Current Job Openings

Plastic Injection Machine Operators-Buffalo Grove, IL

Post Date: 03/20/2020

Req. Number: 78321

City: Buffalo Grove

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60089


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 key partner, Nemera, is currently recruiting "DIRECT HIRE" candidates for several daytime Plastic Injection Machine Operators.



The Operator Technician is responsible for the startup, operation and total productive maintenance of molding and/or assembly equipment, and the packaging of molded and/or assembled components per company and customer specifications.


  • Support and maintain all policies of the company, including but not limited to, ISO, environment, health and safety, continuous improvement, good manufacturing practices, and standard work procedures.
  • Maintain a clean work space and 5S standards in all work areas.
  • Complete visual inspection of product per production specification for defects.
  • Report identified visual defects to Supervisor or Operator Technician III.
  • Enter daily production and scrap data into Mattec.
  • Operate molding, assembly and/or packaging equipment as required per product specifications and/or work instructions.
  • Complete production and workstation documentation as required.
  • Package and label product per customer specification inside and outside of the clean rooms (this may include the following or alternate responsibilities: forming/taping and labeling boxes, lifting product from totes into boxes, placing boxes on pallets, and returning empty totes to clean room.) 
  • Other duties as assigned.


Preferred/Required Education/Skills:

  • High School Diploma or GED or Injection Molding Machine Experience required
  • Basic math skills and PC skills

Work Environment:

  • Works in a clean manufacturing and warehouse environment that may include moderate noise levels
  • Able to frequently lift up to 50 lbs
  • Stand and walk 90% of shift to and from machines, buildings and/or clean rooms
  • Ability to bend, stoop, reach, push, pull, grab and climb

Misc. Information:

  • Direct Hire Positions!
  • 12 hour shifts: 6am – 6:15pm
  • Rotating workdays with every other weekend off
  • Pay is $15-18 (based on experience) Excellent benefits!
  • Minimum of 6 months manufacturing experience required

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