CNC Swiss Machine Operator

EJ Basler Co
October 6, 2021
9511 Ainslie St, Schiller Park
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E. J. Basler company has a long and exciting 25+ years worth of precision machining experience. We are renowned for delivering world-class products and services to a wide range of customers in specialized industries throughout the world.

We are looking for a CNC Swiss Machine Operator for our Schiller Park, IL facility.  This positions involves setting up and operating CNC single or multi-spindle lathes to perform various drilling operations to specifications


  • Work from work orders, routers, prints, program file, SPC procedures, job procedures, machine manuals, and instructions:
  • Standardize tooling usage in department as feasible.
  • Review work orders and related paperwork to plan CNC equipment setups, pull machine tools as specified and insert in tool holders.
  • Select, load and test program, modify program and make necessary machine feed, speed , and axis point adjustments.
  • Monitor machine operation and check parts throughout run and make necessary adjustments to ensure part specification and quality standards are maintained.
  • Replace, reset and sharpen tools when necessary.
  • Perform general machine maintenance, clean machine, check oil and coolant levels and add as necessary, ensure reflectors, switches , and air cylinders are functioning properly.
  • Troubleshoot problems, respond to alarm, retrace program to locate the problem and make necessary corrections.
  • Set-up next shift, load machine and table, and check tooling.
  • Perform basic equipment repair functions, diagnose breakdowns, disassemble equipment and replace defective machine components, units and parts as necessary.
  • Use micrometers, calipers, coordinate measuring machine, personal computer, CAD software, hand power tools, hoists, lift trucks, and hand tools.


  • Minimum of 1-year experience with SWISS type CNC Machines
  • Must be able to read blueprints
  • Perform 1st article inspections, work to close tolerances.

EJ Basler Co is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Job Type: Full-time

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