Manual Machine Loader & Unloader, 1st Shift

Indiana Automotive Fasteners, Inc.

Greenfield, IN

Job Details

Level:    Entry
Job Location:    Indiana Automotive Fasteners Inc - Greenfield, IN
Position Type:    Full Time
Education Level:    High School
Salary Range:    $21.00 - $21.00 Hourly
Travel Percentage:    None
Job Category:    Manufacturing

Manual Machine Loader & Unloader

IAF is the number one leading Global Manufacture for making fasteners for the automotive industry.  Because of that, our team has to work hard to have an environment of mutual respect, understanding, and fulfillment of our responsibilities, in an environment that can be hot, dirty, and challenging.  We want to be a place that our team can envision opportunity and personal growth to reach their own potential.

We are searching for hard-working individuals to join our team as Manual Machine Loader & Unloader, in this role you will come in as an IAF team member to one of our Heat Treatment, Or Plating manufacturing areas. In this role you will load, unload machines, so they operate correctly to produce excellent quality fasteners. Current openings are primarily on 1st Shift.  Shift hours include: 6:30am to 3:00pm

  • **Starting wage for this position is $21.00 hr. 

    Job Summary

    Completing an initial training period on a day shift for 6 to 15 weeks will be required

    Team Members are responsible for loading and unloading furnaces or plating lines, problem-solving, making decisions on machine adjustments, inspecting parts, manually load & unload machines, or pick and pack fasteners.

    Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    Essential functions may include, but are not limited to: 

  • Run orders per product specifications and standard practices. This may include sorting, labeling, and packaging products per customer specifications, quality requirements, and standard practices.
  • Perform tests and check products routinely for multiple characteristics using standard measuring tools, calipers, micrometers etc. 
  • Understand and implement quality standards and procedures.
  • Meet production schedules and program production sequences for optimal productivity. 
  • Follow standard operating procedures and specifications or instructions of higher-level technical personnel and monitor meters, gauges, valves, flow ratios, temperatures, pressures, and related controls and guidelines to ensure adherence to production/process specifications.
  • Maintain production records and logs of equipment and product performance.
  • Maintain work area with necessary supplies to complete processes- 4S+ standard work.
  • Operate heavy equipment necessary to move, load, and ship material and/or finished products throughout the manufacturing environment. 
  • Support inventory accuracy by completing cycle counts and correct discrepancies to achieve business goals. 
  • Assist and support other team members in meeting department and site goals.
  • Contribute and participate in team decision making processes including problem solving and continuous improvement efforts. Provide support in project work and other special requests.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Other duties maybe assigned.

What we’ll do together.

Here at Indiana Automotive Fasteners, we produce excellent quality fasteners from start to finish. We operate from coil wire being brought in from our suppliers for our cold forming heading process, to our thread rolling process, the fasteners then go to our heat treatment process where it changes the molecule structure of the fasteners, then the fasteners would be going to our plating lines which are barrel sink (electro plating) or our geomat coding to prevent rust prevention. As a tool room repair team member, you would play a big role in our cold forming, and thread rolling process. You will repair the tooling for those areas for IAF to maintain make good fasteners for our customers. 


What you’ll need:

  • Six months of related experience and or training, one- year certificate from a college or technical school, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Good Communication skills
  • Must be able to follow written and oral instruction.
  • Must prioritize safety in every aspect of the working environment adhering to established safety practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Must be able and willing to work overtime, including short-notice requests, including weekends (Sat/Sun)
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be okay working in a non-temperature-controlled environment.
  • Ability to climb 3 to 5 steps repetitive.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.




Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals/documentation.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups. Computer programs, such as Microsoft Office Suite, are regularly used to communicate and gather information.  Fluent in English.  Japanese as a second language is helpful.



Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.



Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Desire to proactively and collaboratively work toward solutions with cross-functional team input.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is regularly required to talk or hear.  The Team Member is frequently required to stand, walk, bend, lift, or twist.  The Team Member is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The Team Member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. 



Indiana Automotive Fasteners is a team environment. We operate with mission-driven integrity. Our mission of “Ensuring your family’s SAFETY through our team’s QUALITY” is at the heart of all our decisions and actions. We exemplify ethical practices, professionalism, and personal integrity, creating respectful and trusting collaborative work environments where sound advice is valued. We contribute to the IAF team by living the core values of T.E.A.M.W.O.R.K.

  • We are Trustworthy. We do the right things right every time. We do our jobs with honest effort every time, every day. We follow all Safety, Quality, and Work Policies.
  • We are Engaged. We are eager and enthusiastic to help our team succeed. We persistently pursue excellence every day. We work together to continuously improve.
  • We are Accountable. We are responsible for every product and process we touch. Our choices and actions matter because our work matters. We produce Excellent Quality fasteners. Our work is a critical component to critical features on vehicles. It is our responsibility to follow our Quality-controlled procedures to ensure the Safety of our products.
  • We are Motivated. Our work drives us. We can achieve, and we will achieve. We care about what we do.
  • We are Welcoming. We encourage everyone’s best. We greet everyone with a friendly smile. We care about each other.
  • We are Open-minded. We ask. We listen. We consider. We are curious about new possibilities. We are not content with the status quo, and we believe that our diverse backgrounds are what makes us stronger, so we listen to learn from each other.
  • We are Respectful. We listen to understand. We help each other. We believe every team member matters and deserves respect.
  • We are Knowledge-seeking. We Genchi Genbutsu: Go, Look, See. We keep learning, we keep growing. We strive to understand, so we investigate problems to learn from our mistakes. We train and develop our team so that we continue to grow and improve.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a Team Member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.