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Injection Molding Material Handler

    • Job Tracking ID: 512093-618081
    • Job Location: Antioch, IL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: April 25, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: April 25, 2018
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Job Description:

As part of the MGS Group of Companies, MGS Antioch is looking for a 1st shift Material Handler for its injection molding facility located in Antioch, IL.  The Material Handler ensure presses are ready for start-ups by preparing the specified materials, cleaning the equipment, and removing any remaining materials.

At MGS Mfg. Group, we are an engineering house, a toolmaker, a blow molder, an injection molder, and a custom machine builder all under one company. Through customer demand and active progression on our part, we have been expanding our services since we opened our doors in 1982. The MGS Mfg. Group adapts to the needs of our customers along with cultivating new concepts and goals within the plastic industry. Throughout our growth and constant change, we have remained a partner to our customers, suppliers, and employees by learning from them, growing with them, and most importantly, never forgetting that without them, the evolution and success of this corporation would not have been possible.

Below are the essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Reads BOM or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved.
  • Picking and setting of Raw Materials and Packaging for Manufacturing.
  • Movement of Components from Inventory for Assembly.
  • Attaches identifying tags or labels or marks information on cases, bundles, barrels, gaylords, boxes, dryers, etc. 
  • Ensure integrity of materials are maintained to avoid mixing/contamination. 
  • Counts, weighs, and verifies raw materials.
  • Loads, unloads and cleans grinders, dryers and conveying equipment.  Ensure machinery is cleaned properly to avoid contamination.
  • Responsible for preventive maintenance on equipment, as assigned.
  • Required to troubleshoot material loading problems.
  • Be able to use a lift truck to bring material and packaging supplies to the machines.
  • Assist the Quality department in containment of all materials and finished goods which need inspection or applicable rework.  Locate non-conforming material in the QA Hold area.
  • Keeps areas around grinders, gaylords, dryers, etc. clean and orderly.
  • Report any occurrences of non-conformities to their immediate supervisor.
  • Observe and adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Any other duties as assigned.


Experience and Skills:

A qualified candidate would fulfill these requirements:

  •  High School diploma or equivalent
  • Previous manufacturing experience within a warehouse setting
  • Experience working independently.
  • Computer skills with prior knowledge of Inventory Management systems
  • Ability to drive a forklift
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to multi-task

 To learn more about MGS Mfg. Group, go to www.mgstech.com.  We offer an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, disability, life, FSA, vacation, and holidays. MGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.