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Gear Grinder

Date:  Sep 18, 2023

Solon, OH, US, 44139-3378

Req ID:  28112
Onsite or Remote: 

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including TimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

Set-up, and operate gear grinders per part drawing and routing instructions to grind external gear teeth and splines. Mag particle inspect and wash parts as required.

Tools and Equipment used:  CNC gear grinders, mag particle machine, part washers, lifting devices, inspection equipment (OD mics, indicator), hand tools, measuring equipment, tooling fixtures, arbors, grinding wheels, etc.

Pay starts at $32.22

Key Job Responsibilities

(1)        Check dispatch list and follow top job on list.

(2)        Check router, and review program. Verify revisions on all part.

(3)        Set up and program the machines.

(4)        Load the part on the machines.

(5)        Grind the part in the machine in serial sequence. Edit programs as needed.

(6)        Check part pin size, produce gear chart, and make adjustments if needed.  Regrind if necessary. 

(7)        Mag particle inspect as required. Wash part as required.

(8)       Assist engineers and supervision to make improvements to parts, methods, fixturing and workplace organization for continuous improvement.  


High School diploma/GED

Ability to read micrometers and calipers and other measuring devices.

Additional Information

The above statement reflects general details and does not contain all work requirements of the job.

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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