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CNC Programmer

Manufacturing | Loves Park, IL | Full Time

Job Description

Professional Plastics, a leading distributor of high-performance engineering plastic shapes, is currently offering great career opportunities in the plastics industry. We are a family-owned and operated business that values hard work, integrity and ethics. We are interested in hiring motivated professionals who share our core values and desire to be part of a dynamic team. Established in 1984, Professional Plastics has grown to 21 locations across the USA, Singapore & Taiwan. Professional Plastics is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive pay and benefits.

Benefits Package: 

  • Medical 
  • Dental 
  • Vision 
  • Flexible Spending Account 
  • 401K Plan 
  • Basic Life and AD&D 
  • Voluntary Life Insurance 
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Vacation 
  • Sick Leave 
  • Paid Holidays

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: includes the following, as well as other duties that may be assigned.

Position Overview: We’re looking for a self-driven, disciplined, reliable, CNC Programmer to join our team!

Responsibilities include but not limited to: 

  • Program vertical and horizontal mills and lathes
  • Ability to perform CNC setup on vertical and horizontal mills and lathes when necessary 
  • Analyze drawings, sketches and designs to determine the best program and process to manufacture precision parts  
  • Write setup instruction and tool list to optimize setup time
  • Observe operation of machine on trial run to improve program cycle time
  • Create job travelers and manufacturing operations from material and hardware to outside process


  • 5+ years Mastercam experience
  • Experienced in CNC setup  
  • Experience with Onsrud routers a plus 

Full benefits package: Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Voluntary Life Insurance, FSA, Employee Assistance Program, 401K Retirement Plan.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

Job Type: Full-time