Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Sort Machine Operator in Elgin, Illinois

Sort Machine Operator at ITW

Job Description

We are currently looking for a machine operator to operate our screw sorting machines to meet customer requirements. The scheduled shift for this individual is Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 5am-5pm. The individual chosen for this position will work

36 hours each week and be paid for 40 hours. This individual must ensure product is free of mixtures and defects by performing, but not limited to the responsibilities listed below:


  • Starts machine and performs daily checks to detect malfunctions of machine.

  • Programs parts by setting the parameters into each machine.

  • Troubleshoots and reports any malfunctioning machinery to supervisor and maintenance.

  • Performs daily maintenance and setups to ensure good operation of machines.

  • Prints labels and affixes to containers to ensure lot control.

  • Prepares product to ship, free of mixtures and product defects.

  • Figures weight per container using simple math.

  • Follows all safety rules and policies.

  • Overtime may be required, or assigned as needed.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma or the equivalent technical training required

  • Past Experience operating machinery

  • Knowledge and basic computer operation ability

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Forklift certified

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure and compute ratios and percentages

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

  • Ability to complete routine production and quality reports

  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds