September 12, 2016

Filling Machine Operator - Florock

Tennant Company - Chicago, IL

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  • Company
    Tennant Company Tennant Company
  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
  • Education
    High School Diploma or GED
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  • AJE Ref #

Job Description

Florock is a leader in the research, development, and production of resinous floor coating systems for commercial, industrial and institutional applications. As a result of consistent growth, Florock products are manufactured in a new expanded facility in Chicago, Illinois, owned and operated by Tennant Company. Florock has distribution throughout North America as well as a reseller in the United Kingdom.

Filling Machine Operator

PURPOSE/SCOPE: The Filling Machine Operator is responsible for successful operation of machining operations and producing quality parts in manual machining area.


* Set up and operate a variety of machine parts. Set up and operate filling machine to fill pails with various industrial paints.

* Repair mechanical instruments and basic machine maintenance.

* Process is easily repeatable, requiring a low amount of troubleshooting and adjustment to yield a quality product.


* H.S. Diploma or Equivalent

* 6 months 2 years machinist experience

* Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship


* Requires standing 90% of shift

* Frequent bending, twisting, squatting, and lifting with arms extended

* Must be able to lift up to 45 lbs. Average part weighs 5 - 15 lbs

* Requires good manual dexterity


* Hearing and vision protection required in all areas

* Safety shoes required in all areas

* Exposure to oil, grease, dust, metal particles, sparks, sharp edged materials


* Exposed to hazards/risks that require body protection (gloves, pants, steel toes, sleeves, safety glasses, etc.).

REQUIRED INTERPERSONAL & BEHAVIORAL SKILLS: In addition to the General Responsibilities, the following are requisite interpersonal and behavior skills of the position as well as:

* Ability to problem-solve.

* Ability to concentrate on tasks, make decisions and work calmly and effectively in a high-pressure, deadline oriented environment.

* Willingness to be flexible with time and adjust to a changing work environment.

* Ability to build and maintain positive relationships, both internally and externally, while maintaining a client service orientation.

* Ability to use sound judgment and discretion in dealing with highly confidential information.

* Consistent attendance either onsite or remotely as needed by the business.

* Ability to take direction and accept supervision.

* Demonstrated ability to work independently, organize and accurately prioritize work, be detail-oriented, understand when urgency is required and use good judgment in varied situations.

* Must be able to set-up and operate at least two of the fabrication processes (Radial Drill, Saws and Single Spindle Drills) while achieving and maintaining established quality and efficiency standards.

* Make parts to meet the requirements of Design and Manufacturing Engineering using proper tooling, inspection equipment and through proper set-up and operation of equipment.

* Measure, examine, and test completed units in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments.

* Applies basic skills. Performs simple fabrication processes. Requires brief training.