Elgin Fasteners Header Operator - 2nd Shift w/Sign On Bonus in Rockford, Illinois
Produces machined parts by operating a cold forming fastener heading machine for new, special, regular, or experimental jobs.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations
Set up and operate various machines
Maintains a clean machine and organized work area
Performs preventative maintenance including lubricating machines when needed
Makes minor repairs and notifies maintenance for other maintenance needs
Responsible for quality of parts
Performs variety of tasks such as counting, cleaning, returning gauges and fixtures, transferring of parts, assembling tooling for next job
Use measuring equipment to maintain close tolerances
Follows schedules and procedures
Adaptable to cell and team concepts as well as cross-training
Assists other forming operators if necessary
Completes First Piece Inspection and inspects work in progress using provided gauges necessary and outlined in Quality Standard Operating Procedures and/or work instructions
Check blanks for mixed stock and for foreign products
Responsible for quality of own work
Forklift (i.e. powered industrial truck) operation
Work Environment and Physical Demands
Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment. Work involves frequent lifting of materials and product up to 30 pounds and seldom lifting to 50lbs. Frequent use of hands and fingers to handle and/or adjust equipment. Moderate reaching, pushing, pulling, gripping and grasping. Machinery operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection, and steel toed work boots or shoes.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time Second Shift (2pm-10pm) position at 40+ hours per week. Occasional overtime, evening and weekend work may be required to meet business demands.
Based on experience. Second shift premium is $1.00.
Required Education and Experience
Must be 18 years or older
High School Diploma/GED or equivalent
3-5 years? experience in cold heading
Some computer literacy required
Capable of using measuring instruments, i.e. micrometer, calipers, height gauge, etc
Capable of using hand tools (i.e. screwdriver, wrenches etc.)
Ability to read and write, perform basic arithmetic and follow verbal and written instructions.
Ability to withstand stress that may accompany deadlines, or work on complicated problems for extended periods of time.
Preferred Education and Experience
- 5-7 years? experience in cold heading