at Smalley Steel Ring Co.

Date Posted: 3/18/2021

Job Description

Smalley is currently hiring Machine Set-Up Operators to work within our manufacturing team! $2000 Sign On Bonus + OT

  • Do you have a knack for working with your hands and learn by doing?
  • Do you have a high mechanical aptitude and love to problem solve?
  • Does working with machines in a SAFE, fast-paced factory setting sound like the right setting for you?
  • Do you have relevant experience as a mechanic (marine, auto, aviation, etc.)?

We want to hear from you! We welcome all types of mechanical experience and will train you on our machines!

Smalley is currently hiring Machine Set-Up Operators for 1st shift (6:30am-3:00pm) and 2nd shift (3:00pm-11:30pm)! These are DIRECT HIRE, FULL TIME positions, eligible for our full benefits!


We're offering a $2,000 Sign-On Bonus and lots of overtime hours!



  • Set-up machine from start to finish
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and address any problems that may occur during the production process
  • Utilize measuring tools, hand tools, etc.
  • Complete required paperwork
  • Follow all safety processes

Job Requirements

  • 1-year machine set-up experience or 3 years of experience as a machine operator
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Experience with small engines and motors a plus
  • Tool & Die experience a plus
  • Pass basic mechanical aptitude test
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis

Founded in 1918, Smalley offers a unique work experience because no matter what your title is, you'll play a part in contributing to the development, manufacturing, and marketing of some of the most innovative rings and springs in the world.

Smalley is a fun and exciting place to work, and we easily stand apart from our competition. You will be working in a SAFE, CLEAN, and WORLD CLASS facility that is family owned. We are always looking for motivated individuals who lead by example and inspire others to greatness. The opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer. After all, hard work, expertise, and people like you are the reason that Smalley has become the world leader in rings and springs. So, what does a career at Smalley mean? It means you'll help change the world, one ring and spring at a time.

Smalley offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including 401(k) savings plan with company match; profit sharing, health, dental, vision. Company paid life insurance, STD and LTD; supplemental life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and 10 company paid holidays.

To learn more about our company, please visit our web site at:




Equal Opportunity Employer

If you are having problems using our online application system, please call 847-719-5900.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Smalley Steel Ring Company is the market leader in the industrial ring and wave/compression spring manufacturing business. With offices in Asia, Europe, the United States and South America, we not only think globally but we act globally. As a global leader, we have experienced almost every type of application in our field and we continue to solve new problems for a variety of customers. From aerospace, to medical devices, the auto industry and more, we have the expertise our clients are looking for in a manufacturing partner.

Here at Smalley, we realize that our success depends upon the success of our employees. We are a privately held, family owned business with a positive, team oriented culture and a commitment to the security and satisfaction of our workforce. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package: including 401(k) savings plan with company match, profit sharing, bonus, health, dental, vision, company paid life, STD and LTD, supplemental life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and 10 company-paid holidays. You will also find plenty of opportunity for career development and advancement to positions of greater responsibility here at Smalley.

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