Summer Help Needed (40 hours a week) — With the Opportunity to Work Part-Time During the School Year

Production Technician

Monticello, IL


We are seeking Production Technicians for our Extraction Department to become an integral part of our growing Monticello, IL team. You will monitor and operate extraction to produce the required quantity and quality of products according to customer specifications. With our growth and new business we have openings on 1st, 2nd & 3rd shift.


Date Posted:
$20.00 / hour


  • Control settings to make the necessary adjustments on equipment units affecting speeds of production, quality, and yields.
  • Inspect operating and production equipment to ensure they are functioning and to maintain maximum efficiency.
  • Sample products and conduct quality control tests to monitor processing and to ensure that standards are met.
  • Record operating data, such as process conditions, test results, or instrument readings.
  • Notify maintenance and supervisory personnel of all conditions affecting safety, efficiency, or product quality.
  • Keep accurate and orderly records on the type and amount of compound blended for daily inventory reporting purposes. This includes the ability to perform basic math.
  • Perform maintenance and cleanup for blending work and storage areas.
  • Must be able to lift 50-pound pails on a continuous basis.
  • Must be able to stand and move for the duration of the shift.
  • Perform the duties of bagging and blending and be able to step into those roles when needed.



  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Familiar with machinery.
  • Oil extraction experience a plus.
  • Must be self-sufficient with the ability to work unsupervised and follow instructions.
  • Ability to monitor product and equipment.
  • Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills, multitask, and able to read and write.
  • Available to work 1st, 2nd, or 3rd
  • On the job training is provided
  • Safety training is required and provided.
  • Evenings, weekends, and shift work may be required.



  • This position requires physical efforts such as straining, pulling, lifting, working, and standing and walking on concrete floor.
  • Exposure to elements such as noise, minable dust, cold and hot temperatures.
  • Extreme climate or climate variation.
  • Heat up to 100 degrees and lows of 40 degrees.
  • Changes of >30 degrees within a shift.
  • Exposure to manufacturing equipment hazards, especially forklifts.
  • Climbing of ladders.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.


  • Medical Insurance (first day of the month after start date)
  • Health Savings, and or Flexible Spending Account
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and AD&D, Employer Paid
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Accident Insurance, Optional
  • Critical Illness Insurance, Optional
  • 401K, Employer Match
  • PTO & Vacation Pay
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Company Product Discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement, up to $5,000.00 per calendar year
  • Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave
  • Company Incentive Plan
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Relocation Available

PHM Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state, or local law. ​