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Machine Operator 

About the Organization Combined Metals of Chicago, LLC is a premier processor and distributor of flat rolled stainless steel sheet, strip, and foil. The primary industries served include Automotive, Appliance, General Fabrication & Stamping, Flexible Hose, HVAC and Energy. Our Bellwood Facility is the center of operations for CMC. Each of our facilities in Elgin, Sycamore, and Hampshire are part of Elgiloy Specialty Metals, which is a subsidiary of CMC. Our four facilities employ a high quality and dedicated workforce that specialize in providing a variety of metal quality processing options to fit customer's needs.

Category Production  

Machine Operator

Reports to: Supervisor
Locations: Bellwood
Shift: 1st Shift
Pay Rate: $15.00 per hour


The Machine Operator manages and directs in the set-up of operations on the machine. These functions include trimming, welding, and general preparation of metal coils to fit manufacturing needs. Machine Operators may work with another person to prepare and process metal coils. Duties include operating machinery, loading coils, removing scrap and paper waste, and removing finished coils. This position also functions as the data entry clerk to properly label and tag identify all metal coils and is responsible for the overall quality of each coil that is processed through the machine.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                    

  • Checking work order, properly select processed material checking for weight, alloy, size and quality.
  • Set up die in punch press
  • Operate punch press to stamp circles or cut to length small rectangles
  • Inspect material during processing to ensure proper quality is maintained.
  • Run material according to specifications of work order.
  • Check blanks - free of burrs, scratches, coil set, and good appearance.
  • Properly identify all slit material and complete all documentation.
  • May require the repair of minor mechanical problems.
  • Group completed circles together by work order in designated area, package boxes.
  • Maintain work area in a clean and neat fashion.
  • Math aptitude/setup calculations testing
  • Accurately record piece count, set up time, and run time
  • Other duties as assigned.


Position Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to pass company mechanical test
  • Manufacturing experience preferred
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift 1st  
Position Prep Line Operator  
Close Date  
Post Internal Days 100  
Created By Grissell Nevarez  
Number of Openings 1  
Number Filled 0  
Hiring Manager(s) Grissell Nevarez  
Req Number PRO-21-00002  
Open Date 1/6/2021  
Location Combined Metals of Chicago - Bellwood  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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