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Bison Gear & Engineering Corporation Machine Operator - 2nd Shift in Saint Charles, Illinois

About you...

Do people describe you as a Go-getter? Do you find challenges exciting? At Bison, our team makes it possible for our customers products to GO! If you're looking for a new role with an organization that will allow you to run with your innovative ideas in a collaborative team culture, don't delay, GO apply today!

About us...

Bison Gear and Engineering began in 1960 by designing problem-solving gearboxes and gear motors for their customers. Today, the company has grown into an industry leader for fractional horsepower electric motor, integral gearmotor and gear reducer products by implementing innovative lean manufacturing processes, world class engineering and customer support teams driven by their Robusticity® design philosophy; allowing Bison to consistently expand its product line with new motion control and power transmission solutions.

At Bison, we make your products go.®

Why join our team?

We believe that personal, professional and company growth all go hand in hand. So we develop, challenge and incentivize our people to deliver the very best for our loyal customers. We’re a team made up of problem solvers, risk-takers, thinkers and doers.

At Bison we give you the opportunity to develop your career based on your strengths and potential. Bison is a career destination for engaged, passionate and talented people who are driven to seek the innovation, growth and opportunity that we offer.

Machine Operator “B” Non-Exempt FLSA

The 2nd shift schedule is 3:00pm - 11:00pm.

  • Machine Operator- Machine Shop Department

No experience in a manufacturing environment? That's ok - we can train you!

Job Function:

Operate machines, several when required, within the department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform duties required to operate machines with in the department, operating several machines simultaneously when required.

  • Perform quality checks during production run , visually and dimensionally observing the condition of the finished parts to identify worn tooling and/or machine malfunction.

  • Able to understand and work from verbal instructions provided by senior level associates.

  • Assist higher grade operators as required.

  • Make machine adjustments to maintain size.

  • Use a hand or electric truck to move material

  • Keep work area clean and neat.

  • Be willing and able to work overtime when needed.

  • Good attendance is required to assure the efficient operation of the department.

  • Must follow all company policies and safety rules and practices.

  • Work well with others

Additional Responsibilities:

Perform additional duties as assigned by department supervisor.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

  • 1 year or more of machine operator or hobbing experience desired

Required Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, shop orders, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Bison Benefits

  • Comprehensive Benefit Plans

  • Competitive Salary

  • 401K Match

  • Business Casual Work Environment

  • On-site Fitness Center

  • Outstanding Tuition Reimbursement Plan