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Machine Operator

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West Chicago


3rd Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

At MAPEI our Machine Operators/ Batchmakers are key members of our production operations.

In this role will be responsible for performing tasks to:

Set up, operate, monitor, and troubleshoot production equipment in our Powders/Grout Manufacturing Plant.
Operate computerized production equipment that is designed to break up, grind, mix and transport ingredients for final processing.  
Prepare batches with ingredients according to production schedule and process to the instructions for blending and compounding (referred to as “Pre-weigh”). 
Prepare packaging materials, applying labels to containers, stack and palletize products, and operate various types of warehouse equipment; industrial lift trucks, pallet jacks, forklifts, etc.   
You should be mechanically inclined and able to inspect parts, verify specifications and make minor adjustments to maintain quality specifications.  
As a successful and driven team member in this group you may also have opportunity for career progression.  There are typically career progression opportunities within the operator function as well for extremely mechanically/technical inclined persons there can also be a path to Technician levels where you will be provided with company paid training and become certified in the role.  Our Technicians are tasked to work on the most challenging issues, troubleshooting complex problems, performing full maintenance protocols on the Arodo systems and more. 

Job Requirements:

To be successful in this role you should be proficient with computers and also to get your hands dirty a bit.
To be considered for this role you need to have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. 
It would be beneficial for you to also have some experience in a manufacturing or process type of environment. Forklift certification is a plus.
Be able to accommodate a 3rd Shift: (Competitive Base Pay + $1.00 shift differential paid per hour) 10:00 pm to 6:30 am
Chemical manufacturing +


MAPEI offers medical coverage options for you and your family.  We currently offer highly competitive medical plan options with minimal monthly employee contributions and very, very low deductibles! We offer dental, vision, flex spending accounts, and more! Our employees earn paid time off, have the opportunity to participate in retirement savings with a company match available, educational encouragement, as well as various other company employee centric initiatives.  

“At MAPEI our employees are our greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills and knowledge that are essential to MAPEI Corporation’s continued growth and future success which is why we honor your efforts and commitment by providing highly competitive compensation packages and one of the most comprehensive employee benefits offering in our Industry. The continued well-being of our employees and their loved ones is of the utmost importance to us.” - President and CEO, MAPEI Americas

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Company Information

MAPEI offers above average compensation in the industry for qualified applicants, additional pay shift differentials for nights/weekends, fantastic medical plans for you and your family.  For driven, successful and motivated employees opportunities for advancement exist, including company paid training! Apply today to learn more! 

MAPEI is a world leader in the manufacturing of mortars, grouts, adhesives and complementary products for the installation of all types of floor and wall coverings. Some of our products include mortars, grouts, adhesives and concrete admixtures.  Our products are sold to residential and commercial contractors, construction companies, retail organizations like Lowe's and Floor & Decor, and more. MAPEI Corporate Video:

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