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S&C Electric Company Career Opportunities: Machinist (CNC) (32785) in Chicago  , Illinois

Career Opportunities: Machinist (CNC) (32785)

Req Id 32785 - Posted 06/30/2020

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The Human Energy of S&C

Integrity, enthusiasm, sustained energy. These are the traits that S&C has always looked for and found when seeking people to join our 100% employee-owned team. S&C supports these qualities with a strong package of pay and benefits, excellent education and training programs, a challenging work environment, and broad opportunities for advancement.


Address of Location:6601 N Ridge Blvd,IL,Chicago 60626

Education Requirements:None

Relevant Work Experience Requirements:Less than 1 year


In this job you will be setting up and operating a variety of numerically controlled machines including turning centers, vertical and horizontal machining centers. Duration of set-ups varies from 1 to 3 hours. Once set-up, running times vary depending on the job order. You will be working in a production environment where all jobs have a measured standard production rate and you will be responsible for the quality of your work. Most tasks require good hand/eye coordination and the full range motion of both hands and arms on a regular and repetitive basis.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Handling of piece parts ranging in weight from 1lb. to 25 lbs.

  • Deburring and cleaning of parts using various hand and power tools such as a belt sander or drill press.

  • Inspection of parts visually and using various measurement tools such as height gauges and verniers.

Enrollment and successful completion of courses offered at S&C through S&C Continuous Improvement Institute are expected.

To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:

  • Demonstrated ability to read basic blueprints and follow specific instructions and procedures.

  • Ability to organize, prioritize and plan daily work assignments in a self-directed changing environment.

  • Knowledge of shop math.

  • Ability to use measuring equipment such as height gauges or verniers.

  • Understanding of metal-cutting applications and machine practices.

Relevant Work Experience:

Set-up and operation of numerically controlled machines.


  • Standing: Most tasks performed in a standing position.

  • Lifting: Frequent lifting of items ranging in weight from 1lb. to 25 lbs. and occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.

  • Walking: Occasional walking short distances (less than 1/8 mile.)

  • Carrying: Frequent carrying of items ranging in weight from 1lb. to 50 lbs.

  • Pushing: Occasional pushing of part containers with manual hand truck.

  • Pulling: Occasional pulling of part containers with manual hand truck.

  • Bending: Occasional bending and crouching required to perform job tasks.

  • Reaching: Frequent reaching required to move parts from machine to tubs

  • Handling: Continuous handling of piece parts ranging in size from 1lb. to 25 lbs. along with a variety of hand tools.

Number of Openings:1.00

Employment Status:Non-Exempt

Employment Classification:Full Time


Core Working Hours:6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

S&C Electric Company is a global provider of equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching, protection, and control products for electric power transmission and distribution. S&C has global offices in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, the UK, and Australia.

S&C continues to advance new solutions for electric power delivery systems as the electric grid undergoes transformative changes in the 21st century. Utilities are working to integrate renewable energy sources, address peak loading issues, and manage the needs of electric vehicles. Looking at an increasingly complex and dynamic grid, S&C is working closely with it's electric utility customers to understand their electric grids and business challenges they face – then innovating solutions to address their power-delivery challenges.

Additionally, S&C offers a wide range of engineering, laboratory, testing, and field services for electric utilities and commercial and industrial power systems.

Thank you for your interest in S&C Electric Company. S&C has a proud and longstanding tradition of providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Further, S&C is committed to taking affirmative action to ensure that qualified females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities can pursue equal employment opportunities. For information regarding equal employment opportunity, please see