Mix Food Machine Operator

Location: Elgin, IL.
Job Type: Temp To Hire
Hours: 2:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Pay: $16.00 – $18.00 p/h.
Shift: 2nd.


An important food company is looking for committed and responsible candidates for the second shift, from 2:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 11:00 p.m. M-F. This position pays $16.00 to $18.00 based on experience. Training for such candidates will take place during the first shift from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and for the second shift at 5:00 p.m. at 12:30 between 30 and 60 days.


  • Medical Insurance (employee pays portion)
  • Vacations (after one year of employment)
  • Sick Days (3 days per year)
  • 401K (after 12 months of employment)
  • Paid Holidays (Six)
  • Yearly Bonus (Based on company’s profit for the year)


  • Must be able to work in the USA.
  • Able to drive forklifts (stand up and Sit down).
  • Able to read and interpret blend sheet as well as mixing directions.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Able to work with others and communicate effectively.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Have knowledge and understanding of the Food Safe, HACCP, GMP and SQF programs and OSHA safety rules.
  • Food processing experience 2-3 years (Preferred).
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish).

Main activities:

  • Examine materials, ingredients or products visually or with hands to ensure conformance to already established standards.
  • Weigh and measure ingredients according to mixing sheets.
  • Pour all ingredients into the blender and allow them to blend according to the blend sheets.
  • Observe production or monitor equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.
  • Stop the blender or mixing equipment when the product has been blended according to the blending sheet.
  • Open valves, doors, and gates to transfer the product into the appropriate containers.
  • Collect samples of blended product for QA testing.
  • Examine blended product visually and with hand to ensure conformance to already stablished standards.
  • Clean all equipment and bins use during production according to HACCP procedures.
  • Clean work area and maintained clean and organized.
  • Other duties will be assigned.