Employment Opportunities

Interested applicants may fill out online application, or apply internally between the hours of 9am – 3pm Monday through Friday.

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JOB OPENING:

Job Title: Set-up and operate CNC Turning centers with live tooling.

Department:  S

Grade: Based on experience            

Classification: Hourly – Full Time 1st shift.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Have knowledge of tooling required to perform a variety of close tolerance operations using drills, reamers, end mills and boring tools.
  • Set up tooling for various close tolerance turning operations
  • Prove out set-ups.
  • Inspect machined parts to ensure job specifications and tolerances are maintained.
  • Monitor machine operations and have capability to make changes to program and/or tool offsets as needed.

Interested applicants may Apply Online, or apply internally between the hours of 9am – 3pm Monday through Friday.


JOB OPENING:

Job Title: CNC Horizontal Setup/operator

Department: X

Grade: 3 – Based on experience

Classification: Regular Full time, Hourly, First Shift.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Program CNC machines.
  • Plan job setups
  • Override program settings as related to tool feeds and speeds.
  • Adjust tool travel distance
  • Determine tools required to perform a variety of close tolerances drilling, tapping and milling operations.
  • Monitor machine operations
  • Inspect machined parts to ensure job specifications are maintained.
  • Replace dull tools as necessary
  • Set and sharpen tools as necessary

Skill Requirements:

  • Experienced set up & Program Hitachi Seiki Horiz Machine
  • Must be able to lift min. of 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to set auxiliary machines (hand mills, Milwaukee Vertical and 6 to 8 spindle drill presses).
  • Experienced with various types of gauging.

Interested applicants may Apply Online, or apply internally between the hours of 9am – 3pm Monday through Friday.


JOB OPENING:

Field Service Technician 
Union Special – Huntley, IL 60142

Full-Time

Job description

Union Special is one of the world’s oldest industrial sewing machine brands.  The company was formed 140 years ago in 1881 in Chicago, Illinois.  Union Special’s sewing machines are used throughout the world in a wide range of applications including apparel and mattress production, bag closing, carpet, upholstery and geotextile.  Throughout its history, Union Special has been at the forefront of the sewing industry in development of new stitches, sewing automation and improved machine performance.

We need an energetic, experienced Technical Service person to help us support and assist our customers on our product lines.  The Technical Service person will be responsible for all technical matters, including but not limited to, machine and sewing solutions, installation, training, after sale service and support, and machine repair.

 Responsibility

  • Provide technical support to end users via in person and/or phone support
  • Installation of Union Special equipment at the customer location
  • Provide training to the customer during installations and service calls
  • Provide tailored solutions for each customer

Qualifications:

  • High level of knowledge of industrial sewing machines
  • Electronic and motor knowledge a plus
  • Manufacturing/R&D background a plus
  • Excellent working ethics and attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills
  • Excellent direct customer interaction skills a plus
  • 30% or more travel required
  • Competent in the use of Windows based applications
  • Self-motivated and independent
  • Fluent in Spanish a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: TBD based on qualifications

Job Location:

  • Huntley, IL

Required experience: Industrial Sewing machinery service: 2 years minimum

Interested applicants may Apply Online, or apply internally between the hours of 9am – 3pm Monday through Friday.


JOB OPENING:

Job Title: Mill Operator

Department: M

Classification: Regular full time / First shift

Job Responsibilities:

  • Set up & operate manual milling machines 0-8, 1224 & Bridge Ports
  • Mill to close tolerances

Skill Requirements:

  • Ability to read blue prints
  • Knowledge of gauging equipment micrometers height gauge and calipers
  • Must be able to lift 40lbs
  • Work with coolants

Interested applicants may Apply Online, or apply internally between the hours of 9am – 3pm Monday through Friday.


JOB OPENING:

Job Title: Assembler

Department: Final Product

Classification: Full time hourly / First shift

Job Responsibilities:

  • Build subassemblies and assemblies.
  • Fit parts to very close tolerances and operating requirements, involving use of small hand and power tools.
  • Accurately align assemblies to unit.
  • Mount and connect auxiliary, mechanical, electrical equipment
  • Make operating tests and adjustments.

