Tool Grinder B

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Date: Mar 30, 2024

Location: Franklin Park, IL, US, 60131

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  10947  

Sloan is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and has been in operation since 1906. We are at the forefront of the green building movement and provide sustainable restroom solutions.  We manufacture water-efficient products including flush valves, electronic faucets, soap dispensing and sink systems along with vitreous china fixtures for commercial, industrial and institutional markets worldwide.


 The Tool Grinder B performs duties to set up and operate one or more grinders to perform a normal range of tool grinding operations.


 · Work from blueprints, specifications, piece parts and instructions. Braze materials and tools in preparation for grinding operations.

· Set up equipment to perform surface, drill pointing, broach, hob and other similar grinding operations on steel and carbide cutters, reamers, dies, gauges, form tools or special items.

· Plan sequence of operations, select method of holding workpiece and verify dimensions, tolerance, tooling and grinding requirements.

· Select and dress wheels. Mount grinding wheels, set grind, rotation and spindle speeds, feed rates, angle of wheel, length of cycle or stroke and depth of cut

· Position blades, cams, diamonds and stops. Measure workpiece to determine amount of material to be removed.

· position on table, face plate or magnetic chuck in fixture or chuck jaws or between centers of wheels. Start machine, engage automatic mechanism, direct flow of coolant and observe operations

 · perform secondary operations to obtain high finish requirements. Obtain first piece inspection approval. Make adjustments to ensure proper operations. Check work for conformance to specifications.

· Place workpiece in designated location. Maintain equipment, clean, oil, change worn wheels and ensure that safety devices are operative.

 · Provide assistance to other personnel as requested. Notify supervisor of unusual equipment or operating problems.

· Use micrometer, caliper, comparator, height gauge, band saw and various machine tools and measuring "instruments and hand and hand power tools.

 · Follow safety rules and keep work area in a clean and orderly condition. Perform other related duties as assigned.

 · Other duties and responsibilities as required.


· High School Diploma or GED

 · 3+ Years Manual Machining

 · 1+ year grinding experience

 · Experience using measurement tools such as caliper, micrometer, height gage, and optical comparator

· Experience with Universal and surface grinders

 · Skilled at blueprint reading, basic trigonometry, and other basic math skills


Physical Demands

· Occasionally 1-33%: Sit

 · Occasionally 1-33%: Twist/Turn

 · Occasionally 1-33%: Stoop/Bend

· Occasionally 1-33%: Push/Pull

· Occasionally 1-33%: Repetitive hand/wrist

· Occasionally 1-33%: Hand Movement - Fine Manipulation

· Occasionally 1-33%: Hand Movement - Gross Grasping

 · Occasionally 1-33%: Hand Movement - Simple Grasping

 · Occasionally 1-33%: Forearm Rotation

· Frequently 34% - 66%: Walk

· Continuously 67% - 100%: Stand Lifting/Carrying

· Occasionally 1-33%: Lift / Carry 1-10 lbs.

· Occasionally 1-33%: Lift / Carry 11-25 lbs.

Visual Demands

 · Continuously 67% - 100%: Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)

 · Continuously 67% - 100%: Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more) Work Environment & Hazards

· Occasionally 1-33%: Cold

· Occasionally 1-33%: Heat

· Occasionally 1-33%: Machine movement or vibration

· Continuously 67% - 100%: Loud noise, constant or periodic


We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • A choice of Medical (with Health Savings Account), Dental, Vision, Rx Insurance for employees and their eligible dependents
  • Company paid Basic Life and AD & D Insurance, Basic Accident Insurance, Disability Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and Well-being Programs.
  • Paid time off, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Vacation time, Paid Sick time, Paid Military Leave, and Paid Volunteer time away from work.
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Commuter Parking and Transit Accounts, and Tuition Reimbursement benefits.
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a Company match.
  • Employee Service Anniversary Awards and Employee Recognition Programs


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB)

YOU Belong at Sloan

We are intentional in building an inclusive culture that embraces different voices, ideas, and backgrounds. We commit to continuing this ever-growing journey with and for our employees, customers, partners, and community. We are better together when we can be ourselves.


We Are Proud Partners With the Chicago Cubs

We are a Legacy Partner of the Chicago Cubs and we are proud to be the organization’s official water efficiency partner! Through this relationship, which includes the naming rights to Sloan Park, the Cubs’ Spring Training facility in Mesa, Arizona, we have had the opportunity to promote our brand and continue our water conservation efforts in the city of Chicago and around the world.




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We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Machinist, Supply, Inspector, Equity, Operations, Manufacturing, Finance, Quality

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