Shipping Lead in Elgin, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 6/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Elgin, IL
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/5/2018

Job Description

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 18 billion dollars
in global revenues, operates 8 major segments with businesses in 56 countries that employ approximately 51,000 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 10,000 active patents. 



Division Description:

Shakeproof Automotive Products (SAP) serves all the major OEMs and their tier suppliers with metal/cold headed fasteners totaling approximately $175M in revenues. Units include: Bedford, OH, Elk Grove, Elgin, Machesney Park, IL, and Darlington, WI. The metals
division drives profitability by leveraging its innovative solutions and application engineering. In addition to ITW’s industry leading research and development capabilities, Shakeproof Automotive Products (SAP) 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.

Essential Duties

  • Primary day-to-day leader on the floor for owning accountability of quality and safety in their department
  • Escalates any high-risk concerns to appropriate leader as needed
  • Develops and improves standarized work
  • Provides support to their dedicated department(s)/area, instruction, maintenance, leadership, troubleshooting, etc.
  • Supports team accountability over the scheduling an resourcing of the group
  • Trained on all job responsibilities within a given area and stays fully trained
  • Collaborates with the production supervisor to assign work on the manufacturing floor and supports vacation planning
  • Leads continuous improvement initatives
  • Trains new employees and supports completion of required documentation
  • Initial conflict resolution
  • Provides input into reviewws & discipinary, however not formally writing, or presenting them
  • Participates in the interview process
  • Leads daily huddle

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or the equivalent technical training required
  • Forklift certified
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure and compute ratios and percentages
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating, and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Understanding and compliance with safety rules and regulations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills