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Set-up Machine Operator

Apply Job ID REF1397X Date posted 04/05/2021 Address 3704 North Palmer Street, Milwaukee, WI Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

ITW Shakeproof Industrial serves all the major OEMs and their tier suppliers with metal fasteners totaling approximately $60M in revenues. Units include:  Watertown, WI; Iron Ridge, WI; Milwaukee, WI; and Broadview, IL.

The division drives profitability by leveraging its innovative solutions and application engineering.  In addition to ITW’s industry-leading research and development capabilities, ITW Shakeproof Industrial enhance our customers’ competitive advantage by…

  • Maintaining advanced engineering and manufacturing facilities in WI & IL.
  • Exchanging product, process and bench marking information with sister units.
  • Continually improving processes, material, and designs to ensure every product exceeds customer specifications while providing unparalleled value.

Position Summary:

Set up and operate lock wash machines to produce high quality fasteners while meeting on-time delivery, productivity, safety, quality, and housekeeping metrics.  Usual manufacturing environment and moderate physical activity.

Essential Functions:

1.      Set up, adjust and operate high speed & low speed machines

2.      Set up, adjust and operate auxiliary equipment to perform operations on a machine or multiple of machines and equipment with close dimensions, shape and contour

3.      Align and secure dies, locate stops, adjust forming speeds, part forming rolls or dies, safety devices, etc.

4.      Install tools and other tooling needed and make adjustments as needed

5.      Work from drawings, manufacturing instructions and control plans.

6.      Use a variety of precision measuring instruments.

7.      May operate multiple machines or machine capable of performing multiple operations.

8.      Load raw materials to feeder mechanisms, clear jams or other malfunctions.

9.      Train/learn how to set-up/operate equipment.

11.  Safety, Responsible for working safely. Recommend changes to processes and equipment to improve safety/efficiency. (Safety program initiative)

12.  Productivity. (Metric boards-analyze, communicate pcs/hr, changes and improvements)

15.  Position should work with minimal supervision.

16.  Other duties/projects as assigned.

Required Skill, Education and Experience

•         Basic reading/writing/math skills  

•         Mechanical ability and knowledge of tools and machinery

•         Ability to focus and prioritize task and objectives.

•         Good communication skills.

•         Ability to lift/pull up to forty (40) pounds.

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.

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