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Food Production Team Member - Chicago, IL

Post Date: 08/06/2023

Req. Number: 104540

City: Chicago

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60632


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.

Are you looking for ways to stand out in the crowd? Are you seeking to gain new skills? Are you looking for a job where you can put those new skills to use? Then look no further!

Goodwill TalentBridge is excited to offer a new Grant Program that Empowers Youth with finding a job and helps candidates improve their career. The program is open to youth and young adults ages 18-24 in Cook County, IL This program provides job readiness training, skill building, and support to help in preparing for and finding a job.

Qualifying program participants will be connected to the opportunity for a full-time temp to hire position. In a well established and recognized food bank. This temp-to-hire opportunity starts you in an entry-level position with the potential to advance to other positions within the company.

Why Join Empower Youth?

Joining Empower Youth is the first step to mapping a fulfilling future. You will benefit from

  • A person case manager to help you search for jobs
  • Job readiness training to build skills for the workplace
  • Coaching to help you ace the interview
  • Personal and professional supportive services to help you in your new job
  • Access to local resources in the community to help you navigate challenges

Three Simple Steps To Get Started

Step 1: Apply for the position and fill out the interest form

Step 2: Connect with Goodwill Case Manager who will reach out to you to learn more about you, your interest, and your skills.

Step 3: Work with your Goodwill Case Manager to schedule your job readiness training classes.


Temp to hire opportunities on 1st shift

  • 1st Shift: 4:30am, 5:00am or 6:00am starts $19.30 an hour



  • Prepare and package meals according to recipe specifications
  • Assist in recipe formulation, preparation of labels and corresponding documentation
  • Assist with monitoring and documentation of HACCP procedures and other mandatory compliance guidelines
  • Assist with product ordering and inventory control
  • Assist with data entry in menu scheduling application; including the entry of meal components, portion size and ingredient information


  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a commercial kitchen
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Working knowledge of food-cost and inventory control
  • Food Service Sanitation Certification (City and State) or ability to pass test for certification
  • Must be organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to take direction and feedback
  • Ability to push, pull and lift equipment and food containers that weigh up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to communicate with vendors

Invest in your future. APPLY TODAY!

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