Allegion Arms Assembly Operator 2nd shift in Princeton, Illinois

Arms Assembly Operator 2nd shift


The Arms Assembly Operator is responsible for the equipment performance output metrics and quality of the parts processed through the Arms Assembly Department. In addition, the Arms Assembly Operator is responsible for the manual operation and autonomous maintenance of the equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, which are to be performed accurately, efficiently, within company safety and quality standards, and within required time frames as needed. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Build sub-assemblies using standard work and OMS guides

  • Assemble final product using standard work and OMS guides

  • Build arm assemblies for takt attainment counts in order to meet customer demand

  • Record all downtime minutes with detailed explanation of missed takt hours

  • Perform quality checks on parts and products using standard work and OMS guides

  • Follow safety regulations; keep work areas and equipment clean and orderly using 5S standards

  • May perform other duties as assigned and extend into other areas as needed

  • Flexibility to work overtime as required

  • Perform tasks in a timely and accurate manner


  • Ability to use Kanban workflow for optimal build performance

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships

  • Ability to work effectively in independent situations and exercise good judgment to reach sound conclusions

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions, schedules, rules, procedures, etc.

  • Ability to read, interpret, and perform from various documents, including method sheets, assembly drawings, production reports, safety rules, printed shop schedules, blueprints, KanBan cards/boards, operating maintenance instruction and procedure manuals, etc.

  • Ability to properly identify components and gain extensive parts knowledge

  • Ability to identify and obtain appropriate parts for work station operation

  • Ability to use CRT and data entry technologies (bar code, key entry); ability to work from and use the AS400 computer application

  • General knowledge of machinery, specifically related to areas of responsibility

  • Ability to judge distances, spatial relationships, and perform visual and/or mechanical inspections; ability to distinguish colors and finishes

  • Basic math and computer skills

  • Ability to perform jobs at the same or lower labor grade than current job


  • Ability to frequently lift up to 5 pounds, occasionally lift up to 25 pounds, and rarely lift up to 60 pounds. Any lifts over 35 pounds should be done with assistance.

  • Ability to demonstrate manual dexterity; ability to use fingers and hands to feel, handle, or squeeze; reach with hands and arms; twist/turn body; perform repetitive motions

  • Ability to stand, walk, and/or sit, frequently and for extended periods of time

  • Ability to occasionally climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl MECHANICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to use two hand palm buttons

  • Ability to use pneumatic tools

  • Ability to use testing equipment


  • Exposure to various chemicals including greases, oils, and adhesives in safe exposure amounts and approved for use in our facility by EHS

  • Exposure to temperature changes

  • Exposure to moderate noise levels with intermittent loud noises

  • Exposure to vibration

  • Exposure to dirt and/or dust

  • Exposure to sharp objects and parts

  • Exposure to moving mechanical parts, protected by approved guarding and controls


  • Minimum requirements:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent

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All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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