Hoffer Plastics
  • 19-Sep-2022 to 19-Oct-2022 (CST)
  • Operations
  • South Elgin, IL, USA
  • Full Time

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Join an industry leader and innovator looking for people who want to make a difference.

Hoffer Plastics is hiring for "Inspector Technician", "2nd 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 Forman 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.


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