Morrison Container Handling Solutions in Glenwood, Illinois is the industry leader in the innovative design and manufacture of timing screws, change parts, custom container handling products, assemblies and machines for the packaging industry. 

We are a well-established, family-run company with a record of success in solving the most complex container handling problems for national and international companies, always with Morrison’s support-built-in culture. Morrison offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including health, life and disability insurance, as well as 401(k) and tuition reimbursement. 

Interested candidates should send resumes with cover letters to the email link associated with the career opportunity posted.

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Mechanical Design Engineer

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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer


Sales Assistant

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Input and update customer information, quotes, follow-up and other sales activities into Salesforce and ERP systems
  • Serve as communication aide between Sales, Engineering and Customer for all sales activities
  • With direction from Sales Managers and Engineering, prepare project quotes and distribute to customers; field follow-up questions and facilitate communication between Customer and Sales Managers
  • Prepare sales reports as directed by the Sales Manager; use database mining skills to collect and interpret information; distribute sales reports per prescribed schedule
  • Support remote sales team requests
  • Host periodic Customer visits to company; prepare documentation for visit, assist customer and Sales team with on-site needs, perform follow-up as needed
  • Travel to trade show to assist Sales team as required (1-2 times per year)
  • Other administrative tasks to support Company; answer incoming phones, greet guests, conduct tours and more as directed by Sales Manager in conjunction with Office Operations team

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong organizational and communication abilities: Advanced ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written and verbal form
  • Computer Skills: Advanced ability to navigate and use a desktop computer, including internet browsers, email, and MS Office applications (Word, XL, PPT )
  • Permanent eligibility to work full time in the United States required
  • College courses/Degree preferred
  • Experience using ERP or similar database systems preferred but not necessary
  • Experience using Salesforce or similar sales software preferred but not necessary
  • Attitude: Strong desire to succeed as part of a team; interest in contributing to a positive company culture; willingness to persist until the job is done right for the customer and embrace the Morrison “Support Built In” philosophy
  • Valid Driver’s License Required

Email link: Position Inquiry - Sales Assistant


Office Assistant

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform daily data entry in ERP system, such as: parts orders, engineering releases, job quotes, job transfers, inventory adjustments and more
  • Provide bookkeeping assistance, such as: creating daily sales invoices, organizing vendor invoices for payment, matching and coding credit card receipts, and running weekly A/R and A/P reports for review by management
  • Answer phones; field customer questions and respond to emails related to accounts receivable and accounts payable; assist in time clock clean-up for payroll; troubleshoot problems
  • Follow up on past due invoices – A/R calls
  • Other administrative support as needed; filing, test job applicants, implement process improvements, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2-3 years previous office administration experience required; Bachelor’s Degree and/or prior experience in bookkeeping or accounting is strongly preferred
  • Attitude: Strong desire to succeed as part of a team; interest in contributing to a positive company culture; willingness to persist until the job is done right for the customer and embrace the Morrison “Support Built In” philosophy
  • Communication and Problem Solving: Ability to identify problems and review related information with colleagues to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Customer and Personal Service: Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction
  • Reliability: Ability to consistently meet deadlines with accuracy; available to discuss details of work with colleagues outside of normal business hours
  • Attention to Detail: Data entry requires constant management of minute details; small errors can be extremely costly, both in money and time, and across multiple departments
  • Organization: Strong ability to plan, prioritize and multi-task; the Office Assistant will juggle multiple customers and projects simultaneously, and meticulous organization is essential

Email link: Position Inquiry - Office Assistant


Internship - Mechanical Design Engineer

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Utilize proficient knowledge of engineering design principles to generate sound designs that meet Morrison standards for innovative, reliable container handling equipment and
  • Collaborate with Lead Engineers, Manufacturing and Assembly team members to design and build problem-solving container handling equipment
  • Using CAD software, produce standard, manufacture-ready designs; detail parts, and create mechanical drawings, assembly prints and specifications that enable the production team to correctly fabricate and assemble all engineering output
  • Work part time while attending classes with full time work expected when not in session.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Pursing Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology required
  • Hands-on mechanical engineering design experience preferred
  • Ability to work with Autodesk Inventor desired
  • Attitude: Strong desire to succeed as part of a team; interest in contributing to a positive company culture; willingness to persist until the job is done right for the customer and embrace the Morrison “Support Built In” philosophy
  • Reliability: Ability to meet deadlines with accuracy.
  • Communication and Problem Solving: Ability to identify problems and review related information with colleagues to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Mechanical Aptitude:   Experience with mechanical systems and their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.

Email link: Position Inquiry - Internship, Mechanical Design Engineer


Mechanical Design Engineer

Morrison Container Handling Solutions is seeking a MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER to join our engineering team.  The position allows you to:

  • utilize your proficient knowledge of engineering design principles to generate sound designs that meet Morrison standards for innovative, reliable container handling equipment and
  • collaborate with our production team as these custom designs come to reality to meet our customers’ needs. 

