Chips Manufacturing, LLC
  • West Chicago, IL, USA
  • Full Time

As a recognized leader in precision machining, Chips Manufacturing is a collaborative and innovative contract machining partner for OEMs, medical parts manufacturers and companies with large lot proof-of-concept production needs.

Chips Manufacturing is a privately held corporation located in the Western Suburbs of Chicagoland. We had a humble beginning, but our passion to grow in the industry that we love propelled us to where we are today. We are committed to continual growth by investing in our people and the latest machining technology. Our core values and commitment towards perfection is unmatched.

At Chips, employees come first. We take a special interest in the growth and development of our employees and their futures. Everyone who works for us has the same passion and drive to make Chips the best manufacturing company out there, and we like to repay that dedication with a comprehensive benefits package and continuous opportunities for training and advancement. It's a great time to be joining our team!

We are currently seeking an Entry Level Manufacturing Engineer to join our team in West Chicago.This is an excellent opportunity for a recent college graduate with interest in a career in a growing manufacturing organization.

In this role, your key responsibilities will include:

    • Creating engineering documents. This includes drawings, inspection documents, tool layouts, offset sheets, operator and setup instructions
    • Responsible for the accuracy and security of engineering documents .This includes maintaining current revision levels.
    • Applying proper use of tooling applications (speed and feeds)
    • Ordering initial tooling for new jobs
    • Assisting setup personnel in troubleshooting initial and existing jobs
    • Production process development and improvements. This includes contacting customers and working with vendors
    • Proficient with computer software in order to perform required tasks. This includes Solid Works, Microsoft Excel, Auto CAD and Part Maker (training available)
    •  Knowledge of G code programming-manual and using CAM software (training available)

Shifts Available:

We are currently hiring for 1st shift openings.

  • 1st Shift 6:00 am 2:30 pm


Chips Benefit Package

  • 401k
  • Medical Coverage
  • Overtime
  • Dental Coverage
  • Paid Holidays
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Opportunity for Advancement

Education and/or Experience

  • Recent college degree in a engineering related field or High school diploma or general education degree (GED), 5 years prior machine shop experience setting up and running production in a precision manufacturing environment .
  • Strongly prefer someone with the ability to use and read various measuring instruments.
  • Knowledge of multi-axis CNC lathes, Swiss type CNC lathes, vertical machining center also strongly preferred.
  • Experience with Solidworks or Partmaker strongly preferred.


Chips Manufacturing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here  .

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