CNC Machine Set-Up/Operator

Waukegan, IL

Posted: 10/30/2018 Industry: Precision Manufacturing - CNC Job Number: 2548 Pay Rate: $35,000-$50,000

CNC Machine Set-Up/Operator 

A world leader in Precision Manufacturing is in search of highly motivated, skilled and career minded CNC Machine set-up/operators to complete a high volume multi industry production shop.

Drive, passion and advanced skills of how CNC Machinery works are what you need to start your journey.

This opportunity is open to all those who desire a challenging career, opportunity for advancement, great starting pay and a company that has a long history of longevity among their workers. 


  1. Perform standardized machine set-up for CNC multi-axis lathes, machine tools, grinders, or vertical machining centers through first part of machine.
  2. Indicate tools on multi-axis lathes within the specified time limit.
  3. Perform tool offsets to produce part to print.
  4. Perform machine set-ups following standardized work and meet required set-up time.
  5. Perform standardized work for order creation and Kanban overflow.
  6. Read and understand blueprints to perform job functions.
  7. Load and remove components from machine as required.
  8. Check piece part dimensions. Notify Team Leader of part dimensional discrepancies.
  9. Operate a variety of precision measuring tools including Micrometers, Vernier Calipers, and gauges.
  10. Operate equipment including deburring tools, pallet trucks, hand tools, hoists, and computer.


  • Highly sought after starting pay (Based on experience)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance within the first month of employment
  • Life, short term, long term insurance
  • Profit sharing
  • Vacation pay
  • Educational Assistance
  • Uniforms


  1. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine correspondence.
  2. Ability to convert between metric and imperial units.
  3. High school diploma or equivalent
  4. Three to Five years of experience.
  5. Familiarity with DMG Mori lathes and live tooling a plus

Paula Morisey
Research & Recruitment Specialist

Paula joined the Morisey-Dart Group in August of 2017. She is the firm’s research and recruitment specialist for the medical device and precision machining/manufacturing teams. She is responsible for sourcing and recruiting, lead generation, internet research and various other responsibilities within both the medical device and precision machining industries.

With 25 years at Xerox Corporation in New York, Paula had a prosperous and noteworthy career where she excelled during her tenure. She brings her vast knowledge and expertise in procurement, supply chain, contract administration and project management to the firm. She is a creative and natural problem-solver with proven success in developing and implementing new procedures and processes as well as integrating newly acquired subsidiaries.

Now, she’s using her expertise to build a network of solid relationships in the medical device and precision machining industries that help hiring managers find the top talent they need to improve their organizations.

Paula is Lean Six Sigma certified (Green Belt), has a Master of Science in business management and a Bachelor of Science in education.

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