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Machine Operator

Plasticade Skokie Full-Time
$17.00 - $18.00 / hour
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Job Purpose:  To safely and efficiently trim and assemble Blow molding and Injection molding products. 3 shifts are available: 1st, 2nd and 3rd *****Priority is to staff 2nd and 3rd Shifts.


What’s in it for you: Are you eager to use your talents and grow your career? At Plasticade we offer a safe, rewarding and team-oriented environment that fosters growth. We’re a growing and financially strong company and offer competitive benefits such as: health/dental/vision and life insurance, 401K with a match, paid vacation, paid sick leave and short-term disability. You’ll work 8-hour shifts with an hourly rate of $17-$18 @ hour.


Who we are: We’re a leading plastics productions manufacturer with 50+ years of experience and our products help businesses grow. You have seen some of our products in your everyday life as we build traffic safety control devices (roadway barricades, crowd control devices, etc) and sign frames, just to name a few.  Management practices an open-door policy in a safe space and we are an equal opportunity employer. 


We’re proud of what we do and we’re looking for talented, team-oriented individuals to join our team.  Visit us at URL blocked - click to apply


What will you do?

As a Machine Operator you’ll report to the Production Supervisor. You’ll interact with key departments such as Maintenance and Quality. We value the skill, quick judgement and attention to detail that you’ll bring to this position.



  • Trim, assemble, and package product based on work instructions

  • Efficiency rate attainment based on machine being operated
  • Verify quality of product produced and respond accordingly
  • Track product of weight and number of rejects
  • Safe operation of injection and blow molding machines
  • Assist with material handling and setup's if requested by shift supervisor
  • Maintain safe working conditions and housekeeping
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Experience working with plastic products in a manufacturing environment is a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle and work with knives and cutting tools
  • Ability to use sound judgment to access product quality
  • Possess basic math skills
  • Fluency in verbal and written English



  • Must be able to spend 90% of the work day standing

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds


  • The ability to work in a non-climate controlled environment
  • The ability to work in a higher noise level facility
  • Non-toxic fumes may be present at various times during the work day

Recommended skills

Intravenous Therapy
Blow Molding
Injection Molding
Decision Making


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