Lead Machine Operator

at Aerotek in Saint Charles, Illinois, United States

Job Description

This company in Saint Charles creates various powder coatings that are then adapted to specific requirements per customer specification. Currently looking for a 2nd Shift Lead Operator hours are 2pm-10:30pm. Will be training on first shift for a few weeks with their 1st shift Metallic Supervisor.

Job Description:

Working with bonders, metallic pigments, to complete the process. They are working heavily with the QC department, but they need someone who is familiar with QC.

- Set up of blenders, mixers, and extruders using base parameters assigned by management

-Prepare pigments and bases together for upcoming runs

-Record operational data on computer controlled machinery and/or specified forms

-Clean and disassemble mixing and bonding equipment

-Prepare tooling for changeovers and perform machine changeovers

-Continually monitor production runs to detect defects or deviations from standards and make minor adjustments as necessary

-Transport finished runs or full skills to shipping warehouse

-Work to continuously improve all areas of productivity and reduce scrap

-Must be able to lift 50lbs if the machine is running non stop it could be 20 boxes per hour. Assuming the machine is continuously running. The machines at the most can run 500kg/hour (25Kg/50lbs).


2 years of leadership experience

Previous manufacturing experience operating, performing set-ups, and troubleshooting

Experienced performing quality control throughout operating process

Work Environment:

Temperature controlled facility. Recently constructed a new building so will be working in either newer or brand new building. Some areas can be dusty when mixing product.

Clean facility with organized layout. Large employee breakroom.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company’s success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual’s success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek’s people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek’s 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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Job Posting: JC240944368

Posted On: May 26, 2023

Updated On: Jun 09, 2023

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