Cold Heading Machine Operator - 2nd Shift

Job Description
Selects, installs, and aligns dies, cutting tools, guides, and stops to setup machineSets controls to synchronize machine actions for various operations on work piece in specified sequence.Positions coil of metal wire or rod on feed spindle and threads it through straightening rolls into feed mechanism.Adjusts settings of dies on controls, as required, to produce product within specified tolerances and meeting quality standards.Starts machine to begin production and observes machine operations for evidence of malfunction and products for defects.Maintains, oils, and cleans machines on a regular basis.  Drains and cleans oil trays; dumps scrap, and sweeps floor to maintain housekeeping standards.Instructs and directs activities of workers in production ensuring setups are completed accurately and timely.Ensures all quality and safety documentation is completed.Other responsibilities as needed.
High School diploma or the equivalent required; Associates degree preferredPrior experience operating single and multi-die header machinesContinuous Improvement MindsetAbility to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating, and maintenance instructions, and procedure manualsAbility to complete routine production and quality reports.Ability to lift up to 50 poundsUnderstanding and compliance with safety rules and regulationsStrong verbal and written communication skills
Additional Information
We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.  All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Location: Prospect Heights, IL - 60070
Full time
Prospect Heights, IL 60070, US