Industrious and detail-oriented are a few of the qualities that you will bring with you as a highly skilled Gear Machinist. Applicants must have a certificate of qualification or have at least 5 years experience in areas covered by an apprenticeship within this skilled trade. Aerospace and experience with Lean Manufacturing is an asset.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to set up and operate gear cutting machines of the following:
CNC Hob and Spiral Bevel Grinding/Cutting machines, all to close tolerances.
Excellent blueprint reading ability including a thorough understanding of geometric, dimension and tolerancing.
Fully capable of all aspects of CNC cylindrical grinding skills and practices.
Fully capable of machine cycle and tool optimization.
Sets up and operates two or more types of gear-cutting and finishing machines, such as gear shapers, hobs, and spiral bevel grinder/generators, to machine spline or gear teeth on metal blanks according to machining instructions and knowledge of gear types and gear machining. Reads process sketches to determine gear dimensions/specifications, tooling requirements, and machine settings.
Verifies conformance using micrometers, gear measuring wires, master gears, and special gear inspection equipment.
Maintain, repair and calibrate precision measuring instruments such as dial indicators, fixed gauges, height gauges and other measuring devices.
Report deviations from specifications and tolerances to supervisor.
Must be willing and able to work rotating shifts and/or straight midnights and required overtime weekly.
Paid overtime after 40 hours worked