Fastenal Cold Heading Machinist

Fastenal Cold Heading Machinist

5800 Industrial Avenue, Loves Park, IL 61111

Full-Time Shift(s): Monday - Friday 2pm-10:30pm


Working as a Full-Time Fastenal Cold Heading Machinist, you will be setting-up and operating cold heading or threading equipment. Operating heading or threading machines will be based on previous experience.


The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

oSetting-up and operating cold heading or threading equipment

o Inspecting parts and verifying dimensional data

o Maintaining scheduled delivery

oReading and interpreting blueprints

o Maintaining tools

oMaintaining all aspects of the machines from set-up to operation


The following skills and qualifications are required for this position:

o18 years of age or older

oExcellent written and oral communication skills

o Knowledge of cold heading and/or threading equipment

oGeneral knowledge of quality tooling associated with cold heading or threading machines

o Be quality conscious and demonstrate strong attention to detail

oAbility to work independently as well as in a team atmosphere with minimal supervision

oAbility to multi-task in a fast paced environment

o Demonstrate our core values of ambition, innovation, integrity and teamwork

oAbility to lift, slide, and lower packages that typically weigh 25 to 50 pounds

oAbility to pass the required drug screen (applicable in the US, Puerto Rico, and Guam ONLY)


o Possess an understanding of ISO quality systems

oPrior experience reading blueprints

oFamiliarity with inspection practices and knowledge of inspection equipment such as calipers, micrometers, comparators, ring gages and protrusion gages.


Since 1967 Fastenal has grown as a distributor of industrial and construction supplies from a single branch to approximately 3,000 servicing locations, each providing tailored local inventory and personal service for our customers. As we've expanded across the world, we've retained a core belief in people and their ability to accomplish remarkable things - if given the opportunity. From this philosophy stems an entrepreneurial culture that challenges every employee to run their own business, create their own success, and advance to become company leaders.

As a growth company with a solid financial position, we are committed to training, promoting from within, and creating opportunities for our employees. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are looking to make your mark as part of an elite growth company, you won't find a better fit than Fastenal.


Fastenal offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees. This package includes Health, Life, Long Term Disability, and Dental Insurance, in addition to, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, and 401(k) with a profit sharing contribution.