Machine/Equipment Operator III in Machesney Park, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 10/18/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

ITW Description:
Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a diversified manufacturing company that delivers specialized expertise, innovative thinking and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries. ITW, with approximately 18 billion dollars in global revenues, operates 8 major segments with businesses in 56 countries that employ approximately 51,000 women and men. These talented individuals, many of whom have specialized engineering or scientific expertise, contribute to our global leadership in innovation. We are proud of our broad portfolio of more than 10,000 active patents. 

Division Description:
Shakeproof Automotive Products (SAP) serves all the major OEMs and their tier suppliers with metal/cold headed fasteners totaling approximately $175M in revenues. Units include: Bedford, OH, Elk Grove, Elgin, Machesney Park, IL, and Darlington, WI. The metals division drives profitability by leveraging its innovative solutions and application engineering. In addition to ITW’s industry leading research and development capabilities, Shakeproof Automotive Products (SAP) enhance our customers’ competitive advantage by… 

  • Maintaining advanced engineering and manufacturing facilities in NA.  
  • 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.


           ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • 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.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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

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