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Regal Beloit Corporation Sr Machinist, 3rd shift in Downers Grove IL Aerospace, United States


Perform duties to set up and operate a number of different computerized numerical controlled machine tools to perform a wide range of turning, drilling, milling, tapping operations on precision machined components in a work-cell environment. Follow quality and safety rules and keep work area in a clean and orderly condition.

Key Accountabilities

  • Work from process sheets, blueprints, setup sheets, setup cards, machine status boards, and verbal as well as written instructions.

  • Machine and install or re-cut chuck jaws as required.

  • Insert and secure tooling in machine turrets.

  • Perform as Team Leader as required, typically to cover for absenteeism.

  • Download, upload and modify programs into machine and make programming adjustments as needed.

  • Operate different types of computerized numerical controls to manufacture a finished machined product by performing a wide range of machining operations within tight tolerances.

  • Make adjustments to offset coordinates to compensate for materials, tooling or machine center conditions.

  • Will be required to train less experienced machinists.

  • Work with supervisor, programmer & support teams to resolve problem situations as required.

  • Inspect own work for correct dimensions and ensure that company quality and quantity standards are maintained and complete required documentation. Will be required to inspect the work of other machinists.

  • Work with new product development team to assist with design for manufacturability.

  • Rotate between various department work centers as required and perform other related duties as assigned.

  • Enters data into ERP system.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • This position requires the applicant to be a US Person with a US permanent residence. A US Person is a US Citizen or Green card holder.

  • Previous experience and demonstrated proficiency in operating CNC lathe, CNC mill machines with advanced knowledge and experience with setting up machines.

  • Requires a high school education or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience, and knowledge of machining principles and methods for computer numerical controlled machine tools required.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.

  • Advanced skill in reading and interpreting blueprints and work instructions in English required.

  • External candidates will be required to pass a Machinist test which measures mechanical aptitude.

  • Moderate physical demand required to insert tooling, set up work centers, inspect workpieces and make machine adjustments, which is equivalent to continuously lifting or moving light weight material. Must be able to lift up to 50lbs and stand for an entire shift.