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General Manufacturing in Cary, IL at True Value

Date Posted: 6/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Cary, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 to 3 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Looking for a great opportunity in the manufacturing industry?  A company with competitive wages, great medical benefits and an industry-leading 401K plan?

True Value Company is hiring safe, personally driven and dependable associates who are interested in working with an enthusiastic, fast-paced, customer-focused team.

Salary range starts at $13.90 with a step progression to $16.82 at 18 months. After completing 18 months, associates are able to earn annual merit increases up to a maximum of $20.33.

The Shift Hours are:  

The General Manufacturer is responsible for the manufacture of coatings products.  Tends paint mixing machines that mix paint, lacquer, and stain. Computes amounts and weights of paint, lacquer, solvent, or thinner required from standard formula. Measures viscosity of product.  Maintains record of paint issued and inventory of supplies on hand. You may be responsible for operating power equipment; using small hand tools, pallet handlers and hand trucks. 

Consistent with our value of Stewardship, True Value supports United Way, Boys & Girls Club of America, and other non-profit endeavors in our local communities.

Please review our website at for other full-time and part-time manufacturing and warehouse opportunities in Cary, IL.

Position Description

The effective General Manufacturer performs the following tasks safely with the customer in mind:

  • Attaches powered mixer to barrels of unmixed paint and starts mixer to stir paint for specified time to obtain specified consistency.
  • Computes amounts and weights of paint, lacquer, solvent, or thinner required from standard formula, and pours specified amounts into mixing machine.
  • Starts mixer and allows it to run for prescribed time to attain specified viscosity and color.
  • Measures viscosity.
  • Pumps paint from central pumping station to spray booths.
  • Filters paint to remove impurities.
  • Maintains record of paint issued and inventory of supplies on hand.
  • May operate power equipment including: forklifts, pallet handlers and hand trucks
  • May use small hand tools

Position Qualifications

A successful team member possesses the following qualifications:

  • High School diploma/GED or equivalent work experience is preferred
  • Minimum 18 -years-old
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Basic math and English comprehension
  • Ability to operate all manufacturing equipment and perform all mixing duties
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Good attention to detail
  • Must have ability to stand and walk 8 to 10 hours/day;
  • Must have ability to repetitively lift, handle, rotate, lift up to 25 lbs. regularly, 50 lbs. frequently, and 75 lbs. occasionally; lift from floor to five feet high.
  • Must have ability to work with chemicals, paints, solvents and wear a respirator. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.