Grinding Operator & Setter

Location: Crewkerne, Somerset, England
Salary: £23k - 25.5k per year
Reference: 4012
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Location: Crewkerne, Somerset

Assignment: Permanent contract

Pay: £23,000 - £25,500

We are currently recruiting for a Grinding Operator and Setter for our well-known manufacturing client based in Crewkerne on a permanent contract.

The successful candidate will be setting and operating the machines for the finishing operation of machined components within the grinding and honing department.

Duties as a Grinding Operator & Setter:

  • Ensuring that all health and safety guidelines are followed
  • Following work order instructions
  • Following tooling and set up sheets to set grinders and honers to complete the final operations of machined components within required time frames
  • Completing work orders in accordance with Kanban system
  • Undertaking in cycle deburring
  • Inspection of components including setting of inspection equipment

About you:

  • Experience of operating and setting grinding and honers machines
  • Verbal communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Highly motivated
  • Flexibility to work alone or within a team


  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays, increasing with service to 30 days + bank holidays
  • Medical expenses covered by employer (eg. Dentist, opticians) to Health cash plan (enables you to claim back medical expenses such as dentists, opticians, osteopath ect)
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme - 1 week per year
  • Retail discount scheme with major retailers (Tesco, Currys, Argos, Ho-Seasons and lots more)

Hours & Pay:

      Shifts will be determined by the line manager depending on the business needs

Basic salary - £23,000 - £25,500 DOE

25% shift allowance if on alternating shifts

To apply for this Grinding Operator & Setter role, please submit your CV via the Apply Now button or contact our Exeter office on 01392 273665 for more information.