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Stanley Black and Decker Machine Sorting Operator, 3rd shift, M-F, Sign-On Bonus $1250 in Decorah, Iowa

Job Title:

Machine Sorting Operator, 3rd shift, M-F, Sign-On Bonus $1250


Decorah IA USA - 1304 Kerr Dr

Position Summary

  • To do pre-existing part set ups and run automatic sorting machines according to current quality standards. The sorting machines include: Metron, Kotsu, NHK, CCM, Dowel Pin, Roll Sorters and our internal sorting machines.

  • Box, label and pallet product.

Essential Job Functions


  • Sets up pre-existing parts on the automatic sorting machines, adjusting the machine sensors, machine table and roller with a minimum amount of supervision.

  • Run fasteners through the sorting machine, ensuring parts ran through as “good parts”, meet blueprint specifications and sorting “hot” schedule is followed.

  • Using micrometer, caliper and dial gauges, regularly checks “good” parts to ensure they continue to meet blueprint specs.

  • Recognizes defects in parts that the sorting machine cannot distinguish.

  • Prior to run, sets counter to reflect required pieces per box, when the box is full, seals with STAR sort label to assure customer that parts are defect free.

  • After each sort run, logs list of parts sorted indicating part number, pieces, customer and time required to sort.

  • Must be available to work overtime.


  • Maintains cleanliness of work area reflecting “hi-tech” STAR sort image.

  • Follows all company safety policies and procedures.

  • Assists in other areas of the warehouse as time requires. This includes bagging parts, packaging parts and shipping.

  • Performs duties as requested by the Supervisor or Leadperson.


  • As needed, cleans machine, sensors, table and rollers to ensure proper operation of machine.

  • Grease machine at required intervals.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Ability to read blueprints.

  • Ability to read micrometer, caliper and use dial gauges.

  • Knowledge of IATF16949 and ISO14001 requirements.

Preferred Skills Knowledge of electro-mechanical equipment (fiber optics and light reflection).

  • Knowledge of bagging requirements.

  • Knowledge of fasteners.

  • Previous experience on similar machine sort equipment

  • Other essential skills for operating similar equipment

We Don’t Just Build The World, We Build Innovative Technology Too.

Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means working in an innovative, tech-driven and highly collaborative team environment supported by over 58,000 professionals in 60 countries across the globe. Here, you’ll get the unique chance to impact some of the world’s most iconic brands including STANLEY TOOLS, DEWALT, CRAFTSMAN, MAC TOOLS and Black + Decker. Your ideas and solutions have the potential to reach millions of customers as we work together to write the next chapter in our history. Come build with us and take your career to new heights.

Who We Are

We’re the World’s largest tool company. We’re industry visionaries. We’re solving problems and advancing the manufacturing trade through innovative technology and our Industry 4.0 Initiative. We are committed to ensuring our state-of-the-art “smart factory” products and services provide greater quality to our customers & greater environmental and social value to our planet. We are unique in that we have a rich and storied history dating back to 1843, but that hasn't stopped us from evolving into a vibrant, diverse, global growth company.

Benefits & Perks

You’ll get a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, retirement benefits, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Paid Time Off, including paid vacation, holidays & personal days, and tuition reimbursement. And, of course, discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and products and well as discount programs for many other vendors and partners.

What You’ll Also Get

Career Opportunity: Career paths aren’t linear here. Being part of our global company with 60+ brands gives you the chance to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.

Learning & Development:

Our lifelong learning philosophy means you’ll have access to a wealth of state-of-the-art learning resources, including our Lean Academy and online university (where you can get certificates and specializations from renowned colleges and universities).

Diverse & Inclusive Culture:

We pride ourselves on being an awesome place to work. We respect and embrace differences because that’s how the best work gets done. You’ll find we like to have fun here, too.

Purpose-Driven Company:

You’ll help us continue to make positive changes in the local communities where we work and live as well as in the broader world through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.

For the builders and protectors, for the makers and explorers, for those shaping and reshaping our world through hard work and inspiration, Stanley Black & Decker provides the tools and innovative solutions you can trust to get the job done—and we have since 1843.

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