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Job Title:

Rotary & Surface Grinding Machinist

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1st Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Successful candidate must be able to setup, operate, and be capable of grinding various materials including low carbon & alloy steels, cast iron, 300 & 400 series stainless steel, aluminum, copper alloys, etc. Determine wheel or segment selection, work holding requirements, stock removal requirements to hold previous machined features, grinding speeds, and the grinding procedures to meet the part's specification. Change wheels or segments as needed. Verify and maintain fluid levels. Work to blueprint specifications to ensure quality product. Load parts, cycle machine, and detect worn or damaged wheels and machine parts. Run production lots, inspect work, communicate with co-workers regarding production runs. Maintain a safe, organized and clean work environment.

Job Requirements:

3+ years set-up and operation of Grinding machine equipment (experience with Madison Rotary & Surface Grinders preferred).
Must be capable of grinding various materials including low carbon & alloy steels, cast iron, 300 & 400 series stainless steels, aluminum, copper alloys, etc.
Utilize work holding devices, variable magnets, vises, fixtures, vacuum chucks, etc.
Maintain required grinding tolerances: Rotary .005" thickness, flatness & parallel; surface .001" thickness, flatness, and parallel. Surface finishes 125, 63, 32 and 16 RA
Straighten material before and after grinding using a hydraulic press and granite table.
Change wheel & segments as needed.
Sets machine controls to specified grinding speeds & feed rates.
Must be able to do multiple setups daily.
Have the ability to follow written work instructions.
Blueprint reading
Develop and demonstrate basic knowledge of 5S and Lean principles to drive continuous improvement throughout the organization.
Commitment to continuous improvement through self-education and company sponsored training.
Must be able to physically lift/push/pull objects up to 50 lbs.
High school diploma or equivalent
Must be eligible for employment in the U.S.


Competitive compensation that commensurate with experience.
Monthly production bonus.
Strong safety culture.
BCBS HMO or PPO health insurance.
Dental/Vision/Life Insurance/Short and Long Term Disability.
Paid Time Off and holidays.
401K with a match.
Up to $3000 a year in tuition reimbursement.

Company Information

WALCO Tool and Engineering is an ISO 9001:2015 registered, progressive contract machine shop that specializes in high precision, high value added components and engineering services for a diverse group of industries. WALCO is privately owned and was founded in 1968 and operate in a 63,000 square foot air conditioned facility.

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