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Blount International, Inc. Machine Operator - 2nd Shift in 104505, Illinois

Machine Operator - 2nd Shift

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Date: Sep 7, 2020


104505, IL, US

Company: Blount International

Work Location: Oregon, IL

Functional Area: Manufacturing

Number of Openings: 2

Current Openings: 1.00

Blount International, Inc. has an exceptional opportunity.

We are committed to excellence in our people, products, performance, and profits. We believe our team members are the foundation of our Company's success, and we are committed to continuous improvement and learning, exceptional quality, connecting with our customer, and good relationships with our team members.



Under limited supervision, responsibilities include setting up and performing moderately difficult machine operations. Meets company quality standards and performs basic preventive maintenance. Reads moderately difficult blueprints.


  • Sets up and operates Machines (70%)

  • Sets up and operated moderately difficult machines.

  • Performs basic maintenance on equipment

  • Lay out and performs simple machine operations from drawings or instructions

  • Checks work using various inspection instruments and assists in debugging operating problems.

  • Operates press brake

  • Oversee Parts (30%)

  • May include assembling parts

  • May include moving parts to machines

  • May include moving finished parts

  • Utilizes inspection instruments to assist in resolving discrepancies

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Communication and Documentation

  • Maintain open communication through conversation and both formal and informal documents


  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)


  • Two years or more of related experience

  • Performs all operations according to prescribed safety principles.

  • Keeps work area clean.

  • Able to complete responsibilities in a timely, professional and quality manner

  • Solve problems analytically; search out relevant information and gauge its importance when making decisions

  • Effective written and oral communication skills; able to express oneself clearly and in technical and non-technical terms

  • Demonstrate ability and willingness to learn; seek out development activities to improve skills and increase knowledge; learn from other team members and own mistakes


  • Available to work on site as required by job

  • Available to work necessary shift hours


Blount is a global manufacturer and marketer of replacement parts, equipment, and accessories for consumers and professionals operating primarily in two market segments: Forestry, Lawn, and Garden (“FLAG”); and Farm, Ranch, and Agriculture (“FRAG”). Blount also sells products in the construction markets and is the market leader in saw chain and guide bars for chain saws. We also supply original equipment manufacturers (OEM) with cutting attachments.

Blount offers products under the brand names of OREGON®, Carlton®, Woods®, KOX, SpeeCo®, ICS®, Pentruder, and Merit. For more information, visit

Blount will only employ those who are legally authorized to work. Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. It is the policy of Blount International to provide equal employment to all qualified persons without discrimination based on sex, race, color, religion, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under law.

During the application process we will not ask for or collect any confidential, proprietary or sensitive personally identifiable information (e.g. date of birth; drivers license number; or credit card, bank account or other financial information) (collectively, “Sensitive Information”). If you submit any Sensitive Information, you do so at your own risk and we will not be liable to you or responsible for consequences of your submission. This notice should not be construed as an offer of employment or creating any terms of employment.