Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Cold Heading Operator in Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Cold Heading Operator


Date Posted: 8/3/2017

Job Description


  • Selects, installs, and aligns dies, cutting tools, guides, and stops to setup machine

  • Sets 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.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma or the equivalent required; Associates degree preferred

  • Prior experience operating single and multi-die header machines

  • Continuous Improvement Mindset

  • 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 50 pounds

  • Understanding and compliance with safety rules and regulations

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time

  • Location: Elk Grove Village at , at IL at

  • Job Type:

  • Experience:Not Specified

  • Date Posted:8/3/2017

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