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Roll Thread Operator

Belvidere, IL 61008

Posted: 02/08/2023 Industry: Machine Operator Job Number: 52144 Pay Rate: $15.00 - $19.00

Job Description

This position requires the operation and/or basic set-up of manufacturing equipment with moderate direction or supervision. The incumbent will possess and demonstrate the ability to gain the skills necessary to maintain production requirements and quality standards. Continuous Improvement of processes and products are an ongoing function of this position.




Title:   Header Operator

Shift:   2nd Shift ( MUST train on 1st )

Days:   Monday-Thursday OT Friday&Saturday



List  in order of importance   the principal duties and responsibilities of the job:
  • 1. Follow all safety rules.
  • 2. Maintain clean, orderly work area
  • 3. Operate equipment and perform basic machine set-ups as required.
  • 4. Perform hourly inspection checks to monitor the quality of all parts.
  • 5. Perform the duties required to record data for SPC, ISO/QS documentation.
  • 6. Move material by operating forklift or using non-motorized devices.
  • 7. Perform minor machine maintenance such as checking oil leaks, adding grease as needed and visual inspection of the machines).
  • 8. Assist other operators as needed.
  • 9. Suggest process improvement ideas.
  • 10. All other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

  • 1. Ability to use all gages and gaging techniques required.
  • 2. Thorough understanding of SPC.
  • 3. Basic computer knowledge.
  • 4. Knowledge in ISO/QS requirements.
  • 5. Ability to gain skills necessary to operate equipment and perform minor machine set-ups.
  • 6. Ability to complete Job Skills Training Matrix for Header Operator upon completion of training.
  • 7. Ability to consistently meet production and quality standards
  • 8. Ability to demonstrate the knowledge and understanding of all required operator documentation.
  • 9. Good teamwork skills.
  • 10. Ability to identify routine problem causation and correct routine problems.
  • 11. Use math skills for blue print reading, gaging and SPC.
  • 12. Demonstrate the understanding of the manufacturing process and machine requirements to perform basic and repetitive work assignments.
  • 14. Provide written communication as needed.
  • 15. Must comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety  guidelines and practices.
  • 16. HS Diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • 17. Fluent in English (both strong verbal and written communication skills).

Preferred Skills & Abilities
  • 1. Previous manufacturing experience.
  • 2. Previous machine set-up/operating experience.
  • 3. Ability to read gages, micrometers and blue prints.
  • 4. Forklift operation/material-handling experience.
  • 5. Computer literate.


1. Micrometers, calipers, gages, comparators, wrenches and other general tools and equipment.


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