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Operator 3, Cold Nutforming - 2nd Shift

Richmond, IL, 5600 Wilson Road, Richmond, Illinois, United States of America Req #702
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Founded in 1925, MacLean-Fogg is a worldwide enterprise currently operating 40 global manufacturing facilities across 5 continents with annual sales in excess of one billion (USD) and a workforce of over 3,200 people. MacLean-Fogg is a privately held enterprise headquartered in Mundelein, IL USA and is comprised of two primary businesses, MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions and MacLean Power Systems. MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions (MFCS) is a leading manufacturer of fastener components, engineered components and engineered plastics for automotive, heavy truck, and other diverse industries. MacLean Power Systems (MPS) is a leading manufacturer of products for electric utility, telecommunications and civil markets.

Job Summary

Perform duties in a team environment and operate one or more machines to shear, form and punch forgings from metal bar or coiled stock. Responsible to ensure the quality of work in work cells by monitoring progress of production.


• Load and operate assigned machines in operating cell(s), monitor quality of incoming steel, dies, punches and tools; change tools & taps as needed during production process

• Lay-out tools and understand how they go together with dies and punches

• Troubleshoot machine and tooling problems, report non-routine occurrences to leader; perform minor maintenance tasks and machine adjustments as assigned to maintain productivity and quality levels

•  Train other operators, technicians and/or leaders in machine set-up

• Train new operators and re-train any current operators as needed

• Be responsible as a cell member to measure, record (Statistical Process Control charts) and monitor production and tooling consumption, and adjust and/or stop the process when necessary to control the process

• Lead continuous improvement work activities, implementing improvements based on standard procedures

• Enter operator information & lot numbers on production order schedules & JDE system; use bar code wand to identify and report production activity

• Move steel, product, dump shavings/chips/slugs and product pans into appropriate containers, and perform regular housekeeping tasks as necessary to facilitate cell production process

• Adhere to Company mission to be the premier Quality supplier of superior products

• Follow safety rules and keep work area in a clean and orderly condition

• Perform other related duties as assigned


• High School education or equivalent experience plus 1-3 years of applied training in a specialized occupation

• Must be able to work from verbal and written instructions, observation of conditions, production order schedules, blueprints and statistical process control charts

• Must be able to use calipers, micrometers, basic hand tools, gauges and the on-line JDE computer system

• Must have strong mechanical aptitude and good judgment to learn how to plan and perform cell operations

• Must be able to use simple arithmetic

• Must be a self-starter with good organizational skills and a high level of reliability

• Must be a self-motivated team player

Various agencies of the United States Government require employers to maintain information on applicants pertaining to factors such as race, sex, and type of position for which an individual applies. The information requested is voluntary and for compliance with certain record keeping requirements. MacLean-Fogg Company has a long-standing commitment to equal employment opportunity for all its associates and applicants for employment.  MacLean-Fogg Company believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of race, color, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, domestic partnership status, ancestry, religion, national origin,citizenship status, marital status, disability, veteran status, age or any other protected group status.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Richmond, IL, 5600 Wilson Road, Richmond, Illinois, United States of America