Gear Manufacturing and Engineering Jobs in Plainfield, Illinois

Gear Inspection and Quality Control

Performance Gear Systems is an industry leader in the design, engineering and manufacturing of high precision plastic gears and actuators.

To apply for one of our open positions, please send an email, with your resume attached, to [email protected] or visit us in person to complete an application.

Open Positions


This position will perform in process and final product quality inspection.  Set up testing equipment, perform testing and log results.

Requirements for this position include:  Sitting and/or standing for long periods of time.  Measuring production parts- first article, in process and final inspection- and log results. Basic metrology skills, blueprint reading, strong attention to detail and accuracy, and the ability to understand verbal and/or written instructions.  The ability to communicate effectively with other departments and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment.

Experience in plastics manufacturing quality control is preferred but we are willing to train.

This is a 2nd shift (4:00pm – 12:30am) or 3rd shift  (12:00am – 8:30am) position.



This position will troubleshoot, diagnose, service and repair plastic injection molds.

Requirements for this position include: Standing for long periods of time.  Extensive experience with mold repair and operating shop equipment including measuring equipment, grinders, lathe and mills.

Fine motor skills, strong attention to accuracy and detail and ability to push/pull/lift up to 50lbs

This position is on 1st shift  8:00am—4:30pm