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Machine Operator 1st Shift - Lake Bluff, IL

Post Date: 11/14/2023

Req. Number: 106904

City: Lake Bluff

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60044


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 is seeking experienced Machine Operators to join our client’s growing manufacturing plant in Lake Bluff, IL. If you are looking for an opportunity where you can build a career and grow in your experience look no further. Our client offers a team-oriented work environment and on-the-job training. Contract to hire role available on 1st shift.

Operates all coating equipment and machinery to produce high quality products on schedule.

Schedule: Mondays through Thursday (casual overtime available Friday's or Saturdays) 12-hour shift

Hours: 1st Shift 6 am to 6 pm Monday-Thursday with OT paid out after 40 hours.
Pay: $18.00 to $19.00 an hour
Work Location: Lake Bluff, IL onsite
Job Type: Full-time, temp to hire


  • Review work orders, product specifications and special instructions to ensure understanding of requirements
  • Perform set up of machines to exact specifications and ensure material is loaded properly
  • Ensure specifications are followed accurately to mix solutions
  • Know how to perform all functions on all production machines
  • Identify all finished products accurately
  • Verify that final product meets quality standards



  • Minimum 1-2 years experience in operating a coating line preferred
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Coating press: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Machine Operator: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Ability to read and understand all production specifications and work orders
  • Ability to neatly and accurately record required data
  • Ability to propel and control heavy chemical vats (100's of lbs.) on wheeled pallets across warehouse and production floor and up and down slight ramps
  • Must be able to push, pull, and make other movements necessary to move multi-ton rolls of material from warehouse shelves, to forklift, and to proper positioning on machine. Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. of weight.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and follow detailed work instructions from supervisors

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