Progress Rail Services Corp. CNC Machine Operator in Alorton, Illinois

Auto req ID: 2788BR
Posting Title: CNC Machine Operator
Job Category: Hourly/Production
City: Alorton
State: Illinois
Alternative Work Location: Alorton Trackwork

Company Description

Progress Rail Services Corporation, a Caterpillar Company, is one of the largest integrated and diversified suppliers of railroad and transit system products and services worldwide. With the acquisition of Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD), we are the world's largest builder of diesel-electric locomotives for all commercial railroad applications including freight, intercity passenger, commuter, switching, industrial and mining. EMD is also a global provider of diesel power engines for marine propulsion, offshore and land based oil well drilling rigs and stationary power generation.

We are a premier employer within the rail industry, with products and services represented in over 100 countries around the world. With operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Europe, we are continually expanding our footprint. Becoming a part of the team means becoming a part of a rich heritage and a bright future in our global marketplace. Our goal is to recruit, hire and develop a skilled workforce to meet the challenges of the future. Within Progress Rail and Electro-Motive Diesel, there exists a wide range of rewarding assignments and career paths. Our greatest strength and advantage in the marketplace is our commitment to our people.

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Job Purpose

Operate CNC Machine to manufacture parts and rail according to specifications.

Key Job Elements

• Use CNC mills to manufacture railroad track components;

• Operate overhead cranes;

• Use measuring devices to determine accuracy and to mark rail accordingly.

Qualifications and Experience

• Minimum 1year CNC machine experience;

• Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision;

• Must be quality orientated and a team player.


Progress Rail Services Corporation and Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) offers an excellent total compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan with company match, available medical/dental/life/disability insurance coverage and paid vacation and holidays. (Position employment status may affect benefits eligibility.) Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.


Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled