Hoffer Plastics
  • 12-Sep-2022 to 12-Oct-2022 (CST)
  • Operations
  • South Elgin, IL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Hoffer provides full training, extensive benefits, pay premiums for night shifts, and unlimited career potential.

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Hoffer Plastics Corporation has been an industry leader in the custom plastic injection molding industry for over 65 years. Family owned and operated, we are known for our quality, diverse product base in retail packaging, consumer/industrial, automotive, medical and appliance industries globally, and our innate attention to detail.

At Hoffer Plastics we are committed to our team members' success and development. We offer long-term career development opportunities, including apprenticeship programs, internal skills training, tuition reimbursement and leadership development programs.

Join the Hoffer Plastics' team! The opportunity is here - all you have to do is take it!

Hoffer Plastics Offers its employees competitive compensation 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 health work environment.

Hoffer Plastics is hiring for "Inspector Technician", "3rd shift".

Play a key role in producing plastic components that make everyday life possible, from transportation to food packaging to healthcare.

The Inspector Technician is responsible for routine duties associated with inspecting the quality of molded plastic parts made from injection molding machines and assembly machines. Duties include part gauging, visual inspection, trimming, sorting, assembly, weighing / counting, and packing parts. Additional responsibilities include maintaining a neat and orderly work area in accordance with 5S standards, adhering to safety polices, making boxes, preparing production tickets and grinder operation. This position must be able to work from verbal and written instructions as well as utilize company production software programs from computer terminals.

The Inspector Technician position is divided into four levels or classifications based on skill set and responsibility and pay rate will be determined accordingly.

**Hoffer provides full training, extensive benefits, pay premiums for night shifts, and unlimited career potential.


Responsibilities will vary based level of skill and experience.

Perform required gauging on all presses using various measuring tools such as micrometers, calipers, indicators, plug gauges and fixtures.

Understand and utilize Statistical Process Control (SPC).

  • Perform visual inspections on assigned presses and complete all required forms and documentation associated with production.
  • Perform start-ups on all presses and responsible for all blueprints, forms, etc. required.
  • Work with Molding Technicians and Foreman to identify root cause of defects and make good decisions relative to process changes.
  • Oversee backtracking of production related problems to ensure proper resolution.
  • Communicate quality issues to the shift Foreman and work with him/her to resolve problem when appropriate.
  • Able to work with and train co-workers and customers
  • Computer data entry.
  • Make boxes and move finished product and goods as needed.
  • Help maintain cleanliness in the Plant by doing assigned cleaning tasks.
  • Promote safety by abiding by all related policies and procedures.


  • Minimum education of High school diploma or G.E.D. certificate preferred.
  • 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.
  • Good communication skills, including proficiency in reading / writing / speak English.
  • Computer proficient.
  • Basic math skills.

Join an established, growing third generation U.S. company that goes "All In" for people, plastics and purpose.

Hoffer Plastics Corporation: There's a part of us in Every Piece.


Hoffer Plastics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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