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Overton Chicago Gear

24th September 2018

Manufacturing Engineer

Title: OCG – (Manufacturing Engineer) (Lombard)


Job Status:  Full-time


Reports Relationship: Reporting to the (Engineering Manager)


Direct Reports: None


Education:  Identify Minimum education requirements. Mechanical engineering degree or high school and 10 years manufacturing engineering experience.


Work Experience:  Ideally 10 years’ experience in manufacturing engineering for a gear manufacturer. At least five years’ experience in a job shop or project based environment.


Job Summary: This position serves as a liaison between assembly and all other functional areas of the organization. The position will primarily help plan rebuild work and resolve issues that arise during assembly.

Personal Characteristics: The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, detail oriented, individual capable of working with others to drive projects to completion.

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


  • Liaison between the assembly floor and design team to resolve issues that arise on the assembly floor.
  • Aid in determining the condition of gearbox components returned for rebuild.
  • Help in the creation of manufacturing plans including:
  • Gearbox evaluation reports presented to the sales department and our customers..
  • Bills of material used in order entry as a Microsoft excel document..
  • Reverse engineered component drawings created in an Autocad variant..
    • Independently solve problems and display conflict resolution skills.
    • Liaison with Quality Department to correct any non-conformance.
    • All other duties and activities as assigned or necessary to support the organization.
  • The optimal candidate will also:

    • Identify recurring issues and work with those involved to cost effectively prevent or minimize future recurrences.
    • Reduce the number of project steps required to reach completion.



Physical and Mental Demands: 

  • Incumbent must physically and mentally perform the job demands as listed above.
  • Excellent time management skills. Readily accessible, punctual and resourceful with the ability to continually increase throughput..
  • Seeks ways to develop self to increase knowledge base.

Interested applicants can Email:

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