Job Description - Machinist II - Rockford


Bimba Manufacturing Company is a forward-thinking innovator of actuation, fluid power, and motion control technology, headquartered 30 miles south of Chicago, IL. Specializing in providing cutting-edge solutions to engineering challenges, Bimba strives to deliver superior customer satisfaction through outstanding service, quality, and value. An excellent compensation and benefits package is offered.

We are looking for a world class Machinist II to join our team in Machesney Park, IL.


Follows standardized, pre-determined procedures to set up and operate computer numerical control and conventional work centers to machine a wide variety of standard and special component parts of average complexity, which are utilized in the manufacturing of pneumatic cylinders.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP: Reports to the Manufacturing Supervisor.

FUNDAMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  Work from inspection cards, work orders, charts, blueprints and verbal instructions.  Works at primary computer numerical work center on a regular basis to meet production-scheduling requirements. May occasionally cross train or work at additional work center(s).  Install and adjust various types of tooling in the work centers.  Insert computer programs into CNC work centers.  Cut, and/or position raw materials into machine center jaws/fixtures.  Progress first piece through the initial run analyzing and making standard adjustments to tooling programs and operating parameters of work centers (speeds, feeds, basic M&G codes, etc).  Operate work centers to perform progressive turning, drilling and tapping machine operations, which are of average complexity to produce stated quantities of component parts.  Monitor ongoing operations through machine cycles, load and unload work centers as necessary on a concurrent basis.  Inspect parts for stated dimensions and surface imperfections.  Performs basic troubleshoot to identify problems affecting machining operations involving tooling, materials, work center and programs. Needs assistance from others to resolve.  Prepare the required paperwork and place completed work in designated location.  Perform preventative maintenance as required.  Notify supervisory personnel of equipment and operating difficulties.  May assist & train lower level machine positions.  Modify cutting tools as necessary.

REQUIREMENTS:  Minimum of one (1) year of CNC machining experience and/or four (4) years manual machining experience.  Proficient in the use of cutting tools and measuring instruments.  Read and understand blueprint drawings.