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Set-Up Technician - 2nd Shift

Apply Job ID REF8791K Date posted 12/05/2022 Address 9629 197th Street, Mokena, IL Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a diversified manufacturing company that delivers specialized expertise, innovative thinking and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries. ITW, with approximately 14 billion dollars in global revenues, operates 7 major segments with businesses in 55 countries that employ approximately 45,000 employees. 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 more than 18,000 global patents and pending applications.

Segment Description:

ITW’s Automotive Segment is comprised of multiple, independently managed businesses worldwide that develop innovative solutions for Automotive OEM applications including Body & Fuel Systems, Powertrain, Air Flow Management, Seat, Safety, and Motion, and Fasteners.  The Segment has 5 platforms managing 18 total operating divisions found primarily in Asia, Europe and North America.

The Body and Fuel Division drives profitability by leveraging its innovative solutions and application engineering. As a result of ITW’s industry-leading research and development capabilities, ITW Body and Fuel enhances our customers’ competitive advantage. Body and Fuel is a business group within ITW’s Automotive Segment with manufacturing locations in North America. Our Body and Fuel products are made up of interior and exterior door handles, fuel housings and doors, innovative capless fuel solutions and battery-electric vehicle (BEV/HEV) charge ports for major OEMs around the world.


Summary:
Ensures molding machines and peripheral equipment are maintained and efficiently producing good quality parts.


Duties & Responsibilities:
•   Mold set-up and adjustment on molding and assembly repairs, equipment troubleshooting and minor repairs, quality checks, material handling including filling and emptying machine hoppers and grinders, housekeeping and operator instructions
•   Maintain machines in proper operation: To include verifying set-up parameters of process, as well as condition of machine. Verify all monitors are on and set to proper parameters
Trouble shooting of processing problems and defects
•   Setting molds, dies, etc., to conform to scheduled requirements, to include leaving the workstation clean and organized, with quality parts coming from the process, while minimizing downtime.
•   Periodically (as set by the Manager) checking machine cycle time and yields are met, quality of parts coming from process, and overall consistency of process
•   Maintains set-up sheets 
•   Maintaining production records for shift
•   Ensure last shot in capture for molds coming out of production
•   Ensure good housekeeping
•   Has authority and responsibility to stop molding process due to quality concerns
•   Performance of Preventive Maintenance
•   Training of Material Handlers and Operators as needed
•   Monitor Materials
•   Assure proper product is running
•   Assist with cost saving, labor, & ergonomic improvements
•   Support the shift needs as necessary
•   Complete any, and all, tasks as assigned
 

Qualifications:

Qualifications:

•    High School Diploma, GED or equivalent work experience required
•    5+ years Set-up Technician experience in plastic injection molding environment required
•    Complete understanding of injection molding machine(s) and auxiliary equipment operations and repair.  Strong problem solving and analytical skills. 
•    Good communication both written and verbal skills.
•    Knowledge of Wittmann robots.
•    Understanding of OSHA requirements (i.e. Lockout/Tagout, Forklift) 
•    Must be able to work a flexible schedule which includes overtime and weekends
 

Physical Demands:

•    Must be able to lift 65 pounds. 
•    Must be able to push & pull molds w/mechanical help. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus
•    Frequent walking, ability to stand, bend, stoop, kneel, crawl in or under machines
 

ITW offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including competitively priced medical and dental coverage the first of the month following hire, free life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and immediate 401k matching. Additional retirement savings contribution (above and beyond 401k) is awarded at no cost after one year.
 
ITW Body & Fuel NA is an equal opportunity, equal employment, affirmative action employer.  We strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone is welcome to contribute their unique talents and ideas.  We encourage applications from females, males, disabled/protected or other veterans, persons with disabilities, all races and ethnicities, sexual orientations and gender identities.  Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable persons with disabilities to apply and to perform the essential job functions. If you require assistance with completing an application, please reply that you require assistance.  

 

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.