Employment Opportunities

To Apply please download the application, fill it in completely and bring it in to HQC , or fax it to 630-820-5549, or email it to employment@hqcinc.com.

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Job Position: Shift Supervisor
Job Description: This is a hands-on position. Supervisors process machines, troubleshoot, and clean machines. They are also required to train, follow-up on training, and schedule people to work on the weekends.
Required Skills: At least three years as a injection molding supervisor. Knowledge of stack molds and Husky machines is helpful.
Full / Part Time: Full Time
Compensation: Salaried postion based on experience
Benefits: Health, Life & Disability Insurance, 401k with up to 4% matching, paid vacations and holidays.
Education: High School
Experience: At least three years

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Job Position: Set Up / Process Technician
Job Description: Set up, remove, and clean molds on a daily basis. Any other duties assigned by supervisor.
Required Skills: Set up experience is necessary, but can be in other fields, such as blow molding. Some troubleshooting / processing skills are helpful.
Full / Part Time: Full Time
Compensation: Based on experience
Benefits: Health, Life & Disability Insurance, 401k with up to 4% matching, paid vacations and holidays.
Education: High School
Experience: Some set up skills

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Job Position: Material Handler
Job Description: Material handlers are required to gather, mix, and dry material, making sure that no machines are running low. They also drive a fork lift, wrap skids, and clean out various small machines (grinders, dryers, etc). There are several levels to this position. Technicial advancement possible.
Required Skills: No experience necessary, but some mechanical skills are needed (automotive, electrical, etc). Those with experience are encouraged to apply. Basic tools and a toolbox will eventually be needed.
Full / Part: Full Time
Compensation: $11.00 to $14.00
Benefits: Health, Life & Disability Insurance, 401k with up to 4% matching, paid vacations and holidays.
Education: High School
Experience: none

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Job Position: Packer/Inspectors for 1st, 2nd and 3rd
Job Description: Entry level position. They watch the product come off the machines, try to find defects before they get out of here and then pack the product getting it ready for shipping.
Required Skills:
  • An eye for detail
  • Standing throughout the shift, lifting boxes, about 20lbs. or so.
  • Able to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Safety is priority
  • Each person needs to be neat and clean and their work area also has to be neat and clean.
  • Very good attendance is a must
Compensation: $10.00 to $13.00

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Job Position: Tool Room Technician
Job Description: Repair, maintain, and set up molds so they are available for production.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Changing components of family molds to facilitate production of different products.
  • Repairing, cleaning and inspection of molds.
  • Lubricate and maintain internal and external components of tooling.
  • Proper use of Bridgeport, lathe, grinder, and other machinery.
  • Operate overhead cranes and lift trucks to transport and move dies and molds.
  • Proper use of various hand tools, power tools, lifts, gages, etc. in the repair and maintenance of tools.
  • Maintain the tool room to provide a safe and hazard free environment.
  • Assist with mold setting in large and small presses.
Job Requirements
  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent. Associates degree or technical training in related fields such as engineering, metalworking, mold design, etc. a plus.
  • Minimum two years experience working in tool room, metal or plastics manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Knowledge of part and mold complexities.
  • Knowledge of plastic injection molds.
  • Knowledge of proper use of horizontal mills, lathes, grinders and cut off saw.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Understanding of and commitment to safe working practices and must pass company safety training and licensing as required.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision in a fast paced environment

Compensation: $11.00 to $14.00 depending on experience

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