21 days ago


Addison, IL


Ready to make great parts on new Swiss CNC lathes? Willing to work 1st or 2nd shift? Show us what you can do, and we'll show you a promising career.

Who we are:

Founded in 1990, Pioneer Service has built a solid reputation as a Precision Machine Shop providing Swiss Screw Machine Products, CNC Turned Parts & Centerless Grinding Services. Our 25,000-square foot facility is in Addison, IL, a convenient 20-minute drive southeast of O'Hare International Airport.

Pioneer Service is a privately held, Certified Women-Owned Business. Our team takes pride in providing our customers with a competitive edge within their market by continually delivering the highest quality components and services on-time. Pioneer Service delivers quick turnaround times on low and high volume run orders. We serve a vast number of industries.

Primary Function:

The Swiss CNC Setup/Operator position is responsible for the operation of Star CNC Swiss Lathes while adhering to all documented procedures, including safety procedures. This Position is also responsible for making quality parts and contributing to the improvement of safety, quality, productivity, cost, and 5S of Pioneer Service.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
  • Programs Multitasking lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
  • Upload and Download programs to and from machine to server.
  • Sets-up Multitasking lathes by installing and adjusting three jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, Bar loaders and stock pushers.
  • Loads barfeed by lifting stock into position.
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.

Swiss CNC Setup/Operator Requirements

Ability to verify part conformity using micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, and other gauges

Ability to read and analyze engineering prints Strong math skills

Ability to relate to team members well and ability to communicate clearly and concisely

Attitude of openness to change and exhibit a desire to improve every day


Competitive Hourly Salary based on experience Matching 401(k) contribution up to 5% after 12 months Medical Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to walk, stand, sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel parts. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, and crouch.

The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more with appropriate assistance. Must be able to be on feet (not sitting) up to 95% of the time.

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Ear protection may be required for certain processes. Closed-toed shoes and eye protection are required for all activity on the shop floor.

General E-Verify, Pre-employment drug testing and background check required.