We are hiring CNC Lathe Machinists for both 1st and 2nd shift for a leading manufacturer of machined parts that has been in business for over 80-years! These are full-time, Direct Hire opportunities with full-benefits and progressive monetary increases. These positions are a result of company growth and expansion throughout Northern Illinois and across the country! The training is excellent, the facility environment is safe, professional, extremely clean, inviting, well managed and extremely team orientated. * $1,000 Signing Bonus!* Up to $36 per hour based on experience and machine knowledge* 5:30am to 4pm or 5:30pm to 4am - (10% differential for 2nd shift)* Full Benefit platform * Referral Bonuses!Responsibilities:Employees will set up and operate conventional CNC machinery to fabricate metallic and non-conforming parts to meet the required specifications for their assigned machine center. Duties will include: * Receive and thoroughly read and review work orders and specification sheets before starting the machine* Safely and properly power up and down assigned machine/s* Determine and ensure proper tooling for each machine before start up* Load and unload parts* Create and adjust jaw sizing - change chuck devices when needed. * Reorganize inserts and tool geometry* Make adjustments when neededWorking hours: 5:30 AM - 4:00 PM (Various Shifts Available)Skills:*Continuously improve the quality of parts produced on a consistent basis* Possess the ability to verify conformance with finished work to consistently meet specifications* Possess the ability to comply with all work instructions* Follow all ISO and company specific proceduresEducation:High SchoolExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:* Possess the ability to read blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, individual specifications, identifying dimensions and tolerances of finished parts and set up requirements. * Good oral and communication skills* Computer experience* Must be able to read and communicate in English * Complete a required background check* Complete a required drug testSpherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.