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Kelly Services 2nd Shift Packaging Machine Operator Needed in North Chicago in North Chicago, Illinois

2nd Shift Packaging Machine Operator Needed in North Chicago

Pay $18.90

Duration: Long Term Contract

2nd Shift - 8 Hour - 2:45pm - 11pm - Monday through Friday.


Responsible for mechanically setting up and operating packaging equipment per production parameters and operating procedures. Candidate will also be involved in making minor adjustments and/or small repairs to keep packaging equipment running and ensure daily production schedule expectations are met.

Must have a high school education with 4 -7 years experience, or a two year degree or certificate in technical field or equivalent. Comparable military service training may be acceptable.

Additional Information

Overtime and weekend work can be mandatory based on our workload- right now we are having mandatory overtime but it will switch back to voluntary at some point.

Operations of Production Lines: Effectively setup production line in 1 Value Stream (Blister, Bottle, Syringe).

Setup of Production Lines: Perform setup of automated equipment in primary or secondary packaging area within 1 value stream (Blister, Bottle, Syringe).

Line Performance/OEE: Able to monitor performance of equipment and drive efficiency.

Line Clearance: Able to disassemble machinery, assist in clearing of materials and product from the line during changeover to the next work order.

Quality Tasks: Perform and document demand challenges after equipment adjustments, proper handling and disposition of commodities used during setup and troubleshooting.

Troubleshooting Skills: Fully capable in troubleshooting and resolving equipment related setup and runtime issues within 1 Value Stream. Minimize commodity driven MUV when troubleshooting equipment.

Vision System Skills/Knowledge: Performs vision system tasks at the mechanic access level. Understanding of HMI controls, vision inspection systems, and product serialization systems in order to troubleshoot and resolve inefficiencies in a timely manner.

5S Program: Identify and assist in implementation of continuous 5S improvements across the production floor.

Communication: Escalate higher level safety, quality, technical and operating issues in a timely manner to the appropriate groups. Communicates issues and shares learning experiences through maintenance communications. Ability to escalate and communicate to Engineering & Maintenance appropriately if further troubleshooting and repairs are required.

Below are additional key capabilities and experience we are looking for:

• Mechanical aptitude

• Experience working on packaging equipment (machines) or equivalent i.e. operating, adjusting, assembling, and disassembling parts

• Working knowledge of electronics i.e. different sensors, HMI’s, switches

• Experience with pneumatics systems

• Strong problem-solving skills for troubleshooting packaging equipment preferred

• Ability and experience using basic hand tools i.e. wrenches, hex keys, pliers, screwdrivers etc.

• Self-starter and able to work in fast paced production environment with minimal supervision

• Basic computer skills: Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, OneNote

• The ability to work in an organized manner and be able to cope with pressure on occasions

• Interpersonal skills to be able to communicate with employees from different departments

Why Kelly ® ?

You’re looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and we’re here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.