Prototype Mill Machinist

Job Locations US-IL-Champaign


This precision machine shop is located in Champaign, IL , and are hoping to add skilled Prototype Machinists to their growing team. For the past 35 years, they have made a commitment to producing high quality, affordable products for a wide variety of industries including aerospace and medical. Their 30,000sqft facility currently holds 40 employees as well as 25 CNC mills/lathes. What's more, they strive to uphold a strong cultural environment and base their organization on these 4 values: humility, integrity, communication, and innovation.


In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with complex products with low production runs (average run is 10 parts!). You will be apart of the growing 5-axis department while also expanding you knowledge by improving cycle times and amplifying your CAM programming skills!


For the right candidate, relocation assistance may also be provided.


This is a first shift position with flexible start times (most work either 5:00 AM - 3:00 PM or 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM) with half days on Friday (shift ends at 11 AM for everyone). Additionally, there is plenty of overtime opportunities with the option to work Saturdays. 


Benefits include the following: 

  • 10 PTO days
  • 7.5 paid holidays
  • Medical & dental insurance with options for dependents
  • Short term disability coverage
  • 401k with matching
  • Production/holiday bonuses contingent on company/individual success
  • Reimbursement program for safety equipment & tuition
  • Company events such as catered breakfast, holiday parties, etc.


  • Set up and operate 5-axis CNC mills
  • Program using CAM system
  • Improve cycle times
  • Perform first article inspections


  • Set up and operate experience on 5-axis mills 
  • Experience working in a prototype, fast-paced environment preferred
  • Ability to troubleshoot machines & improve processes
  • CAM programming (Powermill preferred) 
  • Background with Fanuc, Hurco, or Robodrill a plus!
  • Must have previous experience with .0005” or smaller tolerances
  • Must be ITAR compliant

AMC is an an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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