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Heat Treat Operator

Apply Job ID REF1408L Date posted 04/05/2021 Address 850 Steam Plant Road, Gallatin, TN Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

We are currently recruiting motivated team players to join our Heat Treat department.  ITW CIP is a fast growing, fast paced company that obtains a safety driven culture with excellent benefits and competitive wages.

Located approximately 25 miles northeast of Nashville, TN. California Industrial Products (CIP) is a $100M business unit in ITW’s Automotive segment.  CIP specializes in the design and manufacturing of stamped fasteners and related products.  ITW CIP fasteners can be found on vehicle platforms around the world securing fenders, bumpers, chassis assemblies, doors, interior components and much more. 

SUMMARY

2nd Shift: 3pm-11:30pm 

Tends to multiple heat treat furnace machines on the front and/or lower end, to harden the manufactured product to specifications on production basis by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·       Ability to run both sides of Heat Treat when needed

·       Maneuver barrels with metal product manually or using barrel dollies and barrel dumpsters. Secures barrels and loads automatic feeding device.

·       Weighing totes and creating and scanning labels.

·       Keep barrels and totes free of parts, foreign material and oil

·       Starts machine, engages feed and keeps probes clean to maintain an even consistent product load on furnace hearth tray and observes operation.

·       Maintain machine controls and guides to consistently adjust machine to remain in compliance with product specifications.

·       Obtains samples and completes testing, such as hardness, soap concentration (upper), light oil concentration and titration (lower), as specified.

·       Knowledge of chemical inventory.

·       Replace or repair worn machine accessories such as tightening bolts, replacing phos straps, swapping motors, changing steam coils as well as assisting maintenance when needed.

·       Maintains process documentation consistently and accurately.

·       Perform or assist in the Salt reclaim process.

·       Daily 5S duties and LPA completion.

·       Adjusts flow of chemicals to machine reservoir and turns valve to start flow of soaps, phos and light oil.

·       Maintains a safe, clean and organized work environment at all times.

·       Performance to comply with all company Procedures, Policies, Work Instructions, knowledge of internal and external requirements as well as TS16949 requirements.

·       Other duties as assigned

 Qualifications/Competency requirements

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills and abilities

·       Mechanical aptitude

·       Good organizational skills

·       Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time

·       Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

·       Possess strong work ethic, is a self-starter, has good attendance and works successfully in team settings as well as independently.

·       Basic computer knowledge.

·       Must possess good communication and interpersonal skills.

·       Visual skills for accessing functionality of equipment and ability to solve practical problems with a variety of concrete variables. 

·       Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

·       Physical ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

·       Ability to work in extreme heat, wet and/or humid conditions.

·       Flexibility to work backshifts and overtime when needed

·       Skills and ability to be Fork Lift Licensed

Qualifications/Competency requirements

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills and abilities

·       Mechanical aptitude

·       Good organizational skills

·       Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time

·       Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

·       Possess strong work ethic, is a self-starter, has good attendance and works successfully in team settings as well as independently.

·       Basic computer knowledge.

·       Must possess good communication and interpersonal skills.

·       Visual skills for accessing functionality of equipment and ability to solve practical problems with a variety of concrete variables. 

·       Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

·       Physical ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

·       Ability to work in extreme heat, wet and/or humid conditions.

·       Flexibility to work backshifts and overtime when needed

·       Skills and ability to be Fork Lift Licensed

 

Illinois Tool Works, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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