Machine Operator in Mokena, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 6/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    9629 197th Street
    Mokena, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job Title:  Assembly Operator

Company Overview:

ITW is a Fortune Manufacturing Company with Multi-Billion Dollar revenue and fifty thousand employees world-wide. Known for innovation, diversification, and excellent financial performance.

The Body and Fuel Division drive profitability by leveraging its innovative solutions and application engineering.  In addition to ITW’s industry leading research and development capabilities, ITW Body and Fuel enhances our customers’ competitive advantage.  Body and Fuel is a business group within ITW’s Automotive segment with manufacturing locations in North America.  Our Body and Fuel products are made up of housings and doors, innovative Capless solutions and charge ports for major OEMs around the world

Role Summary:

The Assembly Operator ensures efficient machine operation to produce quality product through completion of routine tasks following specific work instructions/job training. 

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsible for quality of processed product

Operate assembly and auxiliary machine/equipment

Maintain production rates on operator assisted equipment

Review quality of product and assist in housekeeping requirements

Maintain assigned workstation in an organized and clean manner

Remain at workstation unless on an authorized break or lunch

Perform required paperwork

Remove old labels from gaylords, boxes, and totes

Label gaylords, boxes, and totes

Perform other duties as assigned

Follow safety guidelines

Assembly and inspect parts as processed per work instructions

Package parts per work instructions

Notify Quality Inspectors, Automation Technicians’ and/or Supervisor of any and all defects

Restart machines after repair and notify Automation Technician if repair was unsuccessful

Must be able to maintain production rates on operator assisted equipment

Tools Used:  Normal hand tools found on the production floor (i.e.: trim knives or plastic cutters and steel wool).

Equipment Used:  Assembly and accessory equipment attached to performance of a specific part (i.e.: a cooling fixture, grinders, or trim fixture).

  • Jewelry Safety Factor:  No rings allowed for this position.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty

satisfactorily, follow work instructions and job training requirements.  Individual works in a team environment.

This job description is not all-inclusive.  Employee will perform other related duties as needed.

Job Requirements


  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • 1 or more years of job related experience preferred

  • Must meet the minimum requirements for Assembly Operator position
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in an unsupervised environment and follow through with instructions.
  • Must be in good standing with the company.
  • Must be able to work over-time on short notice including weekends.
  • Must be able to work quickly and still maintain safety standards.
  • High School Diploma or GED


Minimum Physical Requirements

  • Communication-ability to communicate verbally or non-verbally.
  • Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds.
  • Ability to perform a standing job for minimum 8 consecutive hours.
  • Must be able to walk, bend, kneel, stoop, climb, reach and grasp for varying periods of time during a consecutive 8 hour minimum period.

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Alternative or combined skills in understanding, counseling, and/or influencing people

  • Skills of persuasiveness or assertiveness

  • 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 phone 708-720-7121 to request assistance.  No other requests will be acknowledged.