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University Park


1st Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Perform duties and follow standardized, pre-determined procedures to operate miscellaneous equipment and assemble a variety of cylinders of average complexity.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Work from work orders, listings, charts, blueprints and verbal instructions to:
• Rotate between all departments in manufacturing on a regular basis to meet operating demands.
• Check item descriptions for appropriateness and overall condition of component parts prior to the assembly of various bore size product units.
• Change over, operate and adjust equipment to perform where needed; spin riveting, assembly of piston rod components, and proper forming/sealing operations.
• Assemble product subassemblies and complete units by aligning/mating/various component parts utilizing hand, press, and/or rolling operations.
• Lubricate products.
• Impart product identification on units.
• Clean parts and assemblies as needed.
• Inspect units for free operation and physical imperfections.
• Insert completed units into test stand fixtures and conduct standardized leak tests.
• Package units for free operation and physical imperfections.
• Package units as specified.
• Rework rejected product as specified by test results replacing indicated components.
• Place completed work in designated location.
• Notify supervisory personnel of equipment and operating difficulties.
• Train other employees when requested by supervisor.
• Performs additional duties as requested or required as necessary to obtain Company goals and objectives.

Job Requirements:

Education and Experience
• High school degree or GED
• Some machining experience preferred
• Able to work overtime and Saturdays

Skills and Competencies
1. Demonstrated superior verbal and written communication skills
2. Excellent problem-solving skills
3. Demonstrated ability to multi-task and deal with competing priorities, Self-discipline
4. Able to work in a team


Health Insurance
immediate 6% match on 401K

Company Information

Bimba was founded in 1957 by Charles Bimba with an idea for a better cylinder. A Non-repairable, long-life and at low cost.
He started in a barn on his property in Monee, IL.
1986 Bimba family sold company stock to their employees—Bimba became an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) company.
Bimba was acquired by IMI February 2018.
IMI is a UK company and our global headquarters is in Birmingham, England. Our Americas headquarters is in Littleton, Colorado and we have approximately 18 sites between North and South America.

Bimba is a forward-thinking innovator providing industry-leading pneumatic, hydraulic, electric and vacuum motion solutions that are easy to use, reliable and ready for all engineering solutions.

Bimba markets an extensive line of industry-leading products including pneumatic, hydraulic, and electric actuators; valves; fittings; vacuum products; air preparation and a variety of safety and production solutions.

In addition, the company’s business develops many custom and semi-custom products designed for specific customers and applications. These products, used in machinery and automation, are sold to original equipment manufacturers and end-users throughout the world in an expanding variety of industries.

We specialize in fluid and motion control products and serve 6 different industries: Industrial Automation, Commercial Vehicle, Rail, Life Sciences, Food and Beverage and Energy.

Bimba is the largest facility in IMI North America and we have over 350 employees in our University Park location. In our University Park location, we have machining, assembly, and shipping.

Application Instructions:

Send resumes to: Sandra. Martinez or call us at 708-534-8544. You can also apply at Bimba Manufacturing 25150 S. Governors Hwy, University Park, IL

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