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Machinist (2nd shift) four day work week in Loves Park, Illinois

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

Machine all types of metals
Generate and check part dimensions during various machining stages with complex measuring devices such as micrometers, calipers, indicators, special purpose gauges, and scales
Achieve all required tolerances and finishes that will produce quality parts in a timely manner and for meeting standards as set forth by Manufacturing Engineering and Quality
Continuous visual concentration with or without reasonable accommodation may be necessary to develop and maintain tolerance
Ensure all characteristics generated at designated operation are conforming through use of applicable inspection techniques
Perform setup and operation of equipment to drawings, method sheets, etc., but may be required to supplement this information with own job knowledge on occasion
May do minor maintenance on machines style
May be required on a temporary basis, to train operators to use certain equipment which the individual is qualified to
Responsible for keeping facilities, material and work area orderly exercising care in their use, maintaining good housekeeping practices
Must adhere to all environmental, health and safety requirements and all quality
Must actively participate in a team based environment which includes, but not limited to the following: Active participation in daily team meetings and activities, cooperating and relating well with others, practicing direct professional communication with team members, and being open to new ideas from team members and considers opinions different from their own
Voucher or account for own time accurately using the prescribed system, as well as, electronically maintain records
Schedule: Tuesday through Friday from 4:30pm to 2:30am


High School Diploma or GED
Minimum of 3 years manufacturing/machining experience
Minimum of 1 year of experience reading and interpreting mechanical blueprints and / or production planning
Experience with set-up and operations of any 2 of the following computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining processes: drilling, milling, grinding, turning
Ability and willingness to use basic hand tools and measuring devices (i.e. – dial calipers, rulers, tape measures, protractors, micrometers, gauges, etc.) as required within department
Ability to lift/ push/ pull up to 35 lbs.
Desired Characteristics:

3-5 years machine shop/prior aerospace engines machining experience
Ability to use computers and learn Microsoft Office
Education and/or training in machine shop operations
Understanding of CNC and manual machine operations
Basic programming knowledge to include reading editing of programs
Experience in a self-directed team environment
Lean manufacturing knowledge
This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

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