Who's Hiring

Ready for a manufacturing career? Take a look at the numerous opportunities available right now by visiting the recruitment pages of the participating Manufacturing Pathways Consortium member companies linked below. Don’t have work experience in manufacturing? Keep exploring, your current skill set may already be a great fit and companies are willing to train. Don’t have a resume? No problem, the McHenry County College Career Services team is available to assist you with resume development and interview preparation. This free service is available to all students and community members. Contact careers@mchenry.edu or (815) 455-8566 to get started.

Scot Forge

Scot Forge is a 100% Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) company, which means the company belongs to the employees. Since everyone is an owner, each employee takes pride in the company’s performance and shares in its successes. This unique culture fosters an environment where new and creative ideas to improve areas of performance are encouraged by every employee, benefiting both the customer and the company Value.

General Kinematics

General Kinematics has been the world leader in the design and manufacturing of specialized vibratory equipment for more than 50 years. General Kinematics differentiates itself from it competitors by offering custom engineered solutions created to solve customer-specific process requirements. Since our inception we have established a reputation for – more… providing high-quality equipment and components that provide customers value they need to remain competitive.

True Value

At True Value Company, we celebrate independence and drive retail excellence for more than 4,500 retail locations across the U.S. and internationally. We want to see retailers achieve excellence in a way that works for them and their local community. That’s why our 13 regional distribution centers, and approximately 2,500 associates work across 60 different countries to support this goal. Join the True Value family of retailers and let us work with you to discover new ways to build your business.

TC Industries

TC Industries is the worldwide industry leading manufacturer of cutting edges, wear parts, and fabrications, as well as the premier commercial heat treat services provider, in North America. We are family owned and operated, with over 80 years of experience in the industry, taking care of some of the most demanding customers in the market. Our business is taking care of our customers by providing solutions to their problems with the utmost quality in both the products and services we provide. We are strategically located globally to meet your needs with locations in the United States, Canada, and Europe.


Fabrik Molded Plastics Industries is a full-service custom injection molding manufacturer of thermoplastics. We specialize in several areas, as you can see in the capabilities and portfolio sections of our website. Committing to our customers and business plan has been vital to the continued growth of our organization. We pride ourselves on the relationships we have with our customers, and the hard work we put in to make their projects more cost efficient.


At Berry, our mission of always advancing to protect what’s important is the foundation for all that we do. It’s the reason we come to work every day. With over 290 locations around the world, we are certain to have a career opportunity in a location that’s appealing to you. We are continually recruiting energetic and innovative individuals who are passionate about their skills, and who are ready to grow with us to create a positive impact on the future. We invite you to explore more about Berry, the careers we offer, and how our more than 47,000 team members together drive our mission of “Always advancing to protect what’s important.”

MAC Automation Concepts 

Established in 1980, MAC Automation Concepts, Inc. has earned a solid reputation for quality, innovative products, and conscientious service. Staffed with experienced and dedicated personnel and supported by state-of-the-art design and fabrication equipment, MAC has the resources to ensure consistent quality and support.

Plaspros Inc. 

Plaspros Inc., is a turnkey plastic injection molding and contract manufacturing company. Known throughout the industry as “The Plastic Professionals”, Plaspros offers the latest in manufacturing techniques, customer centric services, tool engineering and management, and innovative technologies that include:

  • two-shot plastic injecting molding
  • pad printing
  • secondary assembly services
  • shipping and warehousing

Jessup Manufacturing

Founded in 1956, Jessup Manufacturing Company has grown into a global manufacturer of adhesive coated films. The company is recognized worldwide for its world-class service, support and product quality provided to a growing customer base that includes the national defense, healthcare workers and first responders, as well as the pharmaceutical, food processing, chemical, action sports, transportation sectors (aerospace, automotive, rail, marine), energy, architecture, construction, advertising and safety graphics media diversified manufacturing markets. In additional to its griptape product lines, Jessup’s global brands include Solve+Make™, Jessup’s service for making application-specific adhesive coated films; Safety Track® non-slip tapes and treads; Glo Brite® photoluminescent films and exit signs; Asphalt Art® and TexWalk® media for printed graphics.  

AFC Materials Group

AFC understands the importance of valuing our 130+ employees, developing our team, and providing a stimulating workplace with significant growth potential. A manufacturer located in Lake in the Hills, we will train you to have a stable career in the county.


Every day, we create “a-ha” moments for our customers and their consumers by bringing new solutions to market that convert non-dispensing packaging into breakthrough product-dispensing systems, including those that give people more effective ways to put on their favorite fragrance, kids the opportunity to pour ketchup without making a mess and bringing connected technologies to patients that help them more easily adhere to treatment. As a global leader in consumer dispensing, active packaging and drug delivery solutions and services, we use insights, design, engineering and science to create dosing, dispensing and protective packaging technologies for the world’s leading brands – small marvels of sophisticated engineering and innovative design that make a meaningful difference in the lives, looks, health and homes of millions of people around the world.

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