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Actalent CNC Manufacturing Engineer in Lake Zurich, Illinois


Job Responsibilities:

-Write new and modify existing CNC machining programs, determine processing methods, tooling needs and tool feed and speeds for most efficient and cost effective operation.

-Investigate production procedural problems performing a Root Cause Analysis and recommend or implement corrective action. Lead both formal and informal training for production team members as it relates to process improvement, new methods, and usage of designed programs.

-Design tools and fixtures as necessary to meet machining needs and to improve existing and implement new operations.

-After programming, test program, modify program and make necessary machine feed, speed and axis point adjustments while maintaining compliance to ISO 9001 standards.

-Investigate new manufacturing technologies to improve methods, equipment and processes. Formally suggest recommended processes and alternatives to management by providing supporting data (e.g. return on investment)

-Write tooling requests for new or modified products.

-Communicate with other operators, technicians and supervisors to share information from one shift to another.

-Review engineering changes for design variations, correct process drawings and routings for modifications and ensure implementation on production floor. Update WIS and routers, as needed.

-Review current and proposed manufacturing methods for conformance with ergonomic and Lean Manufacturing principles.

-Measure using micrometers, dial bore gauges, groove gauges, groove micrometers, height gauges, and depth gauges to verify products are manufactured as per blueprint specifications to test developed CNC programs.

-Write coded files for CNC machines ensuring compliance with engineering specifications. Work directly with other company engineers to ensure customer standards are understood and met.

-Keep abreast of changing technologies in the field.

-Leading both formal and informal training for CNC machinists and other engineers

70% of the time on the floor

30% in office (including programming)

Must Haves:

-3+ years of experience working in a CNC/Machining base setting

-Ability to work hands-on with CNC Lathe equipment (they have Mori Seiki, Okuma, Doosan, 2-4 Axis)

  • Ability to create offline programs utilizing Mastercam software

-Ability to create tooling fixtures and process drawings utilizing Solidworks software

-Experience leading and driving process improvements/continuous improvement initiatives

Plus Haves:

-5 Axis experience

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.