Machine Operator Support Associate - Up to 90 Days Temporary

at Group O in Milan, Illinois, United States

Job Description

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to the backbone of our machine operations? Group O is looking for a dedicated individual to be our next Machine Operator Support Associate. In this role you will be responsible for continuing productivity for our Machine Operator. This is a temporary position for up to 90 days for a short-term project.

+ Ensure that all safety equipment is readily available and that all guards are in place.

+ Assist operator with Filling and packaging process, providing secondary support to machine operator.

+ Safely operate multiple types of equipment, sit-down forklift, pail/drum handling equipment, pumps, and other related equipment when required.

+ Maintain work area in clean and orderly manner, drive Lean 5S initiative throughout the facility with emphasis on production run transition.

+ Tend to filling system needs like, loading raw materials, loading pallets, and unloading packaged materials.

+ Learn and understand basic customer requirements for packaging, and finished appearance.

+ Receive and relay vital communications with co-workers concerning daily production strategies.

+ Other duties as assigned.


+ High School Diploma or equivalent


+ Basic math skills

+ Ability to follow work instructions and procedures

+ Ability to work with WMS/ERP software

+ Ability to operate a stand up forklift equipment

+ Strong verbal and written English communication skills

+ Strong attention to detail

+ Ability to learn and work with company systems

+ Must be able to carry or lift 50lbs to shoulder height repetitively

+ Hands and eye-hand motor coordination

+ Ability to stand for extended periods of time

+ Ability to work independently and multi-task


+ 1-2 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment

Desired Skills:

+ RF scanning equipment

+ Problem solving ability

+ Aptitude to learn the use of scales and other production equipment

Desired Traits:

+ Self-Motivated

+ Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Group O is an end-to-end business process outsourcing provider offering a wide range of innovative, technologically driven marketing, supply chain, and packaging solutions. Founded in 1974 and headquartered in Milan, IL, Group O is one of the largest Hispanic-owned companies in the United States with more than 1,200 employees both domestic and internationally. To learn more, visit

Group O is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Our employment practices are based upon an individual’s capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law.

ID: 2023-5134

Division: Supply Chain

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Street: 7300 50th Street

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Job Posting: JC240272106

Posted On: May 15, 2023

Updated On: Jun 17, 2023

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