Job Title:

2nd Shift Manual Milling Machinist

Job Division:
LAUNCH Industrial Jobs - CNC Operator/Set Up LAUNCH Industrial Jobs - Machine Operator
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Job Summary:

2nd Shift Manual Milling Machinist


We are currently looking to hire a full time manual mill machinist on our 2nd shift in Schiller Park, IL. This position pays up to 25/hour to start and can interview and start ASAP!


Any candidate with 2+ years of manual milling experience that can perform set-ups and change overs can do this role. It is a huge plus if candidates can edit programs. They will be working on a bridgeport manual mill that has proto trac MX2 controls. The proto trac experience is not needed, but a huge plus.


Job Duties

  • Read, interpret and understand blueprints and drawings including symbols, welding symbols, material type and material shape.
  • Plan machining operations by studying work orders, blueprints, drawings, specifications, materials, machining parameters, and interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances.
  • Perform basic machining math including fractional / decimal conversion, basic trigonometry (sin, cos), calculating dimensions and tolerances and determining missing linear or angular dimensions.
  • Properly set up and operate Manual Mill and machine parts/components to the required specifications.
  • Properly utilize machining tools such as high speed end mill, carbide end mill, high speed drill, carbide drill, high speed tap, roll forming tap, right angle attachments and reaming.
  • Edit and program Bridgeport Manual Mill using Proto Trac MX2 Controls.
  • Plan and perform a wide variety of diversified close tolerance milling operations.
  • Select appropriate speeds, feeds and tooling for operations.
  • Lift and position workpiece on machine table and secure it.
  • Verify alignment of workpiece.
  • Verify conformance of machined workpiece to specifications using measuring devices.
  • Maintain safe operations by adhering to company safety procedures and policies.
  • Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance as required following manufacturer’s instructions.


  • Ability to read blueprints and machine components from them
  • Experience editing and/or programming with Proto Trac MX2 Controls a plus
  • Solid knowledge of material shapes and types
  • Background and experience in a production environment performing multiple setups and changeovers