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Machine Operator (Bottom-Line Operator) - 3rd shift

Apply Job ID REF2009I Date posted 08/30/2021 Address 3101 Sexton Road Southeast, Decatur, AL Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

Illinois Tool Works, Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a Fortune 250 global industrial company centered on a differentiated business model.  The company’s seven business segments leverage the 80/20 business model to generate solid growth, best-in-class margins, and favorable returns in markets where innovative, customer-focused solutions are required.  ITW delivers specialized expertise, innovative thinking, and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries targeting sustainable and profitable organic growth.  The Sexton business fits within the ITW Drawform Division and is a market leader in the manufacture of high-pressure aerosol cans and after-market filter shells and is seeking a Bottom-Line Operator that will be located at the Decatur, AL facility.

This Bottom-Line Operator is responsible for the safe production of quality aerosol can bottoms.

  • Identify specification of scheduled bottoms to be produced and currently being produced. Perform immediate visual and dimensional inspection of bottoms.
  • Prepare for any changeovers that will occur on the given shift.  Arrange to have all necessary materials ready and staged, as appropriate, to minimize nonvalue added activity.
  • Verify slit stock matches current product manufactured on the bottom presses.  Additionally, verify slit stock and part with Bottom Specs Summary sheet.
  • Review and complete all required paperwork including the daily safety inspections sheet for each press.
  • Maintain daily operations of stamping presses and perform basic maintenance.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot uncoilers, curlers, compound machines, ovens, and associated equipment as required.
  • Conduct routine and periodic quality/SPC checks.
  • Communicate with Operator from previous shift regarding bottom press operation, maintenance, quality, and safety issues. 
  • Keep work areas clean and organized and uphold 5-S principles.
  • Work overtime as needed.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Previous metal stamping machine operation experience highly desired.
  • Able to lift approximately 20 – 40 pounds on a regular basis.   
  • Ability to maintain keen vision and mental awareness while practicing careful attention to detail.
  • Self-starter that can accomplish tasks with minimal supervision and complete assignments in a timely manner.
  • Team-player with aptitude to learn the ITW culture and work within a fast-pace environment with frequently shifting priorities.
  • Work alongside team members to support troubleshooting, problem solving, root cause analysis, and related process improvement activities.




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