Posted: 03/14/2023

    Job Position: CNC Operator

    Location: Elgin, IL 60123

    Pay Rate: $17 - $24

    Shift: C Shift All Shifts!

    Description: CNC Operator


    Fabricates precision parts from metal, plastic fiber, aluminum, etc., using CNC machine

    tools such as lathes, milling machine etc. Uses precision measuring instruments and

    various hand tools.


    ? Reads job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material


    ? Sets stops or guides to specified length as indicated by scale, rule, or template.

    ? Positions work piece against stops or aligns layout marks with die or blade.

    ? Pushes button or depresses pedal to activate machine.

    ? Observes machine operation to detect work piece defects or machine


    ? Measures work piece dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation.

    ? Removes burrs, sharp edges, rust, or scale from work piece.

    ? Performs minor machine maintenance such as oiling machines, dies, or work


    ? Assists machinists to set up machine, and stack, mark, pack, and transport

    finished work pieces.

    ? Performs preventative maintenance on machine per requirements.

    ? General housekeeping (sweeping, mopping etc) and overall cleaning or any other

    tasks assigned by supervisor.

    ? Any and all duties as assigned.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential

    duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,

    skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable

    individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    ? High school diploma or equivalent

    Reasoning Ability

    ? Demonstrates the ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out

    job functions.

    Computer Skills

    ? Use of computer system to issue material, labor and record quality data.


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an

    employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable

    accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the

    essential functions.

    ? The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions (non-

    weather); working near moving mechanical parts; outdoor weather conditions;

    dusty conditions from the plastic parts (non-weather); extreme cold (non-

    weather) and extreme heat (non-weather).

    ? The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

  • Elgin Development Group
    A Division of the Elgin Area Chamber

    31 S. Grove Avenue, Elgin IL 60120