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Overton Chicago Gear

24th September 2018

Grinding Machinist

Title: OCG – Grinding Machinist - Addison


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+ years related experience/or training: or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Job Summary: Set up, adjust and operate internal and/or external grinders to grind surfaces of exacting dimensional and finish requirements. Select wheels, feeds and speeds. Dress wheels to obtain desired contours.

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

Principal Area of Responsibility: As Grinding 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

                                           -Maintain equipment and cleanliness of working area

                                           -Preform quality checks daily and assist with duties as needed


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


  • Edit and proof new tapes and programs
  • Develops program tapes to produce product as specified
  • Informs supervisor of damages supplies and need for replacement
  • Completes routine inspection to ensure quality product
  • 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 priorities.
  • Resourceful, “hand-on”, “roll-up sleeves” approach to work while maintaining professionalism, positive demeanor and quality-focused manner.

Interested applicants can Email: 

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