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.

> Graphic Designer & Marketing Assistant

> Communications Manager

Internship, Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Field Service & Manufacturing Assembly Technician

> CNC Lathe Machinist


Graphic Designer & Marketing Assistant

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Technical writing:  Collaborate with Engineers, Manufacturing and Assembly team members to create operating manuals for our custom designed container handling equipment and distribute to our customers.

  • Business & Creative Writing: Write copy for all initiatives, including marketing, sales and internal communications

  • Graphics Design:  Create documentation of equipment via photos and videos, edit accordingly, communicate and store. Create graphics as needed for advertisements, tradeshow material, marketing efforts, and all other company related graphics.

  • Website: Own website content ensuring we are delivering our brand and marketing message. Work with SEO company to maximize impact.  Keep all content current and relevant. 

  • Branding: Ensure Morrison brand is consistently represented and utilized throughout all communication venues/platforms utilized.

  • Advertising:  Create print and digital advertising which supports Morrison brand and sales needs.

  • Customer communications: Proactively communicate to customers exhibiting Morrison's support built in philosophy. Create marketing communications 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Arts, Marketing or Communications preferred

  • At least 2 years of experience in Graphic Design or Technical Writing

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines

  • Proficient knowledge of Google Analytics, Constant Contact, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and the Square Space platform with some HTML and CSS needs.

  • Ability to work with graphics programs such as the Adobe Creative Suite CS5.5 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Encore), and Autodesk Inventor.

  • Ability to work in Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • 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.

Email link: Position Inquiry - Graphic Designer & Marketing Assistant


Communications Manager

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Technical writing:  Collaborate with Engineers, Manufacturing and Assembly team members to create operating manuals for our custom designed container handling equipment and distribute to our customers.

  • Business & Creative writing: Write copy for all initiatives, including marketing, sales and internal communications.

  • Graphic Design:  Create documentation of equipment via photos and videos, edit accordingly, communicate and store. Create graphics as needed for advertisements, tradeshow material, marketing efforts, and all other company related graphics.

  • Website: Own website content, ensuring we are delivering our brand and marketing message. Work with SEO company to maximize impact.  Keep all content current and relevant. 

  • Trade show coordination: Manage all aspect of this key marketing and lead generation venue for Morrison, which includes ensuring all deadlines are met: book hotel rooms/flights, design/distribute marketing efforts, design special event invites, logistics, packing crates, setup/break down booth, and provide support services where needed.

  • Branding: Ensure Morrison brand is consistently represented and utilized throughout all communication venues/platforms utilized.

  • Advertising:  Create print and digital advertising which supports Morrison brand and sales needs.

  • Customer Communications: Proactively communicate to customers, exhibiting Morrison's support built in philosophy. Create and implement customer marketing communications. 

  • Internal Communications:  Develop clear internal communications and coordinate events that support Morrison’s Mission, Vision and Core Values.

  • Position reports to CEO and includes added responsibility for key projects.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Arts, Marketing or Communications preferred

  • At least 2 years of experience in Marketing, Communications or similar field

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to use social media channels effectively to deliver marketing content

  • Ability to travel occasionally to trade shows

  • Proficient knowledge of Google Analytics, Constant Contact, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and the Square Space platform with some HTML and CSS needs.

  • Ability to work with graphics programs such as the Adobe Creative Suite CS5.5 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Encore), and Autodesk Inventor.

  • Ability to work in Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • 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.

Email link: Position Inquiry - Communications Manager


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 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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


CNC Lathe Machinist

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Must be experienced with doing setups and programming

  • Using data supplied by Engineering, determine and execute proper bores, tapers, counter-bores, hubs and finished outside diameter on raw plastic

  • Choose proper cutters and drills based on parameters of each specific job

  • Observe progress of machining and watch for errors; inspect finished work for accuracy

  • Work with engineering to develop specialized procedures for non-routine jobs

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5 years experience running Mazak CNC lathe

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds and maintain demanding physical operations throughout the work day

  • 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 blueprints, 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

  • Attention to Detail: Operating the Manual Lathe require 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 Material Handler/Stockroom Assistant will juggle multiple tasks and work areas simultaneously, and meticulous organization is essential

  • Computer Skills: Ability to navigate and use a desktop computer, including internet browsers, email and word processing

  • Math Skills: Knowledge of basic arithmetic

  • Stamina: Material Handlers/Stockroom Assistants often work long hours doing manual work

Email link: Position Inquiry - CNC Lathe Machinist