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Join our team at Burgess Norton in Geneva, Illinois!


Currently looking for Sorters for our 3rd Shift!


Specializing in over 100 years of manufacturing excellence...

Our success is not only dependent on an exceptional line of world-class products, but also by the leadership and innovation of our human capital. Because we know talent is the key to our future, harnessing the growth of our employees is important to us. As part of Amsted Industries Incorporated, Burgess-Norton has access to a deep network of international resources and manufacturing facilities around the world that offer exciting opportunities for career development and upward mobility for employees.



Objective: Perform duties to efficiently and effectively visually sort parts, process parts through attribute and variable gages, and correctly move parts to next location.




Duties: All the duties described below must be followed based on the corresponding work instructions and process specifications.


1. Inspect parts visually for a large variety of known defects.


2. Inspect parts using attribute and variable gages


3. Discern between good parts, defective parts, and suspect parts


4. Seek help when suspect and defective parts are detected.


5. Load and unload parts as required


6. Accurately record and report quantities processed.


7. Perform necessary recordkeeping and paperwork, including computer data entry.


8. Seek help if problems arise and ask questions if directions are not understood.

 9. Participate in team problem solving as part of the departmental continuous improvement process.

10. Train and assist other employees as required.

11.Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned. 


Minimum Qualifications:


High school diploma, GED, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must successfully complete the pre-hire math test.



Previous experience working in an industrial environments is helpful but not required.


Skills & Knowledge: 

Visual acuity, manual dexterity, metal alertness and forklift operation.


Supervisory Responsibility: 





Physical Requirements: 

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be considered for those with specific physical restrictions.

Physical requirements include: good speaking, hearing and vision ability, excellent manual dexterity, ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds occasionally.


Working Conditions:

Work is performed in a typical manufacturing environment with exposure to noise, dust and dirt. Full-time position.  Will require some overtime and weekend hours.