Machine Operator
at ITW Employee Network

Date Posted: 6/27/2020

Job Description

ITW OVERVIEW

Illinois Tool Works (ITW) (NYSE: ITW) is a Fortune 200 global multi-industrial manufacturing leader with revenues totaling $14.3 billion in 2017. The company's seven industry-leading segments leverage the unique ITW Business Model to drive solid growth with best-in-class margins and returns in markets where highly innovative, customer-focused solutions are required. ITW’s business model relies on:

  • 80/20 Business Process
  • Costumer-Back innovation
  • Decentralized Entrepreneurial Culture

VALERON OVERVIEW

Since 1965, Valéron Strength Films has specialized in manufacturing high-strength, cross-laminated high-performance plastic films. Our films offer unparalleled performance in demanding construction, packaging, print media and hundreds of other applications worldwide. Valéron Strength Films has production facilities in Houston, Texas and Essen, Belgium along with a sales office in Shanghai, China.

“With world class technical support, we reliably deliver differentiated strength films enabling construction and targeted brand owners to sell more product to end users who trust them to perform in demanding applications”

POSITION OVERVIEW

Essential Functions:

    • Sufficient reading and writing ability to follow work order instructions and record needed roll data
    • Performs electro-mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic trouble shooting, repair and general preventative maintenance procedures on all production, warehouse, facility and plant equipment
    • Using multi-meters, amp meters and ohm-meters, troubleshoot AC/DC/VFD/servo motors, motor controllers, PLC’s and rewire/ identify/replace failed components to include: motors, drives, drive boards, I/O boards, switches, transformers, contractors, relays and fuses.
    • Programs PLC’s and VFD motors as required
    • Repairs, replaces defective parts maintaining MRO inventory as required. Installs special functional and structural parts in devices. Rebuilds and repairs all equipment that is in need of repair.
    • Sets up and operates lathe, milling machine, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking machines to manufacture and repair parts as needed
    • Implements a preventative maintenance program for all production and support equipment including training of production associates in equipment operation and preventative maintenance processes.
    • Contributes to product/quality/process improvement efforts by initiating and participating in problem-solving/improvement teams recommending ideas/changes to business. processes, procedures, materials and equipment and implementing recommendations
    • Performs other responsibilities, projects as assigned.

Job Requirements:

    • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, write routine reports/correspondence and communicate concisely.
    • Possess a strong electro-mechanical aptitude, with strong understanding of electricity
    • Ability to use basic machine shop equipment, hand tools, forklift, and material handling equipment
    • Ability to read and understand schematics in order to troubleshoot complex equipment problems
    • Ability to lead, train others effectively in operating , maintaining and troubleshooting equipment
    • Must be able to work overtime as required to meet production’s needs as well as flexibility to work around scheduled production hours
    • Maintains focus on continuous improvement by applying 80/20, PLS, and USa principles/techniques and makes process improvement recommendations to management.
  • Possess solid analytical/numerical abilities with attention to accuracy/detail

 Work Conditions:

  • Environmental Conditions:(Dust, fumes, heat, cold, noise, vibration, toxic conditions, work hazards, etc.) Controlled environment, noise from refrigeration equipment, etc. – Activity: Work is performed in doors on concrete floors involving extreme temperatures. Requires safety shoes, ear plugs, and safety glasses. Must be able to occasionally climb stairs and work elevations of more than 20 feet. Work in high noise levels that requires ear plugs. Must be physically able to exert up to 60 pounds of push force and up to 80 pounds of pull force.
  • Requires excellent communication with multiple departments and levels of the organization.
  • Prefer 4+ years of experience as a maintenance technician
  • Must have good driving record
  • Ability to work overtime when needed.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk, hear, reach outward, and drive; occasionally twist/turn, crawl, reach above shoulder, stand, walk, bend, and grasp with hands.
  • The employee must carry up to 50 pounds occasionally and push and pull up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include concentrated attention, close vision, far vision, depth perception, color vision, and the ability to bring object into sharp focus.

Machines, Tools, Equipment, Work Aids

  • Extruder, stretcher, spiral cutter, electrical hoist, hand truck, fork lift, hand held wrenches, utility knife, safety glasses, ear plugs, and close toe shoes.



Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Job Type: Management
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 6/27/2020

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