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Elkay Tool and Die Maker in Broadview, Illinois

Tool and Die Maker

Our goal at Elkay is to inspire everyday – customers, employees…and the employees of tomorrow. We focus on doing the right thing so we can be in business forever. Our values-driven culture emphasizes investing in people and treating them like part of the family. We’re financially-stable and privately-owned with a solid reputation for ethics, integrity, giving back, and providing an engaging, inclusive environment where careers flourish and grow. Our people are proud to work for Elkay.

And the feeling is mutual – because it’s Elkay’s people who really give us our edge. We empower our employees to take the lead in delivering Elkay’s exceptional customer experience. Our commitment to our people and their professional development is a recipe for success that has fueled our growth from a three-person shop in 1920 to one of today’s leading international suppliers of plumbing, water delivery and branded commercial interiors. If you’re ready for a new career challenge where everything you do will make a difference, talk to us about joining the Elkay family.

Join Elkay's Broadview Manufacturing Plant for an exciting role in its Tool Room on 1st Shift (6:00am - 2:30pm) as a tool and die maker! Competitive pay and benefits!

Typical day includes performing a wide variety of duties to layout, construct, and repair tooling dies and fixtures to close tolerances, including fabricating parts needed by maintenance personnel and monitoring plant tooling needs.

TYPICAL JOB DUTIES / SKILLS / REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Work with prints, specs and sketches to perform machining operations involving layout, set-up and operation of various machines to sharpen, refinish, fabricate and modify dies, machine parts, tools and fixtures.

  • Must be able to work to blueprints.

  • Change over all draw, trim, pierce and form dies to secondary operations.

  • Must be conversant with all types of tool room machines (e.g., mills, lathes, surface grinders, drill presses).

  • Assists in general upkeep of tool room and its equipment.

  • Follow safety rules and keep work areas clean.

  • Must be able to work in fast paced environment with frequent communication with others in the shop.

  • Considerable physical effort required for the frequent lifting of sheet metal, tooling, etc., weighing up to 50 lbs. Considerable pulling, pushing, reaching, standing, squatting, bending, and walking required. There is constant use of both arms and hands required of this position.

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Elkay Manufacturing Company turns 100!

Founded on the north side of Chicago in 1920, Elkay has been making innovative products and delivering exceptional customer experiences for one hundred years. As we head into our second century, we will be taking time throughout the year to pause and reflect upon all that has changed, all we have accomplished, and the many hundreds of people that have made this company something to truly be proud of.

For example, while proud to be America’s No. 1 selling kitchen sink company, Elkay expanded its commercial offerings more than four decades ago, and today delivers faucets, water coolers, drinking fountains, Smartwell Water Delivery Systems, and the award-winning ezH2O bottle filling stations, in addition to world-class stainless steel and quartz sinks. Our Elkay Interior Systems business is a global leader in the design and buildout of branded retail environments for leading global brands. Elkay Commercial Systems provides stainless steel products for commercial kitchens around the globe.

What makes Elkay special is our people and our culture.

Many companies have core values that are enshrined in their annual reports, and posted in frames on their walls. But few companies embrace and live their values quite as Elkay does. On any given day, you’ll hear employees quoting them in meetings, as the rationale for why they make business decisions.

One of Elkay’s core values is "We are in Business Forever." We are family-owned and believe our people and business partners are an extension of our family. Like your family, Elkay has values and traditions that endure, and help us live up to this lofty goal. Examples include our commitment to sustainability and giving back to our community. Our water delivery products have helped keep over 20-billion plastic bottles out of landfills. Over the past decade, Elkay and our employees have donated over $3.8-million to worthy causes in the communities where we work and live. Utilizing their paid volunteer time off, Elkay employees have donated countless thousands of hours serving those in need in their communities. Our conservation and sustainability efforts reflect our concern for the future and our commitment to building a better world. To learn more about Elkay’s corporate responsibility efforts, visit https://bit.ly/36Z41Mp .

When we say “Our Strength is in Our People,” we recognize that Elkay’s employees are at the heart of everything we have ever accomplished. Through their bright minds, we’ve developed many breakthrough innovations that have shaped the way we live in this country and around the world. Through their clever hands, strong bodies and deep, unwavering commitment to quality, we’ve risen to a place of recognition and respect in the community and in the markets we serve. We would be remiss, as we pause to consider the past 100 years of success, not to mention our profound gratitude for each and every one of our people that have been a part of Elkay through the years. We hope you’ll consider joining us and sharing 100 years of great adventures yet to come.

Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, today, Elkay employs over 2,500 employees worldwide, working from 21 locations across the U.S., China, Mexico, Austria and Cyprus. We hope you’ll visit our website and learn more about Elkay at elkay.com at https://www.elkay.com/us/en.html .

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