S&C Electric Company Career Opportunities: Summer Intern - CNC Programmer (27979) in Chicago  , Illinois

Career Opportunities: Summer Intern - CNC Programmer (27979)

Req Id 27979 - Posted 02/16/2018

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The Human Energy of S&C

Integrity, enthusiasm, sustained energy. These are the traits that S&C has always looked for and found when seeking people to join our 100% employee-owned team. S&C supports these qualities with a strong package of pay and benefits, excellent education and training programs, a challenging work environment, and broad opportunities for advancement.


Address of Location:6601 N Ridge Blvd,IL,Chicago 60626

Education Requirements:High School Diploma/ GED Required

Relevant Work Experience Requirements:Less than 1 year


S&C is a global provider of equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching, protection, and power quality products for low, medium, and high-voltage power systems.

The work associated with this position include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Creating and modifying 2D Sketches and basic 3D part models using the Solid Edge CAD software application.

  • Creating 2D DXF files from Solid Edge models and other available computer generated files.

  • Developing and maintaining tooling standards, and tool code drawings.

  • Selecting appropriate tools, feeds and speeds to be used during machining of the part.

  • Generating G and M machine code using the Espirit and Radan CAM software applications.

  • Basic programming of Robotic equipment applications.

  • investigating trends in cutting tool applications.

  • Investigating new technologies regarding tooling and processing methods as they relate to CNC machine tools.

  • Working with factory personnel to troubleshoot both old and new CNC programs.

  • Performing associated data tasks in Oracle and Smarteam applications.

To obtain the proper skills for this position, the candidate will be required to participate in training specific to S&C's methods and machines, with senior programmers.

To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:

  • Pursuing a degree in manufacturing engineering or related field and returning to school after the end of the internship.

  • Ability to read a blueprint, perform basic shop math and use of inspection tools.

  • Good interpersonal skills to work with engineers, designers and machinists.

  • Ability to read basic machine code commands.

  • Preferred Criteria: Experience with metal cutting and experience with programming robotics applications.


  • Standing:Occasional, during program proveouts at machines.

  • Lifting:Occasional light lifting of parts.

  • Walking:Frequent walking of moderate distances (1 mile) within the S&C complex.

  • Carrying:Occasional carrying of CNC tools or parts short distances.

  • Pushing:None

  • Pulling:None

  • Bending:None

  • Reaching:Occasional reaching to investigate parts in machines.

  • Handling:Occasional handling of CNC tools or parts.

  • Other:Frequent use of computer workstation, monitor, keyboard and mouse.

Number of Openings:2.00

Employment Status:Non-Exempt

Employment Classification:Co-Op/Intern


Core Working Hours:8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


S&C Electric Company is a global provider of equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution.

S&C's products help deliver electric power efficiently and reliably. Some are used to switch circuits. Others minimize damage to equipment in the event of a fault or reduce the area of an outage by automatically rerouting power flow; S&C's sophisticated power-quality products can deliver uninterrupted power for an entire facility, for crucial process industries.

In addition, S&C offers a wide range of engineering, laboratory, and testing services for electric utilities and commercial, industrial, and institutional power systems.

S&C provides solutions for customers worldwide. The company has engineering offices and manufacturing facilities in Chicago, Illinois; Franklin, Wisconsin; Alameda, California; Duvall, Washington; Rockville, Maryland; and Orlando, Florida. S&C subsidiaries operate in Toronto, Canada; Curitiba, Brazil; Mexico City and Aguascalientes, Mexico; Wales, United Kingdom; South Yarra, Australia; and Suzhou, China.

Thank you for your interest in S&C Electric Company. S&C has a proud and longstanding tradition of providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Further, S&C is committed to taking affirmative action to ensure that qualified females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities can pursue equal employment opportunities. For information regarding equal employment opportunity, please seehttp://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.