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Date: May 17, 2022

Location: Oregon, IL, United States

Company: Oregon Tool

Work Location: Oregon, IL  

As part of our ongoing commitment to providing a safe and healthy work environment for all our Team Members, Oregon Tool is requiring that all new hires, except hourly production/warehouse positions, have started their vaccination process or are already fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of work. 

At Oregon Tool, it is our goal to create, cultivate and sustain a global, inclusive culture, where differences drive innovative solutions to meet the needs of our employees and customers. Oregon Tool invites and encourages applications from all skilled individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company #SharperTogether. 


Job Overview:

Under normal supervision, responsibilities include preparing surfaces for the application of paints, lacquers or enamels to components or finished products.  Also responsible for complex assembly operations and hanging parts on the paint line.  Must meet company quality standards and performs basic preventative maintenance.


Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To: 

  • Prepare surface and apply prepared paints, lacquers or enamels to components or finished products.
  • Thin paint to proper consistency and viscosity for spraying or brushing application and adjusts equipment to obtain the finish requirement. Perform routine maintenance on equipment.
  • Perform masking and two-toning and operate drying equipment.
  • Construct moderately complex assemblies by using previously gained assembly experience.  Requires skill in use of special and or standard tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, nut drivers, cutters, etc.
  • Perform general soldering on mechanical components utilizing hand held soldering irons.
  • Perform all operations according to prescribed safety principles.
  • Keep work area clean.
  • Perform all other duties as required.


Based on the facility in which this job is performed this position may:

  • Sandblast construction attachments and does final prep before product goes into painting.
  • Lift, position, and remove work pieces from machines to assist in loading and unloading raw materials/cut parts from machine using an overhead crane or jib hoist.
  • Stack, and transport stock, tools, dies, and work in process by cart or forklift.
  • Attach chain or grappling equipment to work pieces to prepare work piece for moving by crane or jib.
  • Clean, grind and scrape metal pieces as prep for fabricating, welding, painting, or shipping using an electric hand grinder.
  • Pick up and move scrap from work areas.
  • Note shortages encountered during assembly process on appropriate forms.
  • Hang parts on and take parts of paint line.



High school diploma or equivalent (GED).


Qualifications & Skills Required:

  • One year related experience.
  • Must be available for shift hours as needed.


Featured Benefits: 

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits available on day one (no waiting period) 

  • One paid Community Involvement Day available per calendar year 

  • Tuition reimbursement 

  • Earn up to 120 hours vacation during your first year of service

  • Global company with small company feel 

  • Casual work attire 

  • 401k matching (100% of first 3%, 50% of next 3% = 4.5% match on 6% contribution) 


Woods Equipment an Oregon Tool Brand 

At Woods Equipment Company, we are a passionate group of people dedicated to a spirit of innovation and outside the box thinking in order to create the world’s most efficient agriculture products and attachments. We believe in inspiring, listening, learning, and rolling up our sleeves to “get after it” together. We serve a higher purpose than the products we make and are devoted to positively impacting people, communities, and landscapes around the world. We are built on a pioneering spirit, leading with humility, global stewardship, and owning it day in and day out. We know what it takes to get the job done, and we know our people is the way it happens.


We’ve been getting after it for over 75 years. Come join our team! 


At Oregon Tool it is our responsibility to help maintain the health and safety of our team members and the communities we operate within. We’re taking a people first approach to the COVID-19 pandemic, and by following best practice guidelines we are thoughtfully operating each of our locations. 


Oregon Tool will only employ those who are legally authorized to work. Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. It is the policy of Oregon Tool to provide equal employment to all qualified persons without discrimination based on sex, race, color, religion, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under law. 


During the application process we will not ask for or collect any confidential, proprietary or sensitive personally identifiable information (e.g., date of birth; driver’s license number; or credit card, bank account or other financial information) (collectively, “Sensitive Information”). If you submit any Sensitive Information, you do so at your own risk, and we will not be liable to you or responsible for consequences of your submission. This notice should not be construed as an offer of employment or creating any terms of employment.