1st Shift Manual Assembly and Inspection Line Lead - #1687173


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Lexington, KY
Contract type: Full time

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a global Fortune 200 diversified manufacturing company that delivers specialized expertise, innovative thinking, and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries.   ITW, with approximately 14.1 billion dollars in global revenues, operates 7 major segments with businesses in 57 countries that employ approximately 45,000 women and men. These talented individuals, many of whom have specialized engineering or scientific expertise, contribute to our global leadership in innovation. We are proud of our broad portfolio of more than 16,000 active patents. 

StampTech Fasteners TM Division Description:

The ITW StampTech Fastener Division serves the major OEMs and Tier suppliers in the North American automotive market.  The division supplies stamped metal fasteners and engineered fastener assemblies that leverage our deep-draw stamping technologies.  The annual revenue for the division is approximately $160M.  Locations include Gallatin, TN, Lexington, KY & Naugatuck, CT.  

The Division drives profitability by leveraging its innovative solutions and application engineering.  In addition to ITW’s industry leading research and development capabilities, StampTech Fasteners TM enhances our customers’ competitive advantage by maintaining advanced engineering and manufacturing facilities in North America, exchanging product, process, and benchmarking information with sister units worldwide and continually improving processes, material, and designs to ensure every product provides value and meets customer expectations.

The Hand Assembly/Produx Line Lead will be responsible for assisting team members with sorting issues, quality issues and is involved in inventory control of WIP and finished goods. Tasks include, but not limited to: data collection for product, setup, adjust and operate Arbor press equipment, sorting and inspecting product.  This position also has a combination of product handling and forklift operating duties to stack, transport, and store work-in-process and finished goods.    

Key Responsibilities

  • Understands, follows, and enforces all established safety, health and Company policies, procedures, and recognized practices
  • Conduct training of new employees and coach existing employees
  • Assign work to employees and ensure it is executed in a timely manner
  • Complete production log sheets, relocation log sheets, and computer entries
  • Maintain current department inventory
  • Data entry tasks as assigned
  • Meet shift production goals set forth by Manager
  • Operate machines
  • Pull/move/load component parts from and to inventory using a stand-up forklift
  • Generate stock labels
  • Weigh finished goods
  • Set-up piece count scales
  • Participates in Layered Process Audits
  • Contributes to team effort by focusing on continuous improvement and success for the entire team
  • All other duties as assigned by manager

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent along with 2 years of manufacturing experience
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Effectively communicate in a professional demeanor when dealing with the public or any level of employees
  • Demonstrate good problem-solving skills and possess communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to work overtime

Physical Demands & Work Environment

  • The physical demand described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel, talk, or hear; and smell. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee could be exposed to extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • Safety toed with slip resistant shoes, safety glasses and earplugs are required on the plant floor

ITW Culture & Leadership Expectations:

  • Exemplify and embody the ITW Leadership expectations  
  • Able to thrive and collaborate in a decentralized and entrepreneurial culture 
  • Able to take a high level of accountability and ownership for personal and company performance
  • Able to communicate both verbal and written with clarity and simplicity
  • Exemplifies a strategic-thinking approach and process to product management
  • Able to make decisions and use critical thinking and analytical approaches when weighing options

ITW is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. 

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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