Careers

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at Big Bolt

We are a family at Big Bolt, and we strive to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction by delivering quality products and superior service.

We believe our talent is our biggest sustainable competitive advantage and that we are only as successful as our employees.

Join our team today!

Current open positions:

CNC Operator

CNC Operator

Job Description:

We are a fast paced machine shop located in Bloomingdale, IL looking to hire a full time Second shift CNC operator to join our team.

First shift hours are from 7:00 am-3:30 pm Monday-Friday. 
Second shift hours are from 3:30 pm-12:00 am Monday-Friday.

Job Functions:

  • Translate engineering drawings and requirements into dimensions for production.
  • Oversee CNC machines while they execute the job and make necessary adjustments to ensure customer specifications are met.
  • Monitor machine performance and output during production to ensure proper results
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements following manufacturer instructions and troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Moves product to and from work area using dollies and forklifts.
  • Maintain a clean work area by daily cleaning of machines, and regular disposal of savings according to company policies and standards.

Requirements:

  • 2 years of experience with lathes preferred
  • Know how to use measuring instruments and gauges
  • Working knowledge of horizontal CNC lathe
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with others
  • Able to work in a fast-paced production shop
  • Must have excellent mechanical aptitude and experience with metal fabricating equipment

Benefits:

  1. Paid vacations and personal days
  2. Paid holidays
  3. 401 Plan
  4. Health Insurance
  5. Life Insurance 

HOW WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE

CUSTOMER FOCUSED: Build positive relationships with our customers through outstanding customer service.

INTEGRITY: Uphold the highest standards and promote trust and respect.

AGILITY: Being fast and flexible, dynamic and adoptive in delivering value added solutions.

DRIVE: Excellence is a habit, not a goal.  We welcome a challenge with enthusiasm & go above and beyond the call of duty.

TEAMWORK:  Consistently demonstrating an unselfish commitment to working with others to create a collaborative culture.

Machine Operator

Machine Operator

Job Description:

We are a fast paced machine shop located in Bloomingdale, IL looking to hire a Roll Threading Operator.

Job Functions:

Big Bolt is looking for a top tier candidate to fill an immediate need. Under direction of the Plant Manager, the role of Machine Operator is to run automatic and hand feed fastener threading machines. This Job is for an operator with a minimum 2 years' experience in a factory environment with common knowledge in manufacturing fasteners.

Essential Functions:

  • Setup and change tooling as required
  • Must be comfortable standing/working for an 8 to 12 hour shift
  • Responsible for moving parts to the next stage of production
  • Responsible for first piece, during process, and last piece inspection
  • Use of Mathematics during setup process.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Prior experience in the fastener industry is desirable, but not required; eagerness to learn about the industry and business is a must
  • Must be able to read a caliper
  • Must be able to read a micrometer
  • Must be able to read blueprints
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Good work ethic
  • Logical/mathematical intelligence 

Benefits:

  1. Paid vacations and personal days
  2. Paid holidays
  3. 401 Plan
  4. Health Insurance
  5. Life Insurance 

HOW WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE

CUSTOMER FOCUSED: Build positive relationships with our customers through outstanding customer service.

INTEGRITY: Uphold the highest standards and promote trust and respect.

AGILITY: Being fast and flexible, dynamic and adoptive in delivering value added solutions.

DRIVE: Excellence is a habit, not a goal.  We welcome a challenge with enthusiasm & go above and beyond the call of duty.

TEAMWORK:  Consistently demonstrating an unselfish commitment to working with others to create a collaborative culture.

Maintenance Mechanic

Maintenance Mechanic

Job Description:

We are an established manufacturer located in Bloomingdale that is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic that is a self-starter and who can work independently.

Requirements:

  • Ability to trouble-shoot and repair various manufacturing equipment, including electrical and mechanical.
  • Maintain all documents and records pertaining to preventive and repair maintenance.
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal codes and regulations.
  • Minimum two (2) years of building and machine maintenance experience.
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Hydraulic, Electrical, Plumbing and HVAC Troubleshooting
  • Job Knowledge 

Benefits:

  1. Paid vacations and personal days
  2. Paid holidays
  3. 401 Plan
  4. Health Insurance
  5. Life Insurance 

HOW WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE

CUSTOMER FOCUSED: Build positive relationships with our customers through outstanding customer service.

INTEGRITY: Uphold the highest standards and promote trust and respect.

AGILITY: Being fast and flexible, dynamic and adoptive in delivering value added solutions.

DRIVE: Excellence is a habit, not a goal.  We welcome a challenge with enthusiasm & go above and beyond the call of duty.

