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Inspector/Packer - North Chicago, IL

Post Date: 04/14/2022

Req. Number: 94657

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 is actively recruiting Packaging Material Handlers in the North Chicago/Waukegan area! 

SUMMARY: Under general supervision, stacks filled candy cartons and moves loaded skids from packing area to staging area for shipment.


  •  Food safety or quality responsibilities within job.  All staff are responsible for reporting food safety and quality issues to those that can initiate action.
  • Visually inspects candy as it passes by on the conveyor belt, checking shape, color, size, texture and print characteristics.
  • Manually removes and discards pieces that do not conform to established characteristics and standards.
  • Prepares each carton for filling by using established guidelines for unfolding, stamping, inserts and processing.
  • Frequently checks scales to ensure that accurate weight counts are being observed.
  • Uses established guidelines to process and package candy at each of the machine centers in the packaging department.
  • Lifts boxed candy and places it on the conveyor for taping, sealing and printing.
  • Correctly mixes candy, using established formulas, for processing in bagging and boxing functions.
  • Check code dates in candy in process to make sure the dates are correct and being printed in the correct part of the bag.
  • Repacks, reboxes or rebags candy as necessary.
  • Applies customer supplied labels to boxes, bags and tins as needed.
  • Assists other packaging personnel as needed and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Complete daily end of shift cleaning.
  • Report all safety incidents. 

*Responsible for the quality of their work and implementation of the food safety/quality procedures applicable to the processes that they perform.



  • 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.

Long Term, Contract to Hire Opportunities on 1st & 2nd Shift

M-F + OT as required, including weekends.

  • 1st Shift: 6:00AM - 2:30PM;  Pay: $15.00/HR
  • 2nd Shift: 2:30PM - 11:00PM Pay: $15.00/HR+$1.00/HR shift differential

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