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 Thursday 9pm-5am, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 5pm-5am. 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