General Machinist 2 - Gear Machinist, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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Heligear Canada Acquisition Corporation d/b/a Northstar Aerospace Windsor is a fully integrated and leading manufacturer of components and assemblies to the global aerospace industry.

Northstar has operating subsidiaries in Canada and the United states. The Company's corporate office is located in Chicago. Northstar has a strong foothold in the defense and commercial aerospace sectors of the global industry. The Company's customers include some of the world's leading aerospace original equipment manufacturers.


Industrious and detail-oriented are a few of the qualities that you will bring with you as a highly skilled Gear Machinist. Applicants must have a certificate of qualification or have at least 3 years experience in areas covered by an apprenticeship within this skilled trade. Aerospace and experience with Lean Manufacturing is an asset.

General Machinist 2-Gear Machinist

The ideal candidate will have the ability to set up and operate gear cutting machines of the following: CNC Shaping, CNC Hob and Spiral Bevel Grinding/Cutting machines, all to close tolerances.

Machine Time: 3 years and up

This job is located in Windsor, Ontario.
Excellent blueprint reading ability including thorough understanding of geometric, dimension and tolerancing.
Fully capable of all aspects of CNC cylindrical grinding skills and practices.
Fully capable of machine cycle and tool optimization.


Sets up and operates two or more types of gear-cutting and finishing machines, such as gear shapers, hobs and spiral bevel grinder/generators, to machine spline or gear teeth on metal blanks according to machining instructions and knowledge of gear types and gear machining. Reads process sketches to determine gear dimensions/specifications, tooling requirements and machine settings.
Verifies conformance using micrometers, gear measuring wires, master gears, and special gear inspection equipment.
Maintain, repair and calibrate precision measuring instruments such as dial indicators, fixed gauges, height gauges and other measuring devices.
Report deviations from specifications and tolerances to supervisor.

Completion of secondary school is required.
Completion of a four-year apprenticeship program. or A combination of five years of work experience in the trade
English (written and spoken) required.
Require criminal record check.

Additional information

Full-time, permanent position.
Must be willing and able to work rotating weekday shifts and or Steady weekends with overtime weekly as required.
Paid over time after 40 hours worked.
Wage Rate - $26.52 per hour Canadian

Drugs – 90% of the total amount payable for the prescription or refill including dispensing fee
Vision – 325.00 every 2 years
Dental – 1500.0 per covered person per calendar year
Global Medical Assistance Coverage

Northstar Aerospace offers a competitive wage, health benefits and pension plan. Northstar Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer and we thank all applicants for their interest. We invite candidates to advise if they require assistance and accommodation with respect to this job posting as per AODA. Please send or email your resume noting the position applied for.

Northstar Aerospace (Windsor)
204 East Pike Creek Road
Tecumseh, ON, Canada N8N 2L9
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $26.52 /hour
Job Type: Full-time
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GM2- Gear
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Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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