpen tooling as needed.Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Grinder Setup Operator is $49,614 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Grinder Setup Operator is between $36,542 and $60,517. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Grinder Setup Operator Job Listings for United States

CNC Lathe & Mill Setup/Operators, Manual Machinists, Centerless Grinders, Polishers and Assemblers
Apr 23
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Landmark Mfg. Inc.
Machine Operators, Set Up Operators. 1st shift and 2nd shift positions available. Experienced ... Centerless Grinders: 1st shift positions available. Experienced preferred, but not necessary. Will ...
CNC/Manual Machinists-Cylindrical Grinder Operators
Jul 16
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Technogenia USA
Cylindrical Grinder Operator Job Purpose:Operates a CYLINDRICAL GRINDING MACHINE. Operates Machine through various configurations for part setup, wheel dress setup, and production cycles for the ...
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