Klein Tools - Lincolnshire

  • Machinist

    Job Location US-IL-Elk Grove Village
    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/12/2018 1:28 PM)
    2300 E. Devon Avenue
  • Overview

    Since 1857 Klein Tools, a family-owned and operated company, has been designing, developing and manufacturing premium-quality, professional-grade hand tools. The majority of Klein tools are manufactured in plants throughout the United States and are the number one choice among professional electricians and other tradespeople.


    As a Machinisht - B, you will set up and operates all Tool Room equipment and CNC machines to fabricate metallic and non-metallic parts, fits and assembles machined parts into complete units, applying knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics of material and layout techniques. Works to tolerances of .001”.



    CNC machines, manual and automatic milling, drilling, machines, surface and contour grinders, pedestril grinders, lathes, jig borers, shapers, micrometers and verniers.



    Various steels, grinding wheels, coolants and oils.



    •  Relies on comprehension of blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications or sample parts to determine dimension and tolerances of finished work-piece, sequence of operations and setup equipment.
    • Selects, aligns and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders and shapers.
    • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors, such as speed, feed, coolant flow and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input or edit computerized machine control media.
    • Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications using precision measuring instruments.
    • Sets up own machines to make parts and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.
    • Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly, using jigs, fixtures, surface plates, surface table, hand tools and power tools.
    • Verifies dimensions and alignments of assembly, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, height gauges and gauge blocks.
    • Operates welding equipment to cut or weld parts as required.
    • Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers or others to resolve machining or assembly problems as required.
    • Communicates with co-workers and supervisor to receive instructions and coordinates activities.
    • Inspects and measures parts to maintain statistical process control charts.
    • Maintain a clean work environment.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.


    • Minimum two years of trade school, vocational education, work experience and/or apprenticeship.
    • Knowledge of English language.
    • Employee required having own tools.
    • Knowledge of set up and operations of CNC machines a plus.
    • Ability to weld is a plus.
    • Employee may be required to follow other job -related instructions and perform other job- related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws.
    • Ability to understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions and procedures.
    • Work with moderate supervision.

    Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

    • 401(k) Company Match
    • Profit Sharing
    • Paid Vacation/Holidays
    • Shared Cost Medical & Dental
    • Flex Spending
    • Education Reimbursement Program
    • Employee Discount Program

    If you have the commitment to succeed and the desire to join an organization recognized as the industry leader, please submit your cover letter and resume.


    No phone calls please.




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