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Thread Roll Operator - 2nd Shift

Apply Job ID REF4158Q Date posted 04/14/2022 Address 1201 Saint Charles Street, Elgin, IL Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

ITW Shakeproof serves major automotive OEMs and their tier suppliers with metal, cold-headed fasteners totaling approximately $160m in revenue. In addition to ITW's industry leading research and development capabilities, ITW Shakeproof enhances our customers' competitive advantage by: 

  • Maintaining advanced engineering and manufacturing facilities in North America.
  • 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.

We are currently looking for an experienced thread roll setup operator to setup and operate thread headed blanks.


  • Compiles dimensions of stock, sequence of machining operations, and type and size of thread from charts and specifications
  • Selects, installs, and adjusts threading die, die cutters, chamfering tools, feed grips, pressure tripping mechanism, cams, gears and pulleys. 
  • Sets feed rails, parts bowl, and roller sorter to ensure quality parts.
  • Adjusts speed control knobs to synchronize transfer and ejection of stock with machine action.
  • Selects correct SEMS components (washers) and loads into machine.
  • Complies with all safety regulations and TS161949 policies.
  • Verifies dimensions of workpieces with specifications.  Modifies and grinds thread roll dies as necessary.
  • Maintains, oils, and cleans machines on a regular basis.  Drains and cleans oil trays; dumps scrap and sweeps floors to maintain housekeeping standards.
  • Recognize and inspect quality issues and troubleshoots process or quality issues with engineers to correct and document.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • High School diploma or the equivalent required; Associates degree preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience using thread rolling machines
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating, and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to complete routine production and quality reports
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Understanding and compliance with safety rules and regulations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law. 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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