Machine Operator (Bridgeport)

Job Title:  Machine Operator

Job Location:  Chicago, IL

Job Type: Temp-to-Hire

Shift: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-3 p.m. with potential overtime.

Salary: $12.50/hour

Benefits: Once hired, 401K, Health Insurance, PTO and 4 Paid Holidays.

Job Description: Candidate will be operating horizontal packing equipment with inline video jet printers, bucket conveyors, Ishida scales. Duties are as follows:

  • Candidate to follow work order for the type of item, film, labeling and boxing instructions.
  • Must have knowledge of the formation of gusseted and non-gusseted bags types with zippers.
  • Must have knowledge of computer systems for baggers-film sizes, weights, registration adjustments, line speed, etc.
  • Must be able to efficiently change film, know former sizes and minimize downtime.
  • Must understand line speeds to ensure the highest efficiencies are maintained.
  • Must work with packers to ensure proper code dates and materials are used.
  • Must work with computerized labeling software to assure accurate nutritional and ingredient statements are shown.
  • Allergen policies, SQF food safety policies to be followed.
  • Candidate will note supplier and lot codes on the work order for all material used.
  • Cleaning of all equipment – must follow approved procedures for use of chemicals for cleaning all equipment.


  • Candidate must wear approved safety uniform.
  • Must wear appropriate PPE for area.
  • Must be aware of their surroundings, moving equipment and elevated platforms.
  • Candidate must be trained in chemical safety procedures before cleaning.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • Must be able to read and write in English.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50+ lbs.
  • Must have non-slip shoes, must wear socks and no ripped jeans.
  • Bilingual is preferred but not required.
  • Must pass E-verify.

Appy today or call 773-927-5100 for more information.

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