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Screw Machine Operator - Wheeling, IL

Post Date: 04/08/2021

Req. Number: 57157

City: Wheeling

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60090


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.


Goodwill TalentBridge, along with our client, is recruiting for a Screw Machine Operator to work in the Wheeling, IL area.


TalentBridge has an opportunity available for a Single Spindle Machine Operator to join our clients machine shop team. It's a great opportunity for someone looking to continue their career in machining with a company that has plenty to offer in terms of competitive pay, best 1st shift hours, career advancement and an inviting place to work.


  • Set up and operate single-spindle screw machines:
    • Set up machine using correct tooling, fixtures, gearing, and inserts per Setup Sheets
    • Follow step-by-step machine set up procedures
    • Adjust machine to correct speeds and feeds per Setup Sheets
    • Load bar stock
    • Inspect parts using gauges, calipers, and other measuring devices to ensure parts conform to Part Drawings and Setup Sheets
    • Perform visual inspections
    • Change tooling as required
    • Remove chips from machine and place in scrap bin
  • Ensure machining operation is performed according to all documentation including the Work Order, Setup Sheets, Part Drawings, Machining Process Sheets, and Special Instructions (if applicable)
  • Inspect machined parts to ensure compliance with company Quality standards
  • Complete applicable Work Order and Quality documentation and daily production reports
  • Maintain work area in a clean and neat manner ensuring all tools, fixtures, materials, and other supplies are cleaned and put away at the end of every shift
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on screw machines as per schedule
  • Know, understand, and comply with company Quality and Safety Policies
  • Train others as assigned
  • Demonstrate teamwork and collaboration



  • At least 1-3 years’ experience demonstrating basic mechanical skills and ability to setup, operate, and adjust single spindle screw machines
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Read, speak, and write English
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Read and understand all documentation including Work Orders, Setup Sheets, Part Drawings, Machining Process Sheets, and Special Instructions
  • Able to identify and use all required Quality inspection tools including gauges, calipers, and other fixtures



  • Mon – Fri, 6 am – 2:10 pm


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