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Night Lead in Chippewa Falls, WI at ITW

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

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Job Description

NIGHT LEAD, Plant B, 4th Shift – Deltar Fasteners

 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 14 billion dollars in global revenues, operates 7 major segments with businesses in 57 countries that employ approximately 50,000 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 17,000 granted and pending patents.

Division Description: 

ITW Deltar Fasteners serves all the major OEMs and their tier suppliers with plastic fasteners totaling over $260M 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.

This position is located in Chippewa Falls, WI

Position Summary:

The Night Shift Lead – Deltar Fasteners reports to the Manufacturing Manager – Deltar Fasteners.  The major areas of responsibility for this position are:  Supervise manufacturing employees to ensure a smooth running shift while working alongside/with employees.  Provide technical support to manufacturing cells.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot/monitor manufacturing bottlenecks
  • Troubleshoot molding problems and assembly problems
  • Make machine adjustments, including heat, injection pressure, and cycle times for wide range of plastic engineering materials to ensure proper quality and function of parts
  • Ability to set up and adjust assembly equipment, auxiliary equipment, and robots to achieve proper assembly, product containment, and product packaging
  • Work from prints, specifications, and shop orders
  • Ensure part/material containment measures are implemented
  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis of factors affecting overall product quality
  • Identify Continuous Improvement ideas associated within daily duties
  • Use personal computer, dial/digital calipers, gauges, hand tools, hand/power lift trucks, and overhead cranes
  • Insure safe working conditions, rules and practices are followed, and work with Cell personnel to ensure 5S activities are implemented and are being completed
  • Ongoing communication with General Techs (night shifts)
  • Review of the previous shift events with the appropriate Manufacturing Manager each AM

•         Other tasks and duties as assigned

Job Requirements


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.

•         Successful completion of General Technician/Mold Technician Job Criteria/Mold Technician Training Course

•         Minimum 1 1/2 years of technical experience with plastic injection molding, along with hands on experience with raw materials, mold set-up, and troubleshooting skills for electric injection machines and auxiliary equipment.

•         Qualified candidate will possess good work ethics, is reliable, and dedicated to quality. Must enjoy a fast paced environment; be able to lift 55lbs.

•         Computer skills with Excel is a plus

•         Excellent communication skills both written and verbal (English); good visual skills and reasoning ability

•         Team player who demonstrates the ability to relate to employees at all levels of the organization

  • Willingness to complete the Critical Core Competency courses through CVTC within 1 year

Automotive OEM
ITW’s Automotive OEM segment designs and manufactures innovative fasteners, interior and exterior components, and powertrain and braking systems for OEMs and their top-tier suppliers. ITW’s automotive businesses have a high level of customer intimacy, enabling customer-back innovation to address complex needs such as vehicle efficiency, safety, and quality. Deep market knowledge and strong manufacturing process capabilities allow ITW’s automotive businesses to be nimble, niche problem solvers for their sophisticated customers.


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