MACHINE OPERATOR in Waukegan, IL at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 1/6/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description




Tends (Hayssen) machine that performs one or more packaging functions such as filling, marking, labeling, banding, tying, packing, or wrapping containers by performing the following duties.



  • Starts Hayssen machine and observes operation to detect malfunctions of machine

  • Stops machine and reports malfunction to supervisor

  • Makes minor adjustments or repairs such as opening valves, changing forming and cutting dies, setting guides, or clearing away damaged product containers.

  • Inspects filled container to ensure that product is packaged according to specifications.

  • Feeds product to conveyors, hoppers, or other feeding devices, and unloads packaged product.

  • Replenishes packaging supplies such as wrapping paper, plastic sheet, boxes, and cartons.

  • Mounts supplies on spindles or places supplies in hopper or other feeding devices.

  • Positions and holds container in machine and depresses pedal, presses button, or moves lever to clean, glue, label, sew, or staple container.

  • Attaches information on container such as lot number or product number etc.

  • Moves controls on machine to adjust temperature, pressure, and time cycle.

  • Loads feeding mechanism with rolls of plastic material.

  • Perform and record results of CQP and CCP test.

  • Verify correct and complete labeling being printed

  • Aligns edges of continuous plastic strips and guides them into position under electrode.

  • Starts machine and depresses pedal to lower electrode that heats and seals edges of material.

  • Removes product from machine and stacks it in rack or on table.

  • Positions plastic strip over article preparatory to heat sealing article.

  • Other duties may be assigned.


$16.75/hr (includes 1.00 bonus)

2nd shift: 2pm-10pm

Monday – Friday, Some Saturdays required during Peak Season (August – December) 

Lake forest, IL

Temporary to Hire

To Apply Contact:

Elite Staffing

2672 Belvidere Rd.

Waukegan, Il 60085