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Machine Operator 2nd Shift

Company: Oerlikon
Location: Elgin
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Position: Machine Operator (2nd Shift)

Location: Elgin, IL

The Technician pre-treats a variety of customer products using standardized methods to prepare

products for coating. He/She uses analytical thinking and a high-degree of creativity to oversee and

assemble chamber loads based on customer specifications. As part of his/her regular responsibilities,

this person will make critical processing decisions, to initiate the coating process as well as be

responsible for disassembling and reconfiguring the chamber for subsequent loads.


  • Operate blasting machine
  • Organize the parts to be blasted
  • Keep 5S on track
  • Load and unload the machine
  • Keep machine with leak free
  • Check the machine daily
  • Help the technicians when needed with blasting fixtures for PrC and tools
  • Read and fill in task log as needed (PCC's or batch information)
  • Follow the maintenance schedule (glass, hoses, etc)
  • Operate, daily checks and Changeover Blasting Machine
  • Support service tech when requested
  • Follow at all the time the 5 Golden Rules
  • Maintain 5S on machine Maintain 5S on the carts 5 S Area

Your Profile

  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have 2- 4 years of previous experience in HVAC, carpentry, automotive/industrial equipment
  • repair, or construction preferred
  • Must have knowledge of cutting tools (e.g., drills, etc.)
  • Previous experience with coating techniques, blasting, or plating strongly desired
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs

We offer

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • & More

About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in Surface Solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. The Group is committed to investing in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable materials that are able to increase performance, improve efficiency and reduce the use of scarce resources. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 11 100 employees at 182 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.6 billion. Sustaining growth and improving profitability in 2018: order intake to increase up to CHF 3.4 billion, sales to around CHF 3.2 billion, and the EBITDA margin to improve to around 15 % (after investments).

Oerlikon Balzers develops processes and systems for the coating of tools, components and decorative plastic elements. Comprising 106 locations in 34 countries, Balzers global network of coating centers is daily dedicated to further improving component performance and tooling productivity through coating technology. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team! We have a great benefits package including medical insurance, dental and vision, tuition reimbursement, health and wellness benefits, and 401(K).

Statement of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action: Oerlikon Balzers is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. It is the policy of Oerlikon Balzers to provide for and promote equal employment opportunity in employment compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, or carrier status. Oerlikon Balzers is committed to assuring equal employment opportunity and equal access to services, programs and activities for individuals with disabilities. It is the policy of our company to provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability to enable such individual to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is employed. Further, it is our policy to provide reasonable accommodation for religious observers.

The policy applies to all employment practices and actions. It includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, job application process, examination and testing, hiring, training, disciplinary actions, rate of pay or other compensation, advancement, classification, transfer, reassignment and promotions. If you require an accommodation during the application process or for issues concerning Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity please contact Human Resources.

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Keywords: Oerlikon, Elgin , Machine Operator 2nd Shift, Other , Elgin, Illinois

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