Machine Operator 2nd OR 3rd shift available

Machine Operator 2nd OR 3rd shift available in Donaldson

Machine Operator 2nd OR 3rd shift available

Location: Dixon, IL (USA)
Job Type: Full time

          Donaldson is dedicated to addressing the most intricate filtration challenges on a global scale. Through the application of innovation and ground-breaking solutions, we are propelling filtration forward for a more environmentally friendly world. We actively seek exceptional individuals to join us in our mission, providing opportunities for learning, influencing positive change, and making significant contributions both in the workplace and within our communities. This is a space where your efforts can truly have a profound impact.

Second Shift:
Monday to Thursday: 2:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Overtime on Fridays as required.

Third Shift:
Sunday: 10:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Monday to Wednesday: 8:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m.
Overtime on Thursdays as needed.

Second/Third Shift Differential: An additional $1.00 per hour.


  • Set up and operate various machines and line equipment.
  • Perform machine changeovers efficiently.
  • Complete paperwork, ensure traceability, manage scrap, and conduct first-piece inspections.
  • Provide training to fellow employees.
  • Conduct necessary preventive maintenance on machines.
  • Troubleshoot equipment, machines, and process issues, including chemical, routing, and blueprint problems.
  • Utilize computers for production-related tasks.


  • One or more years of manufacturing experience.
  • Proficiency in using equipment such as gauges, calipers, indicators, scales, and tape measures.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Understanding of basic mathematical principles.
  • Familiarity with basic statistical process control principles.
  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds from a squat-level lift, from the floor to the waist.
  • Shoulder-level lift to 60 inches at 35 pounds.
  • Horizontal lift and carry for 10 feet.
  • Team lifting capability - lift to 50 pounds.
  • Lean Certification is a plus.
  • Preferred mechanical aptitude.