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CNC Machinist w/Vertical Milling & Horizontal Boring Mill experience

Bourn & Koch, Inc. in Rockford, IL, USA

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Job description

This role sets-up, operates and programs CNC mills (vertical / horizontal / boring) to machine bar stock, fabrications, and castings to meet drawing and routing requirements, working with internal team members to establish and achieve process specifications supportive of the entire component part manufacturing process. This is a mixed-model low-volume machining environment.

Essential functions

· Reads process sheets, blueprints, and sketches to determine machining to be done

· Interprets GD&T requirements

· Sets-up and operates to perform precision machining to achieve conforming output

· Selects and installs tooling, work holding, appropriate for the application

· Programs proper speeds and feed rates for correct machine performance

· Inspects first run piece, spot checks succeeding pieces for conformance to specifications using micrometers, dial bore gages, etc.

· Computes data, makes machine settings and applies knowledge of shop mathematics

· Performs preventive maintenance tasks on equipment operated


1. Communication proficiency, in written and spoken English

2. Strong organizational skills

3. Mathematical skills

4. G-Code Programming, including CAM

5. Read blueprints and specifications, including GD&T

6. Thoroughness

7. Basic computer skills

Supervisory responsibility: None

Work environment: Machine shop

Physical Demands: This role requires standing for periods of up to 4 hours without breaks and or moving around on the machine and lifting of parts weighing 50 pounds or more up to shoulder height.

Position type and schedule: This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with overtime as needed.

Travel: None required

Required education and experience: High school diploma or GED: 3 to 5 years of CNC Machine tool related experience with G-code programming

Preferred education and experience: 7+ years of CNC Machine tool related experience with G-code & CAM software programming

Bourn & Koch, Inc.

About Bourn & Koch, Inc.:

We design & build machine tools and provide replacement parts for the machine-tool industry. All of our machines are proudly American-made in Rockford, Illinois. Since 1975, we have continuously innovated in the machine tool industry to build what many consider to be the most advanced gear manufacturing machinery available today. Our engineering expertise allows us to develop custom solutions for the manufacturing industry. The company has one subsidiary, Diamond Technology Innovations (DTI) in Olympia, WA, that manufactures consumable items and machined parts to the waterjet machine-tool OEM community.

We believe that teamwork and safety are critical to our work environment. We are looking for professional, solid-performing individuals who desire to learn and grow through this experience while contributing to the success of Bourn & Koch.

Posted date: 12 days ago

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