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Machine Operator

Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Posted: 05/10/2024 Job Number: JS435139418 Pay Rate: $18.25 / hour

Job Description

SURESTAFF is immediately hiring Machine Operators for client in Crystal Lake, IL. The Machine Operator is responsible for operating automated and semi-automated production equipment.     SURESTAFF is invested in their team members!  All temp to hire employees are offered competitive compensation $17.50-$18.50/hr. as well as a benefits package including health insurance (medical, dental, and vision).  Generous referral bonuses are available upon hire.   Available shifts include 6pm-6:30am
 W, Th, Fri & every other Tue
 Overtime is available on a first come, first serve basis.   Responsibilities of the Machine Operator: 
  • Prepare machine for production by positioning and securing dies, stops, guides, and turntables. 
  • Safely and effectively operates thermoforming equipment to produce quality product
  • Reads job specifications and previous run data (if available) to determine machine adjustments and material requirements. Ensures job is in order prior to machine set-up.
  • Performs required quality testing on products produced.
  • Performs required quality testing on products produced, i.e. burst test, drop test, water table test, etc.
  • Observes machine operation to detect piece defects or machine malfunction. Makes corrections to alleviate out of specification product.
  • Position will entail standing for long periods of the day and lifting up to 50 pounds during shift. 
 Required Qualifications of the Machine Operator:
  • Ability to pass our pre-employment Reading and Ruler tests.
  • At least one year of work experience, preferably in an ISO light industrial or packaging manufacturing setting
  • Able to understand and communicate clearly in English to provide appropriate responses, assistance, and explanations to, customer, supervisors, and coworkers in a safe and efficient manner. 
  • Physical Effort:  Ability to lift and/or move up to 35-40 pounds regularly and up to 45 pounds on occasion with assistance if required.  Ability to work rotating 12-hour shifts, on a continuous seven-day work cycle.
  • Good hand/eye coordination to perform quality inspections as needed.
  • Physical ability to do work requiring frequent stooping and bending.
  • Visual:  Near vision, mid-range vision. The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.
  • Activity:  Sedentary work, active use of hands, arms, and fingers for inspection of product, talking, hearing, sitting, standing, bending, crouching, lifting.  Dexterity and preciseness required for machine adjustments and fine inspection. 
About SURESTAFF:Founded in 1998, Surestaff operates 39 branch offices and 24 workforce onsite solutions in Illinois, Texas, Wisconsin, Indiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, Michigan, Florida, Ohio, and Georgia; with an estimated 2023 revenue of $295 million, it was recently named one of the largest staffing firms in the U.S. by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA).Surestaff specializes in light industrial staffing serving logistics, manufacturing, distribution, and production clients. It offers temp, temp-perm, direct hire, and onsite workforce solutions. The company has been named five times to Crain’s Business as one of the largest and fastest growing privately held companies in Chicago. Surestaff is a portfolio partner company of Austin, TX-based private-equity group Owner Resource Group (ORG).   

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