Machinist-1st shift

Machinist-1st shift

S&C Electric Company | Chicago, IL, 60290, US
Salary Range:$33,000 – $42,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted a month ago

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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.


  • 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.

S&C is a global company providing equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution. S&C’s Engineering teams design solutions for a portfolio of products for a wide range of customers including electric utilities and industrial/commercial power users. S&C offers broad opportunities for advancement, excellent education and training programs, a challenging work environment, and a strong package of pay and benefits.

The Human Energy of S&C has been built on the principles of integrity, enthusiasm, and 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 would not be where it is today without the diversity of our team members and business partners. We consider our diversity to be a core strength of our company, and we aspire to align our team-member demographics with the populations in which we live and work. To realize this vision, we seek to facilitate the career development of minorities, women and all team members through events hosted by our Inclusion, Diversity, Engagement and Awareness (I.D.E.A.) Group, Women’s Empowerment Group and other S&C affinity groups.

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