Machine Operator - Lockport in Lockport, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    15901 West 147th Street
    Lockport, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Summary: Ensure efficient machine operation to produce quality product while working safely and meeting delivery expectations to our customers.


·       Operate assembly/or molding machine and auxiliary equipment.

·       Inspect assembled or molded parts/assemblies as processed per work instructions

·       Follow all safety guidelines and procedures

·       Trouble-shoot and repair minor machine problems

·       Restart machine after repair or notify Automation Technician if repair is unsuccessful

·       Package parts per work instructions

·       Responsible for notifying Line Leads, Quality Inspector, Automation Technician and/or Supervisor of any and all defects detected

·       Responsible to maintain assigned workstation in an organized and clean manner

·       Must remain at workstation unless on break/lunch or authorized by the correct chain of command

·       Must complete daily an accurate production report recording scrap and produced parts

·       Remove any old labels from gaylords, boxes, and labels

·       Other duties may be assigned.

Material Tools: hand tools:  trim knives, plastic cutters, steel wool, soft or mesh gloves

Assembly and accessory equipment attached to the performance of a specific part such as cooling fixture, heat gun, and grinders

Job Requirements


  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Minimum of 1year previous work experience preferred
  • Operator in Manufacturing environment experience preferred
  • Experience and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to perform duties independently or in a team environment.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule, including shift, overtime and weekends

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand for entire shift, use hands to handle, frequently required to reach with hands and arms, and occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Interpersonal Skills:

Alternative or combined skills in understanding, counseling, and/or influencing people are important in achieving job objectives, causing action, understanding others, or changing behavior; and, skills of persuasiveness or assertiveness, as well as sensitivity to the point of view of others.


Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please call 708-720-7120 to request assistance.  No other requests will be acknowledged.