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3rd shift Line Operator - Entry Level Position
Elgin, IL 60121
Prefer candidates with manufacturing experience, self-motivated, demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude, outstanding attendance record, and enjoy a fast-paced work environment. Must possess an innate drive to excel, and be able to work a 2nd or 3rd shift position. Must be able to work weekend overtime as required.
Check specs, load/unload production lines, use measurement tools, manual inspection of parts, and change/adjust control parameters, completion of production paperwork. Additional Duties - Daily preventative maintenance, remove, replenish fluids/lubricants, and 5S cleaning responsibilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Tasks)
Follow all company rules and regulations related to environmental, health, and safety.
Read and follow work instructions and inspection standards to correctly perform operational processes and meet customer product specifications.
Start-up and shut-down machines according to procedures.
Operate, monitor, and adjust machines in a grinding, assembly, or broach and turning line via switches, buttons, and displays.
Supply components to hoppers, indexing poles or conveyors.
Using hand tools, change worn machine accessories such as grinding wheels, finishing stones, and tool inserts.
Visually inspect components and parts for defects.
Measure components and parts with precision dial indicators or other instruments to ensure they meet customer requirements and machines are operating correctly.
Troubleshoot causes of machine alarms and take appropriate action.
Record quality inspection data on check sheets.
Record production information on daily reports.
Enter inventory transactions using the Bar Code Inventory system.
Safely use powered material handling equipment such as forklifts, scissors tables, hoists, or pallet jacks to lift and transfer materials from one place to another.
Observe line operation to detect causes of part defects or specific machine malfunctions and provide machine repair technicians with information.
Perform machine preventative maintenance such as cleaning or adding oil to reservoirs.
This list is not inclusive; other job-related tasks may be assigned.
On average, this job requires 4 to 8 weeks of on-the-job training with an experienced trainer to acquire specific job skills. Exact training time depends upon a person's experience, abilities, and role to be learned (assembler, grinder, turning operator).
Qualifications: Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
his job requires a high school diploma or general education degree (GED).
Basic mechanical knowledge of computerized machines, gauges, and hand tools
General knowledge of material handling, manufacturing processes, quality control systems
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, and decimals.
Communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing.
Ability to follow instructions in written, oral, or diagram form.
Respond promptly to a sound or light signal when it occurs.
Concentrate on a task over several minutes without being distracted.
Arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern.
Physically move objects safely by using proper lifting techniques.
While performing the duties of this job, the operator may be exposed to moving mechanical parts; vapors or airborne particles; chemicals, vibration, and loud noises.
Safety shoes, safety glasses, chemical resistant gloves and bump caps for this position must be worn on the production floor. Other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be required.