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General Laborer in Fairbury, IL at PTC Alliance

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary: 

PTCAlliance, a premier steel tubing manufacturer is accepting resumes and will be interviewing for general production positions. The successful candidate will have experience in a manufacturing environment. The starting wage is $14.83 per hour.  Pay increases and gain share bonus checks add up quickly.  Candidates will be expected to work night shifts and weekends during busy production periods.  Operators are responsible for the set-up, operation, and maintenance of processing equipment (such as shears, press brakes, laser, punch press, CNC Mill). You will be responsible for accurately and efficiently producing products to customer requirements and standards provided on the work order. Additionally, you will need to complete all equipment safety checks before use of the machines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Adherence to safety, housekeeping and quality standards as they relate to the production and company's objective is required.
  • This position is responsible for maintaining production goals through productivity targets and cost containment by eliminating waste.
  • Receives instructions and assignments from plant supervision as required.
  • Observes threading of strip through mill processes and progressively adjusts tooling and associated mechanicals as required with minimal scrap/waste.
  • Operates mill components using manual and automatic controls on control panel.
  • Performs and records all QA check measurements required by the Quality Manual on product being produced.
  • Produce quality product to meet output cost standards. If output cost standards not achieved, provide root causes of mill process inefficiency to plant manager for corrective action.
  • Records production and keeps work area clean.
  • Performs other related work as directed by plant supervision.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education and/or Experience Requirements: 

  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred.
    • Combination of post-secondary education and experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Prior experience working in manufacturing preferred.
  • 2 to 5 Years Hands-On Experience with Manufacturing Equipment Operation.


Skills and Abilities: 

  • Must have good attendance
  • Must be able to pass physical and drug screen
  • Must be able to work all shifts
  • Must have attention to detail
  • Good math, verbal, mechanical, and analytical skills
  • Must have the ability to work on a team, as well as independently
  • Basic computer and printer use
  • Ability to read a tape measure and be trained on the use of gauges, calipers and other measuring instruments
  • Must be able to work safely, watch out for the safety of others and maintain work areas in a clean and orderly condition
  • Physical stamina and strength

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations: 

A valid driver’s license is preferred.


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