Gear Engineer



Advert ID



Bedford Park

Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD0.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Chicago Engineering - (USA) 525 West Monroe Street Suite 1500 IL Chicago , IL 60661 Phone : 312-980-4900



Job Description


The Gear Engineer is responsible for the planning of gear manufacturing processes and the development of manufacturing data for gears and related components. This position is in Northstar's Engineering Department, and reports to the Engineering Manager. The position works with all levels of employees throughout the organization as necessary, but does not directly or indirectly supervise any other employees. This is a full-time position.

Key Results Areas:

* Responsible for the planning of gear manufacturing processes and the development of manufacturing data for gears and related components

* Determines processes, operation sequence, dimensions and tolerances, and subsequently prepares route sheets, operation sheets and picture sheets

* Analyzes and solves problems related to gear manufacturing

* Recommend special spline and gear processing tooling and prepares data essential to the procurement of same

* Assists in the inspection, planning, and quality control of gear making

* Supplies technical advice and assists production and inspection supervision as necessary, in developing proper procedures, methods and acceptance standards

* Assists in determining gear processing and tool requirements for cost estimating

* Advises and assists customers in the design and development of gearing and gear data

* Establishes the specialized tooling requirement and design for the gear manufacturing process

Selection Criteria

* Preferred BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering discipline and/or Institute of Technology Diploma in subjects related to tool design and process engineering with experience

* Extensive shop experience related to gear manufacturing, assembly and quality control

* Ability to read and interpret blueprints

* Strong verbal and written communication skills

* Strong work ethic

* Attention to detail

* Proficient with Microsoft Office products

* Demonstrated understanding of Lean Manufacturing concepts and 6-Sigma defect analysis

* Lifting of up to 50 pounds

* Visual acuity to determine the accuracy and thoroughness of product and/or parts

* Frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts or airborne particles

* Frequent exposure to moderate to heavy noise