Posted 2 weeks ago

CNC Machinists & Set-Up Operators ($1,000 Signing Bonus)

Company: Prince Industries
Category: Machinist, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Assembly

 Carol Stream

Type: Full Time

Prince Industries is currently seeking CNC Machinists / Set-Up Operators in our milling, turning and swiss departments in Carol Stream, IL. We have openings on both first and second shift. First shift: 5:45am – 2:15pm M-F  Second Shift: 4:30pm – 1am M-F with opportunities for OT and a $1,000 signing bonus to newly hired candidates!


  • Understands and observes all necessary safety procedures: safety glasses, shoes, ear protection, machine interlocks, lifting guidelines, etc. as designated in specific work area assigned.
  • Operates production machinery to print specifications.
  • Performs a variety of tasks by using established guidelines with limited judgement to perform functions of the job.
  • Visually and dimensionally inspect production parts for any defects and reports defects to immediate supervisor.
  • Verify conformance of workpiece to specifications, using measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, and go-no-go gauges.
  • Required to use statistical process control techniques.
  • Relies on instructions and preestablished guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  • Reads blueprints for such information as dimensions and tolerances (i.e. GD&T)
  • Reads and interprets the Job Traveler for such information as number of workpieces to be machined, job rate, sequence of operation, etc..
  • Understands and follows Prince Industries quality certifications (i.e. ISO, QS) as relates to position.
  • Independently perform all job duties of machine operation with little or no instruction required such as:
    • Machine startup
    • Adjust tooling to maintain proper sizes
    • Replace broken or worn tooling
    • Identify non-functioning safety equipment or unsafe conditions
    • Conduct daily preventative maintenance checks to include proper coolant levels, filters, fan operation, cleans the machine as needed, etc.
  • Secures all tooling and instruments required  (Doc: PQ01F03).
  • Completes necessary job related paperwork to include tags, inspection documents, production log, etc…
  • Cleans all spills and noticeable grease spots on floor in shop.
  • Responsible for maintaining the quality, protection and storage of the completed product (ex: layer packing, rust preventative oils, box weight, etc.)
  • Identify necessary tooling required for safe and efficient daily operation. (i.e. insert changes, drills, work holding, etc..)
  • Proficient in the use of  basic inspection equipment (including height gauge and optical comparators)
  • Able to begin simple machine set ups and/or machine adjustments as needed  (ex: remove and/or set tools or diamonds, reset jaws, collets, guides, etc.)
  • Transports finished materials, manually or using pallet jack, to area indicated on the Job Traveler.
  • Maintains established production rate as indicated on the Job Traveler and reports any discrepancies immediately to department supervisor.
  • Observes and listens to machine operation to detect malfunctions, such as worn or damaged cutting tools, etc.
  • Positions and secures workpiece in holding device, machine table, chuck, centers, or fixtures.
  • Maintains good housekeeping in work area.
  • Works under direct supervision.
  • Works effectively with all department personnel and co-workers in a harmonious and cooperative manner to meet the needs and goals established by the company.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor; may include department transfers to meet production needs.