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Aerotek 1st Shift General Fabrication in South Beloit, Illinois


Operates polishing lathes, hand grinder, square wheel, washer and shaker to clean, grind, polish, wash, and buff beaters, machine pump cylinders, barrels, nose cones, scraper blades, feeder tubes, rear bars, center rings, covers, and baffles. Polishes and grain finishes hoods and doors. Grinds, polishes, blends, and deburrs various surfaces on grills, TEO's, pizza ovens, and other cooking equipment according to specifications.

Reads production orders and retrieves parts, machines, and tooling.

Sets-up and adjusts various tools and polishing equipment.

Holds and moves parts against buffing or polishing wheel to smooth surfaces, produce specified finish, or cut down plating defects.

Grinds and smooths surfaces of items using powered portable wheel or belt grinder, polishing lathes, or drills.

Cleans, grinds, polishes, washes, and buffs scraper blades, feeder tubes both inside and out, blades, barrels, rebars, tubes and baffles, large and small front hoods and doors, covers, beaters, and nosecones.

Spot faces and puts radius on barrels.

Smooths out blemishes and removes surface defects, excess metal and burrs.

Visually inspects parts for cracks, scratches and pinholes.

Cleans welds and reworks parts that have been damaged or are deficient.

Makes buffing and sanding pads.

Selects and applies appropriate grade of abrasive, compound or grease to wheel for grinding.

Hand rubs parts.

Peels paper from parts, assembles sub-assemblies, and performs final assembly operations.

Maintains contours, relative shape, color and shine on part.

Moves parts to next area of operation.

Keeps production records.

Sandblasts and washes parts.

Loads parts into shakers and operates.

Removes rocks from parts and separates parts into appropriate production orders.

Performs preventive maintenance on machinery.

Maintains cleanliness of work area and follows safe work practice rules.


Grinding, Micrometre, Calipers, Micrometer, Polishing, Hand tool, Fabrication, Machine operation

Top Skills Details:

Grinding, Micrometre, Calipers, Micrometer, Polishing, Hand tool, Fabrication, Machine operation

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Must Haves:

1) Mechanical Aptitude which means the ability to utilize basic hand tools; wrench, drill, screw driver, buffer, polisher, solder, etc.

*Must be able to lift 35+ pounds a daily and regular basis.

Examples; Individuals who; change their tires and oil in their car, who has worked on a farm, construction, landscaping, etc.

2) Ability to do basic / simple math - utilize a ruler for basic measurements and blue print reading.

3) Reliable, not late, excellent attendance record, has never been let go from previous jobs for attendance, not on cell phone, working with a purpose (stays busy, asks for more more, etc).

4)Attitude, Follow directions and instructions well. this is HUGE for them, they will train anyone who has the potential and wants to learn with a good work ethic.

5) Ability to work in a fast pace and physical environment. Examples, every grill / freezer has an allotted time associated with it to finish the product, on average it is every 15-20 mins. With that being said, candidate must be able to keep up with that pace once up and running.

6) If candidate has a lot of work history, must not be jumpy. If they don't, they MUST have the mechanical aptitude and everything else mentioned above.

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.