Hallmark Cards, Inc. Manufacturing Associate - Second Shift(417517100) in Metamora, Illinois

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Overview of the second shift Manufacturing Associate position:

The Manufacturing Associate position will be 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.

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. Positively participates in performance dialogues and other team problem-solving activities.

Identifies potential problems and shows willingness to proactively work on problem resolution and alternative solutions to traditional methods of operation. 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 candidate 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.

This position requires flexibility; the incumbent may need to work overtime and potentially flex to 3rd shift based on workload demands.

Moderate mechanical abilities are necessary but training is obtained on the job.

Power Industrial Vehicle certification may be required within 90 days of hire.

If additional openings become available within 30 days of the posting coming down and the vacancy is still in an open status, applicants will be selected from the original posting. If interested in this job, please apply now.


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, equivalent or higher

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 is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified app icants 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.

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