CNC Mill and Lathe Machinist #7507

Shift: 1st Shift,2nd Shift

Location: Harwood Heights, IL

Pay: $16-$20 per hour

Job Id#: 7507

Job Description:

Company in Harwood Heights is looking for a high-level CNC Mill and Lathe Machinist to join their 1st shift team. This company’s focus is 100% on part quality. Must have experience working with very close tolerances, read blueprints and must have worked in a job shop environment in the past. 2-3+ years of experience on both CNC Mills and Lathes. Will be responsible for doing complete setups and editing CNC programs as necessary. Must have basic GD&T knowledge. Will be operating and performing setups on Manual Mills and Lathes, as well.



  • Manufacture parts within a cell with multiple machines to exacting blueprint dimensions and ensure 100%-part quality.
  • Performs simple set-ups on both manual and CNC turning / milling machining centers.
  • Edit CNC programs as necessary to improve the machining process and extend tool life while meeting production rates.



  • Performs simple or repeat set-ups and operates equipment to produce high quality parts (100% good pieces) within prescribed routed time to meet production demands. If standard production rates cannot be met, the operator must notify his supervisor.
  • Follows documented set-up sheets according to established procedures.
  • Knowledgeable in basic GD&T and its application relative to part manufacture and inspection.
  • Read and understand drawings to effectively manufacture parts to close tolerances.
  • Maintains equipment via established preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Follows all prescribed quality procedures and inspection plans.
  • Performs 1st piece inspections and monitors own work to meet process requirements including fully documenting inspections reports developed by the Quality department.
  • Verifies that the inspection equipment being utilized is in calibration and performs a simple daily check against a known master to ensure the accuracy of the gage to be used.
  • Maintains area in a neat an orderly manner.
  • Knowledgeable with tool / insert selection and utilizing the correct feeds and speeds for the materials being machined.
  • Follows supervisor`s direction to troubleshoot problem processes, interfacing with Manufacturing
  • Engineers if necessary.
  • Helps train new individuals in basic CNC operations.
  • Any additional duties as assigned by supervisor.



  • Answers questions for those less experienced individuals within the department and helps in their training and development under the direction of departmental supervisor.



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); two to three years CNC Milling / Turning experience in a job shop environment.



  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.



  • Ability to solve inspection problems drawing from ones` experience and develop new approaches.
  • Must be able to correctly interpret GD&T on drawings and apply them to the manufacture and inspection of parts produced.



  • Must be able to read a micrometer, drop indictor and vernier caliper.
  • Should be able to utilize the optical comparator and profilometer.
  • Complete 1st piece inspection reports as required per routing.




***$500 Referral Bonus ***

We will pay you a referral bonus for anyone you refer to us after they have worked 90 calendar days.


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