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Sort Assembly Operator - 2nd Shift

Company: MacLean-Fogg
Location: Mundelein
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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 mechanical sorting and product packaging activities. Responsible to move parts scheduled to be sorted from staging area and load sort/assembly machine hoppers to ensure production schedule requirements are achieved.

Job Duties

  • Move parts to be sorted from staging area using forklift and load parts into sort/assembly machines
  • Follow parts sorting schedule developed by production control department and assigned by Sorting Lead/Sorting Coordinator to run sorting jobs on appropriate machines; expedite parts flow to reflect changing production needs
  • Maintain machine performance criteria through maintenance of vision process including cleaning glass dial and adjusting feeder bowl
  • Report completed transactions into tracking system
  • After sorting process is complete, place appropriate quantity/weight of good product into packaging cartons
  • Seal cartons, print labels per job order and customer requirements and affix labels to sealed cartons
  • Palletize sorted, packaged, sealed, and labeled product
  • Follow appropriate MacLean Fasteners Operating System (MFOS) procedures and instructions
  • Maintain general good housekeeping of work area and ensure machines are clean and maintained
  • Follow all Safety, Environmental, and Quality policies and guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience and Education

  • Perform work under direct supervision
  • Handle basic issues and problems and refer more complex issues to higher level staff
  • Possess beginning to working knowledge of subject matter
  • Typically require a high school diploma or equivalent and 0 to 2 years of experience

Competencies/ Skills

  • Use standard forklift trucks, hand trucks, basic hand tools, carton staple machine, scales, hand packaging, and sealing equipment
  • Must be able to use online RF Smart and vision sorting computer system
  • Must be able to work from written and verbal instructions, computer status reports, other departments' output reports, blueprints, and production order schedules
  • Must be able to use basic hand tools and simple gages
  • 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

  • Job Family Operator
  • Pay Type Hourly

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  • Mundelein, IL, 1000 Allanson Road, Mundelein, Illinois, United States of America

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