Machine/Equipment Operator in Elk Grove Village, IL at Illinois Tool Works

Date Posted: 1/22/2020

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.
Essential Duties:
  • Assist and observe designated Thread Roll Operators in operation and setup up of machinery.
  • Attend and complete all training sessions as required
  • Learn proper usage of gaging devices and utilize devices to complete proper inspection of parts to ensure parts are in print
  • Complete and maintain all appropriate production records and forms.
  • Learn and maintain proper housekeeping standards
  • Complies with all safety regulations and TS161949 policies
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Highly motivated individual with a positive attitude
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment both in a team and individually
  • Strong Organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Ability to work lift up to 50 pounds

Desired Qualifications:


  • 1 year experience of machine operation or automotive repair or equivalent trade school
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Able to use gaging equipment such as calipers, micrometers, etc.
  • Experience using basic hand tools

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.