• CNC Machinist 1

    Job Locations US-IL-Elmhurst
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/28/2019 8:09 PM)
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  • Overview

    Plans and performs a variety of machine operations utilizing numerical control machining centers to cut, shape, or form metal work pieces to specifications by performing the following duties, while embracing our Core Principles:

    • Engaged Employees: All employees have an obligation to understand; who we are, why we are here and where we are going.
    • Customer Driven: Everything we do is driven by our passion to support our customers.
    • Results Oriented: Good intentions and taking action aren’t enough – we need to get results
    • Respectful Communications: It is okay to disagree – it is not okay to be disagreeable
    • Fairness: We will be fair in our dealings with each other, our customers and suppliers, and our communities.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 

    • Interprets complicated drawings, program sheets, instructions, and process sheets to determine work to be done.
    • Performs diversified operations on numerical control machining centers.
    • Performs a variety of milling, drilling, boring, or related operations to close and interrelated tolerances.
    • Reviews setup sheet and specifications to determine machining sequence and dimensions of finished work piece.
    • Attaches fixture to machine bed and positions and secures work piece in fixture according to setup instructions.
    • Selects and installs cutting tools in machine spindle or magazine.
    • Manipulates controls and enters commands to index cutting tool to specified set point and to start machine.
    • Observes and listens to machine operation to detect malfunctions, such as worn or damaged cutting tools.
    • Performs a variety of inspection and gaging operations to insure maintenance of quality standards and specifications.
    • Measures work piece for conformance to specifications.
    • Notifies supervisor of discrepancies.
    • Utilizes override control to correct conditions that are out of tolerance or operating unusually.
    • Machines materials other than metal, such as composites, plastic, and rubber.
    • Cleans machine, tooling, and parts.
    • Performs machine maintenance.

    Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

    • Adaptability
      • Accepts criticism and feedback
      • Adapts to changes in the work environment
      • Changes approach or method to best fit the situation
      • Manages competing demands
    • Cooperation
      • Displays positive outlook and pleasant manner
      • Establishes and maintains effective relations
      • Exhibits tact and consideration
      • Offers assistance and support to co-workers
      • Works actively to resolve conflicts
      • Works cooperatively in group situations
    • Dependability
      • Commits to doing the best job possible
      • Follows instructions, responds to management direction
      • Keeps commitments
      • Meets attendance and punctuality guidelines
      • Responds to requests for service and assistance
      • Takes responsibility for own actions
    • Problem Solving
      • Develops alternative solutions
      • Gathers and analyzes information skillfully
      • Identifies problems in a timely manner
      • Resolves problems in early stages
      • Works well in group problem solving situations
    • Teamwork
      • Balances team and individual responsibilities
      • Contributes to building a positive team spirit
      • Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views
      • Gives and welcomes feedback
      • Puts success of team above own interests

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

    Education and/or Experience

    Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.       

    Language Skills

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

    Mathematical Skills

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

    Reasoning Ability

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

    Computer Skills

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of CNC Manufacturing software.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None required.

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk and climb or balance.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.



    The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.


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