Job Description

Job Title: CNC Set-Up Technician/Operator

Location: Hillside, IL

Compensation: $25-$35/hr + 10% shift differential + OT + comprehensive benefits package included

Shift: 2nd and 3rd Shift

About Us:

We have 2 openings for Lead CNC Set-Up Technician/Operators (2nd and 3rd shift) at our remanufacturing facilities. These positions are crucial to our day-to-day production operations and are available due to increased customer demand. We are seeking hands-on individuals with advanced manufacturing technical skills and leadership abilities to join our team.


  • Monday through Friday / 8-hour shifts
  • 10% pay differential for 2nd and 3rd shifts!
  • Pay Range: $26 - $35/hr
  • An Engaging Work Environment
  • Opportunities for Advancement
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package & 401(k) Match
  • Generous Paid Time Off, and more!

Core Responsibilities:

  • Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials for machinery work preparation.
  • Set up, adjust, and operate basic and specialized machine tools for precision machining operations.
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines.
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using mathematics and precision instruments.
  • Machine parts to specifications using lathes, milling machines, etc.
  • Measure, examine, and test completed units for defects and conformance to specifications.
  • Monitor feed and speed of machines during machining process.
  • Study sample parts, blueprints, and drawings to determine fabrication methods and sequences of operations.
  • Diagnose machine malfunctions and determine adjustments or repairs needed.
  • Check workpieces for proper lubrication and cooling.
  • Clean and lubricate machines, tools, and equipment.
  • Collaborate with engineering and manufacturing personnel to exchange technical information.
  • Design and create basic fixtures, tooling, and experimental parts as needed.


Job Qualifications:

  • Deep hole drilling experience.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and ability to learn quickly.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement through self-education and company-sponsored training.
  • 3+ years of machining and/or manufacturing experience.
  • Basic blueprint reading skills.
  • Willingness to enroll in a Tech/Trade School for expanding upon Basic CNC Programming Skills.
  • Ability to recognize and report problems.
  • Capable of operating CNC machines while maintaining quality and safety requirements.
  • Ability to lift/push/pull up to 30 pounds.
  • Willingness to work overtime and any shift as required.
  • Proficient communication skills in English.
  • 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 contribute to our commitment to excellence in manufacturing. Apply now to take your career to the next level!


Hillside IL
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