Rogers Corporation Value Added Operator - 1st shift in Carol Stream, Illinois

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Rogers Corporation is seeking a Value-Added Operator who will be responsible for the operation of the machine located in the value/added production area.

Essential Functions:

  • Set-up, operate and troubleshoot the equipment to assure safe, efficient production of materials.

  • Perform visual inspection/measurement/testing (as required) in accordance with established procedures.

  • Accurately record production data into the computer database.

  • Work with engineering and production on continuous improvement/Six Sigma projects as needed.

  • Communicate with various departments regarding product quality issues, material availability and processing issues.

  • Maintain safe work environment (5S), minor maintenance on the equipment and area clean-up.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Excellent mechanical aptitude.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Minimum 2-years general manufacturing experience (with Rogers or another company).

  • General computer skills.

  • Must be able to lift 70 pounds. Critical Competencies:

  • Customer Focus

  • Ethics and Values

  • I ntegrity and Trust

    Preferred Education and Experience:

  • 2-4 years general manufacturing experience.

  • Machinery operating experience.

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position. Hours of work and days vary by shift. Employees are expected to work 8 - 12 hours per shift, in accordance with their assigned shift. As dictated by business needs, ability to work overtime and maintain flexibility with work schedule may be required.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The operator must be able to stand on their feet for long periods of time (8 to 12-hour shifts) and be capable of lifting up to 50 lbs. routinely. This position involves bending, stooping, standing and walking on a regular basis throughout the duration of the shift. The employee is frequently required to use hands, arms and fingers to reach, lift, pull, push and move materials with or without use of a material handling cart, as required.

Rogers Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

How You Can Apply for this Position:

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With an outstanding work environment, vast developmental opportunities, and a top- notch benefit package, it is no wonder a large majority of our employees have been with us longer than 10 years. Come join a winning team!

In addition to a competitive salary package, we offer:

  • Comprehensive health plans that include medical, dental, vision, and access to complementary and alternative medicine coverage

  • Wellness program, including fitness membership reimbursements

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Participation in discretionary bonus plan

  • Employee stock ownership plan

  • Generous vacation plan

  • Life Insurance

  • Strong work/family and employee assistance programs

  • Tuition reimbursement program

  • Employee discount program

  • Excellent training and development opportunities

  • Rogers Employees Federal Credit Union About Rogers Corporation:

    Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) is a global leader in engineered materials to power, protect and connect our world. With more than 180 years of materials science and engineering experience, Rogers delivers high performance solutions that enable clean energy, internet connectivity, and safety and protection applications, as well as other technologies where reliability is critical. Rogers delivers Power Electronics Solutions for energy-efficient motor drives, vehicle electrification and alternative energy; Elastomeric Materials Solutions for sealing, vibration management, and impact protection in mobile devices, transportation interiors, industrial equipment and performance apparel; and Advanced Connectivity Solutions for wireless infrastructure, automotive safety and radar systems. Headquartered in Connecticut (USA), Rogers operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, China, Germany, Belgium, Hungary, and South Korea, with joint ventures and sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit .

Job: *Operations

Organization: *Elastomeric Material Solutions

Title: Value Added Operator - 1st shift

Location: IL-Carol Stream

Requisition ID: 1800002D