Zekelman Industries

  • Production Worker

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    2018-1138
    # of Openings
    1
    Type
    Hourly Full-Time
    Category
    Manufacturing
  • Job Description

     

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    Do you want to work for a stable, growing organization that reaches back more than 130 years Our steel tube and pipe products have helped build landmarks and buildings in North America; Come build your career at Zekelman Industries!

     

    Wheatland Tube, a division of Zekelman Industries, has full-time Production Worker positions available at our facility on the Southside of Chicago, IL. Openings are on the 2nd shift (2pm-10pm) or 3rd shift (10pm-6am). This is a great opportunity for candidates who have five or more years of manufacturing/light industrial experience and basic mechanical aptitude such as carpentry, general construction, farm equipment, automotive mechanics or any other type of mechanical or electrical skills.

     

    New higher probationary pay rate and opportunities for growth and promotions within the company!

     

    Production Responsibilities Include:

    • Material handling: forklift operator, truck loader, crane operator & shipping
    • Operation of production equipment: mill operator, slitter operator, machine operator
    • Operation of computer programs

    Required Skills/Abilities:

    • Excellent work ethic, exceptional attendance
    • Proven mechanical & mathematical aptitude
    • Uncompromising commitment to safety
    • Entry-level computer skills
    • Ability to work shift work and overtime
    • Solid work history, references required
    • Minimum of High School diploma
    • Successful completion of a post-offer hair follicle drug test, physical and background check

    Preferred Skills/Abilities:

    • Associates Degree or Trade Certification
    • 5+ years of manufacturing experience
    • Leadership traits: willingness to foster and contribute to an environment that promotes trust, honesty, communication, accountability, continuous improvement, cooperation and continuous learning

    Physical Requirements:

    • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
    • Must be able to walk or stand at least 95% of shift

    M/F/D/V

    Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low cost, high quality medical and dental benefits after completion of a 90 day probationary period. Tuition assistance towards a Bachelors or Masters is also available after one year of service.

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