Crane Aerospace & Electronics Grinder Precision A in Burbank, California

Grinder Precision A

Location CA, Burbank

Department Operations

Employment Type Full Time

Crane Aerospace & Electronics is seeking a Grinder Precision A - 2nd Shift operator in Burbank, CA.

In this position, you will be responsible for working in a machine shop to grind parts according to size and specifications.


  • Inspect or measure finished work pieces to determine conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as gauges or micrometers.

  • Lift and position work pieces, manually or with hoists, and secure them in hoppers or on machine tables, faceplates, or chucks, using clamps.

  • Set up, operate, or tend grinding and related tools that remove excess material or burrs from surfaces, sharpen edges or corners of work pieces.

  • Observe machine operations to detect any problems; make necessary adjustments to correct problems.

  • Set and adjust machine controls according to product specifications, utilizing knowledge of

  • Measure work pieces and lay out work, using precision measuring devices.

  • Select machine tooling to be used, utilizing knowledge of machine and production requirements.

  • Study blueprints, work orders, or machining instructions to determine product specifications, tool requirements, and operational sequences.

  • Mount and position tools in machine chucks, spindles, or other tool holding devices, using hand tools.

  • Activate machine start-up switches to grind cut work pieces, according to specifications.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have 5 -7 years prior experience as a O.D.Grinder in a manufacturing environment, preferably aerospace.

  • Must be able to work to very close tolerances of .000050 straightness and .000020 roundness.

  • Flow test, match grinding, slide/sleeve grinding exp. Studer S20 helpful.

  • Working knowledge of grinding processes, tools, materials and precision measuring instrumentation.

  • Ability to read and interpret Blueprints and Manufacturing Outlines.

  • Must work well in a team environment.

  • Knowledge and training in Statistical Process Control and Total Quality Management beneficial.

About Crane Aerospace & Electronics:

Crane Aerospace & Electronics supplies critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. You’ll find Crane Aerospace & Electronics in some of the toughest environments: from engines to landing gear; from satellites to medical implants and from missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

Crane Aerospace & Electronics brings industry-leading electronic and hydraulic subsystems for landing gear together in solutions that add value and offer superior performance our customers can count on.

We are committed to operational excellence and world class processes. We employ Lean manufacturing techniques to optimize manufacturing efficiency and accuracy on all product lines. Our products are known for their technical strength, proven reliability and overall value.

Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers competitive salaries and outstanding opportunities for career growth and development. Visit our website at for more information on our company, benefits and great opportunities.

In our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, Crane Aerospace & Electronics requires that candidates complete a satisfactory background check prior to employment. FAA sensitive positions require employees to participate in a random drug test pool.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Crane Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.