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Sand Blast Operator

Company: Regal Rexnord
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Regal Rexnord Corporation (RRX) is approximately a $5B publicly traded global manufacturer of electric motors and controls, electrical components and power transmission products serving customers around the world in the general industrial, consumer, commercial construction, food & beverage, and alternative energy end markets, among others. Regal Rexnord sells its products and solutions to OEMs, through distributors, and directly to end-users. The company has approximately 29,000 global associates with significant operations in the US, Mexico, Europe, China, and India. Regal Rexnord Corporation is the result of a merger between Regal Beloit Corporation and Rexnord's PMC business which was completed in 2021. The headquarters for Regal Rexnord is located in Beloit, WI with an executive satellite office in Rosemont, IL.

You may not know it, but Regal Rexnord impacts your life every day. Our products enable the fans in HVAC systems that keep us comfortable; the power source that keeps smart buildings running; the agricultural and food service equipment that keeps us fed; and the conveyer systems that keep e-commerce flowing.

Our business purpose is to create a better tomorrow by energy-efficiently converting power into motion. For us, this means creating innovative solutions while focused on both customer needs and our commitment to sustainability. Join our team to create a better tomorrow together!

Rexnord Industries, LLC, a leading supplier in the Aerospace industry, is seeking the skills of a Sandblast operator who would report directly to the Production Manager. The Sandblast operator is to perform a limited number of plating department operations to assist the platers. Abrasively blast aircraft components in preparation for machining and plating operations. Heat treat duties will include a variety of duties such as packing and unpacking furnace loads and cleaning parts. At all times this position is required to follow the proper safety procedures as well as strictly adhere to all documented procedures around the processing of parts. This Position is also responsible for contributing to the improvement of safety, quality, productivity, cost, and 5S in the grinding department.

Key Accountabilities

  • Promote safety awareness and comply with all safety rules
  • Strictly adhere to all documented work procedures
  • Work productively and ensure timely flow of orders through the department
  • Demonstrate continued improvement in the areas of quality and productivity
  • Actively contribute to the improvement of 5S in the Machining Department
  • Actively participate in cross training program to improve and broaden skill set

    Job Requirements

    Capabilities and Success Factors
    • This position requires the applicant to be a US Person with a US permanent residence. A US Person is a US Citizen or Green card holder
    • Some sandblasting experience is preferred
    • Strong knowledge of and experience performing setups including selection of speeds and feeds and making machine adjustments and corrections
    • Ability to verify part conformity using micrometers, calipers, and dial indicators
    • Ability to read and analyze engineering prints
    • Strong math skills
    • Experience participating in Kaizen Events focused on process improvements using lean manufacturing techniques
    • Ability to relate to team members well and ability to communicate clearly and concisely
    • Ability to multitask while being complete in thorough in following documented procedures
    • Ability to escalate production and downtime issues to get them resolved in a timely fashion
    • Attitude of openness to change and exhibit a desire to improve every day


      In addition to gaining invaluable experience and having the opportunity to create a legacy, the dynamic leader we seek will be rewarded with:
      • Competitive Hourly Wage
      • Matching 401(k) contribution
      • Discretionary Personal Reimbursement Account

        Exceptional Benefits
        • Medical Insurance
        • Dental Insurance
        • Vision Insurance
        • Short-Term Disability Insurance
        • Long-Term Disability Insurance
        • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
        • Life Insurance
        • Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care)
        • Educational Reimbursement
        • Matching Gift Program

          Regal Rexnord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ancestry, national origin, marital status, citizenship status (unless required by the applicable law or government contract), disability or protected veteran status or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Regal Rexnord is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We are committed to building a team that represents diverse and inclusive backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

Keywords: Regal Rexnord, Downers Grove , Sand Blast Operator, Professions , Downers Grove, Illinois

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