Careers

Great companies are only as good as the people they employ. Our employees’ dedication, loyalty, and ingenuity have been the foundation for Hoffer Plastic’s success since 1953.

Our commitment to our core values: Family, Integrity, Service, and Trust – is the reason so many employees and their families have called Hoffer Plastics home. We continue that focus today and are always in search of those who have the passion, values, and skills to be part of our future.

Hoffer Plastics offers a variety of opportunities for those interested in starting or continuing a career in plastic injection molding:

Open Positions

Set Up/Molding Technicianapply now

Current openings are on 2nd (4pm – 12am) and 3rd shift (12am-8am), Monday through Friday. Overtime is available on weekends depending on production demand. No experience is necessary. Extensive training programs are offered to give candidates the job skills needed. We are simply looking for motivated, enthusiastic people with a desire to learn and grow with our company.

Responsibilities

  • Set molds and perform set up changes and color changes to meet production demands
  • Follow molding process parameters to ensure part quality
  • Monitor production for accuracy and efficiency and work with quality inspectors to identify defects
  • Troubleshoot process, machine, and auxiliary equipment problems and make necessary changes to ensure quality and reduce downtime
  • Follow Lean initiatives to ensure cleanliness and productivity of the Plant
  • Promote safety by abiding by all related policies and procedures
  • Participate in training initiatives designed to improve skill sets

Qualifications

  • Minimum education of High School diploma or G.E.D. certificate
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Must be able to lift 55 pounds on a semi-regular basis
  • Must be able to stand / walk for an entire eight hour shift
  • Proficient in reading / writing English
  • Computer proficient
apply now

Inspector Technicianapply now

Current openings are on 2nd (4pm – 12am) and 3rd shift (12am-8am), Monday through Friday.
Overtime is available on weekends depending on production demand. No experience is necessary. Extensive training programs are offered to give candidates the job skills needed. We are simply looking for motivated, enthusiastic people with a desire to learn and grow with our company.

Responsibilities

  • Makes boxes, moves raw material and finished goods as needed
  • Helps maintain cleanliness in the Plant by doing assigned cleaning tasks
  • Promote safety by abiding by all related policies and procedures
  • Performs visual inspections on assigned presses and completes all required forms and documentation associated with production
  • Performs simple gauging on parts as assigned by the foreman using various measuring tools such as plug gages, and go / no go gages
  • Performs start-ups on all presses and is responsible for all blueprints, forms, etc. required
  • Performs required complex gauging on all presses using various measuring tools such as micrometers, calipers, indicators, plug gages, and fixtures

Qualifications

  • Minimum education of High School diploma or G.E.D. certificate
  • Competent in inspection procedures and the use of measuring equipment applicable to the classification level
  • Must be able to successfully complete the “C” level Inspector Technician training program
  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds on a semi-regular basis
  • Must be able to stand / walk for an entire eight hour shift
  • Proficient in reading / writing English
  • Computer proficient
apply now
You may download an application for employment or send us your resume to any of the following:

humanresources@hofferpl.com
Fax: 847-741-2675
Hoffer Plastics Corporation
500 N. Collins Street
South Elgin, IL 60177

Hoffer Plastics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy that no adverse employment decisions will be made against minorities or women with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion and other terms and conditions of employment, provided the individual is qualified to perform the work available.

Hoffer Plastics offers its employees competitive salaries with profit sharing bonus opportunities; generous benefit packages including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with employer match, paid holidays and vacation; and a safe, healthy work environment.

Hoffer Plastics promotes a drug free environment. A post offer drug screen is required of all new hires before their start date. Hoffer Plastics uses background checks as part of our hiring process. Hoffer Plastics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Hoffer Plastics recognizes the National Career Readiness Certificate, and utilizes the assessment as part of our hiring process.

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