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Sycamore, IL | Full Time
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Material Handler - 3rd Shift
Full Time 8 Months Ago

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IDEAL INDUSTRIES is Hiring a Material Handler - 3rd Shift Near Sycamore, IL


As a Material Handler, you are the bookends of the operation; you are directly involved in receiveing components/materials and shipping finished products to our customers. IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. offers competitive pay, 9% 3rd shift differential, health insurance effective on your first day, paid holidays, vacation and personal time, (401K) with a 4% contribution match, a 4% cash balance pension plan and tuition reimbursement.

This is a 3rd Shift position: Sunday - Thursday 11PM - 7:30Am

IDEAL Industries has made its mark by developing the iconic products and practical technology demanded by critical industries like data communications, aerospace, electrical, wire processing, automotive, construction and more.



  • Follow all safety procedures.
  • Perform varied warehouse tasks under the regular direction of the Supervisor and/or Lead person, including but not limited to:
    • Accurately processing customer orders into shipments utilizing bar-code equipment
    • Operating a powered industrial truck to move and store material as required
    • Loading and unloading of trucks
    • Receive inventory and validate quantities against purchase orders
    • Stocking of shelves with material
    • Setup and run Print and Apply machinery
    • Generation of DOT required documentation, including the Bill of Lading
    • Packaging of freight shipments to prevent product damage. This includes shrink wrap, banding, and proper carton stacking techniques
  • Follow all quality procedures and instructions.
  • Maintains housekeeping in the work area.
  • Other related duties as directed by management.



  • Must be able to follow verbal and written multi-step directions for semi-complex tasks.
  • Visual acuity and hand dexterity to package and assemble a variety of materials is required.
  • For selected tasks, color and depth perception may be required.
  • Ability to perform routine computer data entry and queries is required.
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment.


  • High school diploma or GED.S
  • Six months of experience working in a warehouse is desired


  • Must be able to frequently lift 10lbs up to 64 inches, occasionally lift up to 25# up to 64inches, occasionally lift up to 50# 6inches to 35inches, occasionally lift up to 43# up to 40 inches, lift and carry 42# bucket 10ft, push and pull up to 50lbs of force at waist height. This capability will either be determined from a physical exam or verifiable past performance.
  • Must be able to continuously stand/walk and/or sit during a 9-10hour shift, frequent squatting/crouching, reach, and bend. Frequently step up and down 12” step and manipulate hand controls of mechanical lift.


  • Clean and inviting environment.
  • Hot/cold temperatures based on seasonal variations.
  • May be subject to humidity, noise, odors, and dust.

IDEAL INDUSTRIES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Summary


Full Time









1,000 - 3,000








$500M - $1B

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IDEAL manufactures and distributes connectors, hand tools, testers and meters for electrical and telecommunications industries.

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