Posted: Mar 10, 2022

Machinist (Direct Hire with $2,500 Signing Bonus)

ITW Heartland - Alexandria, MN
Salary: Hourly
Application Deadline: N/A

Position Summary:
To meet customer's expectations and requirements by producing all parts requiring programming, complex tooling, and setups while meeting or exceeding standards for quality, productivity, and safety.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Plans own work to make efficient use of time and skills.
• Inspects own work to established process.
• Understand GD&T tolerances
• Meets safety and good 5S practices.
• Follow all quality procedures and achieve line of sight requirements while assisting others in achieving theirs.
• Able to work within a team.
• Sets a positive example for others by focusing on productivity, added value, through-put, and profits on all jobs.
• Promotes continuous improvement within the department.
• Performs preventive and corrective maintenance as requested.
• Maximizes setups and tooling to present and future jobs.
• Proficient at CNC programming, set up and run.
• Ability to load a part into a machine, run the program, remove the part and inspect.
• Able to meet quality inspections.
• Regular and consistent attendance.
• Good communication skills.
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Equipment used to Perform Job
• Lathes
• Milling machines
• OD & Thread Grinders
• Hand tools i.e., screwdrivers, hammers
• Forklift
• Hobing Equipment
• Redine
• Pallet jack
• Ladders
• Computers
• Eye protection required
• Leather footwear required; ear plugs available

Job Requirements:
• High school graduate or equivalent preferred.
• Technical School graduate preferred or;
• Minimum 4 years of experience in similar machine shop setting.

Physical Demands 
• Standing 10 hours per day (out of 10-hour workday) but may work 10-12 hours per day.
• Walk up to 2 hours per day
• Bend, squat (to check parts) - occasionally
• Crawl- rarely
• Reach out from body up to 24 inches holding up to 20 pounds - rarely
• Hand grasping – continuously
• Finger manipulation - frequently
• Push up to 35 lbs. Force (carts, pallet jack)
• Carry up to 35 lbs. (parts and tools) 20 feet - occasionally, 100 feet - rarely
• Lift at waist level up to 24 lbs. frequently/up to 50 lbs. - occasionally
• Lift to/from floor level (parts) 50 lbs.- occasionally

ITW Heartland 
We offer precision engineered machines, parts, gears, and electro-mechanical products across a variety of industries with distinct expertise in aerospace, energy, military, and transportation. As an Illinois Tool Works company, we operate from a position of financial stability, engineering excellence, and refined manufacturing process.

You will enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that includes health, dental, life and LTD insurance, 401k (with match), and other great benefit programs. ITW Heartland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

ITW Heartland is a division of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW), a Fortune 200 global multi-industrial manufacturing leader with revenues totaling $14.8 billion in 2018. The company’s seven industry-leading segments leverage the unique ITW Business Model to drive solid growth with best-in-class margins and returns in markets where highly innovative, customer-focused solutions are required. ITW has more than 50,000 dedicated colleagues in operations around the world (57 countries) who thrive in the company’s unique, decentralized, and entrepreneurial culture. To learn more about ITW, visit