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Overton Chicago Gear

24th September 2018

Bevels Machinist

Title: OCG – Bevels Machinist – Addison or Chicago


Job Status:  Non-Exempt/Regular/Full-Time


Reports Relationship:  Reporting to the Department Supervisor


Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)

Work Experience: Must have 5+ year related experience/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Job Summary: Primary responsibilities are setting up, adjust and operate either manual or NC/CNC bevel gear generators, producing a variety of close tolerance bevel and spiral bevel gears. Perform calculations to determine feeds and speeds and to adjust index gearing and generator settings..  

Personal Characteristics: Results oriented with the ability to pay strong attention to detail. The successful candidate need to be a pro-active self-starter that can work independently or with a team. Excellent analytical and organizational skills are required for this position.

Principal Area of  Responsibility: As Bevels Machinist, this position is to:

                                           - loads and unloads own machine, assists and instructs others per supervisor’s request

                                           -operate, adjust and upload equipment as necessary

                                           -meets quality standards and does setups on all assigned jobs

                                           -ensure all projects/parts comply with required specifications and meet quality standards

                                           -checks own work to insure it is meeting process and blueprint requirements

                                           -follow all safety requirements at all times   

                                           -maintain equipment and cleanliness of working area

                                           -Preform quality checks daily and assist with duties as needed

                                           -Complete related documentation

                                           -Able to test and lap gear sets


Specific Duties: Position must possess the following skills, qualifications and capabilities:

  • edit and proof new tapes
  • ability to pay attention to details of a project or task
  • complete duties as assigned in a timely manner
  • ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety
  • all other duties and activities as assigned or necessary

Physical and Mental Demands: 

  • Incumbent must physically and mentally perform the job demands as listed above.
  • the ability to handle high stress associated with high activity with tight deadlines
  • handle multiple projects (multi-task) in a fast-paced organization with shifting deadlines
  • resourceful, “hands-on”, “roll-up-sleeves” approach to work while maintaining professionalism, positive demeanor and quality-focused manner

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