Profile Grinder Technician

Set up and operate grinding equipment to grind precision cutting tools.

What does a Profile Grinder Technician do?

Sets up and operates grinding equipment to grind precision cutting tools and dies from tungsten carbide and high-speed steel, working from blueprints and to tolerances of 0.0001 inch: Plans and lays out work and sets up equipment, using variety of precision measuring devices and machine attachments and fixtures. Grinds tools and dies to prescribed dimensions by turning handwheels or adjusting controls to feed work against grinders. Measures dimensions with precision gauges. Removes, dresses, and installs emery, diamond-impregnated, and diamond-charged cast-iron grinding wheels.