Light Industrial Staffing

In 1946, Spherion® opened its doors for business, providing freight handlers to the Chicago rail yards. Today, our vast experience and strong local focus has made us the staffing partner of choice to more than 8,000 companies seeking dependable, high-performing talent in:

  • Distribution & Logistics
  • Electronic Assembly
  • Facilities
  • Packaging & Fulfillment
  • Printing & Publishing

Get Connected to a Robust Network of Light Industrial Talent

Spherion’s deep knowledge of the local market and extensive expertise in this industry has distinguished us as the go-to agency for light industrial talent. More than a business, this is our home and we are on a first-name basis with many of the talented individuals who live here. So, when you need to find talent with a unique skill set or background, we can rapidly connect you to the right candidate.

Spherion places a broad range of light industrial talent on a flexible and direct-hire basis, including:

  • Assemblers
  • Distribution Personnel
  • Forklift Operators
  • Logistics Staff
  • Manufacturing Workers
  • Pick & Pack Staff
  • Plant Managers
  • Sorters
  • Warehouse Staff

Gain an Industrial Advantage with Every Hire

Spherion Industrial Advantage® is a staffing solution focused on maximizing employee productivity within manufacturing and light industrial environments. The program manages critical workforce quality and safety issues, while giving your organization the ability to rapidly scale your flexible workforce in terms of size, skills and scope. The result is a workforce management system that allows you to meet real-time business volume requirements with maximum efficiency.

With Industrial Advantage, you’ll be supported by a dedicated staffing team responsible for the recruitment and management of all flexible industrial employees. Leveraging 68+ years of knowledge in industrial staffing, Spherion improves performance in critical areas:

Skills: Spherion delivers qualified job candidates on a high-volume basis through its proprietary technologies and practices. Rapid communication technology broadcasts your open assignments to a large network of candidates. Interactive, phone-based technology enables us to capture and screen candidates 24/7.

Safety: Recognizing the significant bottom-line impact of safety practices, the Spherion Safety First program promotes employee understanding of and compliance with safety regulations through ongoing training, reporting and recognition of safety excellence.

Training: From orientation to job-specific instruction, your flexible workforce is trained using techniques that are unique to industrial environments and customized to your workplace. The goal is to rapidly drive productivity and reduce workforce skill gaps.

Diversity Education: Our diversity-trained staff focuses on enhancing collaboration and teamwork within environments where multiple languages are spoken and diverse cultures interact.

Productivity Management: Advanced technologies are utilized to track key metrics such as overtime thresholds, absenteeism and turnover. Spherion clearly communicates your performance expectations and recognizes achievements resulting in increased productivity and retention.

Driving Cost Savings: Spherion helps clients decrease absenteeism and turnover, while simultaneously boosting bottom-line results and overall cost savings.
Whatever your light industrial staffing needs, Spherion is well-positioned to meet your hiring demands with strong talent that will maximize productivity and keep your workplace operating efficiently. Discover the difference a staffing leader with a local focus can make!

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