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  1. CGMP says:

    Private Job Fair hosted by ManufacturingWorks for manufacturing jobs!

    Date: August 29, 2014
    Location: Business Sector Center for Manufacturing, 2800 S. Western, Chicago, IL 60608

    ManufacturingWorks is hosting an open house event where manufacturing plant managers, supervisors and human resources professionals is looking to interview prescreened experienced and/or trained individuals who have been laid off due to company closings or relocations, downsized, or who are looking for a better employment opportunity in manufacturing. At this event you will be able to interview with several companies who are currently hiring in the Chicagoland area who have full-time jobs available. We are looking for job seekers with at least one year of manufacturing experience within the last 3 years or have a recent certification in Manufacturing.

    This event is open to CGMP graduates, and is not be open to the public. In order to be invited to this hiring event you must go through the ManufacturingWorks prescreening process. The first step is to email your resume to h.jones@idpl.org. We will follow-up with a phone call or email explaining then next steps.

    Several companies have requested experienced:
    – Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance Mechanics
    – Engineers (Materials, Packaging, Design)
    – Molding Machine Operators
    – Folder Operators
    – Cutter Operators
    – Packaging Machine Operators
    – Assemblers
    – Welders
    – CNC Operators

    This hiring event will take place on August 29. However, you must go through the prescreening process by August 27th in order to be invited to the hiring event.

    For more information contact ManufacturingWorks
    http://www.chicagomfgworks.org
    773-890-8055
    Monday through Friday from 9am-3pm.

    (WIA registrants are encouraged to send resumes)

  2. CGMP says:

    Job Title: Line Packer
    Number of openings: 90
    Company: Carl Buddig, South Holland

    Send resumes to Mollie Dowling at mdowling@oaiinc.org to apply.

    Department: Packaging
    Reports To: Manager/Supervisor
    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
    Summary:
    To effectively perform all of the required duties of the Line Packer position in an accurate, thorough and safe manner as outlined per the Carl Buddig and Company job description. Employees are responsible for producing a safe and quality food product per USDA guidelines and are required to report all food safety related problems to their supervisor, manager, or to the quality assurance department in order to initiate immediate action.

    Salary & Benefits:
    • Starting wage is $9.00/hr
    • Probation period is 13 weeks or 45 working days (the longer of the two)
    • Once past the probation period, there is a $.25/hr raise. After that there is increases based on the union start date for the following two years. After that, they are subject to the general contractual increases.
    • Packers are currently covered under their union health insurance, BCBS. As of this writing their contribution is $30/bi-weekly.
    • They have 10 paid holidays plus a floating holiday.
    • They accrue vacations on a fiscal basis and it is based on the total working hours: a minimum of 1720 hours in the preceding fiscal year. (1,000 hours for employees of less than one year)
    • We are union (Local 1546, United Food Commercial Workers) and currently in negotiations as the current contract expires Jan. 31 2014.
    • Packers’ work can be seasonal, and we have layoffs based on seniority.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned on an as needed basis.

    Work Environment:
    • Must be able to work in temperatures of 40 degrees or less.
    • Must be flexible and able to work as needed (5:30am-3pm or 3:30pm-12:30pm).
    • Must be able to work in a high speed packaging environment.

    Work Flow
    Slicer Operator
    • Load bulk meat logs (up to 22 pounds) into meat slicer at required production frequency levels.
    • Perform random re-weigh checks of meat logs.
    • Review and inspect rejected drafts/product and re-portion out good drafts.
    • Open rejected packages and place meat back onto line for repackaging.
    • Maintain slicer area in a clean and sanitary manner at all times.

    Cupper
    • Place pre-determined amount of meat product into packaging.
    • Reject meat product that does not meet quality specifications.
    • Alert line operator of stopping or stalling of machine.
    • Maintain cupping area in a clean and sanitary manner at all times

    Dry Side Packager/Bag Inspector
    • Place required number of packages into box.
    • Inspect individual packages for proper quality specifications at a rate of 21-72 units per minute.
    • Maintain dry side packaging area in a clean and sanitary manner at all times.
    • Place sealed bags into plastic tub container.

    Palletizer
    • Ensure that boxes are filled per required levels.
    • Stamp box as evidence of proper inventory.
    • Place completed boxes, up to 35#, on pallet ensuring proper pallet configuration.
    • Notify forklift driver of completed pallet.
    • Maintain pallet area in a clean and sanitary manner at all times.

