Job Description

Job Title: CNC Programmer

Location: Hillside, IL

Compensation: $71,000-$86,000 + comprehensive benefits package included

Shift: 1st Shift

About Us:

We are thrilled to announce an exciting opening for an experienced CNC Programmer! This position plays a crucial role in programming and operating CNC machines, interpreting technical blueprints, optimizing cutting paths, and ensuring the quality of final products. Join us and become part of a dynamic team committed to excellence in manufacturing.


  • An Engaging Work Environment
  • Opportunities for Advancement
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Competitive Pay (we pay weekly!)
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package & 401(k) Match
  • Generous Paid Time Off, and more!

Core Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret technical drawings or CAD models to determine optimal programming processes.
  • Utilize computer software to model cutting paths and program machines accordingly.
  • Implement setup sheets for Shop Floor Setup using Microsoft Office tools.
  • Optimize existing programs to reduce cycle times and enhance quality.
  • Collaborate with Management, Engineering, Setup Techs, and Machinist Operators on new job launches and continuous improvement activities.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve machining process problems as they arise.
  • Conduct quality control tests during manufacturing stages and on final products in collaboration with other team members.
  • Train teammates on machine operation procedures as needed.
  • Interpret CMM layout reports to adjust or resolve CNC program issues.
  • Assist Engineering/Quoting as required.
  • Be available to work weekends and overtime as needed.


Job Qualifications:

  • Prior experience setting up, programming, and running CNC machines, including VMC, HMC, and Lathe machining centers.
  • Proficiency in programming using Mastercam (5 or more years as a full-time programmer required).
  • Familiarity with Autodesk Inventor is advantageous.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and blueprints.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Experience with fixture/work holding design is a plus.
  • Understanding of different tooling types, speeds, and feeds.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently while following directions.
  • Capable of lifting/pushing/pulling up to 30 pounds.
  • Willingness to work overtime and any shift as required.
  • Ability to assist team leaders, record production daily, and identify non-conforming products.
  • Proficient communication skills in English, both verbal and written.
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and self-motivation.

This job description is not all-inclusive, and the employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned.

Join our team and be part of our commitment to excellence in manufacturing. Apply now to take your career to the next level!


Hillside IL
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