Machine Operator - ExtrusionApply Job ID REF3674E Date posted 09/15/2021 Address 1510 Warehouse Drive, Ottawa, IL Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt
Founded in 1912, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a diversified, Fortune 500 manufacturing company that delivers specialized expertise, innovative thinking and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries. Ranked among Fortune Magazine’s most admired companies, the company focuses on solid growth, improving profitability and strong returns across its worldwide platforms and divisions. These divisions serve customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets. ITW’s revenues total $14.8 billion in 2018.
Zip-Pak, Ottawa, we need extruder machine operators to operate plastic extrusion lines. 12-hour shifts (7am-7pm or 7pm-7am), 2-2-3 day schedule with alternating weekends off. Clean, safe, temperature-controlled work environment. Excellent benefits include medical, dental, 401k, life insurance & more. H.S. diploma or GED required; previous manufacturing experience preferred but not required.
- 1510 Warehouse Dr, Ottawa, IL 61350
- Full-time, a great place to start a career
- Starting pay up to $18.00 depending on experience with additional advancement opportunities
- Excellent benefit package
EOE/AA including Veterans and Disabled
The extruder operator is responsible for running and maintaining a quality product. The operator must be proficient in making necessary adjustments and judgements to consistently produce product within quality specifications at or above productivity targets: line speed, uptime, and yield. The operator will at all times observe safety, HACCP/AIB/SQF guidelines and policies. Employee shall support Food Safety Culture activities within the organization in support of Food Safety Management System in accordance with the Food Safety Code for Manufacture of Food Packaging.
•Utilizes judgment in acceptable variance from specifications
•Ensures proper equipment set-up
•Properly performs and records quality checks
•Communicates troubleshooting efforts with team members, supervision, maintenance
•Assures proper quantities are run (no significant over/under runs)
Changeovers and line cleaning:
•Performs line changeovers
•Performs line cleaning
•Performs some preventative maintenance as required
•Properly boxes product
•Ensures product is identified correctly and legibly
•Utilizes correct pallet configuration
•Assures pallet is secure and identified correctly and legibly.
•Understands and observes all safety precautions, rules and regulations
•Understands and observes all HACCP and SQF regulations
•Keeps the area around line clean
•Reports all safety hazards to supervisor
•Completes all required paperwork properly and legibly
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
•Assists other operators with spool handling
•Assists other operators with changeovers
•Assists other operators with line cleaning
•Participates on task forces and committees as requested
Other job-related duties as assigned.
•Extrusion experience desirable
•High School diploma or GED
•Stable work history
•Demonstrates willingness to accept or seek new assignments
•Mechanical aptitude/good troubleshooting skills
- Ability to stand for long periods of time.
- Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
- Ability to walk
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.
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