Lifter Assembly

Location: Carol Stream, IL

Department: Operations

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

In 1959, Edward Miller recognized the need for a high quality, reliable manufacturing partner.  He took a one-person operation and launched Prince Industries into a globally recognized premier designer, engineer, and manufacturer of precision machined and sheet metal fabricated components and hydraulics.  At Prince Industries, we embrace the challenge of today’s rapidly changing global manufacturing marketplace and are prepared to meet the most demanding applications from our customer, including small/mid-size runs, JIT components, and high volume production. 


Operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, secondary equipment and grinders, to machine metallic and nonmetallic work pieces by performing the following duties.


*Operates production machinery to print specifications.

*Visually and dimensionally inspects production parts for any defects and reports defects to

  immediate supervisor.

*Verify conformance of work piece to specifications, using measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, and go-no-go gauges.

*Required to use statistical process control techniques.

*Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.

*Reads blueprints for such information as dimensions and tolerances (i.e. GD&T)

*Reads and interprets the Job Traveler for such information as number of work pieces to be machined,

  job rate, sequence of operation, etc.

*Understands and follows Prince Industries quality certifications (i.e. ISO, QS) as relates to position.

*Independently perform all job duties of machine operation with little or no instruction required

   such as: Machine startup, Adjust tooling to maintain proper sizes, Replace broken or worn tooling, Identify non-functioning safety equipment or unsafe conditions, Conduct daily preventative maintenance checks to include proper coolant levels, filters, fan operation, cleans the machine as needed, etc.

*Secures all tooling and instruments required  (Doc: PQ01F03).

*Completes necessary job related paperwork to include tags, inspection documents, production log, etc...

*Cleans all spills and noticeable grease spots on floor in shop.

*Responsible for maintaining the quality, protection and storage of the completed product (ex:

  layer packing, rust preventative oils, box weight, etc.)

*Identify necessary tooling required for safe and efficient daily operation. (i.e. insert changes, drills,

  work holding, etc.)

*Proficient in the use of basic inspection equipment (including height gauge and optical


*Able to begin simple machine set ups and/or machine adjustments as needed  (ex: remove

  and/or set tools or diamonds, reset jaws, collets, guides, etc.)

*Transports finished materials, manually or using pallet jack, to area indicated on the Job Traveler.

*Maintains established production rate as indicated on the Job Traveler and reports any discrepancies

  immediately to department supervisor.

*Observes and listens to machine operation to detect malfunctions, such as worn or damaged

  cutting tools, etc.

*Positions and secures work piece in holding device, machine table, chuck, centers, or fixtures.


*High school diploma or GED equivalent

*Previous experience, apprenticeship or formal training

*1-3 years of related machining operation experience in the field or related field preferred.


*Ability to perform intermediate shop math skills and calculations: fraction conversions, divide, multiply,

  percentages, etc.

*Basic computer skills required in order to perform inquiry, data collection or input.

*Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within production field.


*Regularly required to stand and reach the duration of shift, 8-10 hours.

*Frequently required to talk or hear.

*Occasionally required to walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or bend.

*Frequently required to perform repetitive or short-cycles work.

*Regularly lift, push or pull up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.

*Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision in which 20/20 vision or corrected vision to 20/20 vision is required.

*Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts

*Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles resulting from metalworking coolants and oils.

*The noise level in the work environment is generally loud, in which hearing protection is required.

Pre-employment:  Vision Test, background check, drug screen, ability to lift and carry 50 pounds required (mini physical)

Full-time benefits:  Medical (BC/BS with HSA), dental, life insurance, AD & D, short-term disability, long-term disability, FSA, Tuition reimbursement, 401(k).  We are a clean shop (heated and air conditioned, ISO Certified)

Please apply with your hours available to work and your salary requirements.

Prince Industries

745 North Gary Avenue

Carol Stream, IL  60188



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