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Ontario Drive & Gear

6th October 2017

Machine Operator

Position:                     Machine Operator – Gear Cutting         

Reports to:                 Shift Supervisor

Division / Location:   Gear Division 3551 Bleams Road New Hamburg, ON        

Shift:                           Seeking qualified candidates for afternoons and midnights

Afternoon Shift:   2:00PM – 10:30PM

Midnight Shift:  10:00PM – 6:30AM

Start Date:                 Immediately


Purpose:         Setup and run production on a CNC gear cutting machines


Essential Duties:

·         Set up and operate CNC gear cutting machines

·         Knowledge of machining practices

·         Knowledge of gear operations (Shaping and Hobbing)

·         Maintain a clean and organized work area

·         Measure and complete first off and in process inspections to maintain accuracy

·         Any other duties as assigned.


Education required: OSSD


Other Education/Certification/Training:  Certified General Machinist or Tool and Die, CNC program reading, GD&T


Physical Requirements:  Manufacturing environment, physical demands.  Physical activities of the job include:

·         Standing

·         Repetitive Motions

·         Walking

·         Reaching

·         Bending

·         Lifting up to 20 kg

·         Use of lifting devices


Technical requirements:

Equipment: Leibherr, Koepfer, Lorenz and Tos, Klingenberg P40 and P65

Software: Siemens and machine specific software


Work Experience Requirements:

·         Experience on a gear cutting machines and specific knowledge of accepted machining processes with respect to gear shaping and hobbing. Knowledge of gear nomenclature and gear analyzer charts (K charts).


Key Competencies:

·         Self-starter

·         Critical thinking skills

·         Independent troubleshooting skills


Interested candidates should apply directly to


Ontario Drive & Gear Limited is committed to complying with Employment Equity, Accessibility for
Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Human Rights Code throughout the entire employment cycle.
If you require accommodation at any stage in the recruitment process, please let us know.

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