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Machine Operators - North Chicago, IL

Post Date: 10/06/2020

Req. Number: 84288/84289

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 TalentBridge, along with our client, is currently recruiting for Machine Operators to work in the North Chicago area.

This is a 1st shift, temp to hire opportunity within a chemical manufacturing/distribution company. Previous machine operating experience is required. 

Machine Operator are responsible for setting up machines prior to production starting. 


  • Set up of jobs on machines 
  • Complete pre-production checks to verify proper: tank hook-up, lot #, components, weights, etc.
  • Verify that machines are functioning properly.
  • Documentation to record all downtime on tracker sheets
  • Ensure product meets quality requirements
  • Clean and flush equipment as needed
  • Meet or exceed established production rates
  • Complete verification of set-up, components, in-process materials, and finished goods vs. established standards.
  • Keep work areas clean and neat and perform extra cleaning as required 
  • Make sure to follow all safety policies and procedures 
  • Ensure food safety and meeting all GMP's as required
  • Any other duties as assigned


  • 1+ year of previous manufacturing or machine operating experience
  • Previous experience working in food manufacturing is a plus
  • 1+ years of forklift experience - sit down or stand up
  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • Steel Toes
  • Ability to work with chemicals and stand on your feet for 10+ hours a day
  • Ability to climb and heavy lift as needed
  • Reliable transportation and strong attendance record

Shift: 6:00AM - 4:30PM; M-TH + OT on Friday as scheduled. 
Pay: $15.00-$18.00/HR; based on exp. 

Shift: 4:00PM - 2:30AM; M-TH + OT on Friday as scheduled. 
Pay: $15.75-$18.75/HR; based on exp. 

How to Apply:

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  • For 1st Shift search: 84828
  • For 2nd Shift search: 84829

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