S&C Electric Company Career Opportunities: Machinist (Punch Press) (28745) in Chicago  , Illinois

Career Opportunities: Machinist (Punch Press) (28745)

Req Id 28745 - Posted 11/08/2018

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The Human Energy of S&C

Integrity, enthusiasm, sustained energy. These are the traits that S&C has always looked for and found when seeking people to join our 100% employee-owned team. S&C supports these qualities with a strong package of pay and benefits, excellent education and training programs, a challenging work environment, and broad opportunities for advancement.


Address of Location:6601 N Ridge Blvd,IL,Chicago 60626

Education Requirements:None

Relevant Work Experience Requirements:1 to 3 Years


In this job you will be learning to set up and operate various types of Punch Presses ranging in tonnage from 35 tons to 600 tons to cut and form material. You will be learning in a production environment where all jobs have a measured standard production rate and you will be held accountable for the quality of your work. This work involves the handling, positioning and fastening of dies ranging in weight from 50 lbs. to 1,500 lbs. with the help of material handling equipment. You will be working in a production environment where all jobs have a measured standard production rate and you will be responsible for the quality of your work. Duration of set-ups and run times varies. Most tasks require good hand/eye coordination and the full range of motion of both hands and arms on a regular and repetitive basis.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Handling of coil stock ranging in weight from 50 lbs. to 1500 lbs. with the help of material handling equipment.

  • Handling of strip stock from the rack into the machine weighing approximately 30 lbs.

  • Handling of piece parts ranging in weight from 5 lbs. to 20 lbs.

  • First piece inspection of parts using tape measure, scale, micrometer and dial calipers.

  • Running of various secondary operations within department when needed.

  • Enrollment and successful completion of courses offered on premises through the S&C Continuous Improvement Institute is required.

To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:

  • A working knowledge of shop math.

  • The ability to read blueprints and to follow specific written instructions and procedures.

  • A basic knowledge of measuring equipment such as square, scale, tape measure, dial calipers and micrometer.

  • A basic understanding of metal forming applications and practices.

Relevant Work Experience:

Setup and operation of presses from 35 tons up to 600 tons. Graduates of The Jane Addams Punch Press Die Setting Program may also be considered.


  • Standing: Most tasks are performed in a standing position

  • Lifting: Frequent lifting of items ranging in weight from 5 lbs. to 20 lbs. Occasional lifting up to 35 lbs.

  • Walking: Occasional walking of moderate distances ( less than 1/8 mile).

  • Carrying: Occasional carrying of items weighing less than 20 lbs.

  • Pushing: Occasional positioning of tub tilters and use of hand trucks to move parts and tooling a moderate distance.

  • Pulling: Occasional positioning of tub tilters and use of hand trucks to move parts and tooling a moderate distance.

  • Bending: Occasional bending to perform a variety of job tasks.

  • Reaching: Frequent reaching to load and unload parts from fixture in machine.

  • Handling: Continuous handling of parts ranging in weight from 5 lbs. to 20 lbs. along with a variety of hand tools.

Number of Openings:1.00

Employment Status:Non-Exempt

Employment Classification:Full Time


Core Working Hours:4:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.


S&C Electric Company is a global provider of equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution.

S&C's products help deliver electric power efficiently and reliably. Some are used to switch circuits. Others minimize damage to equipment in the event of a fault or reduce the area of an outage by automatically rerouting power flow; S&C's sophisticated power-quality products can deliver uninterrupted power for an entire facility, for crucial process industries.

In addition, S&C offers a wide range of engineering, laboratory, and testing services for electric utilities and commercial, industrial, and institutional power systems.

S&C provides solutions for customers worldwide. The company has engineering offices and manufacturing facilities in Chicago, Illinois; Franklin, Wisconsin; Alameda, California; Duvall, Washington; Rockville, Maryland; and Orlando, Florida. S&C subsidiaries operate in Toronto, Canada; Curitiba, Brazil; Mexico City and Aguascalientes, Mexico; Wales, United Kingdom; South Yarra, Australia; and Suzhou, China.

Thank you for your interest in S&C Electric Company. S&C has a proud and longstanding tradition of providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Further, S&C is committed to taking affirmative action to ensure that qualified females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities can pursue equal employment opportunities. For information regarding equal employment opportunity, please seehttp://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.