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Manufacturing Associate 2nd Shift

     reqid: 22222 

The Manufacturing Associate position at Hallmark's Metamora, IL manufacturing plant is responsible for operating production equipment, including vacuum forming equipment, robotic trimming and welding equipment. Additional tasks may include picking freight and loading trailers for shipment. This position may fulfill orders in the Pick and Pack area.

This is a 2nd shift position - hours are from 2:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. 

The Manufacturing Associate is responsible for maintaining a 6-S environment, adhering to good safety practices and demonstrating the ability to understand and follow established standard operating & job safety procedures. The Manufacturing Associate positively participates in performance dialogues and other team problem-solving activities.  They also identify potential problems and show willingness to proactively work on problem resolution and alternative solutions to traditional methods of operation.  The Manufacturing Associate demonstrates leadership amongst the team.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong personal initiative, work ethic and maintain positive peer relationships. Key attributes include a positive attitude, excellent attendance and self-motivation. The Manufacturing Associate is expected to adhere to quality standards, procedures and initiate adjustments as needed to correct product and/or packaging defects. Routine tasks include preparing and maintaining necessary paperwork and performing required preventive maintenance.  Flexibility is key as the incumbent will operate in multiple positions as needed. Moderate mechanical abilities are necessary but training is obtained on the job.  Power Industrial Vehicle certification may be required within 90 days of hire.


To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields.  Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.  Individual file size attachment limit is 10 MB.
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent 
  • Ability to constantly, stand, walk push/pull and reach above shoulder level
  • Ability to push, pull, lift, and carry up to 50 pounds


  • Strong personal initiative
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to maintain positive peer relationships
  • Positive attitude
  • Excellent attendance and self-motivation
  • Ability to thrive in an ambiguous and changing environment


This position is located in Metamora, Illinois.  Relocation is not provided.

Hallmark believes in enriching the lives of our employees by offering benefit programs to help you:

  • Take care of you and yours: We offer comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as discounts on elder care, child care, education assistance and adoption assistance.
  • Save for your future: Through profit sharing, you share in the success of Hallmark. We also offer a 4% match on 401(k) contributions.
  • Enjoy your time: Maximize your work-life balance through Paid Time Off (PTO), paid holidays, community volunteer opportunities and discounts on product, entertainment venues, amusement parks and sporting events.
  • And More!


Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.


Full time
Metamora, Illinois 61548, US