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Gear Generator-Operator-B

at Lockheed Martin Corporation

Posted: 9/25/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 517848
Categories: Customer Service

Job Description

Req ID

LMCareers Business Unit

Work Schedule
STANDARD-Mon-Fri/8 hours a day

Security Clearance



Business Area
Rotary and Mission Systems

MMSO3A:Dynamic Comp Gear Fab

Relocation/Housing Stipend Available

Job Code/Title
R4905:Gear Generator-Operator-B

Job Class

Job Category

Join Sikorsky

Industry Job Title
Gear Generator-Operator-B

Req Type

Job Description

 Set up and operate gear generating machines and associated test equipment to formate (rough cut) and/or generate spiral bevel gears.

Typical Responsibilities

Follow general operation methods, complicated gear summaries, parts drawings and other general instructions to generate spiral bevel gears.
Use a wide variety of hand tools and/or dial indicators to index feeds, set cams, cutters, gear trains etc.
Make adjustments to shift position of work piece to obtain specific angular, linear, or numerical setting for cradle, eccentric, root angles, number of teeth, blank offset, sliding base, etc.
Use a gear test piece or blank, when available, for rough cutting in order to establish gear pattern, tooth thickness and root depth on spiral bevel gears.
Make various mathematical calculations to adjust machine setup in order to maintain close tolerances and quality standards.
Have test piece or sample work piece check by Working Leaders or supervisor and start generating process on production gear after approval.
Maintain quality standards by checking work visually and with basic measuring instruments; record data manually or electronically as required.
Monitor machine operation to maintain quality standards.
Set stock divider (reference point) prior to removing work piece for testing.
Load work piece in testing equipment and check part for tooth bearing pattern, backlash and concentricity.
Analyze tooth-bearing pattern, establish correct backlash needed and make computations to initiate any necessary changes in generating machine setup.
Analyze errors in gear charts and adjust the machine set-up to correct problems.
Alternately generate and test until work piece meets quality standards.
Maintain records of gear dimensions; gear patterns as a reference for subsequent operations; obtain inspection acceptance on first part, and work with working leader to revise gear summaries when necessary.
Perform other related gear duties as directed
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.

Basic Qualifications
Requires a well-rounded knowledge of gear fabrications processes including gear tooth characteristics, grinding and cutting qualities of metals. Make calculations involving shop mathematics and handbook formulae including algebra and trigonometry to set up gear generators and associated test equipment. Work from blueprints, operation sheets and complicated gear summaries and use precision measuring instruments such as depth micrometers, tooth verniers and height gauges.

1 to 2 years gear generator experience.





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City, State
Stratford, CT