Industrial Gear Grinder Operator- 2nd Shift

Job Description

Eaton’s Aerospace Fuel and Motion Control Systems Division is currently seeking an Industrial Gear Grinder Operator on 2nd Shift to join our team. This position is based at our Euclid, OH facility.


The Gear Grinder Operator is responsible to set up, maintain and operate CNC O.D. grinders, manual O.D. grinders, I.D. grinder and honing machines. The individual will perform visual and dimensional inspections and maintain accurate documentation on a variety of parts in accordance with ANSI Y14-5 and the certified operator program. 


Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.


In this function you will: 

  • Perform set up, which includes selection, mounting, balancing and truing wheel, securing work holding device/work rotating device setting speeds, feeds and drive dogs.

  • Work from operational sketches and blueprints to determine size and form.  Where not given, select appropriate grinding wheel.

  • Use a variety of mechanical and electronic precision measuring instruments to check size during and after operation.

  • Majority of work consists of close tolerance grinding operations where quality finishes are necessary and frequent changes in set-up are required.  Concentricity or run-out problems may be encountered, and work must be indicated before grinding.

  • Set up and operate all equipment with minimum assistance and be familiar with the work procedures involved in grinding a large variety of parts.  Changes in set-up, maintenance of close tolerances, and quality finishes require almost constant attention.

  • Move material within the cell and perform minor machine maintenance.

  • Burr work internal to the cycle as needed.
  • Maintain accurate lot control (QCP 6.0) traceability, record keeping, log book entries, NCR’s (QCP 11.0) and associated documentation.

  • Chart, plot and react to data per SPC requirement.  Load and unload Datamytes.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • Must reside within a 50 mile radius of work location; no relocation benefit is provided. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in the set-up and operation of precision production grinding machines; one (1) year of which must be on CNC grinding machines.

  • Minimum two (2) years other CNC set-up and operation machining experience. 

Position Success Criteria:

  • Become a Certified Operator within 40 days of becoming active on the code.

  • Complete an Eaton approved training program within 30 days.
  • Pass an Eaton vision test.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No