Notch Grinder

Grind notches in edge of dial blanks as reference point for assembling.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Notch Grinders do?

Grinds notch in edge of glass dial blank as reference point for assembling, using abrasive grinding wheel: Mounts blank in sliding jig and aligns mark on blank with grinding wheel. Starts machine and pushes jig into rotating wheel. Pulls jig back and removes notched blank.

Should I be a Notch Grinder?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Notcher

    How to become a Notch Grinder

    Most Notch Grinders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zgaaa&chl=no+college+%2866%25%29|certificate+%2827%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,66,66
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