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Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Material Handler - 3rd Shift in Hebron, Illinois

Material Handler - 3rd Shift

  • 11411 Price Rd, Hebron, IL 60034, USA

  • Full-time

  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

    Company Description

Founded in 1912, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a diversified, Fortune 200 manufacturing company that delivers specialized expertise, innovative thinking, and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries. Ranked among Fortune Magazine’s most admired companies, the company focuses on solid growth, improving profitability and strong returns across its worldwide platforms and divisions. These divisions serve customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets. ITW’s revenues totaled $14.1billion in 2019.

ITW Medical is comprised of three strong medical product brands - Coeur, Filtertek & Precise - situated to proactively meet the needs of customers in the marketplace. Coeur is a leading provider of disposable medical products used in diagnostic imaging and other medical procedures. The Filtertek product line is comprised of custom plastic insert molded filtration and flow control components for global OEM medical device customers. Precise Biomedical provides preventative maintenance, service support and parts for power injectors used in the medical imaging market.

Job Description

  • Ensures product is stored & transported to point of use in a timely, efficient & chronologically correct manner.

  • Follows all business and safety guidelines. Assists as needed in other areas of manufacturing.

  • Perform duties to fill and empty machines, transport finished product, components, or raw material within molding/automation department and throughout plant area. Other duties include mixing materials, emptying grinder pans, sweeping and clean-up, operator relief, operate hand and lift truck, and production equipment, assist set-up technician with mold set-ups, automation changeovers, trouble-shooting, minor repairs, and all paperwork associated with.

  • To maintain the area of responsibility in a neat and organized manner, to include returning partial containers of material to their proper storage area.

  • Make material / color changes in a timely manner, to include leaving the workstation clean and organized.

  • Maintain a proper flow of material to area of responsibility so that operation does not cease for lack of supplies.

  • Ensure product is stored and utilized in FIFO mode.

  • Perform problem-solving techniques in evaluating material vacuum/drying system problems.

  • Move, wrap and label finished product when so directed.

  • Document lot control where required.

  • Removes any old labels from gaylords, boxes and totes.

  • Maintain proper rotation of raw material/components.

  • Follows all safety guidelines.

  • Any and all tasks assigned.

    Equipment and tools used (but not limited to):

  • Hand and lift trucks, hand tools, grinders, scales and drying equipment.


  • Understanding of injection molding machine(s) and auxiliary equipment operations and repair.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must possess mechanical aptitude in plastic injection molding machine and auxiliary support equipment. Knowledge of robotics, hydraulics and/or electric systems.

  • To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, must be able to resolve requirements both through supervisor direction and independent process analysis.

  • Must possess good communication/interpretation skills, good visual skills for accessing functionality of equipment, basic mathematical skills, and reasoning ability.

  • Individual must be able to stand for full manufacturing shift, ability to reach with arms extended and/or overhead, excellent hand dexterity, ability to bend, stoop, stretch and similar activities and able to lift up to 60 pounds frequently.

    Additional Information

ITW offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including competitively priced medical and dental coverage the first of the month following hire, free life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and immediate 401k matching. Additional retirement savings contribution (above and beyond 401k) is awarded at no cost after one year.

ITW Medical is an equal opportunity, equal employment, affirmative action employer. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone is welcome to contribute their unique talents and ideas. We encourage applications from females, males, disabled/protected or other veterans, persons with disabilities, all races and ethnicities, sexual orientations and gender identities. Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable persons with disabilities to apply and to perform the essential job functions. If you require assistance with completing an application, please reply that you require assistance.

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ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.