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  • KNAACK logoNow Hiring for Multiple Positions in Crystal Lake!

    KNAACK, the large manufacturer of secure jobsite storage boxes, is looking to hire multiple positions in its Crystal Lake headquarters. KNAACK is an internationally recognized brand that is a part of a manufacturing business with over 1,000 employees. It offers high hourly wages and the opportunity to work with a well-established worksite security brand.

    KNAACK is seeking to fill multiple openings for the following positions:


    Machine Operator / Press Brake Operator

    Press Brake

    Press Brake Operator Responsibilities:

    • Setup and operation of a press brake
    • Work with supervisor to ensure required product is produced
    • Know and observe all safety rules for operation of machines
    • Maintain high quality standards
    • Report all problems with machines to supervisor and maintenance

    Press Brake Operator Qualifications:

    • 6-12 months of press brake operation
    • 0-6 months of punch press experience
    • Basic Math skills / must have ruler skills
    • Be able to lift up to 75 lbs

    Hours: Sunday - Thursday | 10:00 pm - 6:00 am

    Pay: $15.88/hr

    If interested, please contact:

    Maria Khan



    Assembler (1st and 2nd Shift)

    Knaack Assembly

    Assembler Responsibilities:

    • Work with supervisor and team lead to produce required product
    • Keep area in a clean, neat and orderly manner
    • Keep and follow safety rules and policies outlined in the employee handbook
    • Know all component parts of product being assembled related to
    • Know the different types of different equipment that are required from each style of box

    Assembler Qualifications:

    • Ability to communicate with other team members and ability to work on team environment
    • Diverse work skills to be able to do multiple jobs on rotation
    • Must be mechanically inclined
    • Basic knowledge of assembly processes and techniques
    • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs
    • Previous assembly experience preferred

    Hours: 1st and 2nd shift positions available

    Pay: $12.00 - 12.50/hr, depending on shift


    If interested, please contact:

    Maria Khan



    Material Handler / Forklift  Operator(3rd Shift)

    Material Handler / Forklift Operator Responsibilities:

    • Forklift operation
    • General data entry
    • Transport parts safely from machine to machine
    • Set operators with jobs and put away finsihed part in dedicated location
    • Perform cycle counts on a daily basis.

    Material Handler / Forklift Operator Requirements:

    • 2 years of material handling or warehouse experience
    • Forklift experience
    • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs

    Hours: Monday - Friday | 10:00 pm - 6:00 am 
    Pay: $14.84/hr


    If interested, please contact:

    Maria Khan



    Electrical Maintenance Technician (2nd shift)

    Electrical Maintenance Technician Duties:

    • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance task on production equipment, such as checking, cleaning or repairing equipment to detect and prevent problems.
    • Maintain equipment logs that record performance problems, repairs calibrations or test at each piece of equipment to demonstrate proper use or to analyze malfunctions.
    • Operate and trouble shoot PC, CNC and PLC equipment
    • Works with supervisor to ensure required maintenance is completed


    Electrical Maintenance Technician Qualifications:

    • Electrical, mechanical, hydraulics and pneumatics experience
    • Must have good working knowledge with electrical schematics and troubleshooting automated equipment
    • 3 years machine maintenance experience in metal fabrication shop
    • Must have strong PLC, CNC and PC troubleshooting and problem solving skills

    Hours: 2nd and 3rd shift available

    Pay: Starting at $22.65+/hr, based on skills, experience and shift


    If interested please email a resume to:

    Matt Giebel




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