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Machine Operator-3rd Shift

Apply Job ID REF8700M Date posted 11/22/2022 Address 18531 Spring Creek Drive, Tinley Park, 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 14.8 billion dollars in global revenues, operates 7 major segments with businesses in 55 countries that employ approximately 48,000 women and men. 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 17,000 active patents.

 

Division Description: ITW Seats & Motion Division within the ITW Automotive Segment delivers highly differentiated, precision-engineered plastic solutions to global OEMs and their tier suppliers across North America and Europe.


POSITION SUMMARY:  3rd Shift Machine Operator (Tuesday-Saturday from 12 AM to 8 AM) is a talented operator for our automatic assembly machines, producing small plastic components for the automotive industry. Our machines include robotics, HMI screens, conveyors, and etc. This position will require basic machine operations (pressing buttons) to performing assembly changeovers and setups of automation machines, to semi-advanced troubleshooting and maintenance of machines. Additionally, this role will require short-distance material handling of raw materials and finished goods.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

Machine Operator Operations:

  • Troubleshoot and correct system material flow issues.
  • Troubleshoot basic mechanical, electrical, and computer systems issues and escalate as appropriate.
  • Set up and verify the functionality and safety of equipment.
  • Operation of production lines and equipment, including safety startup, clearing jams, manual operations and format changes.
  • Perform troubleshooting and make necessary in process adjustments to improve run time.
  • Conduct basic changeovers and equipment adjustments without mechanical support.
  • Understand and be able to read HMI faults and troubleshoot information.
  • Basic understanding of PLC ladder logic.
  • Understanding of SMED.
  • Understand and integrate equipment parameters.
  • Achieve required efficiency and throughput on automated lines.
  • Measure and record data associated with operating equipment.

Quality & Safety:

  • Accountability for following all quality, GMP, and SOP guidelines.
  • Follows all current work instruction and adherence to ITW quality standards and requirement.
  • Understand production quality issues and take appropriate corrective action as well as preventive measures.
  • Perform quality data collection.
  • Perform and maintain good housekeeping.
  • Clean production equipment and work area.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent technical training.
  • Production maintenance and automation experience.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Proficient in Computers
  • Some technical training preferable.
  • Experience in the plastics industry operating equipment preferred.
  • At least 2 years of experience operating automated production equipment (i.e. robotics, HMI screens, automated assembly equipment).
  • Be capable of running your own operation, responsibility for all reporting (parts completion reports, downtime reports, etc.).
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Practical attitude and ability to learn new skills

Physical/Environmental Requirement

  • Knowledge to record waste and scrap and make report for improvements.
  • Must be able to work any shift (with reasonable notice for training requirements), and must be able to work weekends and mandatory OT as needed.
  • Frequently lifting to 50lbs. is required.
  • Walking, standing and bending.

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.  

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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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