CNC Grinder

Air Bearings Limited (ABL) are a world leading innovative manufacturer of air bearing solutions, used across the engineering spectrum; whilst we are based in Ferndown (Dorset), we provide real world solutions globally.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced CNC Grinder to join us at a busy and exciting time; This is a permanent, full-time position, working within a friendly and supportive team.

What ABL will offer you?

  • Competitive Salary DOE 
  • 4 Day Week (Monday to Thursday, 38 hours per week) – No weekends!
  • Overtime Available (paid at time & half)
  • Flexible starting times
  • Competitive Pension Scheme (6% company contribution)
  • 190 hours plus bank/public holidays (equivalent to 33 days)
  • Long Service Holidays
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free Parking
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • External Training Opportunities
  • Fantastic career development and progression opportunities
  • A friendly and supportive environment to work in

What will the role involve?

  • Setting and oeprating CNC Cylindrical Grinding machines (Windows and Fanuc controlled machines) such as Studer S36, S31, S20’s, S11’s and Studer Favorit, alongside CNC Surface grinding machines such as J&S Ultramat machines .
  • You will be grinding a variety of components of varying sizes i.e. Shafts, Bodies, Bearings, each day, with a busy workload that varies daily.
  • Grinding components made from Stainless Steel, Aluminium, leaded bronze and Inconel
  • Self-inspect your components to engineering drawings, using state of the art inspection equipment (CMM, Opticline, Legex, Hommel, MAHR) to determine if they meet quality/customer specifications and taking action to correct any defects.
  • You will be confident to perform multiple set ups per day- the longest cycle time you will have is 20 minutes, so being able to multitask and work at speed is a must!

What tolerance will I work towards?

You will work to the tolerance of up to 1 micron – so if you want to be skilled in precision engineering – this is the role for you!

What will you require?

  • Be an experienced CNC Grinder with a proven track record in the relevant industry.
  • External / internal grinding on J & S universal manual grinders and manual surface grinders would be a distinct advantage.
  • Experience using Studer machines is desirable
  • Time-Served is desirable, but not essential
  • Be a Self-motivated team player
  • Ability to operate with the minimum of supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly with employees at all levels
  • IT literate
  • Right to Work in the UK

Apply Today

If you are interested in any of our positions, or require further information, please apply or email our HR Manager Anoushka Dawson. HR@airbearings.co.uk

Air Bearings Ltd
Unit A Nimrod Way
East Dorset Trade Park
Ferndown, Dorset BH21 7HZ

+44 (0)1202 680 805

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