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The Gleason Works Temporary Automation Manufacturing Assistant in United States of America ● Rochester, New York

Temporary Automation Manufacturing Assistant

Gleason Automation Systems, 1000 University Avenue, Rochester, New York, United States of America ● Rochester, NY, USA

Req #663

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

About Gleason

With more than 2,200 employees and 13 manufacturing facilities worldwide, Gleason Corporation is a leader in gear technology. Gleason's product and service offerings include gear and transmission design software, gear manufacturing machines and related accessories, gear metrology equipment and automation systems. Gleason products are used by customers in e-mobility, commercial vehicles, aerospace, agriculture, mining, sustainable energy, construction, power tools, marine and many other industries

Working for Gleason, you will be connected to work that matters, putting your expertise to its best use while developing skills for the future. The result is a career defined by you, supported by Gleason and built on tangible accomplishments.

As we continue to grow and evolve, we are looking for the right people to join us on our mission. If you are interested in being part of our team, there are a few things you should know: We are energized by challenges and the effort needed to solve them. We like working with people who are positive, adaptable and growth-minded. We care how work gets accomplished and are deeply invested in the success of our customers and colleagues. If this sounds like you, we invite you to read on and learn more.

Why work at Gleason?

  • Excellent benefits package including a 6% Company 401(k) match

  • Flexible scheduling options available in some departments

  • NYS Certified Apprenticeship Program

  • Shift premiums for 2nd and 3rd shifts

  • Formal and informal development opportunities.

Position Summary:

Machine Operator Assistant’s role is to help keep the department running efficiently by staging work for the machines and by caring for the machine fluids (lubricants and coolant).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain cleanliness of wash area (i.e. mop floors, change solvents in tanks) and ensure all wash materials used have been replenished at the end of each shift.

  • Maintain machine fluid inventories (lubricants and coolant)

a. Fill machines with oil

b. Fill coolant wagons

c. Perform machine coolant changes

  • Material handling responsibilities.

a. Receive raw material

b. Store raw material and control inventory

c. Move and stage raw material to machining centers

  • Retrieve gages from and return gages to Gage Control / Calibration

  • Move WIP material

  • Painting and floor cleaning as necessary

  • Complete 5S action items as assigned.

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):

  • Knowledge of safe work practices including working with solvents and overhead crane use.

  • Good communication skills.

Preferred Education/Training/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Travel Requirements:

  • No travel required

The salary range in this posting depends on qualifications and experience. Actual compensation may vary, and this job posting is not necessarily reflective of actual compensation that may be earned, nor a promise of any specific pay for any specific employee, which is always dependent on relevant experience, qualifications/education, and other factors including work schedule, shift premiums, and overtime.

Gleason is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to age, disability, genetic information and/or predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, victim of domestic violence status, arrest or conviction record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that an employee must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job in a manufacturing environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Employees are required to use proper lift assistance for any objects over 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job in a manufacturing environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts; wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, experience and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. Employees are required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by their manager or supervisor.


The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed and is not an all inclusive summary of job duties and responsibilities. The omission of specific statements or duties and responsibilities does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the Company as the needs of the Company and requirements of the job change.

Other details

  • Job Family GWR & GSAC

  • Job Function Direct

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Employment Indicator Seasonal

  • Min Hiring Rate $18.00

  • Max Hiring Rate $18.00

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  • Gleason Automation Systems, 1000 University Avenue, Rochester, New York, United States of America

  • Rochester, NY, USA