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Plant Technician-North Chicago, IL

Post Date: 10/01/2020

Req. Number: 83304

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 a Plant Technician to work in the North Chicago area.

Career opportunity!  This Plant Technician role offers an opportunity to build your career with an iconic company, and to learn all aspects of the manufacturing process.  Comprehensive training, pay and promotion opportunities, excellent benefits.

In this role, you will be responsible for performing all activities related to the production of a variety of dry and liquid chemical products, including operation, maintenance, improvement and housekeeping/appearance. The plant technician will gradually learn all of the following processes as you master each portion of the job.

Equipment used includes but not limited to pumps, valves, pneumatics, hydraulics, tanks and piping, drive systems, heat exchangers, filters, air make-up units, scrubbers, pulverizer, power distribution/motors, steam traps, electric heat tracing, Honeywell TDC controls, air compressors/dryers, and dust collectors.

The Plant Technician is expected to strictly observe all departmental and North Chicago Plant (NCP) safety, quality, and environmental regulations and conduct himself/herself at all times in a manner so as to avoid endangering self, coworkers, NCP equipment, property, surrounding community, and the environment.

The Plant Technician responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • following and using process directions, operational control strategies and Current Best Approaches (CBA's)
  • executing preventive and predictive maintenance procedures
  • troubleshooting process and equipment problems
  • maintaining and improving site safety
  • providing leadership and ownership for a safety or quality system
  • owning a zone ownership area by operating, maintaining, and improving the zone to deliver performance targets
  • developing and executing a personal action plan
  • participating in business improvement/loss elimination projects
  • and functioning as a team member in a lean manufacturing/Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) environment. Technicians will routinely be called upon to work independently


  • This individual should have sound knowledge and understanding of plant manufacturing procedures, chemistry terminology, and equipment operations.
  • One to three years of work experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Plant Technicians are part of a high performance organization where proven communication, initiative, leadership, teamwork skills and abilities are required. 

Shift: 6-week rotation between 1st, 2nd & 3rd  Starting salary: $22.01

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