IMI Precision Engineering Machinist IV in Illinois, United States

Bimba, part of IMI Precision Engineering, is a forward-thinking innovator providing industry-leading pneumatic, hydraulic and electric motion solutions that are easy to use, reliable and ready for all engineering solutions. We are a world leader in motion and fluid control technologies. Wherever precision, speed and engineering reliability are essential, we deliver exceptional solutions which improve the productivity and efficiency of our customers’ equipment. As a business we aim to understand our customers’ challenges. We then connect our products, people and expertise in order to deliver exceptional service and solutions. We call this Engineering GREAT, and we deliver it to customers through a world-class portfolio of high performance products, through close partnerships and problem-solving, and through a global network of support which ensures reliable local delivery, all over the world.



Job Summary:

The Machinist may work from blueprints, sketches, work orders, charts and verbal instructions to program, set up and operate various machine tools, work cells, and/or CNC work centers to fabricate a wide array of component parts (standard, special, sample.) ofabove average to complex variety. Performs advanced setup operations, adjusts and checks out programming and operates numerically controlled machine tools to perform a complex series of progressive machining operations. Broad knowledge of machining techniques and/or programming.


Work from blueprints, samples, work orders and instructions:

  • Perform detailed analysis of the component parts configuration/dimensions to determine the most efficient machining operations required for production.

  • Determine work center to be utilized and operating sequences in order to machine component parts, which are of above average to complex configurations.

  • *Calculate and write programs for CNC work centers, to fabricate component parts to stated engineering specifications.

  • Insert computer programs into CNC work centers, set and adjust machine speeds and feeds, modify programs and document changes as required.

  • *Works independently to troubleshoot and resolve problems concerning machining operations, tools, materials, and CNC programs.

  • Install and adjust tooling into all work centers.

  • Process first piece through initial run, analyzing and making critical adjustments to tooling, programs, and process parameters of work center.

  • Operate and monitor work centers to perform progressive turning, boring, drilling, tapping and reaming operations which are above average complexity to produce stated quantities of component parts for production runs.


  1. Minimum of 7 years CNC experience and/or 10 years machining experience and able to perform all task outlined on the Machinist IV Technical Training Guide (TG-Machinist 4).

  2. The minimum years of experience requirement may be waived for a potential candidate if they can demonstrate competency by:

  3. Satisfactorily completing the practical skill assessment in the time it would take an average Machinist IV.

  4. Currently possessing and/or demonstrating the ability to satisfactorily perform all tasks outlined on the Machinist IV Technical Training Guide (TG-machinist 4).

  5. Broad knowledge of machining techniques to performs advanced setup operations.

  6. Works independently to troubleshoot and resolve problems concerning machining operations, tools and CNC Programs.

  7. Proficient in the use of cuttings tools & measuring equipment

  8. Read & understand blueprint drawings.

Experience training lower level machinists

Job ID 2018-31690

# of Openings 1

Category Manufacturing/Production

Platform IMI Precision Engineering