KEY RESPONSIBLITIES

  • Collaborate with Lead Engineers, Manufacturing and Assembly team members to design problem-solving container handling equipment
  • Using CAD software, produce standard, manufacture-ready designs; detail parts, and create mechanical drawings, assembly prints and specifications that enable the production team to correctly fabricate and assemble all engineering output
  • Review specifications, sketches, drawings, ideas, and related data to assess factors affecting designs and the procedures and instructions to be followed
  • Maintain close communication, problem-solving and collaboration with the production team to ensure proper assembly and operation of completed designs; modify and revise designs to correct operating deficiencies or to reduce production problems
  • Communicate with customers in a professional and timely manner regarding feasibility, design, order status, operational concerns, service and more
  • Focus on concepts and designs with the potential for repeatability and standardization to maximize efficiency and profitability and minimize errors

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering required
  • Hands-on mechanical engineering design experience preferred
  • Advanced ability to work with Autodesk Inventor highly desired
  • Attitude: Strong desire to succeed as part of a team; interest in contributing to a positive company culture; willingness to persist until the job is done right for the customer and embrace the Morrison “Support Built In” philosophy
  • Engineering and Technology: Proficient knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of Morrison products
  • Reliability: Ability to consistently meet deadlines with accuracy; available to discuss details of work with colleagues outside of normal business hours
  • Communication and Problem Solving: Ability to identify problems and review related information with colleagues to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Mechanical Skills: Proficient knowledge of mechanical systems and their designs, uses, repair and maintenance; including, but not limited to, bearing types and configurations, tolerances,  and serviceability.
  • Production and Processing: Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing effective manufacture of parts

Email link: Position Inquiry - Mechanical Design Engineer


Field Service & Manufacturing Assembly Technician

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Frequent overnight travel (up to 70% of time) to customer facilities primarily within the United States, to measure, install, evaluate, troubleshoot or repair equipment. 
  • Work with customers’ on-site production technicians and engineers to ensure smooth operation of machinery while maintaining Morrison’s high standard of customer service
  • Create, follow and maintain standardized processes for recording in-field activities, such as, machine adjustments, alterations necessary, rework needed, customer requests, etc.
  • Follow and maintain processes in-house for machine assembly
  • Gather necessary parts, subassemblies, tools and materials and assemble components and machines; read and understand engineering prints; test machinery  methodically and comprehensively
  • Collaborate with engineers to relay progress and improve or alter parts, assemblies or components.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • 5+ years of experience assembling a variety of mechanical machines and components preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred,  Engineering degree desired
  • Comfortable using and navigating a variety of technological tools, such as computers, smartphones, FaceTime, Skype, recording videos, participating in WebEx sessions, etc
  • Proven aptitude for and interest in machines and their functions; ability to read assembly prints required
  • Approachable, friendly demeanor; the person in this position is sometimes be the only “face” of Morrison to the customer

COMPETENCIES/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Eligible to permanently work fulltime in the US (US citizen or Green Card Holder)
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds; current driver’s license
  • Comfortable working in manufacturing plant environment/ ability to understand and follow plant sanitation standards.
  • Attitude: Strong desire to succeed as part of a team; interest in contributing to a positive company culture; willingness to persist until the job is done right for the customer and embrace the Morrison “Support Built In” philosophy
  • Mechanical Skills: Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance; committed to the safe operation of machinery
  • Technical and Design Skills: Ability to read prints, drawings and models, and analyze such plans for proper use; familiarity with design techniques, tools and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings and models
  • Production and Processing: Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing effective manufacture of parts
  • Communication and Problem Solving: Ability to identify problems and review related information with colleagues and customers to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Customer and Personal Service: Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services; this includes the ability to assess customer needs, meet quality standards for services, and accurately evaluate customer satisfaction
  • Attention to Detail: Assembly Technicians are one of the last checkpoints before a job is delivered to the customer;
  • Stamina: Production Assembly/Service Technicians often work long
  • Computer Skills: Ability to navigate and use a desktop computer, including internet browsers, email, E2 database, word processing and spreadsheets 

Email link: Position Inquiry - Field Service & Manufacturing Assembly Technician


Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Collaborate with Lead Engineers and other team members to envision, design and create problem-solving container handling equipment for Morrison customers
  • Using CAD software, produce standard, manufacture-ready designs; assist Mechanical Detail Engineers in detailing parts, and creating mechanical drawings, assembly prints and specifications that enable the production team to correctly fabricate and assemble all engineering output 
  • Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, or other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, or maintenance requirements of designs or applications 
  • Review specifications, sketches, drawings, ideas, and related data to assess factors affecting designs and the procedures and instructions to be followed
  • Maintain close communication, problem-solving and collaboration with the production team to ensure proper assembly and operation of completed designs; modify and revise designs to correct operating deficiencies or to reduce production problems 
  • Communicate with customers in a professional and timely manner regarding feasibility, design, order status, operational concerns, service and more
  • Focus on concepts and designs with the potential for repeatability and standardization to maximize efficiency and profitability and minimize errors 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE 

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering required
  • 5+ years of hands-on mechanical engineering design experience
  • Advanced ability to work with Inventor Autodesk

COMPETENCIES 

  • Attitude: Strong desire to succeed as part of a team; interest in contributing to a positive company culture; willingness to persist until the job is done right for the customer and embrace the Morrison “Support Built In” philosophy
  • Administration and Management: Familiarity with business and management principles involved in strategic planning, production methods and coordination of people and resources
  • Communication and Problem Solving: Ability to identify problems and review related information with colleagues to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Reliability: Ability to consistently meet deadlines with accuracy; available to discuss details of work with colleagues outside of normal business hours
  • Engineering and Technology: Proficient knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of Morrison products
  • Mechanical Skills: Proficient knowledge of mechanical systems and their designs, uses, repair and maintenance; including, but not limited to, bearing types and configurations, tolerances, serviceability and timing screw design
  • Production and Processing: Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing effective manufacture of parts

Email link: Position Inquiry - Senior Mechanical Design Engineer