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Process Technician Apprentice - $15 / hr at FactoryFix in Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

A plastics company in Elk Grove Village , IL is looking for a Process Technician Apprentice for a 1st shift opportunity.


  • This is an apprentice position focusing on plastic injection molding processes. Advancement to Process Support Technician expected after proven attendance and ability to learn.

  • Responsible for maintaining material supply requirements as assigned to each job order, in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Maintain material levels at machines, including resin, color and regrind

  • Assemble gaylords for bulk jobs running

  • Learn how to troubleshoot and repair material system as instructed

  • Perform preventive maintenance on the material system

  • Notify Supervisor or Mechanic of any problems with machinery

  • Follow proper procedure for lock out/tag out when applicable

  • Perform general housekeeping of work area

  • Requires regular attendance in accordance with scheduled shift time and days; as well as compliance with Attendance Policy


  • High school or equivalent required

  • Mechanical background STRONGLY preferred

  • Must complete forklift training and examination for proper certification

  • Frequently lift or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds

  • Work is performed in an environment which may frequently expose employee to excessive noise levels requiring the use of ear plugs. Personal protective equipment (ear plugs) must be worn in all areas as required.

  • Must have good math skills with the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time (approximately 6-8 hours per day)

You should be proficient in:

  • Mechanical Troubleshooting

  • Mold / Die Setups

Machines & technologies you'll use:

  • Injection Molding Machines

  • Extrusion Blow Molding Machines