Skill Requirements:

  • Mechanically skilled with small hand & power tools required.
  • Close tolerance uniform settings and adjustments required.
  • Must be able to work standing.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Available to work overtime when needed.
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints a plus

Interested applicants may Apply Online, or apply internally between the hours of 9am – 3pm Monday through Friday.


JOB OPENING:

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Department: Maintenance

Classification: Full Time

Job Responsibilities:

  • Understanding of CNC programming codes for troubleshooting machine tool problems
  • Understanding of Fanuc machine controls
  • Read electrical schematics
  • Read and interpret blue prints
  • Rig and install CNC and other machines
  • Read precision measuring instruments such as Oscilloscopes, Digital Volt Meters, etc.
  • Knowledge of 120 volt and 208/460 volt three phase
  • Understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Understanding of plumbing and general day-to-day building repairs

Skill Requirements:

  • High School Diploma Required
  • Electronics Trade School Graduate – Preferred
  • Trouble Shooting of Electronic Circuitry
  • Organized and Detailed Oriented

Interested applicants may Apply Online, or apply internally between the hours of 9am – 3pm Monday through Friday.


JOB OPENING:

R&D/Mechanical Engineer 
Union Special – Huntley, IL 60142

Full-Time

Job description

Union Special is one of the world’s oldest industrial sewing machine brands.  The company was formed 140 years ago in 1881 in Chicago, Illinois.  Union Special’s sewing machines are used throughout the world in a wide range of applications including apparel and mattress production, bag closing, carpet, upholstery and geotextile.  Throughout its history, Union Special has been at the forefront of the sewing industry in development of new stitches, sewing automation and improved machine performance.

 

We need an energetic, experienced R&D/Mechanical engineer to help us develop, support and assist our customers on our product lines.  The R&D/Mechanical engineer will be responsible for all technical matters, including but not limited to, design and implementation of new and existing products, machine and sewing solutions, customer installations, training, after sales service and support, and machine repair.

 

Responsibility

  • Develop and implement new products and improvements on existing products
  • Provide technical support to both internal and external customers via in person and/or phone support
  • Work with our manufacturing staff and suppliers to create new and improved solutions
  • Installation of Union Special equipment at the customer location
  • Provide training to the customer during installations and service calls
  • Provide tailored solutions for each customer as needed

Qualifications:

  • Mechanical Engineering degree preferred, but not mandatory
  • Electronic and motor knowledge
  • CAD drawing capability
  • Manufacturing/R&D background
  • Excellent work ethic and attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills
  • Excellent direct customer interaction skills a plus
  • Some travel required
  • Competent in the use of Windows and ERP systems
  • Self-motivated and independent

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: TBD based on qualifications

Job Location:

  • Huntley, IL

Required experience: R&D/Mechanical background: 2 years minimum

Interested applicants may Apply Online, or apply internally between the hours of 9am – 3pm Monday through Friday.


JOB OPENING:

Job Title: Stock Clerk

Department: Union Special LLC – Hahnemuhle                        

Classification: Full Time Hourly – 7am to 3:30pm

Job Responsibilities:

  • Pick packs and rolls of fine art paper.
  • Pack orders.
  • Arrange for shipment thru truck or common carrier.
  • Put away inventory.

Skill Requirements:

  • Must be organized and detailed oriented.
  • Basic computer knowledge necessary
  • Ability to read English is required.
  • Must be able to communicate well with others.
  • Heavy lifting required – 75 to 100 lbs on a frequent basis.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop and reach.
  • High School graduate required
  • Fork truck experience helpful

Interested applicants may Apply Online, or apply internally between the hours of 9am – 3pm Monday through Friday.


JOB OPENING:

Job Title: Precision Grinder

Department: G                     Grade: Based on experience             Class: Hourly

Classification: Full Time-First Shift

Job Responsibilities:

  • Grind, Measure and match components by size.
  • Assemble components to very close tolerances.
  • Test and adjust components for proper fit.

Skill Requirements:

  • O.D. and I.D. and Infeed Grinding Experience.
  • Knowledge of gauging equipment for holding close tolerances.
  • Ability to read and understand blue prints.
  • Ability to use hand tools for set up and assembly.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Work in grinding coolants, cleaning fluids and anti rust oil.

Interested applicants may Apply Online, or apply internally between the hours of 9am – 3pm Monday through Friday.