Job Title:  CNC Machine Operator, 2nd Shift

Req ID:  40336
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

West Chicago, IL, US, 60185


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

Our dental segment, HuFriedyGroup, enables dental professionals to reduce risk, improve efficiencies, drive compliance, and enhance patient and staff safety.  At HuFriedyGroup, we are

committed to helping dental professionals perfect their craft and deliver the highest level of care to each patient.


CNC Machine Operators Level 1 produce machined parts under close supervision by operating computer numerical control (CNC) machines. This position offers a unique opportunity for someone to learn CNC machining hands on through our training program. At comepletion of training, the position requires employees to maintain quality and safety standards, accurate time and record keeping, and demonstrate cleanliness and organization. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


Job Details

$18hr Starting Wage


Schedule: 2nd or 3rd Shift


2nd Shift - 2:30 pm- 11:00 pm (OT available) 


3rd Shift - Includes 10% Shift Premium in pay!

10:00 pm-6:30 am



Healthcare, Vision, Dental, Quarterly Bonuses, 401K Match, PTO, Company Holidays


  • Must have the ability to understand quality requirements for machined components.
  • Perform component visual inspections to ensure workmanship and parts are free of contamination.
  • Conduct dimensional inspections using appropriate gages and fill out parts inspection log sheets.  
  • Read and interpret low complexity blueprints and component drawings.
  • Aptitude to learn CNC machine offsets when components are off center and bring back within specification.
  • Populate daily production boards annotated with output, quality, and safety metrics.

Duties - cont'd

  • Ability to identify cycle time of parts being run and be able to calculate production rate.
  • Use scales to weigh and count production pieces.
  • Maintain clean and organized gage tables and work area. This includes wiping down machines following Chips’ guidelines and mopping floors at the end of each shift.
  • Pull chips when required or instructed and place in proper material location.
  • Must be able to write in a clear and legible manner.
  • Check and record Heat Lot numbers.

Education Degree

High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

1 year of Manufacturing experience preferred

Working Conditions

Hand manipulation
Lifting 25 - 50 lbs
Pulling 25 - 50 lbs
Pushing 25 - 50 lbs


STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  40336
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

West Chicago, IL, US, 60185

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: CNC, Patient Care, Infection Control, Inspector, Machinist, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Quality