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Lead Worker - Laundry - Milwaukee, WI

Post Date: 07/01/2022

Req. Number: 96328

City: Milwaukee

State: Wisconsin

Zip Code: 53225


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 TalentBridge, along with our client, is currently recruiting for a Lead Laundry Worker to work in the Milwaukee, WI area.


Performs tasks done by utility classifications and gives training and direction to these positions.  Serves as a resource for production workers.  Acts in a supervisory role in the absence of the supervisor. 


  • Leads production process, trains personnel and provides ongoing instruction in assigned areas. 
  • Functions in compliance with all OSHA, Joint Commission, ISO, and Goodwill Linen Services Infection Control and Safety policies.
  • Provides input to supervisory staff in developing and maintaining procedures and processes necessary to meet or exceed productivity and quality standards. 
  • Coordinates work flow between areas and adjusts personnel to maintain proper work flow.  Assists doing whatever tasks are needed to maintain flow and schedule.
  • Ability to trouble shoot malfunctions of equipment and work with the maintenance staff, informing them and the supervisory staff of any equipment malfunctions.
  • Provide ongoing evaluation of performance of individuals, is aware of disciplinary policies, and makes recommendations concerning production and performance.
  • Assists in the daily cleaning of all areas and equipment.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous laundry or production experience.
  • Demonstrated work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and with differing abilities.
  • Ability to read, write, and perform basic math functions.
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing needs of customers and plan operations.
  • Must be able to work with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Must be able to stand or be stationary for eight or more hours.
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds and push and/or pull carts weighing 500 pounds.
  • Must have good hand dexterity to sort, fold, and operate power equipment on a continuous basis.
  • Must be able to observe product and linen appearance so that specific standards are met.
  • Ability to work in a hot and humid environment.  Protective equipment may be required.
  • Perform tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluid, or tissue.
  • 2nd shift:  2pm-10pm
    • Off days will be every Sunday and one other day during the week, which will be assigned at the start of your assignment.
  • Pay Rate:  $17/hr

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