CNC Machinist

Downers Grove, IL 60515

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Machinist Job Number: AB5896380621 Compensation: $58240-66560 / year

Job Description

Title: CNC Machinist

Location: Downers Grove, IL

Overview: Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary: Perform setups, set the work offsets and tool offsets, and run the production at the required rates as defined by job documentation. On-the-job training, as well as classroom training, will be provided to ensure your success which leads to the organization’s success. 

2nd shift:  2PM – 10PM
3rd shift: 10PM – 6AM

Job Duties:

  • Install fixtures and chuck jaws according to process
  • Install tooling in machine turret or magazine
  • Follow setup instructions, upload/download programs into machine tools, verify supplied part programs, and make minor edits
  • Inspect parts prior to QA submission and make necessary minor adjustments as needed to meet process prints
  • Interpret CMM chart data to correct setup / operating errors
  • Run production lot within all quality requirements and productivity requirements
  • Makes appropriate machine offsets to run parts to controlled specifications
  • Complete quality control documents properly and per control plan frequency
  • Understand control plans, identify all gages, follow disciplines associated with check frequencies
  • Change basic tools (inserts, drills, endmills, etc.) proficiently
  • Adhere to preset tool change intervals


  • High school diploma or GED
  • 4+ years of related experience on CNC machine tools
  • Basic mathematical proficiency and blueprint reading
  • Use of inspection equipment
  • Prior setup and production experience on CNC machinery; turning and milling applications

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Meet Your Recruiter

Amy Badal
Technical Recruiter

Amy Badal is a seasoned Senior Recruiter passionate about connecting with individuals across diverse industries and various career stages. With an impressive 7-year tenure at Sterling, Amy has become an invaluable asset to the organization's talent acquisition efforts.

Amy's journey in recruiting spans over 11 years, during which she has acquired a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field. Her fascination with working alongside people from different backgrounds and professional levels has driven her successful career.

As a Senior Recruiter, Amy thrives on collaborating with candidates and hiring partners in the railroad industry. She relishes the chance to contribute to their career growth and the overall success of the organizations she serves. Amy's ability to understand each individual's unique needs and aspirations allows her to make insightful and tailored placements that benefit both parties.

One of Amy's most valuable pieces of advice is never to burn bridges and always maintain high professionalism throughout the hiring process.

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