    Other or miscellaneous duties
    Other duties assigned as deemed necessary by acting supervisor. These duties can include but not limited to maintaining production throughput, housekeeping, rework, labeling, other new product packaging as required by customer.

    Company Expectations:
    • Maintain a good rapport with all Carl Buddig and Company co-workers.
    • Comply with all company policies and procedures as outlined per the Carl Buddig and Company employee handbook.
    • Take responsibility in your area of employment with Carl Buddig and Company for reporting, making recommendations and correcting situations adverse to the company’s best interest.
    • Take responsibility in your work area to produce a safe and quality food product.
    • Report all food safety related problems to your supervisor, manager, or to the quality assurance department in order to initiate immediate action.
    • In the event that the person in this position is absent, he/she will be replaced by a person properly trained to perform such duties.

    Supervisory Responsibilities: None

    Qualifications:
    • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
    • Must be able to stand for 8-9 hours per day.
    • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment.
    • Must be able to bend, stoop and squat as needed for housekeeping responsibilities and other miscellaneous duties.
    • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds for 30 minutes at a time.
    • Must be able to work 40 or more hours per week.
    • Must be able to work mandatory overtime if necessary, including weekends.
    • Must have good hand/eye coordination.
    • Must adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s).

    Education and/or Experience:
    • Ability to legally work in the United States is required.
    • High School Diploma/GED preferred.
    • 1-2 years related work experience is preferred.

  3. CGMP says:

    Job Order Notification
    Manufacturing Works – Business Services Center

    Jeep Operator

    Job Order Number: MSR-072512
    Today’s Date: 9/27/2013
    Need Hire By: 11/29/2013
    Job Order Close Date: 11/29/2013
    Starting Pay: $10.20
    Shift Requirement: Third
    Company Location: 60608
    Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401K
    Public Transportation Accessible: Yes

    Please direct your questions to:
    Maria S. Ramirez at (773) 523-2516 or via email resumes to mramirez@idpl.org
    2800 S. Western Ave. Room 1314 Chicago, IL 60608

    Experience Required:
    • 2-3 years of manufacturing experience Driving a Forklift (Sit-Stand)
    • Must have 1 year of metal fabrication experience
    Knowledge Required:
    • Must have knowledge of OSHA safety regulations
    • Must have knowledge of TPM, Six Sigma, SAP
    Skills and Abilities Required:
    • Must be safety conscience
    • Must be able to monitor specific production process and ensure continuous flow.
    Credentials or Certifications Required:
    • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
    • Must pass a math & tape measuring test
    Physical Work Environment:
    • Loud and HOT environment
    • Follow Safety Rules (PPE)
    Personal Characteristics Required:
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Must be able to speak English

    Company Interview Process: Must be able to pass criminal (Zero) background check and drug test

  4. CGMP says:

    Job Order Notification
    Manufacturing Works – Business Services Center

    Mill Entry End Operator

    Job Order Number: MR-051713M (093013)
    Today’s Date: 9/27/2013
    Need Hire By: 11/29/2013
    Job Order Close Date: 11/29/2013
    Starting Pay: $10.20
    Shift Requirement: Third
    Company Location: 60608
    Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision
    Public Transportation Accessible: Yes
    Other: Starting pay $10.20 – Probationary rate and after 90 days pay will be $14.95 an hour.

    Experience Required:
    •2-3 years of manufacturing experience working as a Mill Machine Operator
    •Must have knowledge with External & Internal Micrometer and Dial & Digital Caliper.
    Knowledge Required:
    •Must have knowledge of OSHA Safety regulations
    •Must have knowledge using Caliper and Micrometer
    Skills and Abilities Required:
    •Must be safety conscience
    •Must be able to monitor specific production process and ensure continuous flow
    Credentials or Certifications Required:
    •Must have a High School Diploma
    •Must pass a math & tape measuring test
    Physical Work Environment: Loud factory environment and Follow Safety Rules (PPE)

    Personal Characteristics Required:
    •Must be able to work independently
    •Must be able to speak English

    Company Interview Process: Must be able to pass criminal (ZERO) background check and drug test

    Please direct your questions to:
    Maria S. Ramirez at (773) 523-2516 or via email resumes to mramirez@idpl.org
    2800 S. Western Ave. Room 1314 Chicago, IL 60608

