Operator I - Packing (3rdShift) at Ideal Industries, Inc.

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Location: Sycamore, Illinois

Job Description:
Ideal Industries, Inc.

Operator I - Packing (3rdShift)


Job ID: 2019-2359
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Manufacturing
South Prairie Manufacturing


IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been propelled by the principles of its founder, J. Walter Becker, for over a century. Since the beginning, this family-run enterprise has been committed to building ideal relationships with its customers, employees and communities, creating some of the industry’s most innovative and trusted products along the way. This commitment to quality and service will continue to spur the success of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. and its family of companies, for generations to come.

Hours are 3rd Shift: Sunday - Thursday 11PM - 7:30AM


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Follow all safety procedures.
  • Perform varied production tasks under the close direction of the Supervisor and/or lead person, including but not limited to forming, assembling and packaging of our products.
  • May require use of various tools and equipment including, but not limited to hand tools, soldering equipment, assembly and test equipment, hand trucks.
  • Where necessary, monitor work visually and dimensionally referring to blueprints, engineering specifications, and job instruction sheets. Maintain quality and rate charts as required.
  • Follow all quality procedures and instructions.
  • Maintains housekeeping in the work area.
  • May be directed to perform routine equipment maintenance and set-up.



  • Must be able to follow directions, both verbal and written multi-step directions for simi-complex tasks.
  • Visual acuity and hand dexterity to package and assemble a variety of materials is required.
  • For selected tasks, color and depth perception may be required.
  • Ability to perform routine computer data entry and queries is required.
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment.


  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Up to three months of experience in manufacturing or distribution is desired.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to frequently push and pull up to 50lbs., for 8-10 hours per day and lift up to 40 lbs. This capability will either be determined from a physical exam, or verifiable past performance.
  • Frequently requires prolonged standing and/or sitting during a shift (8-10 hours) with frequent reaching, pulling and bending.

Work Environment:

  • Hot/cold temperatures based on seasonal variations
  • May be humidity, noise, odors, dust
  • Frequent exposure to chemical and mechanical hazards

IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.