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Assembler - 1st Shift

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF12131M Date posted 02/02/2024 Address 14050 West Lambs Lane, Libertyville, IL Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

Division Description

ITW Construction is a ~$2.0B segment that provides a variety of fastening systems and truss products for the commercial, residential, and remodeling/renovation segments. The segment includes products manufactured at locations around the globe serving markets in North America, Europe, Asia, New Zealand and Australia. Key brands include: Paslode, Buildex, SPIT, Ramset, Red Head, Alpine, and ITW Brands.

The Global Tool Unit (GTU) is a part of ITW’s Construction Segment. The GTU innovates, develops, and manufactures best-in-class Power Fastening Systems for the global construction market. Our highly differentiated tools are specified to be used in a variety of applications including wood framing, wood trim, and steel to concrete installations.

ITW offers its employees a path for advancement, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package designed to help employees care for themselves, their families, and their futures.


Position Summary

Contribute to the goals of the teams by assembling high quality tools in a cost effective and safe manner, meet production targets and actively participate in improving plant practices and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities

Work Quality/Job Performance

    • Maintains safe and neat work area(s)
    • Follows safety procedures, i.e., exercise, safety glasses, steel toe shoes, etc.
    • Brings unsafe conditions to the attention of management.
    • Follows work instructions.
    • Follows line procedures and timing.
    • Follows parts ordering, cycle counts, and cleaning procedures at appropriate time.

Team Member Effectiveness

    • Participates with team.
    • Respectful of others
    • Flexible, willing to make changes.
    • Performs and demonstrates good communication skills.
      • Safety - Quality - Co-workers

 Individual Behavior/Attendance

    • Listens to and incorporates constructive criticism/provides constructive criticism.
    • Is enthusiastic and shows a positive attitude
    • Demonstrates dependability.
      • Few or no tardies    Few or no occurrences
    • Responsible with personal matters, i.e., limiting additional breaks, limits disruption of other lines, utilizes time efficiently, limits the number of times leaving assigned work area, etc.

Improvements

    • Offer suggestions for improvements.
      • Safety (Being Proactive)
      • Quality
      • Line Operations/Efficiencies
      • Cost Reduction

Qualifications:

Competencies

  • Applied Learning - Assimilating and applying new job-related information in a timely manner.
  •  Quality Orientation - Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.
  •  Contributing to Team Success - Actively participating as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals.
  •  Communication - Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media (written and verbal) to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
  • Safety Awareness - Being aware of conditions that affect employee safety.

Job Requirements 

  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • 1 year of related assembly experience preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand work instructions and safety guidelines.
  • Use and be familiar with assembly and measuring tools, interpret visual aids and be able to perform simple math.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in written form effectively with co-workers, and other departments.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The performance of this position normally requires exposure to a typical manufacturing area where under certain conditions that require the use of personal protective equipment such as steel toe shoes, safety glasses with side shields and gloves.  Temperature of work area may be affected by outside temperatures.  Industrial lighting provided. May shift from one station to another during the assembly process. The noise level in the work environment is usually normal/moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit or stand, bend and reach; to use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.  Light physical effort equal to frequent lifting or moving of lightweight materials.  The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

ITW is a Fortune 500 diversified manufacturer of specialized industrial equipment, consumables, and related service businesses. ITW businesses serve local customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets. The company has operations in 58 countries that employ approximately 50,000 women and men who adhere to the highest ethical standards. 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 nearly 12,000 active patents.

ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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

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.