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Career Opportunities: Machinist (CNC 1st) (28352)

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S&C Electric Company
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Chicago, IL
Job Description

Career Opportunities: Machinist (CNC 1st) (28352)

Req Id 28352 – Posted 04/29/2019

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The Human Energy of S&C

Integrity, enthusiasm, sustained energy. These are the traits that S&C has always looked for and found when seeking people to join our 100% employee-owned team. S&C supports these qualities with a strong package of pay and benefits, excellent education and training programs, a challenging work environment, and broad opportunities for advancement.


Address of Location:6601 N Ridge Blvd,IL,Chicago 60626

Education Requirements:None

Relevant Work Experience Requirements:1 to 3 Years


In this job you will be setting up and operating a variety of numerically controlled machines including turning centers, vertical and horizontal machining centers. Duration of set-ups varies from 1 to 3 hours. 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.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

+ 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 and verniers.

Enrollment and successful completion of courses offered at S&C through S&C Continuous Improvement Institute are expected.

To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:

+ Demonstrated ability to read basic 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.

+ Ability to use measuring equipment such as height gauges or verniers.

+ Understanding of metal-cutting applications and machine practices.

Relevant Work Experience:

Set-up and operation of numerically controlled machines.


+ 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 1/8 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.

Number of Openings:1.00

Employment Status:Non-Exempt

Employment Classification:Full Time


Core Working Hours:6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.


S&C Electric Company is a global provider of equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution.

S&C’s products help deliver electric power efficiently and reliably. Some are used to switch circuits. Others minimize damage to equipment in the event of a fault or reduce the area of an outage by automatically rerouting power flow; S&C’s sophisticated power-quality products can deliver uninterrupted power for an entire facility, for crucial process industries.

In addition, S&C offers a wide range of engineering, laboratory, and testing services for electric utilities and commercial, industrial, and institutional power systems.

S&C provides solutions for customers worldwide. The company has engineering offices and manufacturing facilities in Chicago, Illinois; Franklin, Wisconsin; Alameda, California; Duvall, Washington; Rockville, Maryland; and Orlando, Florida. S&C subsidiaries operate in Toronto, Canada; Curitiba, Brazil; Mexico City and Aguascalientes, Mexico; Wales, United Kingdom; South Yarra, Australia; and Suzhou, China.

Thank you for your interest in S&C Electric Company. S&C has a proud and longstanding tradition of providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Further, S&C is committed to taking affirmative action to ensure that qualified females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities can pursue equal employment opportunities. For information regarding equal employment opportunity, please see

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