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Machine Operator in West Chicago, IL at OSI Group

Date Posted: 2/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Under immediate direction sets up and operates assigned production equipment in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.

  • Set up, operate, and disassemble the assigned equipment according to the production schedule.
  • Work with Quality Assurance to monitor that products meet specifications (watch for defects, foreign materials, etc.).
  • Monitor and control machine settings as needed.
  • Monitor and record product and process data to ensure compliance.
  • Adjust speed of machine depending on product conditions and demand of the line.
  • Monitor the operation of the equipment and make basic adjustments and repairs as needed.
  • Work with maintenance to troubleshoot and prevent equipment failures.
  • If needed, disassemble and clean parts if defective product is being produced.
  • Monitor, document, and take corrective action on downtime, inspections, rework, machine settings, and tooling as needed.
  • Assist other machine operators as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Ability to move up to 60 pounds.

  • Ability to understand and follow verbal instructions.

  • Ability to read, understand and follow written specifications, blueprints or schematics.

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Scheduled days off may vary depending on production demands.

  • Weekend work will be required.

  • Follow company GMP, SSOP, food safety, and company rules/procedures.