Extrusion Machine Operator

Franklin Park, IL

As a Machine Operator (also known as Equipment Technician, Production Machine Operator), you'll operate and maintain equipment at optimal levels, troubleshoot and rectify machine-related issues, innovate solutions to industrial problems, and provide guidance to junior team members. You'll also be responsible for completing necessary paperwork at the end of each shift, inspecting and identifying defective products, and making necessary machine adjustments to rectify issues.

  • Competitive pay rate of $20-25 per hour, depending on experience, with an additional $.50 shift differential for night shift.
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage.
  • 401K with a 6% company match and a New Hire Wellness Bonus.
  • Exceptional hand dexterity and hand-eye coordination.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills.
  • Ability to keep detailed records and basic troubleshooting skills for minor computer issues.
  • Knowledge of production measurement tools and product quality standards.
  • Proficiency in machine setups for production runs and mechanical troubleshooting.
  • Familiarity with extrusion machines and thermoforming machine principles.