CNC Programmer/Operator/General Machinist in Carol Stream, IL at DAVIES MOLDING, LLC

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Company

Davies Molding LLC, a Pettibone company, has been a leading supplier of standard knobs, handles, cases and custom plastic components since 1933. The company has an extensive range of molds and utilizes multiple plastic types that gives its customers the widest selection of styles and mountings available. With over 400 products and 9,000 variations in size, shape, color and molded-in metal inserts, Davies supplies top-quality parts engineered to meet virtually any requirement. The once small plastic molding company that stood in downtown Chicago is now the largest manufacturer of plastic knobs and handles in the world today.

The Position is 1st shift

Job Description

We are looking for a candidate that can plan, program and set up CNC machines in our finishing department.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work from blueprints, sketches, or computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) files.

  • Program CNC machinery by entering instructions, including zero and reference points, setting tool registers and offsets, adjusting fixtures, compensation and conditional switches, calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry and trigonometry, approving part programs.

  • Measure, examine, and test completed products for defects.

  • Setup CNC machinery by installing fixturing tooling, and adjusting jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; trimming heads, reaming and tapping devices.

  • Run Sample and first run parts.

  • Troubleshoot Process problems.

  • Train backup personnel.

  • Perform minor maintenance on CNC Machinery.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Skills Relevant Work Experience

  • Mastery of G code

  • Knowledge of Fanuc programming code

  • Conceptual Skills

  • Process Improvement skills

  • Functional and technical skills

  • Tooling Experience

  • CNC machining experience (Level I 2- 5 years) (Level II 5 15 years) (Level III 15+ years)

  • Knowledge of CAMWORKS

  • Ability to read and correctly interpret prints or drawings

  • Excellent verbal communication

  • Safety conscious

  • Attention to detail

We offer and excellent starting salary and generous benefit package with 100 percent401K match.