Position Description

Tool, Die & Fixture Maker - 2nd shift
Company Vactor Manufacturing
Location US - Illinois - Streator
Department Manufacturing Engineering
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Company: Vactor Manufacturing

Location: US - Illinois - Streator

Summary of Position

Design, implement and maintain fixtures for Vactor products.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, implement and maintain fixtures and implement process improvements

  • Able to reduce the required time it takes to build a product

  • Participate in Design for Manufacturing and Kaizen projects as needed

  • Interact with suppliers and all internal departments

  • Fabricate fixture piece parts using everything from a plasma cutter to the CNC Machining Centers

  • Design fixtures and assemble fixtures that are easy to use and have high repeatability rates on critical dimensions

  • Modify existing fixtures driven by ECN’s

  • Able to work in current area and support production as needed

Position Requirements

  • Great mechanical aptitude.

  • Ability to MIG weld mild steel required. Must be able to pass MIG weld test.

  • Knowledge of TIG welding preferred.

  • Knowledge of various tooling and machining processes.

  • Ability to program and run CNC machining centers is a requirement.

  • Good Project leadership and oral and written communication skills.

  • Good computer skills, with knowledge of MS Word, MS Office, and MS Excel.

  • Knowledge of product and build processes.

  • Experience with AutoCAD is a plus.

  • Ability to work without constant direct supervision.

  • Strong troubleshooting and decision-making skills.

  • Knowledge of different types of tool steel and their mechanical properties is a plus.

  • Education or experience in fixture and tool making desired.

  • Must be a self-starter.

  • Ability to determine critical dimension(s) of a part by reviewing drawings.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Benefits of Employment

In addition to excellent career growth opportunities, Federal Signal Corporation offers a wide array of benefits including: annual bonus potential, insurance (life, medical, dental, vision), paid holidays, paid vacation, 401(k) with matching contributions and tuition reimbursement. We provide our employees with a smoke-free, drug-free workplace.

About Us

Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS) provides products and services to protect people and our plant. Founded in 1901, Federal Signal is a leading global designer and manufacturer of products and total solutions that serve municipal, governmental, industrial and commercial customers. Headquartered in Oak Brook, IL, with manufacturing facilities worldwide, the Company operates two groups: Environmental Solutions and Safety and Security Systems. For more information on Federal Signal, visit : www.federalsignal.com.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of, and will receive consideration for employment without regard to, race, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category, characteristic, or trait under applicable law.

Vactor Mfg. Inc. is a leading manufacturer of municipal combination catch basin/sewer cleaning vacuum trucks and industrial vacuum loaders that clean up industrial waste or recover and recycle valuable raw materials. Vactor is located in Streator, IL and is a subsidiary of Federal Signal Corporation.

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