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Looking for careers in manufacturing, light industrial jobs, temporary admin jobs or professional, technical or executive roles? At Matthews Professional Employment, Inc., you’ll find the temporary, temporary-to-hire or direct hire position that suits your ambitions and life plans.

  • Increase your career flexibility
  • Take on new challenges
  • Earn competitive compensation
  • Search confidentially for the right job

Choose the opportunities that offer what’s most important to you – flexibility, challenge, security – and create the career that’s right for you.

As a Matthews Professional Employment, Inc. employee, you will be eligible for the following benefits:

  • Eligible for paid holidays after six months/1,040 hours
  • Eligible for one-week paid vacation after one year/2,080 hours
  • Weekly pay
  • Direct deposit
  • Minimum essential coverage healthcare

We offer careers in manufacturing, light industrial jobs, temporary admin jobs and more. Visit our specialties pages to learn more.

Please send resumes directly to our recruiter: Samantha Martinez at SMartinez@MPE.biz

People we place

We help people like you find office clerical jobs, manufacturing industry jobs and light industrial work that make the most of your skills and experience.

Positions we fill include:

Executive and Professional

  • Account manager
  • Accounting
  • Analyst
  • Auditor
  • Banking
  • Financial analyst
  • Financial planner
  • Human resources
  • Insurance sales
  • Leasing agent
  • Loan officer
  • Loan processor
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Personal banker
  • Production artist
  • Project coordinator
  • Project manager
  • Purchaser
  • Sales
  • Supply chain analyst
  • Supply chain coordinator
  • Tax accountant
  • Tax preparer
  • Teacher
  • Teacher assistant


  • Accounting clerk
  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable
  • Administrative assistant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Call center
  • Customer service
  • Data entry
  • Dental assistant
  • Executive assistant
  • File clerk
  • Legal assistant
  • Medical assistant
  • Medical biller
  • Medical claims
  • Medical coder
  • Medical receptionist
  • Paralegal
  • Payroll
  • Personal assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Telemarketing
  • Teller


  • Assembler
  • Automation technician
  • Chemical operator
  • CNC operator
  • CNC programmer
  • Cycle counting
  • Electronic technician
  • Field service engineer
  • Field service technician
  • Forklift operator
  • Inventory
  • Lab technician
  • Lab tester
  • Labeler
  • Laser technician
  • Machine offset
  • Machine operator
  • Machine setup
  • Maintenance electrician
  • Maintenance specialist
  • Maintenance technician
  • Material handler
  • Mechanic
  • Molder
  • Order picker
  • Packaging
  • Parts prep
  • Plant manager
  • Polisher
  • Powder coating
  • Production associate
  • Production coordinator
  • Production manager
  • Production scheduler
  • Production supervisor
  • Punch/brake press
  • Quality technician/assurance/control
  • Service/repair technician
  • Shipping and receiving
  • Slitter
  • Soldering technician
  • Sorter
  • Toolmaker/Tool room
  • Warehouse
  • Warehouse manager
  • Welder


  • Engineer
  • Graphic designer
  • IT manager
  • IT professional
  • Programmer
  • Technical support
  • Website coordinator

contact us to learn about office clerical jobs, manufacturing industry jobs and light industrial work.

Job Seeker FAQs

What should I bring with me?

Please bring a copy of your resume. In addition, it is helpful to have the phone numbers of business and personal references you will be listing on your application. Feel free to bring any additional information and/or documents such as letters of recommendation.

What kind of jobs do you have?

Both professional and industrial. We recruit for positions in a variety of disciplines.

What are your hours? Are you open on weekends?

Our Waukegan office is open Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Our Libertyville office is open Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

What geographic areas do you service?

We service Cook, Lake, McHenry, Kenosha, Racine and Walworth Counties, and nationwide.

Does your service cost me anything?

No. Our service is free to our applicants.

Do you have part-time work?

Yes. We have employers that hire for part-time positions.

Do you have to be 18 years old?

No; but most employers expect, at minimum, a high school diploma as a hiring requirement. As far as being employed as a temporary worker, there are some companies that are unable to have anyone under 18 working in their environments due to insurance reasons.

What benefits are offered to Matthews Professional Employment, Inc.’s temporary employees?

Matthews Professional Employment, Inc. offers vacation and holiday pay. Please ask your consultant for more information regarding these benefits.

How should I dress when I come to your office?

We suggest that you dress as you would for any job interview.

Interested in working with Matthews Professional Employment, Inc.?

We’re interested in learning about you. We’ll start with a concise summary of your background, interests, abilities and ambitions.

  • Send us your resume or download our application
  • Schedule an interview in our office
  • Complete skills assessments
  • Provide references and work history

Our professional staff will provide an honest and thorough career evaluation, and then let you know what opportunities are available for you.

Do we sound like the kind of career partner you’re looking for?

Contact us to get started.