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Machine Operator

Des Plaines, IL 60018

Posted: 06/06/2024 Job Number: 735926 Pay Rate: 23.00 Industry: Plastics

Job Description

Position Title: Machine Operator

Wage: $23.00 - $30.00

Shift: All shifts

Hours: 1st 06:00 am - 02:00 pm, 2nd 02:00 pm - 10:00 pm, 3rd 10:00 pm - 06:00 am 

QPS Employment Group is currently looking for a skilled Machine Operator to join a reputable company in Des Plaines, IL. If you have experience in set up and/or extrusion processes, this could be the perfect opportunity for you to showcase your skills and contribute to a dynamic team.

Don't miss out on this chance to be part of a growing team. Apply today and take the next step in your career!

Machine Operator Responsibilities:
- Teardown, set up, and start an extruder line with direction from Cell Lead
- Must know how to use calipers, micrometer, gauges, other measuring devices, and mating parts to ensure quality products and parts meet customer specifications
- Ability to read blueprints
- Monitor various inspection/production reports to ensure the production of quality product
- Efficiently manage production of product from start to finish of run
- Minimize scrap and regrind
- Maximize efficiency to reduce overall set-up and start-up time
- Must be capable of, but not always required to watch over multiple extrusion lines
- Maintains a clean and orderly work environment
- Strictly adheres to Company and Plant safety policies and procedures
- Will assist other operators, as well as production packer on an as needed basis
- Operation of Forklift
- Material Handling functions
- Troubleshooting
- Adheres to and supports the company’s vision, mission, and goals

Requirements for Machine Operator:
- High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred
- Minimum 1 year of experience in set-up and/or extrusion process
- Basic math skills
- Basic computer skills
- Must be able to communicate/read/write in English
- Forklift certification preferred

QPS Employment Group is a full-service staffing firm comprised of dedicated and passionate people with over 50 offices throughout the Midwest. We place great people with great companies in industrial, skilled trades, administrative, manufacturing, general labor and professional employment. Hiring immediately!

Why Work with QPS?
- Access to sought-after positions with leading employers
- Dedicated placement specialists who will guide you through every step of the job search process

Best of all, our services are 100% free to job seekers!

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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