Sample Grinding Machinist Resume

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Freddie Smith
1072 Diamond Street
Morganton, NC 28655

Job Objective Seeking work as a Grinding Machinist.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Highly experienced in performing grinding and other related machining operations
  • Profound knowledge of different metal types and their tolerance levels
  • Operational knowledge of surface grinders, lathes, micrometers, and pi tapes
  • Familiarity with manual milling processes and grinding fixtures
  • Ability to handle and finish all assigned work orders, within deadline
  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and technical drawings, accurately

Professional Experience:

Grinding Machinist
Norfolk Southern Corp, Morganton, NC
August 2012 – Present


  • Followed blueprints, job orders, and tooling instructions and planned sequence of work.
  • Operated and maintained grinding equipments, in a safe manner.
  • Used and interpreted precision measuring equipments like micrometers and gauges.
  • Produced high quality components and ensured compliance with client specifications.
  • Examined and corrected wheel balance and alignment, in an efficient manner.
  • Cleaned and tidied job site and maintained workplace safety, diligently.

Grinding Machinist
MSC Industrial Supply Co., Morganton, NC
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Setup, ran and adjusted all grinding machines and fixtures, safely.
  • Checked and measured machined components and maintained specific dimensional conformance.
  • Selected and used appropriate precision measuring tools, in a proper manner.
  • Completed and provided all work-related documentation and reports, accurately and on time.
  • Maintained all company-provided machining tools and reported equipment malfunctions.
  • Built and maintained positive relationships with all team members.


Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Engineering
Mesa State College, Grand Junction, CO

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