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Sort Machine Operator 2nd Shift - Elgin, IL

Post Date: 09/08/2022

Req. Number: 97932

City: Elgin

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60120


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 for Sort Machine Operator in the Elgin IL area!

This position is responsible for operating a sorting machine to meet customer requirements and ensure the product is free of mixtures and defects. Sort Machine Operator will also work in a team setting to reach warehouse operations goals.


Our client is a global industrial company that excels in meeting the growing demands from end-users for high-quality home improvement and construction fastening products. The client offers its employees a path for advancement and a competitive salary.


  • Start up the machine and performs daily checks to detect malfunctions of the machine.
  • Programs parts by setting the parameters into each machine.
  • Troubleshoots and reports any malfunctioning machinery to supervisor and maintenance.
  • Performs daily maintenance and setups to ensure good operation of machines.
  • Prints labels and affixes shipping and special labels on cartons for designated customers.
  • Prepares product to ship, free of mixtures and product defects.
  • Operate material handling equipment (pallet jacks)
  • Drives a variety of forklift trucks to move and store cartons on racks in the warehouse.
  • Observe all the safety policies and procedures; maintain a neat and orderly work area
  • Contribute towards process improvement within job parameters
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma/GED, required
  • Previous experience in a warehouse environment
  • MUST have Previous Machine Operating Experience, required
  • Ability to complete routine production and quality reports
  • Must be able to work scheduled hours (Mon – Fri) plus overtime as required; may be required to work occasional weekends
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment
  • Forklift experience required
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic computer and math knowledge


Long-term, temp-to-hire opportunity on 2nd shift

M-F + OT as scheduled including weekends.

  • 2nd Shift: 2:00 PM -10:30 PM; Pay: $17.25/HR
  • Overtime (hours worked more than 40 hours per week) is paid at time and a half of the hourly rate.

Some weeks, the schedule might be: 4:00 PM -2:30 AM, when working a 10-hour shift (overtime).

  • (30 min unpaid lunch)
  • Great benefits once hired on!

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