Machinist - 1st Shift

Winfield, IL 60185

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Machinist Job Number: HJ8327184124 Compensation: $52000-77000 / year

Job Description

Title: Machinist - 1st Shift

Location: Winfield, IL 

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:
  • The Manual Machinist will have extensive knowledge on a diverse background running various manual machines including but not limited to vertical & horizontal mills, vertical & horizontal lathes, and grinders.  This person will have experience in setting up and dialing in various parts in their machine.  The Machinist will be responsible for making parts from raw material as well as machining existing parts to new dimensions or machining on repaired parts

Job Duties:
  • Prioritize safety by adhering to safe working practices and promoting a safe work environment for colleagues. 
  • Follow pre-job briefs and checklists meticulously before machining parts. 
  • Operate manual horizontal boring mills, vertical lathes, engine lathes, mills, grinders, and drill presses according to prescribed routers and machining procedures. 
  • Demonstrate efficiency in working within specified timeframes for each machining process. 
  • Maintain precision by holding tolerances within .0005" and inspecting parts using micrometers and gauges. 
  • Interpret and execute based on provided prints/drawings. • Contribute to continuous improvement by fabricating tooling and hardware as needed. • Collaborate with sales, operations, engineers, and customers for effective coordination.
  • Foster a collaborative and problem-solving environment, encouraging teamwork and decision-making. 
  • Exhibit expertise in machining various metals, including 300 and 400 series stainless steels, Inconel 625 and 718, carbon steel, etc. 
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures, particularly those related to time and attendance, safety, and productivity.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 3+ years of manual machining experience
  • Must have personal set of tools and roll-around tool box.
  • Precision measuring tools experience

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. 

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