Gear Grinder B

in Stratford, CT

Gear Grinder B Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

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  • Req #


  • Organization

    ESS6500 RMS

  • Business Unit

    Rotary and Mission Systems

  • Department

    MMSO3A:Dynamic Comp Gear Fab

  • Job Category


  • Career Area

    Join Sikorsky

  • Job Location

    Stratford, CT 06615, US

  • Job Type


  • Clearance Level


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  • Schedule

    STANDARD-Mon-Fri/8 hours a day

  • Shift


  • Remote



 Set up and operate one or more gear grinding, wheel dress and balancing machines to produce rough and finish ground splines, spur and helical gears.

Typical Responsibilities

 Follow specific instructions to set up and operate gear-grinding machines and to operate associated wheel dress and balancing equipment.

 Use a variety of hand tools, gauges and dial indicators to install involute cams, yokes, arbors, work piece, etc.

 Under direction of higher grade grinder operator, use optical equipment to present wheel dresser tools; balance and dress wheels as required, indicate work piece between bench centers prior to loading grinder and make any other adjustments and/or calculations necessary to meet quality standards.

 Check and record work piece pitch and root diameters prior to grind, monitor machine operations, check finished part prior to unloading and obtain any required dimensional verification.

 Visually check parts for finish, root profile and for indications of surface burn or tempering.

 Maintain records of all finish dimensions and obtain inspection acceptance of finished part.

 Perform other related work of a comparable or lower skill level as related to gear machining and check work of other operators as required.

 Follow directions of higher-grade operators or Working Leader to resolve problems and correct any discrepancies indicated by inspection.

 Refer questionable conditions or recurring difficulties to working leader or supervision.

 Perform operator checklist as required and comply with all EH&S procedures.

 As required segregate waste material and follow good housekeeping practices.

May be assigned to carry out tasks, not specifically listed, within the scope and skill level of this job description in support of department objectives and to develop individuals’ skills.

Job Qualifications

Requires knowledge of gear tooth characteristics and grinding qualities of metals. Make calculations involving shop mathematics and handbook formulas including algebra and trigonometry. Use precision instruments such as dial indicators, blade and ball micrometers, height gauges and gear measuring wires.

1 to 2 years of gear grinding experience.

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