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Metal FInisher / Kettle Polisher

Apply Job ID REF3569V Date posted 04/14/2022 Address 750 Lincoln Avenue, Troy, OH Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

Illinois Tool Works (ITW) is a Fortune 200 company that produces diversified products in global markets. Some of its products include welding equipment, automotive components, construction materials and commercial food equipment. The Food Equipment Group is one of seven ITW decentralized business segments seeking a Kettle Polisher for their Cooking Business Unit located in Troy, Ohio.

The Cooking Business Unit produces Vulcan brand energy efficient steam cooking equipment including steamers, braising pans and kettles found in large chain restaurants, emerging/regional chains, independent restaurants, K-12 schools, grocery and hotels/recreation. Vulcan has been recognized by chefs and operators throughout the world for its top-quality, energy efficient commercial cooking equipment.

The selected candidate will perform operations that include metal finishing, polishing and buffing to obtain specified finish, polish or luster to parts made from fabrication, sheet metal and stainless steel for the Kettle product line. Completion of these tasks involve understanding and utilizing various powered tools and equipment to achieve desired finish. This is a first shift position.

- Understanding of different grits to use to achieve finish.
- Ability to operate metal finishing equipment, i.e. grinders, stroke sander, etc.
- Ability to hold part in hands, using fixture, supports or other holding device while exercising
  proper pressure, movement and duration to impact the polish, grind, and buff using care
- Understanding  of polishing process to make necessary repairs while keeping aesthetic
- Requires frequent standing/stopping in manufacturing environment.
- Ability to work in a team environment.
- Ability to follow safety and housekeeping practices.
- Attendance is an essential function.
- Previous experience preferred

Starting pay $17.61 per hour, with increase to $19.81 after 90 days and after 6 months, $22.01. May require weekly/weekend overtime.

Pre-employment screenings performed (which includes background checks and drug screening).

ITW Food Equipment Group is committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for all employees. To demonstrate this commitment, ITW/FEG is tobacco-free (including e-cigarettes) on campuses and within company vehicles and maintains a drug-free workplace. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental, vision,and life insurance, short term disability benefit, holiday and vacation pay, 401(k) with matching funds, and educational reimbursement. 

ITW Food Equipment Group is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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



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