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Date Posted: 12/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

ITW Description:

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a global Fortune 200 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 14.5 billion dollars in global revenues, operates 8 major segments with businesses in 57 countries that employ approximately 49,000 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 16,000 active patents.

Division Description: 

ITW Deltar Fasteners serves all the major OEMs and their tier suppliers with plastic fasteners totaling approximately $250M in revenues. Units include:  Frankfort, IL;  Chippewa Falls, WI and our Commercial Sales and Engineering in Troy, MI. 

The division drives profitability by leveraging its innovative solutions and application engineering.  In addition to ITW’s industry-leading research and development capabilities, ITW Deltar Fasteners 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.


Position Summary:

The Cell Leader reports to the Operations Manager and will be responsible for motivating positive and productive employee development, strong customer service skills, coupled with high energy experience to mentor and motivate a team to deliver a quality product on time.  

Job Requirements

Primary Responsibilities:

•         Direct supervision of multiple employees including assisting with interviewing, hiring, and training of employees

•         Responsible for manufacturing parts as specified per job or customer requirements

•         Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe work environment

•         Responsible for quality of all products within an assigned work area.  Lead continuous improvement activities to drive performance improvement.

•         Assigns job duties for all production employees in their team

•         Assists with personnel functions such as maintaining records, performing employee evaluations, employee counseling, etc.

•         Required to communicate regularly with the Operations Manager, Plant Manager, Quality Manager, and HR Manager regarding any problems and/or concerns

Position Skills and Experience Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

•         BS or BA degree OR at least 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment

  • At least 1-year experience in a lead or supervisory position preferred
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel and Microsoft systems (e.g. Word, Outlook)
  • Team player who demonstrates the ability to relate to employees at all levels of the organization

Other Considerations:

•         Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas

•         This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

•         Willing and able to travel

•         Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

•         Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a background check and drug test. 

 ITW Deltar 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.