  5. CGMP says:

    Job Order Notification from Manufacturing Works – Business Services Center

    PRODUCT HANDLER
    Job Order Number: DJ-092613-Product Handler Today’s Date: 9/30/2013
    Need Hire By: 10/5/2013 Job Order Close Date: 10/5/2013
    Starting Pay: $9.50 Shift Requirement: First, Second, 12 Hours, Weekends
    Company Location: 60652
    Benefits: Health; Dental; Vision; Life; Vacation
    Public Transportation Accessible: Yes
    Other: Please email resumes to h.jones@idpl.org
    or walk them into ManufacturingWorks 2800 S. Western suite 1314 Chicago, IL 60608 Monday-Friday 9am-3pm. You must be able to work every other weekend, 12 hour shifts, 3 days one week for 36 hours / 4 days the next week for 48 hours 7pm-7am

    Experience Required: 1 year exp. safely packaging and maintaining product quality as it is produced
    Knowledge Required: GMP’S
    Skills and Abilities Required: Must be able:
    – to review production schedules, ensures that resources are correct and staged for use.
    – to maintain all raw materials needed to complete production goals, available & ready
    – to verify product construction quality while maintaining an acceptable pace for packing multiple lines of product
    – to verify color and print alignment of all print jobs
    – to advise oncoming shift of quality issues or problems
    – to keep work area clean and to AIB standards
    – to read schedules, manages package ordering and distribution to product handlers as required
    – to create and manage break and lunch schedules for required product handlers, may relieve product handlers while they are away on breaks
    – to perform all other duties assigned

    Credentials or Certifications Required: High School Diploma or GED is preferred
    Physical Work Environment: Manufacturing with production machines running all day
    hot in the summer months
    Personal Characteristics Required: Must be stable, dependable and prompt, to read, write and speak English
    Must have basic computer skills and perform basic math calculations
    Company Interview Process: to pass a drug test, criminal background check (case by case) and physical
    Please direct your questions to:
    DeeDee Jones at (773) 523-2516 x 3050
    or via email at h.jones@idpl.org
    ManufacturingWorks
    2800 S. Western Suite 1313
    Chicago, IL 60608

  6. CGMP says:

    POSTING DATE: 9/5/13
    CGMP
    Contact: Mollie Dowling or Reggie Williams at OAI
    Company:GC America Inc. (http://www.GCAmerica.com)
    3 Positions: Full Time
    Salary: $13.67 per hour (entry level)
    Shift: day shift
    Availability: Immediate
    Education: H.S. Diploma/GED
    Background Check: Yes
    Drug Screening: Yes

    GCA has a current need for some candidates for our manufacturing environment, “Packer/ Inspector” to assemble small boxes by hand and fill product and components and instructions into boxes, working in a one piece flow (elbow to elbow) with other associates. Attention to detail, ability to work closely with others and A positive “attitude” and willingness to be flexible and work in multiple environments.

    (The company has also 1 Mazak CNC machine, but no job opening for it currently)

    If you have MSSC credentials + CPT certificate, we would love to talk to you..

  7. CGMP says:

    POSTING DATE: 9/11/13
    CGMP
    Contact: Mollie Dowling or Reggie Williams at OAI
    One Position Type: Full Time
    Timeframe: Immediate
    Education: H.S. Diploma/GED
    Background Check: Yes
    Drug Screening: Yes

    ESmark (http://esmark.com/esmark-steel-group.html), in Chicago Heights, is looking for a second shift shipping clerk. They already have hired a CGMP student in June 2013 for their plant in University Park.

  8. CGMP says:

    POSTING DATE: 8/8/13
    Chicago Magnesium

    Looking for a production supervisor that has manufacturing experience – –$55-$65,000 salary
    Looking for a maintenance person – -hourly $18+ per hour depending on experience
    Looking for a manufacturing engineer with experience in a plant – -$50-70,000 pending experience
    Looking for a scheduler/planner who is comfortable with a manufacturing setting and tracking parts – -$17.00 per hour

    If you know of anyone – -please have them send their resume to me at Chicago Magnesium

    Linda Kavois, PHR, CPLP
    Human Resource Director
    Chicago Magnesium
    14101 South Seeley Ave
    Blue Island, IL 60406
    708-597-1300 ext. 47
    LindaK@ChicagoMagnesium.com

