Atlas Tool Works
  • 01-Nov-2018 to 31-Dec-2018 (CST)
  • Production
  • La Grange, IL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

health ins/dental, life


Set-up, operate and adjust programs on EDM machines to create precision metal parts and components utilizing appropriate shop equipment in a timely and efficient manner with minimal supervision.  May work on manual machines from time to time as required.



  • Check prints and/or drawings.
  • Meet with engineering to review machining requirements and 3D machined components.
  • Program, edit and rewrite CNC Controls; perform off-line programming as required.
  • Manufacture or select appropriate work holdings and fixtures.          
  • Perform mechanical tasks including loading and unloading vices, fixtures and parts.        
  • Establish and set appropriate tool offsets.
  • Measure in-process parts to conform to blue print, customer requirements and tolerances.                                  
  • Trim or de-burr parts to customer specification.                               
  • Identify, use and interpret appropriate calibrated metrology device for piece-part inspection.         
  • Count, mark and pack parts.                                                                               
  • Continuously review work orders with supervisor to organize and optimize daily work.
  • Communicate all program changes and other work related issues to supervisor.
  • Follow and update all paperwork, work orders, time records, etc. associated with position.                
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures including safety.  
  • Perform other job related functions as assigned.



  • Requires between four and five years of trade school, vocational education, related work experience or apprenticeship in manufacturing environment.
  • Understanding of die components and clearance and offset requirements.
  • Ability to use a variety of Lathes, drill presses, and equipment including tumblers, air hose, hoists, wrenches, tool-holders, vices.
  • Ability to multitask running several machines while creating new programs.
  • Ability to read and understand Blue Prints, Piece Prints and GDT. 
  • Advanced Math skills including calculation of feeds, speeds and distances, print conversion and geometry.   
  • Understand and use a variety of measuring equipment (calipers, micrometers, thread gauges, etc.) 
  • Write, edit and use CNC computer programs and control panels.
  • Distinguish a variety of raw materials (stainless steel, cold rolled steel)
  • Understand machining properties of various raw materials (303SSTv. 304SST)
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to receive and give oral and written instruction.
  • The ability to interface with customers, management, suppliers, and other employees.
  • Certified fork lift operator and OSHA training, etc.



  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, changing priorities, expedites and deadlines
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Creative thinker that can conceptualize alternate costing models to achieve customer goals
  • Ability to work odd hours as needed
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