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CNC Machinist

Company: Prince Industries
Location: Carol Stream
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:


Prince Industries is looking for a CNC Machinist in the milling department in Carol Stream, IL. We have openings on both first and second shifts.

First shift: 6am - 2:30pm Monday - Friday

Second shift: 4:30pm - 1am Monday - Friday

Opportunities for OT


  • 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.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Previous experience, apprenticeship or formal training
  • 2+ years of related CNC operation experience


  • Ability to recognize and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisor and co-workers as needed.
  • Ability to comprehend and follow simple oral or written instructions.
  • Ability to perform intermediate shop math skills and calculations: fraction conversions, divide, multiply, percentages, etc.
  • Basic computer skills required in order to perform inquiry, data collection or input.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within production field.


  • Regularly required to stand and reach the duration of shift, 8-10 hours.
  • Frequently required to talk or hear.
  • Occasionally required to walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or bend.
  • Frequently required to perform repetitive or short-cycles work.
  • Regularly lift, push or pull up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision in which 20/20 vision or corrected vision to 20/20 vision is required..
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts
  • Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles resulting from metalworking coolants and oils.
  • The noise level in the work environment is generally loud, in which hearing protection is required.


  • Paid vacation and holidays (9 per year)
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans
  • Short and Long Term Disability Plans
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with strong employer match
  • Company paid life insurance & AD&D
  • 100% tuition reimbursement for job relation classes
  • PPE reimbursement
  • Your specific benefits package will depend on your position, location, and years of service with Prince.

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Keywords: Prince Industries, Carol Stream , CNC Machinist, Other , Carol Stream, Illinois

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