Production Worker – Earn up to $48,000/yr not including OT* - WTC

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
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Hourly Full-Time

About Us



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! 

Job Description

Earn up to $48,000 per year not including overtime*!


Wheatland Tube, a division of Zekelman Industries, has full-time Production/Warehouse 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:

  • 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/GED
  • Successful completion of a post-offer hair follicle drug test, physical and background check
  • Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role 
  • Lead and promote health and safety work practices as required by regulatory agencies and company policy 

Preferred Skills/Abilities:

  • 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 80% of shift


Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low-cost, high-quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting, and much more.


We are Zekelman Industries.


We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.

We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.


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