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Tool Grinder / Sharpener Full-time

at Prion Manufacturing in Pennsylvania (Published at 12-09-2018)


This position requires the skills necessary to perform sharpening, reconditioning, maintenance, alteration, and/or fabrication of precision cutting tools.


Our company utilizes multiple spindle screw machines, CNC machines, as well as high production mills and drills for secondary operations. This machinery is mechanically complex and performs numerous metal cutting operations simultaneously. Steel, brass, aluminum, and stainless steel bar stock is machined into various part configurations on a high production basis.

The Tool Grinder / Sharpener will be responsible for reconditioning and/or sharpening form tools, milling cutters, counterbores, reamers, drills, and other precision cutting tools by using grinders and sharpening equipment. This position occasionally will be responsible for modifying existing tooling or fabrication of new tooling per drawing from engineering. Will be responsible for set-up, operation, and routine maintenance of machinery.

– Position requires an extremely high degree of mental concentration, dexterity, and is visually demanding.
– Must have knowledge of and capability to operate tool sharpening equipment (including tool and cutter grinders, surface grinders, drill grinders, etc.) and make own setups without extensive supervision.
– Must be familiar with and able to use precision measuring equipment including micrometers, calipers, height gages, and comparators.
– Must be able to inspect their work to insure that tools will produce product per print specifications.
– Familiarity with high speed steels and carbides and knowledge of their grindability preferred.
– Familiarity with screw machine tooling (dove tail form tools, step drills, etc.) is helpful but not required.

Position is Full Time, Monday – Friday, 7-3:30 pm with overtime possible. Excellent pay commensurate with experience + benefits.

Please send resumes to jobs1@prion.biz

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