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CNC Machinist

AJR Group
Saint Charles, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

As the company grows, the need for experienced, hands-on engineering personnel increases. Currently, we seek an experienced CNC Machinist who is competent with CNC machining, can efficiently create low volume precision parts to print, is comfortable with machine / fixture fabrication and assembly, and can work in a professional manner with minimal direct supervision.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Safely program, set up, and operate CNC mills / lathes.
  • Safely set up and operate manual mills/lathes, drill press, saws, and laser cutting systems.
  • Read blueprints for product specification such as dimensions and tolerance.
  • Assemble component sub-assemblies and fixtures, according to assembly drawings, manuals, sketches, and verbal instruction.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and risk mitigation activities on machine shop equipment
  • Rebuild equipment and fabricate / repair parts as necessary to complete the task
  • Responsible for machine shop, raw material inventory, and general shop cleanliness
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

Skills and Competencies

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter, team player, works well with others, and has a positive attitude
  • Able to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Sharp, quick, dedicated and innovative problem solver
  • Organized, creative, results-oriented, focused and attentive to detail

Position Requirements


  • 2+ years of experience as a CNC machinist or equivalent work experience
  • High School Degree or equivalent
  • Strong mechanical knowledge required.
  • Proficient with MS Office tools coupled with general computer literacy
  • Proficient in standard (Imperial) and metric systems
  • Able to read / supplement / correct drawings
  • Exposure to PLC-enabled automated production systems.
  • Willing to learn, develop new skills, and take on other duties / responsibilities as assigned.
  • Willing to work overtime and weekends, at times, to meet customer requirements.



  • 5+ years of progressive experience as a CNC machinist or equivalent work experience
  • Certificate in CNC precision programming/machining or equivalent education/experience
  • Familiar with PLCs, programming logic, and automated systems.
  • Proficient with AutoDesk Inventor CAM, Fusion 360, or similar CAM software package.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Independently mobile, able to stand and walk.
  • Standing, sitting, walking, bending, kneeling and stooping for long lengths of time.
  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • Lifting and moving of objects up to 50lb.

Position Type / Expected Hours of Work

This position regularly requires an 8 hour work day. Moderate overtime including weekends may be required. This job usually operates in a production environment.


There may be minimal business travel in this position. Frequent travel between local facilities in St. Charles and West Chicago. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Company Description
Family owned AJR Group is a located in a beautiful NEW 180,000 square foot facility in St. Charles, IL that houses our manufacturing, warehouse, and corporate offices. AJR Group is comprised of four separate business units including AJR Filtration, AJR Specialty Products, Midwest Filters, and a Management company headed by the founding family members. We're growing and looking for talented people who want to grow with us.

AJR Group


1200 Rukel Way St. Charles

Saint Charles, IL