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Machinist- 1st shift

Company: S&C Electric Company
Location: Palatine
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

US Fabrication is committed to the manufacturing and on-time delivery of these piece parts to the assembly operations with a very experienced staff of machinists who can operate a variety of work centers able to fabricate sheet steel, turn bar stock and machine raw castings into complex parts. In this job, you will work in a production environment, continuously tending a machine. After an initial training period, productivity and quality requirements must be met. Durations of set-ups and run times will vary. Tasks require a moderate degree of eye-hand coordination, manual dexterity, and the use of both hands and arms on a repetitive basis for a full range of motion." The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Deburring of parts using hand tools such as handheld scrapers and sanders and power tools such as pedestal belt sanders and power drill press.
  • Metal finishing equipment such as sand, vapor and metal sprayers.
  • Inspection of parts using inspection instruments such as scales, tape measures, calipers and various inspection gages.
  • Handling of various lubricants such as cutting oil, coolant, and grease.
  • Identifying need for, and changing dull cutting tools.
  • Enrollment and successful completion of courses offered at S&C Continuous Improvement Institute is required. To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:
    • Ability to set up and operate metal cutting and finishing machinery.
    • Ability to read blueprints and to follow specific written instructions and procedures.
    • A basic knowledge of measuring equipment such as scales, tape measures, dial calipers and micrometers.
    • A working knowledge of shop math. Relevant Work Experience:
      Experience as a machine operator in a production environment preferred. MAJOR PHYSICAL DEMANDS
      • Standing: Most tasks are performed in a standing position with intermittent walking.
      • Lifting: Frequently lifting items weighing 5 lbs. to 10 lbs.; occasionally lifting items weighing up to 50 lbs.
      • Walking: Frequent walking short distances (less than 1/8 mile).
      • Carrying: Occasional carrying of bulky items weighing up to 50 lbs. short distances.
      • Pushing: Use of manual hand truck to occasionally move skids short distances.
      • Pulling: Use of manual hand truck to occasionally move skids short distances.
      • Bending: Occasional bending required to perform a variety of tasks.
      • Reaching: Frequent reaching to load and unload parts from fixture in machine or tubs.
      • Handling: Frequent handling of parts ranging in weight from 5 lbs. to 10 lbs. In 1909, S&C Electric Company transformed the delivery of safe, reliable electricity with the invention of the Liquid Power Fuse. Today, as the world faces extreme weather events and the demand for electricity grows, S&C continues to innovate and advance the electrical grid, ensuring reliable and resilient power for homes, communities, and critical infrastructure around the world. With a diverse, global workforce and core values around integrity, safety, and quality, S&C is a trusted industry leader and top workplace that offers meaningful careers to more than 3,500 team members. As a people-first organization, S&C is committed to fostering an inclusive and collaborative workplace where team members advance their careers through robust talent-development programs and involved leadership. S&C's deeply rooted belief diversity fosters greater creativity, innovation, and success guides the company to advance and sustain a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace culture.

Keywords: S&C Electric Company, Palatine , Machinist- 1st shift, Other , Palatine, Illinois

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