E.H. Wachs-Specialty Tool Grinder/Machinist in Lincolnshire, IL at ITW Welding

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Overview:

E.H. Wachs is an industry leading supplier of utility valve maintenance equipment, portable pipe cutting and beveling machines, and orbital welding equipment. The company has been around since 1883 and is now a subsidiary of ITW. As an ITW organization we believe in using the 80/20 business model to streamline the organization, investing in customer backed innovation to continuously maintain our differentiation, and to maintain a decentralized, entrepreneurial culture that allows us to quickly adapt to changing customer demands.

E.H. Wachs is currently searching for a Specialty Tool Grinder / Machinist to assist with custom tool grinding projects related to our specialty industrial pipe cutting business. Our specials department routinely has a need to grind custom tool bits for use with our various pipe cutting, facing, and beveling equipment. This position would review engineering drawings and grind short-run batches of custom cutting tools.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Grind custom bevel and cut-off style tool bits made from M42 or T15 blanks.
  • Precision Grinding
  • Radius & Relief Grinding
  • Tool Form Grinding
  • Compound Angle Set-Ups
  • Cut-Off Procedures


  • Cincinnati Milacron #2 MT tool cutter and grinder
  • Chevalier smart 818 CNC surface grinder
  • Mitutoyo comparator
  • Monode marking equipment


  • Ability to review and work off of detailed engineered drawings
  • Capable of inspecting work using a comparator and standard measurement equipment
  • Must be a team player that works well with others

Other/Skills Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently, ask intelligent questions, and seek assistance when necessary.

Physical Demand Category:

  • Sitting, standing

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other duties as assigned to meet the needs of the company.