Arrow Gear Company
  • 01-Jan-2017 to 31-Dec-2017 (CST)
  • Manufacturing
  • Downers Grove, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Arrow Gear is a manufacturer of high precision gears for a wide variety of industries, encompassing aerospace and commercial customers. While widely known for expertise in spiral bevel gears, Arrow offers a full range of gearing products, including spur and helical, curvic couplings and complete gearboxes. Arrow also provides a wide variety of spiral bevel gears from stock, including ground tooth gears.

Arrow Gear is also renowned for expertise in bevel gear design and development. This capability, as well as an onsite heat treatment facility, places Arrow Gear as a leading producer in the world market


Brief Job Description:


  • Experienced CNC OD / ID grinder and surface grinder with a background in machining Aerospace quality parts


Requirements include but are not limited to:


  • Minimum 3 years' experience working with CNC grinding machines
  • Experience grinding holding tolerances of 0.0001"- 0.0005"
  • Strong knowledge of grinding process based on various material, hardness and stock removal requirements
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting blueprints with excellent grasp of GD & T
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work alone or as part of a team
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Experience in Job shop environment a plus


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Set up and operate CNC grinding machines as instructed
  • Verify that the set-up is appropriate for meeting specifications
  • Program new jobs
  • Select grinding wheel, grinding speeds, and feed rates for each operation according to knowledge of material properties
  • Review and optimize existing programs
  • Ensure that standard procedures are followed in all aspects of work
  • Troubleshoot production problems when they occur
  • Perform quality checks as required by operational sketches and standard operating procedures
  • Accurate labor and data reporting
  • Actively practice a culture of 5S
  • Be highly engaged in continuous improvement activities



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