Careers @ Kocsis

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We do big-time rewarding work. And you can, too. At Kocsis, we know it takes the right blend of talent, knowledge, service, and experience to tackle the biggest and toughest jobs. Whether you’re a current student, recent graduate, or seasoned professional, there’s a good chance we have an opportunity that’s just right for you.

From CNC machinists, welders, engineers, and assembly technicians; to sales, administration, supply chain, and more, the Kocsis campuses in Alsip, IL, and Northwest Indiana offer numerous positions across our divisions. Discover rewarding work in partnership with a wide variety of industries and harness your individual talents and skills, to build a brighter tomorrow. Check out our manufacturing jobs and available openings to find your fit.

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Kocsis is looking for an experienced CNC Operator who can run a variety of CNC milling machines and produce high-quality parts. Product lines are low volume, high variety, to produce medium to large parts. Kocsis has 200,000 sq ft of facility space with 27 turning, milling, and quality machines. If you are a skilled CNC Operator with 2+ years of experience working in manufacturing, we encourage you to submit an application to join the Kocsis team.

- Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
- Plan machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
- Perform proper set-up of tooling. This includes identifying tools, inserts, extensions, collets (in both Inch and Metric), and then properly assembling tooling.
- Set up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, collets, angle plates, manual clamps, v-blocks, and vices. Must be able to plan ahead for potential tool interference, machine travel limitations, and stock variance issues.
- Safely load and unload parts using 5-ton and 25-ton overhead cranes. Follow safety and maintenance standards for the use of metal chain and nylon lifting straps.
- Perform drilling, boring, facing, interpolating, and threading operations.
- Edit programs using G-code or Mazatrol during production; then properly restart the program without crashes. -Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, logging work completed and notifying maintenance dept. of any issues.
- Attend and actively participate in continuous training opportunities.
- Document actions by completing production and quality logs. Communicate information to personnel on different shifts.

- Must possess strong geometry and trigonometry math skills.
- Proven knowledge in the use of calipers, gauges, and micrometers.

- High school diploma/GED required
- 2+ years of experience using CNC milling and/or lathes.

Kocsis is looking for an experienced CNC Horizontal Machinist to join our growing team. As a CNC Horizontal Machinist you will be primarily machining small lot, high value-added, large precision parts for various industries. As an employee, you must demonstrate a high regard for safety at all times and will be required to work the hours necessary to support the demand, which will most likely include overtime.

- Verify revision levels of programs on repeat jobs.
- Sign off route sheets verifying conformance of parts.
- Operate machine tools to manufacture parts to print specifications as needed.
- Communicate with manufacturing engineer regarding blueprint inconsistencies or improvements on job travelers.
- Communicate and suggest process changes to manufacturing engineer and management.
- Follow production schedules and communicate suggestions to scheduler regarding deviations to schedules.
- Notify QC and/ or supervisor of non-conforming parts.
- Assist with job quoting as required.
- Other duties may be assigned.

- A minimum of 3 years of experience and/ or training in a job shop environment.
- Experience setting up and operating horizontal machining centers.
- The ability to perform setups and machine large precise parts efficiently.
- The skill to handle, load, and unload parts up to 20,000 lbs.
- A proficiency at reading drawings.
- The ability to make tool offsets and edit programs.
- The skill to setup tools.

Kocsis is looking for three machine operators, one for Day Shift and two for 2nd Shift, to join our talented team at our growing company. These positions are for our East Chicago, IN plant. The Machine Operator is responsible for operating machines, assisting with other production requirements such as welding, material handling, and forklift operation, and ensuring quality parts are being produced in a timely manner while complying with company safety standards.

Kocsis Rollsis the #1 domestic source for refurbishing and manufacturing steel rolls and associated components. For over 40 years, our engineered-solutions have been improving roll performance and reducing operating costs for our partners.

- Operate production machinery.
- General labor tasks including lifting, positioning, loading, stacking, and clean up as required.
- Inspect and quality-check finished products.
- Maintain a neat and organized workspace.
- Operate within company safety standards.

- At least 1 year of manufacturing experience preferred
- Commitment to safety
- Initiative, dedication, and reliability and reporting to work on time necessary
- Willingness to learn - training provided in manufacturing areas such as inspection, welding, material handling, and forklift operation

- High level of safety awareness
- Ability to work as a team member
- Strong attention to detail

- High school diploma or GED encouraged but not required
- Any relevant manufacturing experience

Kocsis is looking for Hydraulic Assembler to join our growing team. Kocsis is an industrial technology company built for tomorrow. We combine boundless ingenuity and in-depth customer collaborations with our best-in-class workforce to deliver products that are built for the future.

- Prepare work to be accomplished by studying assembly instructions, blueprint specifications, and parts lists; gathering parts, subassemblies, tools, and materials.
- Position parts and subassemblies by using templates or reading measurements.
- Assemble components by examining connections for correct fit.
- Verify specifications by measuring completed component.
- Resolve assembly problems notifying supervisor to obtain additional resources.
- Keep equipment operational by completing preventative maintenance requirements.
- Maintain safe and clean working environment.

- Mechanical aptitude
- High level of safety awareness

- Excellent problem-solving skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Willingness to work as part of a team

- High school diploma/GED required

Kocsis is looking for a Semi Truck Driver to join our talented team. KOCSIS is an industrial technology company built for tomorrow. We combine boundless ingenuity and in-depth customer collaborations with our best-in-class workforce to deliver products that are built for the future.

- Safely deliver freight to various locations. 
- Plan most efficient routes and deliver freight on time.
- Perform truck and trailer inspections before departures.
- Inventory loads and document condition of freight before departures.
- Assist in loading and offloading freight.
- Secure freight in place and monitor safe distribution throughout trip.
- Perform service checks such as tire pressure, oil, fluid levels, and perform minor repairs.
- Log hours driven, rest stop durations, distances covered, and fuel, repair, and tool expenses.
- Adhere to federal and state trucking rules and regulations including mandatory rest periods and weight restrictions/ adjustments.

- Incident-free driving record
- Knowledge of truck and trailer maintenance and route planning
- Knowledge of federal and state laws regulating the road freight transport industry

- High level of safety awareness
- Ability to work long, irregular hours and to remain alert and focused
- Excellent problem-solving and communication skills

- High school diploma/GED encouraged but not required
- Applicable Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
- Current physical card

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