Packaging Machine Operator in Bellwood, IL at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 4/10/2018

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Job Description


Packaging Machine Operator

Position Summary
This packaging machine operator is responsible for set up, operation and maintenance of various machines to ensure continuous, efficient production. The Packaging Machine Operator will operate machines that perform one or more packaging functions including but not limited to filling, labeling, packing, or wrapping containers.


Essential Accountabilities:

  • Lead packaging machine set up and changeover for production runs
  • Ensure packaging material, including but not limited to film, cartons, boxes and labeling meets specifications and quality standards
  • Feed product to conveyors, hoppers, scales, or other feeding devices
  • Operate packaging equipment, including troubleshooting and making adjustments in accordance with established work standards; operate touch screen to program code date, product weight and other relevant product data
  • Conduct detailed quality checks at regular intervals;
  • Remove rejected product as instructed by metal detector alarm
  • Diagnose and resolve mechanical issues with equipment at the entry maintenance mechanic level



Knowledge, Skills, Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience operating packaging machinery and/or working in food manufacturing strongly preferred
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Basic understanding of equipment capabilities, standards and proper set points including but not limited to metal detectors, check weights and scales
  • Ability to walk or stand for prolonged periods; ability to bend, stoop, reach and lift up to 50 pounds



Working Conditions:

  • This position requires knowledge and awareness of manufacturing and industrial sites. Protective gear will be required where appropriate.
  • Position requires ability to work overtime, varying start times and weekends dependent on business needs.



Temporary to Hire
$15.00/hr on 1st shift
$15.75/hr on 2nd shift
$15.25/hr on 3rd shift



Bellwood, IL
1st, 2nd and 3rd shift available
Temporary to Hire
Meal Provided
Temperature controlled environment



Elite Staffing, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our policy of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train and promote persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, handicap or any other protected status.