Needle Punch Operator, 3rd Shift in Cary, IL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Qualification Requirements:

  • Teamwork- cooperative with all employees. Works well with others
  • Initiative – self motivated
  • Course work or equivalent experience
  • Basic math – algebra
  • Basic computer skills
  • Decision making – willing to use judgment within limits
  • Possess excellent hand-eye coordination and wrist dexterity
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work from written or verbal instructions (English)
  • Capable of legible printing
  • Trained in operation of hand-jacks and related material handling equipment
  • Verbal communication skills need to be clear, concise and thorough
  • Mechanical ability and exposure to make light machine adjustments and repairs as required

Job Functions:

  • Move raw material from bales to designated are within Needle Punch room
  • Remove finished roll stock from equipment
  • Properly wrap and tag rolls
  • Record production sheets for correct production number, lot number, count and date
  • Keep work area clean and organized, sweep and remove trash containers
  • Assist others to maintain uninterrupted work flow through manufacturing
  • Communicate with Production Technician on the production schedule of the day
  • Stack boxes and unload/load raw material when needed
  • Inform warehouse when raw material is needed
  • Inform warehouse when finished rolls are ready to be transferred to raw goods warehouse
  • Notify Production Technician of any unusual problems
  • Knowledge of basic mechanical tools (i.e. wrenches, sockets, pliers, allen wrenches)
  • Ability to make light machine adjustments and perform PM’s (oil changes, assist with bearing changes)


  • Participate in basic housecleaning in order to maintain a clean and safe environment
  • Visually and physically check product as appropriate for damage and defects at intervals as directed per work instruction sheet
  • Visually verify all components against the work instruction sheet and sample product exhibit

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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