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Frankfort, IN, USA
Fontana Fasteners

Pay Range: $18-$26/hr

Position Summary

Responsible for setting up a variety of products on several different size and types of boltmakers. Accountable for safely meeting daily production goals, quality requirements, and performing preventative maintenance.

Position Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To:

  • Responsible for meeting daily production and quality goals.

  • Utilize critical measurement devices, such as: micrometers, calipers, optical comparator, and a variety of attribute gauges.

  • Use a Bill of Material (BOM) to identify proper tooling sequence.

  • Set up an operation of each aspect of the machine (i.e., wire draw, header, pointer, roll section, tracks and conveyors).

  • Accountable for performing preventative maintenance on machines.

  • Secure raw material when required.

  • Learn to operate and become proficient on different types of boltmaking machinery (i.e., Sacma, National, Formax, and Nedschroef).

  • Ensure safety standards are adhered to at all times.

  • Commitment to Fontana Fasteners core values: Teamwork, Responsibility, and Trust.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Successfully complete entry level training which will include 40 hours of classroom instruction and up to 180 days job shadowing with a senior operator.

  • Strong attention to detail as well as troubleshooting ability.

  • Good math skills; able to interpret metric and standard dimensions.

  • Must be able to retain and apply technical information from machine manuals.

  • Multi-tasking ability.

  • Identify and use several different hand tools.

  • Must be able to lift and/or maneuver up to 50+ pounds.

  • Ability to stand for 8+ hours and endure frequent climbing, twisting, and turning.

  • Must be flexible to work OT, including weekends and holidays.


  • Previous boltmaking operations preferred.

  • Experience with operating progressive presses a plus.

  • Prior work experience in a manufacturing environment helpful.

  • Strong mechanical ability preferred.

  • Ability to Read and understand blueprints preferred

Travel Requirements


We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, handicap, genetic infiltration, disability or status as a veteran. Fontana reserves the right to require a drug screening at any time during the employment process.