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Tool Crib Attendant

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Competitive, based on experience - Hourly




Other Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Experience an incredibly stable company where safety, employee training, a clean shop, and professionalism are top priorities. Once you start here, you will want to stay! We are looking for an experienced Tool Crib Attendant to join our team in Romeoville, IL.

As a member of the team, you can expect:

Fair and supportive management most of our managers started out as machinists!

Tool Crib Attendant Responsibilities:

Maintains tool crib in a machine shop production area. Responsible for keeping adequate records for withdrawals of large numbers of tools. Make minor repairs and have a general knowledge of all machines and hand tools. Assist with part inspection and set up of gauges.

Responsible for the tool crib in a busy fast paced machining production area.
Set-up tooling and gauging for operators using job-tooling sheets.
Distribute tooling gauging and inspection tools to operators.
Set-up pre-setter and download to work stations.
Maintain adequate records for withdrawals of large numbers of expensive tools.
Understand basic blueprint reading to assist with customer part inspection.
Manage the inventory of existing tooling to assure minimum inventory levels.
Inspect all tools for sharpness before being returned to proper location.
Sharpen tools as required on equipment provided and make minor repairs.
Separate dull tooling to be sent out for grinding.
Order tools and tooling, ensure best price, best quality and best delivery.

Qualified applicants must submit to a background check, physical exam and drug test.

WALCO Tool and Engineering is a progressive contract machine shop that specializes in high precision, high value added components and engineering services for several industries. With a broad range of capabilities including machining centers up to 14 feet, turning centers, large surface grinding, welding and polishing, we control the process internally from start to finish. WALCO is privately owned and was founded in 1968 and operates in a 63,000 square foot air conditioned facility. WALCO is an ISO 9001:2008 certified.

Don't let this better opportunity pass you by. Apply now! Out of respect for your time, our online application only takes 3-5 minutes to complete!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, and genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Job Requirements:

Tool Crib Attendant Qualifications:

3 + years of experience in a tool crib.
Must have general knowledge of all machines and hand tools.
Be able to identify various metal machining cutting tools, composition and coatings.
Ability to read and understand blueprints.
Ability to work quickly and efficiently while maintaining quality.
Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel and internet.
Prior forklift experience a plus.
Demonstrates self motivation, strong work ethic and a desire to learn.
Desire to work with your hands and have pride in a job well done.
Must be able to physically lift/push/pull objects up to 65 lbs.
Able to work 1st shift hours Monday – Friday 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM and overtime as needed.


Excellent compensation depending on your experience + overtime + monthly production bonuses.
Unbeatable benefits including up to $3000 a year in tuition reimbursement, 401k with match, 5 different medical plans to choose from, dental, vision, paid vacation, and holidays.
Company stability due to our diversified customer base, you can enjoy a secure position within manufacturing in a climate controlled environment.

Application Instructions:

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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