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Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Machine Operator Trainee - 1st Shift in Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Machine Operator Trainee - 1st Shift

  • 2700 York Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007, USA

  • Full-time

  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

    Company Description

ITW Shakeproof serves major automotive OEMs and their tier suppliers with metal, cold-headed fasteners totaling approximately $160m in revenue. In addition to ITW's industry leading research and development capabilities, ITW Shakeproof enhances our customers' competitive advantage by:

  • Maintaining advanced engineering and manufacturing facilities in North America.

  • Exchanging product, process, and benchmarking information with sister units worldwide.

  • Continually improving processes, material and designs to ensure every product exceeds customer specifications while providing unparalleled value.

We are looking for individual with strong mechanical aptitude to join our team as a cold heading trainee. Shift time Monday-Friday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM.

Job Description

  • Compiles dimensions of stock, sequence of machining operations, and type and size of thread from charts and specifications

  • Selects, installs, and adjusts threading die, die cutters, chamfering tools, feed grips, pressure tripping mechanism, cams, gears and pulleys. Also sets feed rails, parts bowl, and roller sorter to ensure quality parts

  • Adjusts speed control knobs to synchronize transfer and ejection of stock with machine action

  • Selects correct SEMS components (washers) and loads into machine

  • Complies with all safety regulations and TS161949 policies

  • Verifies dimensions of workpieces with specifications. Modifies and grinds thread roll dies as necessary

  • Maintains, oils, and cleans machines on a regular basis. Drains and cleans oil trays; dumps scrap and sweeps floors to maintain housekeeping standards

  • Recognize and inspect quality issues and troubleshoots process or quality issues with engineers to correct and document

  • Perform other duties as assigned


    Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Highly motivated individual with a positive attitude

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment both in a team and individually

  • Strong Organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Basic mathematical skills

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

    Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 year experience of machine operation or automotive repair or equivalent trade school

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints

  • Able to use gaging equipment such as calipers, micrometers, etc.

  • Experience using basic hand tools

    Additional Information

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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

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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.