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Permanent Machine Operator


Manufacturing and Production

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West Chicago

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Branch Information

Chicago, IL - Metro - (USA) 525 West Monroe Street Suite 1500 IL Chicago , IL - 60661 Phone : 312-730-1940



Job Description


As an Operator, you will complete basic setup, operation, and preventative maintenance of manufacturing equipment in an efficient and safe manner, per quality specifications, to produce fasteners utilized in commercial construction. We provide uniforms, safety shoe reimbursement and on-the-job training.

My client is a leading manufacturer with a proven history of creating innovative fastening solutions used by the professional commercial contractor in concrete anchoring and flooring, drywall, metal building, fire protection, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC applications. They take pride in our commitment to being a customer-centric organization with operational excellence, superior service, and new product development that has guided the company through decades of growth by meeting the ever-changing needs of the commercial construction industry. Focusing on the needs of our end-users enables us to customize our product offering and service based on their requirements. Encompassing the leading brands of Buildex® (Teks®, Sammys®), Red Head (TruBolt®, Tapcon®), Ramset (Trakfast®), and PNA (Diamond Dowel®) with an overall history dating back to 1910.

They offer their employees a path for advancement, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package designed to help employees care for themselves, their families, and their futures.

Core Responsibilities:

Performs setup and operates a variety of in-lined equipment to cold head, point and thread-roll fasteners for commercial construction applications

Maintains machinery through preventive maintenance

Performs quality checks in adherence to specifications sheets; will also be responsible for documentation

Drives safety practices and procedures including identifying safety hazards

Ensures all housekeeping practices and procedures are met

Performs 5-S activities and improvements as required

Works with other team members and participates in team events and meetings

Job Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED required

At least one year of experience in high-volume manufacturing highly preferred (e.g. equipment setup/operation/changeover, use of measurement tools and knowledge of preventive maintenance)

Demonstrated mechanical aptitude

Ability to understand basic machinery

Prior experience with hand tools (e.g. wrenches)

Ability to recognize and identify parts, problems, and offer resolution

Ability to read blueprints / specification sheets and follow instructions

Must be able to work in a team environment

Successfully complete on-the-job training (blueprint reading and measurement tools)

Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds