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An Opportunity to Grow with Us

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a great living and be part of a thriving cross functional community who realizes collaboration, autonomy, and challenges are the opportunities that lead to great products? Would you enjoy working in the world of fast-paced industrial technology? If so, we have an outstanding opportunity for you to join our Watlow team where we serve the world’s leading companies with technology and solutions that improve and enrich everyday life around the world.

Why Work at Watlow

The World’s leading companies start with Watlow for all their thermal needs. Watlow is a world class designer and manufacturer of advanced thermal solutions and a global leader in industrial technology. We are making a positive impact around the world as we help clean the air, connect people worldwide, power the globe and improve quality of life. We have been providing breakthrough thermal solutions for nearly a century. Our corporate values continually guide us toward always doing the right thing, always learning and improving, respecting everyone and leading with service and humility.

About the Role

The operator role is a challenging opportunity for an individual interested in producing a high-quality product that will be used to enrich the lives of others. This role is capable of contributing to all phases of the production process using autonomy, mastery and purpose, and works under direct supervision on standardized duties and tasks using established procedures or written instructions. The ideal candidate will be able to work individually as well as in teams.


  • Follow work instructions
  • Operate equipment/tools/machinery to prepare and assemble product
  • Assure product meets all quality standards
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Meet production metrics (takt time)
  • Check and fill out necessary reports, manufacturing orders, scrap, rejects and production times

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED certificate or equivalent preferred
  • Basic math skills
  • Basic mechanical aptitude
  • Read and comprehend measurements on tape measure
  • Established good attendance record at previous employment
  • Work history does not exceed more than two jobs in the past year

Additional success factors:

  • Up to three years of related manufacturing experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge with basic computer systems
  • Willingness to work overtime when needed
  • Willingness to be a cross-functional team member
  • Ability to learn new skills and follow directions
  • Currently assigned to Watlow as a temp agency worker

Diversity & Inclusion

We proactively embrace diversity in all its dimensions across our company and cultivate a culture of inclusion and forward thinking that respects and reflects each team member’s individual strengths, views, and experiences. Watlow takes pride in being an inclusive equal opportunity employer and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


We salute veterans for their service to our country and respect the valuable skills, teamwork and leadership experiences they have acquired during their tours of duty. We encourage veterans to join Watlow and work alongside the many other veterans that we proudly call team members today.

COVID and Safety

Watlow is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all of our current and prospective team members. Our hiring process is a combination of virtual telephone, in-person interviewing and onboarding activities. Please let us know confidentially if you need or require any special accommodations to participate in our recruiting process.

How to Apply

Please visit or call Manpower or Adecco in Quincy and Hannibal to apply. Adecco located in Quincy, IL phone at 217-223-5200 Manpower located in Hannibal and Quincy. Hannibal phone is 573-221-1144 and Quincy phone is 217-224-5450.