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CAREERS

Looking to Join the Team?

Thank you for your interest in a career at Tri Star Metals! As one of Northwest Illinois’ most unique manufacturers, specializing in the production and distribution of specialty metal wire and bar products, we have a wide range of positions available. From Production, Distribution, Maintenance to Quality Assurance, we build careers for people that share our commitment to integrity and excellence.

If you would like to be a part of the TMS team, search our postings for an available position that matches your interests and skills, and apply.

Our greatest strength is our employees and we attract, retain, and promote the highest quality people in the industry.
  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental and Vision)
  • Accident and Critical Illness Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Ten Paid Holidays
  • 401k Plan with Company Match
  • Health Saving Account with Company Match
  • Signing Bonus
  • Monthly Incentive Bonus
  • Perfect Attendance Bonus
  • Quality Assurance Receiving Technician, Days

    #QA1
    Looking for a hard-working, self-motivated, key player to add to our growing team! We pride ourselves on our excellent leadership, work environment, and pay/benefits! Starting pay is $18.00.

    Signing Bonus = $2,000.00 ($1,000.00 at 90 days of employment and $1,000.00 at one year of service!

    RECEIVE, SAMPLE, TEST, ORGANIZE AND MOVE MATERIAL TO STOCK AND/OR FOR SHIPMENT AS DIRECTED BY THE QUALITY ASSURANCE and DISTRIBUTION SUPERVISOR.

    · Quarantining all non-conforming material both through physical tagging of material and documenting the non-conformance within the appropriate hold system(s), including raw material, and returned material

    · Visually inspect all sample grade incoming material, per procedure.

    · Cut 6-12 samples from each end of all sample grade material.

    · Perform Quality testing of all samples.

    · Able to read measuring tools such as micrometers, calipers, and other measuring devices.

    · Receive raw material (unload trucks, incoming inspection, receive inventory via handhelds).

    · Move material throughout the Warehouse, as necessary.

    · Weigh-out material for production, as necessary.

    Physical Requirements:

    · Standing / walking – 60% of the time, desk, computer and fork lift work – 40% of the time.

    · Able to operate light and medium hand tools.

    · Able to lift, bend, and safely navigate the production floor without restriction.

    · Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and able to pass lift truck certification exam.

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  • Distribution Associate, Day Shift

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    Job Description

    Looking for a hard-working, self-motivated, key player to add to our growing team! We pride ourselves on our excellent leadership, work environment, and pay/benefits. Starting pay is $17.50-$21/hr.

    Signing Bonus = $2,000.00 ($1,000.00 at 90 days of employment and $1,000.00 at one year of service!

    PREPARE, ORGANIZE AND MOVE MATERIAL TO STOCK AND/OR FOR SHIPMENT AS DIRECTED.

    • Safely load, unload and move material within or near plant/shop floor and racks.
    • Open/sort containers using cutting tools.
    • Weigh out material and prepare shipment per customer instructions.
    • Lifts objects by hand (50lb max) or using a sit down/stand-up forklift.
    • Assemble crates to contain products for shipments.
    • Maintain up to date location changes of all material.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Driving forklift – 50% of the time.
    • Standing/Walking/bending/lifting-49%of time
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  • Production Associate/Machine Operator 2nd and 3rd Shifts

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    Job Description – Production Associate/Machine Operator 2nd and 3rd Shifts

    Signing Bonus = $2,000.00 ($1,000.00 at 90 days of employment and $1,000.00 at one year of service!)

    Looking for a hard-working, self-motivated, key player to add to our growing team! We pride ourselves on our Excellent Leadership, Work Environment, Pay and Benefits. Starting pay is $17.50-$21/hr. From there, the potential leads up to $29.00/hr with pay for skill and years of service!

    Job description:

    • Installs and feeds progressively smaller dies in machine and repeats operations until wire diameter meets work order specifications
    • Inserts wire into machine, feeds mechanism, starts machine and monitors machines operations.
    • Turn setscrews to secure roller die in machine
    • Loads spool of wire on spindle and threads wire through machine and around take-up reel.
    • Starts machine and adjust controls to regulate speed and temperature to required specifications.
    • Record production information in computerized or manual system packets.
    • Performs daily safety and mechanical checks of machine employee is working on to ensure machine is safe and running properly.
    • Maintain safety procedures at all times.

    Qualifications:

    • 1yr Machine Operation experience.
    • Able to work well within a team environment.
    • Able to work overtime when needed.
    • Basic knowledge able to operate a Windows base personal computer, Microsoft Office –Word, Access, NAV, Outlook a plus.
    • Self-directed – able to work efficiently with little direct instruction

    Physical Requirements:

    • Machine operator requires many physical aspects 100% of the time standing / walking/pulling/bending.

    MUST HAVE STRONG WORK ETHIC AND BE DEPENDABLE

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