Line Operator - 2nd/3rd shift
Company: NTN Bearing of America
Posted on: June 13, 2019
NTN Bearing Corporation of America is a leading manufacturer of
anti-friction bearings and constant velocity joints in the United
States. Our fast paced, highly automated tier 1 automotive supplier
plant located in Elgin, IL is currently seeking machine
2nd shift- 3:00 pm to 11:10 pm
3rd shift- 11:00 pm to 7:10 am
***We offer base pay plus a shift premium for the first 40 hours of
2nd shift $.95 per hour and 3rd shift $1.50 per hour extra.
Prefer candidates with manufacturing experience, self-motivated,
demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude, outstanding attendance
record, and enjoy a fast-paced work environment. Must possess an
innate drive to excel, and be able to work a 2nd or 3rd shift
position. Must be able to work weekend overtime as required.
Check specs, load/unload production lines, use measurement tools,
manual inspection of parts, and change/adjust control parameters,
completion of production paperwork. Additional Duties Daily
preventative maintenance, remove, replenish fluids/lubricants, and
5S cleaning responsibilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Tasks)
Follow all company rules and regulations related to environmental,
health, and safety.
Read and follow work instructions and inspection standards to
correctly perform operational processes and meet customer product
Start-up and shut-down machines according to procedures.
Operate, monitor, and adjust machines in a grinding, assembly, or
broach and turning line via switches, buttons, and displays.
Supply components to hoppers, indexing poles or conveyors.
Using hand tools, change worn machine accessories such as grinding
wheels, finishing stones, and tool inserts.
Visually inspect components and parts for defects.
Measure components and parts with precision dial indicators or
other instruments to ensure they meet customer requirements and
machines are operating correctly.
Troubleshoot causes of machine alarms and take appropriate
Record quality inspection data on check sheets.
Record production information on daily reports.
Enter inventory transactions using the Bar Code Inventory
Safely use powered material handling equipment such as forklifts,
scissors tables, hoists, or pallet jacks to lift and transfer
materials from one place to another.
Observe line operation to detect causes of part defects or specific
machine malfunctions and provide machine repair technicians with
Perform machine preventative maintenance such as cleaning or adding
oil to reservoirs.
This list is not inclusive; other job-related tasks may be
On average, this job requires 4 to 8 weeks of on-the-job training
with an experienced trainer to acquire specific job skills. Exact
training time depends upon a persons experience, abilities, and
role to be learned (assembler, grinder, turning operator).
Qualifications: Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
This job requires a high school diploma or general education degree
Basic mechanical knowledge of computerized machines, gauges, and
General knowledge of material handling, manufacturing processes,
quality control systems
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of
measure, using whole numbers, and decimals.
Communicate effectively in English both verbally and in
Ability to follow instructions in written, oral, or diagram
Respond promptly to a sound or light signal when it occurs.
Concentrate on a task over several minutes without being
Arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern.
Physically move objects safely by using proper lifting
While performing the duties of this job, the operator may be
exposed to moving mechanical parts; vapors or airborne particles;
chemicals, vibration, and loud noises.
Safety shoes, safety glasses, chemical resistant gloves and bump
caps for this position must be worn on the production floor. Other
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be required.
Jobs on the production floor require a minimum 40-hour workweek.
Based upon business needs, overtime is required.
The pace of work is steady and fast.
Physical Demands of Job
Operators are regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to
finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or
balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
Operators must continuously stand for two four-hour periods without
Operators must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds,
frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift
and/or move up to 50 pounds.
This position requires sufficient vision to see details at close
range, so the operator can pass an inspection test of finished
parts and components.
Attention to Detail Job requires being detailed and thorough in
completing work tasks.
Dependability Job requires on-time regular attendance according to
Initiative Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities
Cooperation Job requires being respectful and considerate to others
on the job.
Adaptability/Flexibility Job requires being open to change and
variety in work.
NTN offers a full range of comprehensive benefits including
medical, dental, vision, matching 401K, paid vacation, holidays and
NTN Accepts the NCRC
NTN Values a diverse workforce and is an EOE..
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