West Chicago, IL 60185-6413

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: JR7720434627 Compensation: $49000-69000 / year

Job Description

Title: Machinist 

Location: West Chicago
Hours: 2nd Shift 
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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
The Manual Machinist is responsible for setting up and machining parts and components for pumps and decoking equipment using various machines in our shop

Job Duties:
  • Machining operations: Follow routing instructions and machining procedures to operate manual horizontal boring mills, vertical lathes, engine lathes, mills, grinders, and drill presses.
  • Time management: Work efficiently within fixed time windows for each machining process.
  • Precision and quality: Hold tolerances within .0005" and inspect parts using micrometers, gauges, and other measuring tools.
  • Blueprint interpretation: Read prints and drawings to understand specifications and execute machining based on provided data.
  • Tooling and hardware fabrication: Fabricate tooling and hardware to improve the facility's operations.
  • Collaboration: Coordinate with sales, operations, engineers, and customers as necessary to ensure smooth workflow and customer satisfaction.
  • Promoting teamwork and continuous improvement: Exhibit behavior that encourages team-building, decision-making, problem-solving, and continuous improvements within the organization.
  • Metal machining: Ability to work with a variety of metals, including 300 and 400 series stainless steels, Inconel 625 and 718, carbon steel, etc.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of manual machining experience, including operating horizontal boring mills (HBM) and/or vertical turret lathes (VTL).
  • Must possess a personal set of tools, including micrometers, hand grinders, and a roll-around toolbox.

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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