Manufacturing Technician - 2nd shift

Date:  Jul 5, 2022

Palatine, IL, US, 60067

At Weber, grilling is a passion that’s reflected in everything we do. Our goal is to share this passion and spark inspiration with the people who matter most – our grilling community. Weber has been the world’s premiere manufacturer of charcoal and gas grills and accessories since 1952. If you have the desire to work for a company that is recognized for exceptional quality products and high customer satisfaction, employment with Weber may be right for you. We provide a friendly working atmosphere with an environment of growth and opportunity through innovation, pride, and excellence.


Weber is committed to inclusive, equitable and diverse Hiring practices. Our goal is to create a workforce which resembles the diverse rich communities we live, play, and support every day. 


Discover What’s Possible with a career, at Weber.



Responsible for the preparation, set-up and startup of the automatic press lines and secondary presses. Works individually or by directing a team of employees.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Include the following, other duties may be assigned.

- Works from Supervisors instructions and production schedules to coordinate set-ups and die changes.

- Sets dies or assists in set-ups as necessary. Adjusts tooling and processes. Troubleshoots problems and arranges for assistance from Tool & Die, Maintenance or other support functions.

- Approves 1st piece samples and arranges for QA approvals.

- Performs periodic quality audits and fills out control charts. Instructs operators in proper inspection methods.

- Gathers production data and completes production reports. Reviews scheduled run quantities and insures accurate and timely production reporting.

- Monitors raw material levels and performs cycle counts to maintain accurate inventory.

- Recommends improvements to equipment, tooling and processes. Documents changes.

- Instructs production employees in press operation and safety.

- Monitors operator assigned P.M.’s and insures that scheduled maintenance is completed. Performs P.M.’s on welders, presses and related equipment as assigned.

- Confers with Production Supervisor to resolve quality, material or operational issues.

- Performs other duties as assigned.



Is consistently at work and on time.




Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.



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 to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

- Ability to work with others as a team.

- Good attendance.

- Adherence to safety requirements.

- Required to wear personal protective equipment.


Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as blue prints, quality boards, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to speak effectively with employees of the department and all levels of the organization.


Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 


Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Weber-Stephen Products LLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago