Title Gear Grinder Operator/Hoefler Rapid 800
Location Sterling Heights, MI, 48312
Job Information

TARUS Products is a machine tool builder and software developer for global manufacturing. We are a family owned company in Sterling Heights, Michigan that has been in business for over 30 years. Highly competitive compensation packages are offered including: health, dental, vision, and prescription plan, as well as participation in a contributing 401K retirement plan.

We are looking for an experienced gear grinder for helical and spur gears. Must have detailed knowledge about gear geometry, part fixturing, and grinding process parameters.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

• Generate gear grinding programs working from engineering drawings and specifications.
• Assist with tool design & build.
• Set up and operate CNC gear grinding equipment.
• Make process adjustments.
• Input information on production summary reports and fill out hours on job time tickets.
• Perform preventative maintenance/cleaning of machines per schedule.
• Operation of other plant equipment as needed.
• Ensure adequate inventory of grinding tools is on-hand.

Position Requirements & Qualifications:

• Must be able to understand gear charts and make process corrections to meet engineering requirements.
• Must have good communication skills and be willing to work in a team environment.
• 5 years or more experience, focused on grinding.
• Ability to perform gear geometry calculations.
• Knowledge of gear manufacturing processes and capabilities.
• Detailed knowledge of gear geometry, tolerances, and analysis.

Physical Demands:

• Must be able to lift 50 pounds without assistance.
• Standing and bending are required.

Working Environment:

• Works primarily in a manufacturing environment at the main Tarus location.

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