Pre-Set Tool Grinder and Cutter

Ketema - 790 Greenfield Dr, El Cajon, CA 92021

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Vacancy title
Pre-Set Tool Grinder and Cutter
Ketema - 790 Greenfield Dr, El Cajon, CA 92021
Advertised salary
$21.00-$26.00 an hour.
Employment type
Working pattern
11:30pm-6:30am mon-fri
Closing date
23 October 2023

Who is Senior plc?

Senior plc is an international, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 26 operating businesses in 12 countries. Senior designs manufacturers and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defense, and land vehicle and power & energy markets. The Group is split into two divisions, Aerospace and Flexonics, servicing five key sectors.

Our global values underpin what we do, and how we do it …

Safety – Integrity – Customer Focus – Respect & Trust – Accountability – Excellence

Who is Senior Aerospace Ketema?

We are a technology-driven, team-oriented manufacturing company that takes pride in the relationships we build with our customers, suppliers, and with each other. We offer exciting career opportunities in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment and reward employees who are motivated, innovative, and results-oriented. We are looking for dedicated individuals to join us in engineering solutions for our customers.

We are currently seeking a Pre-set tool grinder and cutter for our 3rd shift Monday-Friday (11:30 pm – 6:30 am) at our El Cajon location in San Diego, CA.

The expected pay range for this role is $21.00-$26.00 dollars an hour. Plus a 25% differential pay.

What Does the Job Involve?

The Pre-Set Tool Grinder and Cutter performs grinding, resharpening, and modification of machine tool cutters and tool accessories. Creates custom cutters and accessories as required. Pre-sets setting tools & monitor cutters and their holders for wear to maintain accuracy.

What will my responsibilities include?

  • Fabricates custom cutters to exact tolerances per DWGs and Electronic cutter sheets.
  • Selects and mounts grinding wheels on machines according to specifications using hand tools and apply knowledge of abrasives and grinding procedures.
  • Sets up and operates various types of machinery for re-grinding of cutters, set clearance angle, adjusts stops, and aligns work to achieve close tolerances.
  • Measures dimensions of completed products or workpieces to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Grinds to tolerances as close as .0002 inch using optical or mechanical precision measuring devices to verify work meets specifications.
  • Computes numbers, widths, and angles of cutting tools, micrometers, scales, and gauges; adjusts tools to produce specific cuts.
  • Monitors inventory levels; requests purchase orders when un-stocked items are needed.
  • Identifies returned tools, examines router, and inspects tools for damage and wear; identifies CNC program used, locates, and makes a copy of correct ECS as needed.
  • Changes and dresses grinding wheels.
  • Performs basic maintenance cleaning and lubricating machines and production equipment.
  • Maintains cleanliness of the work area and ensures proper handling of tools, and equipment.

What Key Skills and Experience Do I Need?

  • Ability to maintain very close tolerances when grinding cutting tools.
  • Experience grinding tungsten carbide tooling.
  • Familiarity with tool setting equipment, Zoller, Devlieg, and custom height gage measuring systems
  • Ability to read tool prints.
  • Hand and mechanical inspection equipment.
  • Personal Computer; Microsoft Windows.

What Qualifications Should I Have?

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5 – 7 years of manufacturing experience using different types of grinding machines or grind tools.

Why Join Senior Aerospace Ketema?

Joining Senior means not only a rewarding career with a tight-knit and collaborative team, but you will also enjoy a competitive compensation package that includes a market-led base salary, a comprehensive benefits package along with wellness benefits, employee recognition program, matching 401k plan, paid vacation, flexible hours, employee wellness activities, tuition reimbursement, and community involvement initiatives.  

If an offer of employment is made it will be contingent upon passing all of the following: Drug Test, Background Check, ITAR, and U.S. Export Compliance Screening.

Equal Opportunity Employer:   minority/female/disability/veteran

Access to our facilities is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Persons (U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents, U.S. Nationals, U.S. refugees, asylees, or temporary residents under amnesty provisions), and to properly licensed foreign persons. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to provide information to determine whether they are subject to these regulations and, if so, to assess their country of chargeability for export control purposes. Additionally, potential employee names will be screened against the Consolidated Screening List (maintained by the United States government) to determine eligibility to receive controlled technical data.