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Food Manufacturing Material Handlers - North Chicago, IL

Post Date: 08/16/2021

Req. Number: 89075

City: North Chicago

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60064


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill Talent Bridge is actively recruiting for Food Manufacturing Material Handlers in the North Chicago, IL area! This is a 1st shift, temp to hire opportunity. Previous food manufacturing experience is required.

6:00AM – 2:30PM ; M-F + OT as required.

Under general supervision, stacks filled candy cartons and moves loaded skids from packing area to staging area for shipment, and rotate with tray washing crew.

  • Lifts filled candy cartons from conveyor and correctly stacks them on skids, ensures skids are properly squared and that items are palletized by item number and weight. 
  • Uses forklift/pallet jack to move loaded skids to staging area.
  • Keeps Pallet Movement Report and makes sure that this report matches production ticket.
  • Uses hand held scanner as needed to make license plates for product identification.
  • Report daily production accurately using the scanning system.
  • Preform start up and shutdown procedure for tray washing machine.
  • Wash plastic trays using the tray washer.
  • Mark cleaned trays with label stating they are clean and separate from dirty trays.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for the quality of their work and implementation of the food safety/quality procedures applicable to the processes that they perform.
  • Complete daily end of shift 5`s cleaning.

*Responsible for quality of work and implementation of the food safety/quality procedures and reporting all safety incidents. 



  • High School Diploma or previous experience 
  • Previous manufacturing or food manufacturing experience 
  • Previous forklift and/or electric pallet truck experience 
  • Ability to Read, Write, and Speak in the English language
  • Ability to subtract, multiply, divide, add, and perform measurements using money, weight, volume and/or distance.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Reliable attendance and strong work ethic, must be willing to work overtime as required.


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