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Machine Operator 1st & 2nd Shift

Date: Apr 28, 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 limited supervision, responsibilities include setting up and performing moderately difficult machine operations.  Meets company quality standards and performs basic preventive maintenance.  Reads moderately difficult blueprints. 


Responsibilities Include But, Are Not Limited To:

  • Sets up and operates Machines (70%)
    • Sets up and operated moderately difficult machines.
    • Performs basic maintenance on equipment
    • Lay out and performs simple machine operations from drawings or instructions
    • Checks work using various inspection instruments and assists in debugging operating problems.
    • Operates press brake
  • Oversee Parts (30%)
    • May include assembling parts
    • May include moving parts to machines
    • May include moving finished parts
    • Utilizes inspection instruments to assist in resolving discrepancies
    • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Communication and Documentation
    • Maintain open communication through conversation and both formal and informal documents



  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) preferred   


Qualifications & Skills Required:

  • Two years or more of related experience
  • Performs all operations according to prescribed safety principles.
  • Keeps work area clean.
  • Able to complete responsibilities in a timely, professional and quality manner
  • Solve problems analytically; search out relevant information and gauge its importance when making decisions
  • Effective written and oral communication skills; able to express oneself clearly and in technical and non-technical terms
  • Demonstrate ability and willingness to learn; seek out development activities to improve skills and increase knowledge; learn from other team members and own mistakes
  • Available to work on site as required by job


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.