Cold Heading Operator (1st Shift) in Elk Grove Village, IL at ITW Shakeproof

Date Posted: 2/3/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

ITW Shakeproof serves major automotive OEMs and their tier suppliers with metal, cold-headed fasteners totaling approximately $160m in revenue. In addition to ITW's industry leading research and development capabilities, ITW Shakeproof enhances our customers' competitive advantage by: 

  Maintaining advanced engineering and manufacturing facilities in North America.

  Exchanging product, process, and benchmarking information with sister units worldwide.

  Continually improving processes, material and designs to ensure every product exceeds customer specifications while providing unparalleled value.

ITW Shakeproof's Elk Grove Village facility is responsible for large diameter and specialized fasteners for the division's OEM and Tier/Distribution customers. We are looking for a Cold Heading Machine Operator on 1st Shift. Shift times 5:00 AM – 3:30 PM.


  Selects, installs, and aligns dies, cutting tools, guides, and stops to setup machine

  Sets controls to synchronize machine actions for various operations on work piece in specified sequence.

  Positions coil of metal wire or rod on feed spindle and threads it through straightening rolls into feed mechanism.

  Adjusts settings of dies on controls, as required, to produce product within specified tolerances and meeting quality standards.

  Starts machine to begin production and observes machine operations for evidence of malfunction and products for defects.

  Maintains, oils, and cleans machines on a regular basis. Drains and cleans oil trays; dumps scrap, and sweeps floor to maintain housekeeping standards.

  Instructs and directs activities of workers in production ensuring setups are completed accurately and timely.

  Ensures all quality and safety documentation is completed.

  Other responsibilities as needed.

Job Requirements


  High School diploma or the equivalent required; Associates degree preferred

  Prior experience operating single and multi-die header machines

  Continuous Improvement Mindset

  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating, and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

  Ability to complete routine production and quality reports.

  Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  Understanding and compliance with safety rules and regulations

  Strong verbal and written communication skills

ITW is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We do not accept unsolicited resumes.