CNC Cutter Grinder

companyBlackHawk Industrial
locationSt Peters, MO 63366, USA
PublishedPublished: 7/28/2023
Full Time
1 - 2 years of experience
21-25 / hour
WHO ARE WE: BlackHawk Industrial provides you the highest quality industrial products and equipment, offering manufacturing services while creating innovative engineered supply solutions. We truly believe in the importance of the local relationships with the customers we service. Our employees have fun every day exceeding the expectations of our customers, suppliers, and shareholders. We distinguish ourselves as the #1 choice of industrial manufacturers who are in need of Technical Service and Production Savings.


SUMMARY: The CNC Cutter Grinder Position is responsible for performing precision smoothing, sharpening, polishing, or grinding of cutting tools (drills, reamers, end mills, slab mills, slotting cutters in HSS and solid carbide). Make or modify cutting tools from blue prints or written instruction. Modify tool holders, boring bars.

  • Personally exhibits, recruits and coaches associates consistent with Core Behaviors
  • Responsible for promoting culture ofsafety
  • Set up and operate any and all departmental equipment, to recondition standard tooling and/or make/modify special tools
  • Set up and operate grinding machines to grind industrial cutting tools
  • Select and mount grinding wheels on machines, according to specifications, using hand tools and applying knowledge of abrasives and grinding procedures.
  • Inspect, feel, and measure work pieces to ensure that surfaces and dimensions meet specifications.
  • Perform basic maintenance, such as cleaning and lubricating machine parts.
  • Dress grinding wheels, according to specifications.
  • Monitor machine operations to determine whether adjustments are necessary; stop machines when problems occur.
  • Remove and replace worn or broken machine parts, using hand tools.
  • File or finish surfaces of work pieces, using prescribed hand tools.
  • Turn valves to direct flow of coolant against cutting wheels and work pieces during grinding.
  • Compute numbers, widths, and angles of cutting tools, micrometers, scales, and gauges, and adjust tools to produce specified cuts.
  • Inspect cutting tools to detect defects, assess wear, and verify specifications, using micrometers, and loupes.
  • Attach work pieces to grinding machines
  • Program ANCA and Walters CNC Grinders
  • Inspect equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors, problems or defects
  • Keep workspace clean and organized
  • Perform work requiring invention, imagination, originality or talent in a recognized field of artistic or create endeavors
  • Fully competent with reading blue prints
  • Use of inspection equipment (precise measuring tools)
  • Follow written and verbal instruction
  • Knowledge of the machine and its capabilities, Tru-Tech, Cylindrical Grinding Machines, Manual Grinding Machines
  • Ability to troubleshoot Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it
  • Repairing - Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Log in and out of set-up and operation (time management)
  • Ability to think creatively, make decisions, and solve problems
  • Able to communicate and cooperate with supervisors and peers
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Some college or trade school preferred
  • 0-2 years of experience required in the field or in a related field
  • 2-4 years of experience preferred
  • ANCA or Walter CNC, manual tool/cutter grinding experience or machine operator experience preferred.
  • Health Insurance BCBS of OK HDHP
  • HSA with Employer match (must meet criteria)
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan and Company Match
  • FSA (Full FSA, Limited FSA, and Dependent FSA)
  • Company paid Long Term and Short-Term Disability
  • Company paid basic Life Insurance and AD&D/
  • Supplemental life and AD&D/Dependent life
  • Ancillary Critical Illness Insurance (Wellness Rider Included)
  • Ancillary Accident Insurance (Wellness Rider Included)
  • Ancillary Hospital Indemnity
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Includes concierge services and travel assistance.
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Paid Time Off
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Quarterly Wellness challenge with a chance to will money or prizes
  • Tuition Reimbursement - after 1 year of employment
*BlackHawk Industrial is an Equal Opportunity Employer

As part of our BHID policy, we require all potential employees to undergo pre-employment background and drug screening. This is a standard procedure we follow to ensure a safe and productive work environment.

Required certifications

  • Tool and Cutter Grinder

Years of experience

  • 1 - 2 years of experience

Salary range

  • 21-25 / hour