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Associate Assembler

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF12807L Date posted 02/16/2024 Address 550 Kehoe Boulevard, Carol Stream, IL Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

Founded in 1912, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a diversified, Fortune 200 manufacturing company that delivers specialized expertise, innovative thinking and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries. Ranked among Fortune’s Magazine’s most admired companies, the company focuses on solid growth, improving profitability and strong returns across its worldwide platforms and divisions. These divisions serve customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets. ITW’s revenues totaled $15.9 billion in 2022.

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Overview:

The Associate Assembler performs various repetitive assembly and fabrication operations. As product is manufactured, the Associate Assembler takes completed parts and assembles materials according to the safety, quality, and process requirements. The Associate Assembler follows directions and completes a list of tasks on daily basis; uses bills of materials, mechanical drawings, customer order specifications, verbal instructions, and sample parts to accurately assemble equipment and subcomponents. Associate Assembler must demonstrate high level of responsibility and accountability while working efficiently to meet production requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Read, understand, and follow basic blueprints, diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bills of materials, and other written work instructions to ensure accurate assembly of equipment and products.
  • Assemble and install equipment and sub-assemblies per engineering specifications, drawings, and work instructions.
  • Assemble electrical panels in accordance with schematic drawings.
  • Safely utilize hand and power tools and compressed air drivers to assemble parts.
  • Use and understand metric/standard tape measures and scales.
  • Fabricate a variety of parts, either composite or plastic, as required for proper fit.
  • Drive a forklift, operate cranes and pallet jacks, among other industrial equipment as needed.
  • Perform all work in accordance with quality standards and established safety procedures; wear safety equipment and apparel, as required.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area; exercise good care in handling tools, supplies and materials.
  • Participate in the production work station rotation to meet scheduling requirements.
  • Obtain a basic understanding of quality and productivity standards.
  • Attend all company meetings and safety training courses as assigned.
  • Assist with warehouse responsibilities as needed.

In addition to the duties listed above, the position holder must carry out tasks assigned by their supervisor that are essentially related to their duties.

    Qualifications:

    Essential Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent and 1+ years of related assembly or construction experience required.
    • Ability to identify and use assembly and measuring tools such as screwdrivers, wrenches, power drills, wire strippers, etc.
    • Communicate effectively in English; read, write, and understand written and verbal work instructions and safety guidelines.
    • Must have basic computer and mathematical skills.
    • Ability to learn to drive a forklift, use pallet jacks, operate cranes and other industrial equipment.
    • Have a working knowledge of process improvement methodology.
    • Strong team player with the ability to work independently, learn new skills and assume new responsibilities.
    • Must be able to work 1st shift hours of 7:00am to 3:00pm Monday through Friday and have flexibility to work overtime and weekends as needed.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Associates degree from a technical school preferred.
    • Manufacturing environment experience preferred.

    Physical Requirements:

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and moderate heat.
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
    • The employee must be able lift and/or move up to 10 lbs. frequently and 50 lbs. occasionally.
    • The employee must have a full range of motion and be able to kneel, bend, reach, sit, and stand for an extended period during the work shift.

    Benefits:

    Along with opportunities for career growth and development, Loma Systems provides a comprehensive benefits package, in conjunction with ITW, which supports our employees’ educational endeavours, wellness and financial security. Here are some of the features our comprehensive package has to offer:

    • Medical, dental and vision benefits
    • Flexible Spending and Health Saver Accounts
    • 401(k) retirement savings program
    • Paid vacation, sick days, and holidays
    • Wellness and fitness program
    • Advancement opportunities
    • Educational assistance
    • Volunteer and matching charitable gifts programs
    • Employee assistance program
    • Employee discounts with the ITW key suppliers: cars, computers, appliances and more

    This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

    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 the Loma Human Resources Dept. at (224) 856-8937 to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.

    ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

    As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

    ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

    As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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    At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

    Equal Opportunities

    ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

    If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access this online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility@itw.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.