Production Associate

Rockford, Illinois
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 14.50 per hour, $14.50 - 14.50 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Rockford Resumes, Spherion
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Job Description

We are looking for eager candidates to help our client fill A, B, C and D-Shift schedules for a Fortune 500 company in Rockford. These positions are 12-hour, 36 and 48-hour rotating schedule work weeks from 8am to 8pm or 8pm to 8am. Eligible candidates will work every other weekend and "also" enjoy a 3-day weekend every other weekend! The company offers an "excellent" benefit package upon successful completion of the program.

Starting Pay Rate for All Shifts - $14.50


Eligible candidates entering the program may train on either day or night shift. In turn, they will transfer to either the day or night shift rotating schedule upon full-time hire with the company!

Candidates who are able to perform day to day job duties with a safety consciousness - including a strong focus and belief that safety is the main requirement for the positions are needed. The most desirable candidates are those that hold themselves accountable for upholding safety and performance standards while consistently contributing to high standards already established by the company.

* Load and unload material off the line using a tow motor

* Operate propane lift trucks

* Manage and safely operate basic End of Line Baler and Extruder equipment

* Operate and perform associated tasks related to the unit stretch wrapper, packaging and labeling equipment

* Bundling and possibly cutting of product

* Perform light maintenance of the work area such as sweeping and cleaning floors* Will be trained in multiple areas during the course of the program

* Will assist with handling materials to re-package to scrap

* Perform required quality tests

* Manage the extrusion process

* Document process settings and respond to upsets

* Troubleshoot equipment

* Comply with all plant rules

* Comply with safety regulations and maintain a clean and orderly work area* Regular attendance required

Working hours: 8am to 8pm or 8pm to 8am - 36/48 Rotating Schedule


* HS diploma or equivalence* Minimum 2-years of Production experience

* Must be able to work weekends

* Must be flexible to work overtime when needed

* A background check is required

* A drug test is required

* Must possess basic to intermediate math skills and the use of a tape measure


* Ability to routinely lift up to 40 pounds without assistance

* Work up to 12-hours in a hot/cold manufacturing environment

* Walk/stand on a concrete floor continuously for up to 12-hours

* Ability to work overtime as necessary

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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