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Aerotek Material Handler in Elgin, Illinois


This position is a hybrid warehouse/production role where candidates will be operating forklifts, moving raw materials and loading machines. Here is a break-down of the basic job functions:

Prepare & Mix materials needed for Injection Molding jobs.

Prepare & Close Work Orders daily.

Inventory Control of Raw Materials.

Experience in an Injection Molding atmosphere; Preferred

Cleaning Hoppers, Grinders, Dryers as well as surrounding areas.

Hours of operation:

1st shift: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

2nd shift: 3:30 pm - 12:00 am

3rd shift: 11:30 pm - 8:00 am

Hourly wage will vary as it is based on a candidate's experience level. Here is a breakdown of what to expect based on experience:

Entry - Level

Candidate with no production/warehouse experience will start out at this wage. Although they do not need experience, they do need to be comfortable with working in a production environment, the basic job functions must have some mechanical inclination, and a desire to learn the job and train in various areas. Once the candidate is trained and has the experience, there is opportunity for advancement


Candidates that have 1 year of sit-down forklift experience and are interested in getting into production will qualify for this range. Candidates that have 1 year of production experience (does not have to be plastics) will also qualify for this wage range.

Relevant Experience

Candidates that have 2+ years of plastics or injection mold experience will qualify for this pay rate. If a candidate has previous hopper loading, forklift, staging, or injection mold experience, they will acclimate nicely.


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Top Skills Details:

Material Handler



Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.