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General Assembly in Fairmont, MN at ITW

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

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Description/Job Summary

Essential Functions

  • Read and comprehend drawings, work-aids and safety documents
  • Build sub-assemblies and finished goods using hand tools, power tools and fixtures
  • Operate a variety of power tools, hand tools, and small hoist and other lift assist devices
  • Retrieve parts from floor or overhead
  • Package and stock completed products

Key Duties

  • Accurately maintain inventory levels and locations utilizing first-in/ first-out best practices
  • Practice good safety and housekeeping skills, including active participation in 5S program and Continuous Improvement activities
  • Periodically work with hazardous materials (Safety Data Sheets on file)
  • May be assigned to different product lines as deemed necessary by management in order to meet customer and/or company objectives.
  • Utilize “hands on” training and follow company approved documentation tools (i.e. work aids,
    drawings, etc.) to fulfill assembly related tasks
  • Assist in directing workflow and training of others as required by the Team Leader.
  • Collaborative communication with team members
  • Demonstrate sufficient technical and quality proficiency. 
  • Complete paper work requirements and computer data input functions
  • Work at a variety of workstations and on a variety of products
  • Report equipment maintenance issues 
  • Meet objectives outlined in the Safety Policy


Knowledge, Skills, and Education Qualifications


Knowledge: Basic knowledge of a computer and keyboarding experience helpful.  Basic math skills.

Skills:   Strong time management skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail, communication skills and personal interaction skills are essential.  Basic soldering skills.

Abilities:  Ability to comprehend detailed data from work orders, work aids, blueprints and sales orders.  Good training retention.   Must be able to collaborate with team members in a positive manner.  Strong work ethic and self- motivation with minimal supervision.  Quality orientated.

Education: High school graduate or equivalent


Specialized Training

Avery Weigh-Tronix will provide specific training for the following specialized processes.  These are to be recorded on the employee’s training record:

  • Avery Weigh-Tronix Soldering Standard, as required
  • ESD, as required
  • Hoist Training (if applicable)
  • Forklift Training (if applicable)
  • Environmental health and safety
  • Certification for specific jobs (if applicable)


Illinois Tool Works, Inc. (“ITW” or “the Company”) is an equal employment opportunity employer. Company policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age (40 and over), disability, military status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company’s policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at hr@awtxglobal.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement.


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