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Overton Chicago Gear

24th September 2018

Turning Machinist

Title: OCG – Turning 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: Two to three years related experience/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Job Summary: Primary responsibilities are reviewing blueprint, process sheets, specifications and instructions for assigned projects. It is the responsibility of the operator to preform preventative maintenance on all equipment as required. Communicating effectively with the supervisors and co-workers regarding changes to the blueprints and other aspects of the assignment is crucial. Responsible for accurate measurement and recognizing when equipment needs to be replaced. Frequent quality check and documentation of results for consistency of production. Responsible for cleanliness and order in own work environment. Must be able to read reports and make adjustments to the machines. Verifies conformance such as micrometer, calipers, gages, and gear checking equipment.  

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 a required skill for this position.

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

                                           - set-up assigned production equipment without supervisor’s instructions                       

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

                                           -Operate, adjust and upload equipment as necessary

                                           -Follow all safety requirements at all times

                                           -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:


  • 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:            

  • Must physically and manually preform the job demands as listed
  • 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, “hands-on”, “roll-up-sleeves” approach to work while maintaining professionalism, positive demeanor and quality-focused manner

Interested applicants should Email

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