TEAMWORK:  Consistently demonstrating an unselfish commitment to working with others to create a collaborative culture.

Quoting Manager

Quoting Manager

Job Description:

Big Bolt, the Midwest’s largest and most capable fastener manufacturer, seeks an impact player and difference maker to join our sales team as our Quoting Manager who is detailed and a natural at building professional relationships. We are looking for a Quoting Manager who will be responsible for maintaining and growing existing accounts, leading the quoting and pricing process, setting account strategy and driving continuous improvement of the sales team. We are a family at Big Bolt and we strive to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction through delivering quality and superior service. This is where you come in! We believe our talent is our biggest sustainable competitive advantage and we are only as successful as our employees. The Quoting Manager is a very important position at Big Bolt as you will lead the development of pricing and deal structure, provide exceptional customer service with each and every interaction with our customers and provide quick, accurate service. If this sounds like you we would like to talk with you about joining our team as our Quoting Manager!

Responsiblities:

  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with new and existing customers
  • Works with customers and prospects to identify key players and understand their needs
  • Leads the development of pricing and deal structure
  • Responsible for customer account management and growing share of wallet
  • Follows up with customers on open sales quotes and orders
  • Prepares and maintains sales quotes
  • Maintains communication between Sales, Quality Control, and Shipping on open quotes / orders
  • Recommends and assists with implementation of sales process improvements

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (preferred), Sales or Marketing
  • 1-2 years sales experience
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel in particular)
  • CRM experience strongly desired
  • Customer-oriented with a passion for customer satisfaction
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Benefits:

  1. Paid vacations and personal days
  2. Paid holidays
  3. 401 Plan
  4. Health Insurance
  5. Life Insurance 

HOW WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE

CUSTOMER FOCUSED: Build positive relationships with our customers through outstanding customer service.

INTEGRITY: Uphold the highest standards and promote trust and respect.

AGILITY: Being fast and flexible, dynamic and adoptive in delivering value added solutions.

DRIVE: Excellence is a habit, not a goal.  We welcome a challenge with enthusiasm & go above and beyond the call of duty.

TEAMWORK:  Consistently demonstrating an unselfish commitment to working with others to create a collaborative culture.

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Sales Assistant

Sales Assistant

Job Description:

Under direction of the Sales Manager, the Sales Assistant is responsible for supporting general sales activities to improve the efficiency of Big Bolt’s quoting and order management process. The Sales Assistant will be primarily responsible for maintaining contact with key and target customers, preparing and updating sales documents and agreements, entering and maintaining sales quotes and orders in the Big Bolt database, and assisting the Sales Manager with vendor and purchase management. For the successful candidate, this role represents an entry point on a career progression on the Sales Team successful demonstration of skills.

Job Functions:

  • Prepares and maintains sales quotes with input from Sales Manager
  • Enters sales quotes and orders into Big Bolt database
  • Follows up with customers on open sales quotes and orders
  • Maintains communication between Sales, Quality Control, and Shipping on open sales quotes and orders
  • Resolves order problems by investigating sales data and history, suggesting resolution to Sales Manager, and notifying customers
  • Recommends and assists with implementation of sales process improvements
  • Manages quotes, orders and communications through customer portals as needed
  • Assists in processing purchase orders for raw materials and finished goods from vendors

Requirements:

  • Associate's Degree (Associate of Business Administration or similar focus preferred)
  • 2+ years experience in Sales Support
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel in particular)
  • Customer-oriented with a passion for customer satisfaction
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Prior experience in the Fastener industry is desirable, but not required; eagerness to learn about the industry and business is a must

Benefits:

  1. Paid vacations and personal days
  2. Paid holidays
  3. 401 Plan
  4. Health Insurance
  5. Life Insurance 

HOW WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE

CUSTOMER FOCUSED: Build positive relationships with our customers through outstanding customer service.

INTEGRITY: Uphold the highest standards and promote trust and respect.

AGILITY: Being fast and flexible, dynamic and adoptive in delivering value added solutions.

DRIVE: Excellence is a habit, not a goal.  We welcome a challenge with enthusiasm & go above and beyond the call of duty.

TEAMWORK:  Consistently demonstrating an unselfish commitment to working with others to create a collaborative culture.

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Join the big bolt team

We're a family-operated business that's headquartered in Bloomingdale, Illinois.

If you'd like to join one of the Midwest’s largest, and most capable, specialty fastener manufacturers, don't hesitate, apply today!

Employee perks & Benefits

We participate in comprehensive health, dental, vision, and life insurance programs for eligible full-time employees and their dependents.

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