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ROCHESTER GEAR is a privately owned company that was established in 1925. We have continued to grow over the years due to our loyal dedicated workforce and our capital investments. Our workforce is committed to quality and customer satisfaction. We are currently looking for qualified Gear Cutters or General Machinist and Second Operations Machinists who want to join our team. Rochester gear offers a compensation package with competitive wages that includes Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance along with paid time off and 401K Profit Sharing.Rochester Gear is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, status with regard to public assistance, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, individuals with a disability, or status as a covered veteran, or any other legally protected class.We look forward to hearing from you if you are interested in joining our team. Please submit your resume to and we will be in touch with you shortly.

Open Positions:

Position Title: General Machinist

Reports to: Manufacturing Supervisor

Job Type: Full Time, 1st Shift

Position Summary: Sets up and operates conventional or special purpose machines to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts, applying knowledge of machine shop theory, procedures, and shop mathematics. Typically operates lathes, mills, and gear cutting equipment.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Review blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations and setup requirements.
  • Measures or marks workpiece as a guide for subsequent machining
  • Selects, aligns and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials on machines, such as mills, lathes, and gear cutting equipment.
  • Starts and observes machine operations to detect malfunctions or out of tolerance machining and adjusts machine controls as required.
  • Verifies conformance of finished workpiece to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Follows company safety procedures; uses equipment and materials properly
  • Communicates with coworkers and supervisor to receive instruction and coordinate activities.

Required Experience:

Minimum 1 years as a machinist.
Benefits: Competitive hourly wage with overtime possible, Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurances, 401K, Holiday, Personal and Vacation pay.