  9. CGMP says:

    POSTING DATE: 8/9/13
    CHICAGO COOK WORKFORCE PARTNERSHIP
    Contact: Nick Tucker, ntucker@workforceboard.org
    One Position Type: Full Time
    Benefits: After 30 Days Salary: $25 – $30 per hour
    Transportation: CTA/Pace Bus
    Education: H.S. Diploma/GED
    Background Check: Yes
    Drug Screening: Yes

    A leading manufacture, on the west side of Chicago, of seats and seating related products for small & midsize buses, heavy duty transit, Para transit, vans, commercial vehicles, rail cars, trucks, specialty vehicles and more.
    MON-FRI 12:00 – 8:30pm
    Chicago, IL
    Lead Maintenance Mechanic:
    This position requires the use of some power tools, including drills, saws, grinders, etc. This position involves troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance on a variety of machinery including press, welding machines, shears, and brake press. It also involves carpentry, plumbing, and
    painting.

    Qualifications:
    o Knowledge of and experience with Industrial Electricity.
    o Hydraulic and pneumatic machine repair.
    o Must be able to read an electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematic.
    o Building Maintenance knowledge/experience preferred.
    o Knowledge of heating/air conditioning and air compressors would be helpful, but is not required.
    o Lift truck maintenance is a plus, but not required.
    o Previous supervisory experience.
    o A focus on safety in all aspects of work is required.
    o Candidate should be a self-starter, require minimal supervision, and communicate effectively with management and co-workers.
    o High school diploma or GED required.

    Variety is the key to this position – Qualified candidates will be able to work with Electrical, Hydraulic and pneumatic machines. We also work with Air Compressors, HVAC unites, Welding and robotic machines. Plumbing and Dry wall are often a part of the work. You must be able to read schematics and troubleshoot the equipment listed. For our electrical, we would expect you can work with 480, 240 and 110 Volts.

  10. CGMP says:

    POSTING DATE: 8/8/13
    CHICAGO COOK WORKFORCE PARTNERSHIP
    Contact: Nick Tucker, ntucker@workforceboard.org
    One Position Type: Full Time
    Benefits: Salary: $22.00 per hour
    Transportation: CTA/Pace Bus
    Education: H.S. Diploma/GED Background Check: Yes Drug Screening: Yes

    Chicago, IL 60612
    Lead CNC (Mill) Programmer and Operator
    Non-Union
    Nature of Business: High quality engineered Hot Runner Systems, Components, Manifold Systems and Temperature Controllers provider; servicing Molders
    and the Plastics Industry for over 30 years.
    Technical or Vocational training for CNC Machining.
    NOTE: Prior experience on Mazak is a critical experience to be considered for this opportunity.

    Skills/Abilities Requirements:
    • Capable of working with minimum supervision
    • Proficient with Cad & Cam software (Mastercam & Key Creator)
    • Set-up, program, and operate Mazak CNC mills
    • Must understand how to use G-Codes
    • Proficiency with blueprints and 3D Models
    • Capable of machining to very close tolerance (±.0005″) responsible for quality parts produced on CNC machines.
    Clean industrial operation.
    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Responsible for machine setup, operating controls, setting offsets, reading and basic editing of programs, deburring and inspection
    of quality parts for conformance to requirements.
    • Responsible for keeping equipment and work area clean and orderly and perform basic preventative maintenance functions on
    equipment.

    Technical training:
    • Technical or Vocational training for CNC Machining
    • CNC 2D and 3D programming course (Mastercam)
    • Blueprint reading course
    Equipment/machinery certification:
    • Safety training

  11. CGMP students with the required qualification are welcome to apply for immediate consideration for the following job opportunity:

    The job: CNC setup man for the vertical machine center.
    Location: South Chicago Heights
    Skill level required: enough to handle the setup correctly. 1 to 2 years of prior experience required.
    Pay: $18-$20 to start, may be higher depending on experience (+health benefits)
    Other: the owner will leave the selected candidate finish the class, and will work with us to guide the instructor so that the student gets the skills necessary for his job.

    Contact your instructor and Max Byrd at OAI to verify that you meet the requirements for this job.

    To schedule an appointment with the company, please contact Fabrice Bonvoisin FB International/OAI at 312-236-5555 with your availability.

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