Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Plastic Extrusion Operator in Manteno, Illinois

Plastic Extrusion Operator


Date Posted: 9/20/2017

Job Description

Description Position at Zip-Pak

Zip-Pak is a division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a Fortune 200 company that is one of the world’s leading diversified manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment, consumables and related service businesses.

Zip-Pak serves customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed and emerging markets offering a complete range of re-sealable closure services, machinery and solutions.

We are currently seeking a Plastic Extrusion Line Operator to join the team at our Manteno, IL facility for the night shift (6:45 p.m. - 7 a.m., alternating three and four day weeks).

This position is responsible for producing high quality plastic zipper. The operator will make all necessary machine adjustments to consistently produce products within quality specifications at or above productivity targets; line speed, yield and uptime. They will ensure the product is properly wound. Additionally they will be responsible for efficient set-ups, changeovers and start-ups and will coordinate troubleshooting efforts with other members of the team. We are proud of our clean, safe work environment and all team members are expected to understand all safety hazards and follow all safety rules and precautions, as well as complying with our safe quality foods sanitation practices.

Employee involvement is valued at our workplace and we welcome employee input and participation. Zip-Pak is a smoke-free, temperature controlled work environment.


The successful candidate must be self motivated, a strong team player and able to work with a minimum of supervision. Above average troubleshooting skills are needed as well as an ability to measure precisely.

Must have good communication skills and be willing to get involved in employee task forces and committees.

High school diploma or equivalent required, ability to lift and carry 30-50 pounds and stand for long periods of time.

Two years machine operator experience in a production environment preferred.

Fork lift experience.

Background check, drug test and physical will be conducted.

EOE/AA including veterans and disabled.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time

  • Location: Manteno at , at IL at

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  • Experience:Not Specified

  • Date Posted:9/20/2017

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Founded in 1912, ITW is a global industrial company centered on a differentiated and proprietary business model. The company's seven industry leading segments leverage the ITW Business Model to generate solid growth with best-in-class margins and returns in markets where highly innovative, customer focused solutions are required. ITW's 50,000+ dedicated colleagues around the world thrive in our decentralized, entrepreneurial culture. In 2016, the company achieved revenues of $13.6 billion.

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