$15 to $17.50 Hourly

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“STABILITY & GROWTH!!! We pride ourselves on being a family-owned and operated company since 1973.”

IFS INDUSTRIES has immediate full-time openings for Production Operators.

Day & Night shifts / Shift Differential Pay / Overtime Available

Walk-In Wednesday's - On-the-Spot Interviews - 11am - 1pm, 400 Orrton Ave., Building 1, Reading. A face mask is required.

We are currently offering a *$2,000.00 RETENTION BONUS* ($1,000 after completion of 90 days - $1,000 after completion of 180 days)

We also offer competitive wages and great benefits package which includes, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K w/Company Match, Paid Vacation, and more!!!

Essential Functions:

  • Compound, mix and blend chemical batches.
  • Weigh quantities of materials for use in the manufacturing processes.
  • Place loose or packaged material on scales and add/remove portions of material to obtain specified weight.
  • Start machine and observe operation. Must be able to read and follow work orders or formulas, determine the types of quantities of materials to weigh and charge into vat, hopper or mixing pot per batch ticket instructions.
  • Record weight of materials used for production records and maintain perpetual inventory of materials used and on hand by recording and marking drums.
  • Monitor and log time and temperature as specified on batch ticket.
  • Performs basic troubleshooting on pumps, valves and agitation.
  • Communicate any issues to supervision.
  • Transfer weighed materials to production or storage areas.
  • Inspect materials, products, and containers at each step of manufacturing process.
  • Cleans work area, machines, tools, and equipment.
  • Exhibits sense of ownership, accountability and attention to detail.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be available to work 8-12 hour shifts in a 24/7 environment.
  • Must be willing and able to learn to operate a forklift safely.
  • Learn to operate scan guns to report and control inventories.
  • Must successfully complete all required safety training and follow all safety guidelines and processes to ensure safety, quality and service.
  • Possess minimum math skills (add, subtract, multiply and divide)

Physical Requirements:

  • Must wear required safety PPE.
  • Unrestricted ability to use hands and arms.
  • Unrestricted ability to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, reach, twist and balance.
  • Ability to continuously lift, push, pull and move up to 55+ pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.
  • Occasionally exposed to fumes, airborne particles, and a wide range of temperatures.
  • Noise level is usually loud.
  • Will be working in a dusty, unregulated temperature environment.

All applicants must successfully pass an interview, background check, drug screening and physical assessment.

IFS Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace.

About IFS Industries Inc.:

IFS Industries Inc., is a leading manufacturer of high performance adhesives, coatings, tapes and additives for industrial and distribution customer's worldwide.

Company address: 400 Orrton Ave Reading, PA 19611

Posted date: 21 days ago

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