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Honeywell Machine Setup Operator-Level 2- 2nd Shift in Freeport, Illinois

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When you join Honeywell, you become a member of our global team of thinkers, innovators, dreamers and doers who make the things that make the future.

That means changing the way we fly, fueling jets in an eco-friendly way, keeping buildings smart and safe and even making it possible to breathe on Mars.

Working at Honeywell isn’t just about developing cool things. That’s why all of our employees enjoy access to dynamic career opportunities across different fields and industries.

Would you like to produce high quality products and services for our customers? Do you love assembling and inspecting products to ensure the highest quality product is provided to our customers? Do you enjoy taking responsibility for your work area to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the area? If you answered positively, we at Honeywell have the career opportunity for you. We invite you to apply for the role of Machine Operator. In this position you will set up and monitor the production of product in your area and participate in the continuous improvement process at the site to address safety, production and quality improvements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operate assigned equipment.

  • Participate in continuous improvement activities.

  • Support the Honeywell Operating System

  • Maintain work area for operation and cleanliness

  • Comply with all safety rules.

  • Record and report production data.

  • Analyze data and production reports

  • Set up and change over equipment

  • Setup Hardinge CNC Lathes and the Cover Machine metal removal machines on a variety of parts.

  • Diagnose and remedy set up and operating difficulties; make changes as necessary.

  • Work from set-up sheets, prints, specifications, work orders, written and verbal instructions.

  • Have a thorough knowledge of SPC and ability to adjust processes, based on recording and be accountable for total operator control.

  • Use all necessary standard and special equipment to check parts for conformance to micrometers, fixed gauges, comparators, charts and prints.

  • Keep records and make necessary reports on items such as scrap and machine time.

  • Assist and instruct operators in proper operating and checking; be responsible for parts produced.

  • Assist servicers to ensure smooth flow of parts through the cell supporting team requirements.

  • Interface with support areas such as Maintenance and Production Control.

  • Refer unusual problems to supervisor.

  • Perform duties of similar complexity as needed.


  • High School Diploma or GED


  • Ability to collaborate with others and work independently

  • Ability to identify key details

  • Ability to troubleshoot

  • Good coordination, motor skills, and dexterity

  • Creative thinking and idea generation

  • Significant manufacturing experience

  • Ability to communicate information clearly

Additional Information

  • Category:Integrated Supply Chain

  • Location:315 E Stephenson St, Plant 1, Freeport, IL 61032-4353 USA

  • Nonexempt

  • Due to US export control laws, must be a US citizen, permanent resident or have protected status.

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