Die Casters and Trim Press Operators

Chicago White Metal (CWM), located in Bensenville, IL, is currently looking for multiple 1st and 2nd shift Die Casters and Trim Press operators, from entry level to experienced.

Company Overview:
Family owned since 1937, Chicago White Metal is a full service High Pressure Die Casting company that specializes in delivering Aluminum, Magnesium, and Zinc alloy castings and associated services. With its clean, efficient, state-of-the-art die casting facility, CWM serves customers located in the U.S. and worldwide.
CWM’s motto is “Excellence is Expected,” and holds close to its 5 Cultural Pillars:

  • Positive Attitude:  Adopt it as a way of life
  • Respect: Treat all those around you with equal respect
  • Commitments: We are only as good as the commitments we meet
  • Not Catering to Rank: Everyone deserves the same level of service
  • Transparency:  Transparency in all our communications is key to our success


    Job purpose
    Operates the die cast machines according to established settings in one or more given alloy departments. May do set-ups if capable.

    Essential Functions
    1. Set up and operate all die cast tools in one or more given alloy departments. 
    2. Monitor, record and adjust machine variables for optimum quality and cycle time. Report machine malfunctions.
    3. Complete process documents and attempt to resolve non-conformance.
    4. Perform maintenance on various machine parts. 
    5. Communicate effectively to maintain quality levels.


    Job purpose
    Operates machinery for trimming the excess material from the parts.  Inspects and packages the product.  Sets-up trim dies and machines, and assists others with the task.  

    Essential Functions
    1. Sets up and operates all presses, using safety procedures.
    2. Consistently meets production goals.
    3. Detects and solves problems related to the trim tool and press.
    4. Submits samples to inspectors. 

    The company's development has been based upon a strong philosophical belief in the dignity and worth of the individual. This has been the cornerstone for decisions and actions concerning our business, our people, our growth and profit objectives, and our working environment.  As CWM has evolved from its small pioneering origins, this essential philosophy has endured.

    At CWM, all employees want to be the best at what they do.  They believe in CWM, each other, their customers, and their suppliers.  These convictions inspire and motivate them to focus on achieving company goals.  CWM employees know that what they do makes a difference to CWM customers. Our employees experience an excitement about coming to work generated by a sense of accomplishment, an awareness of opportunities, and the assurance that people will contribute their knowledge and expertise.

    Please email resumes to Judy Rhodes, Manager of Accounting and HR Services, at jrhodes@cwmtl.com.

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