CNC Lathe Setter Programmer Okumas in Tinley Park, IL at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 12/28/2021

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Job Description

JobID: 383746

Johnson Service Group is searching for a CNC person for a direct job in the south west suburbs of Chicago.


This position is responsible for setting up/ programming CNC Lathes on existing parts as well as creating setups and programs for new parts.


  • CNC Lathe experience required
  • Conduct / assist with machine programming and setups
  • Use measurement equipment (bore, height & thread gages, calipers, micrometers and optical comparator)
  • Determine required in-process quality checks
  • Provide training to machine operators on setup and production processes
  • Generate and document work instructions, setup procedures and inspection sheets
  • Support Management with special testing / projects
  • Assist with “root cause analysis” on machining failures
  • Monitor ongoing quality levels of machined products to proactively identify opportunities for improvement (Cost of Quality, Cycle Time Reductions, Tool Cost etc.)
  • Operate CNC lathes and milling machines to produce engineering samples
  • Working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Understanding of basic algebra and trigonometry
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word / Excel)
  • Minimum 5 years related experience in setting up CNC Lathes, at least 3 year with fanuc controlled CNC Vertical Lathes


  • Extensive experience CNC programming, setup, and the efficient operation of CNC Lathes – Particularly Okumas
  • Experienced with the fixturing and machining of castings and welded fabrications
  • Must be a self-starter, comfortable working in a team environment
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks, adhering to strict deadlines and commitments
  • A creative thinker with the ability to raise the bar in CNC machining
  • Ability to correspond effectively with co-workers, customers, and vendors
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables

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