CNC Machinist

Website S&C Electric Company

Job Highlights

Title CNC Machinist
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Palatine, IL, United States
Company S&C Electric Company

Company Profile

S&C Electric Company is a leading provider of switching, protection, and control solutions for electric power systems. The company’s mission is to continually develop new solutions for electricity delivery, fostering the improved efficiency and reliability required for the intelligent grid.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a CNC Machinist who will set up and operate 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.

Work in a production environment where all jobs have a measured standard production rate, and you will be responsible for the quality of your work.

Educational Level

  • Not mentioned, yet a High School Diploma will be a plus

Work Experience

  • Set-up and operation of numerically controlled machines


  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and plan daily work assignments in a self-directed changing environment.
  • Deburring and cleaning of parts using various hand and power tools such as a belt sander or drill press.
  • Demonstrated ability to read blueprints and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Enrollment and successful completion of courses offered at S&C through the S&C Continuous Improvement Institute are expected.
  • Handling of piece parts ranging in weight from 1 lb to 25 lbs.
  • Inspection of parts visually and using various measurement tools such as height gauges, micrometers, and calipers.
  • Knowledge of shop math.
  • Proficient use of measuring equipment such as height gauges, micrometers, and calipers.
  • Understanding of metal-cutting applications and machine practices.


  • Most tasks require good hand/eye coordination and the full range of motion of both hands and arms on a regular and repetitive basis.

Physical Demands

  • Bending: Occasional bending and crouching are required to perform job tasks.
  • Carrying: Frequent carrying of items ranging in weight from 1lb. to 50 lbs.
  • Handling: Continuous handling of piece parts ranging in size from 1lb. to 25 lbs. along with a variety of hand
  • Lifting: Frequent lifting of items ranging in weight from 1lb. to 25 lbs. and occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Pulling: Occasional pulling of part containers with the manual hand truck.
  • Pushing: Occasional pushing of part containers with the manual hand truck.
  • Reaching: Frequent reaching is required to move parts from the machine to tubs
  • Standing: Most tasks are performed in a standing position.
  • Walking: Occasional walking short distances (less than one-eighth mile.)


  • The company offers broad opportunities for advancement, excellent education and training programs, a challenging work environment, and a strong package of pay and benefits.

Employer’s Statement

S&C Electric Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status.

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