Trainee Universal Grinder

Reporting To: Manufacturing Supervisor

Torquemeters is a specialist engineering and manufacturing company with a worldwide reputation as an innovator in low volume, high performance solutions for torque measurement, power transmission and test bed systems across various industries such as aerospace, automotive, energy and oil & gas.

We are seeking an individual to be trained as a Universal Grinder. Working in an air conditioned and extracted grinding shop the position would suit candidates who have completed a craft apprenticeship and looking to develop their skills as a Universal Grinder, possibly their first position and working alongside, and with training, from the current Universal Grinder.

The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • Experience of working in an engineering machine shop
  • Understand limits and fits, working to tolerances of 5 microns
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings
  • Ability to measure / inspect own work
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Engineering qualification or suitable experience
  • Good interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels internally

We will offer a competitive salary commensurate with the abilities and experience that you bring to us, together with an excellent contributory pension scheme, death in service and income protection benefits, and a non-contractual annual profit share bonus dependant on company profits.

  • Core hours of work are 39 per week based on Monday to Thursday 07:30 – 16:30 with ½ hour lunch break, and Fridays 07:30 – 12:30.
  • Five weeks paid annual leave plus statutory Bank Holidays.

Torquemeters premises are situated in a rural location, and your own transport will be required.

Please send in your CV, together with a personal statement, to


Coronavirus Update - 20th March 2020

Torquemeters Ltd is committed to maintaining its usual high level of service and support throughout the coming period. Whilst we will operate with a reduced number of people onsite at our facility in Ravensthorpe, preparations have allowed the majority of our non-operational team to work remotely to support the business. We appreciate your understanding that, in following UK Government advice on Covid-19, we may be restricted from undertaking certain activities but we will in these cases try to assist in so far as we are able. Our staff are available via the usual email or telephone contacts and your account manager can be contacted in the first instance for anything that you need support with. Geoff Robinson | Director | Torquemeters Ltd