Staff Management | SMX Machine Shop Toolmaker in Sullivan, Illinois

Machine Shop Toolmaker

City.: Sullivan

Pay Range:

Location: IL

of Hours:


ID: 79279

Shift: Mon-Fri 6:30am-2:30pm

Employment Duration: Full time


Are you familiar with manual lathes, CNCs, and working from blueprints? Do you have an eye for detail and enjoy working on new projects? We have an opening for direct hire Toolmaker in Sullivan, IL who can set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments to modify, or repair mechanical components.


  • Excellent company culture dedicated to your success

  • On-site childcare for full-time employees

  • Medical, Vision, and Dental

  • Short term and long term disability

  • 401K with annual employer contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement

As the Toolmaker, you will:

  • Setup and operate all equipment in machine shop

  • Establish setups for a variety of machine tools

  • Fabricate special fixtures needed to perform task completion

  • Be able to operate all precision measuring instruments

  • Setup and run manual lathes, mills, etc.

  • Must support all engineering, production, and customer needs

  • Make finished parts from blue prints

Education and Experience:

  • Technical School or 1-2 years related experience and/or training (equivalent combination of education experience)

  • Must be able to read blueprints and schematics

  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment

  • Sense of urgency

  • Effective multi-tasking skills

  • Demonstrated innovativeness and create ability

  • Willingness to take ownership and participate in “hands on” projects