Deburring Operator – Forest City Gear

Capable of removing burrs from plastic and metal gearing using brushes, red wheels, files, and other tools as needed.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Able to read and understand job traveler work instructions regarding deburring
  • Able to utilize various methods to remove burrs form gears including filing and brushing
  • Ability to file parts on the lathe
  • Ability to use buffer
  • Understand and be aware of machinery capabilities and limitations
  • Correctly fill out all necessary paperwork
  • Accurately count parts
  • Time input per job
  • Help keep area clean and organized
  • Exercise care when handling parts
  • Strong communication skills required

Non-Essential Job Functions:

  • Machine maintenance

Environmental Conditions:

  • Noise intensity level exposed with this job Loud
  • Exposure to fumes, odors, dusts, and gases Occasionally
  • Exposure to hazard of moving mechanical parts Occasionally


  • Knowledge of all departmental machine capabilities
  • Material handling skills
  • Majority of time is spent seated working at burr wheel
  • Ability to grasp parts against burr wheel
  • Ability to perform visual inspection with the eye loop, naked eye, and other inspection tools

Education & Experience:

  • Deburring experience preferred

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift/carry 20-45 pounds
    • (upward pulling)
  • Lift/carry Occasionally
  • Stooping Occasionally
    • (bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist, requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles)
  • Reaching Frequently
    • (extending hands and arms in any direction including upward and downward)
  • Walking Occasionally
    • (with normal breaks)
  • Sitting Occasionally
    • (with normal breaks)
  • Standing Frequently
    • (with normal breaks)