CNC Machinist- 1st shift

locationPalatine, IL 60067, USA
PublishedPublished: 4/7/2024
CNC Machinist
Full Time
Job Description

At S&C Electric Company, a 100% employee-owned company, we help keep the lights on for people and businesses worldwide. Our manufacturing roles build the equipment that protects the critical infrastructure of the power grid, and each of our team members lends their unique skills to this crucial mission. We empower our people by providing pathways to a long-term career and support them in their professional growth by sustaining a culture founded on respect, strengthened by collaboration, and measured by our shared successes. The manufacturing industry is booming with opportunities to learn new things, expand your skills, and build a long-term career.

Join S&C to make an impact on tomorrow's energy challenges and become an employee-owner!

Available Shift

  • 1st shift: 6:00 am - 2:30 pm (Mon-Fri)
  • Occasional Overtime on Saturdays
Competitive Weekly Pay Period

Benefit Overview

  • Competitive complete benefits package
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (KSOP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Fitness reimbursement, Paid leaves
  • Dependent care FSA, Basic Life, Transit benefit
  • Annual bonus for individual and company performance
  • Paid vacation and 15 paid holidays, including shutdown in summer and winter
  • Referral Bonus program
  • PPE provided.
  • Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
Join Our Team as a Machinist!

Are you passionate about CNC Machining? S&C Electric Company is seeking a dynamic individual to join our Metal Cutting & Turning Operations team. As a Machinist, you'll be crucial in ensuring smooth operations and supporting our diverse team.

In this job you will be setting up and operating a variety of CNC Turning, Vertical and Horizontal machining centers. Duration of set-ups varies, once set-up, running times vary depending on the job order. You will be working in a production environment where all jobs have a measured standard production rate, and you will be responsible for the quality of your work. Most tasks require good hand/eye coordination and the full range motion of both hands and arms on a regular and repetitive basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handling of piece parts ranging in weight from 1lb. to 25 lbs.
  • Deburring and cleaning of parts using various hand and power tools such as a belt sander or drill press.
  • Inspection of parts visually and using various measurement tools such as height gauges, micrometers and calipers.
  • Enrollment and successful completion of courses offered at S&C through S&C Continuous Improvement Institute are expected.
What you'll Need To Succeed:

Job Requirements ( To select this job at a minimum you must have the following):

  • Demonstrated ability to read blueprints and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and plan daily work assignments in a self-directed changing environment.
  • Knowledge of shop math.
  • Proficient use of measuring equipment such as height gauges, micrometers and calipers.
  • Understanding of metal-cutting applications and machine practices.

  • Previous experience with set-up and operation of numerically controlled machines.
Major Physical Demands:

  • Standing: Most tasks performed in a standing position.
  • Lifting: Frequent lifting of items ranging in weight from 1lb. to 25 lbs. and occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Walking: Occasional walking short distances (less than one-eighth mile.)
  • Carrying: Frequent carrying of items ranging in weight from 1lb. to 50 lbs.
  • Pushing: Occasional pushing of part containers with manual hand truck.
  • Pulling: Occasional pulling of part containers with manual hand truck.
  • Bending: Occasional bending and crouching required to perform job tasks.
  • Reaching: Frequent reaching required to move parts from machine to tubs
  • Handling: Continuous handling of piece parts ranging in size from 1lb. to 25 lbs. along with a variety of hand
  • tools.
S&C Electric is committed to equal-opportunity employment. All employees and applicants will be considered without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation to complete the application, please email us at TAsupport@sandc.com.

About Us

In 1909, S&C Electric Company transformed the delivery of safe, reliable electricity with the invention of the Liquid Power Fuse. Today, as the world faces extreme weather events and the demand for electricity grows, S&C continues to innovate and advance the electrical grid, ensuring reliable and resilient power for homes, communities, and critical infrastructure around the world.

With a diverse, global workforce and core values around integrity, safety, and quality, S&C is a trusted industry leader and top workplace that offers meaningful careers to more than 3,500 team members. As a people-first organization, S&C is committed to fostering an inclusive and collaborative workplace where team members advance their careers through robust talent-development programs and involved leadership.

S&C's deeply rooted belief diversity fosters greater creativity, innovation, and success guides the company to advance and sustain a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace culture.

About the Team

In (Production Operations/QA) we are responsible for maintaining S&C's longstanding reputation for quality products. While constantly integrating the latest technology into S&C's processes and adhering to the highest standards of quality, our work solidifies the trust our customers have in S&C that our equipment will be integral to solving tomorrow's energy challenges. We strive for continuous improvement in everything we do, knowing that our work impacts our customers, out team members, and our world.