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Machine Operator Packaging Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$32,162 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$402

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Machine Operator Packaging is $32,162 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Machine Operator Packaging is between $24,959 and $38,085. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Tends machine that performs one or more packaging functions, such as filling, marking, labeling, banding, tying, packing, or wrapping containers: starts machine and observes operation to detect malfunctions of machine.
  • Stops machine and reports malfunction to supervisor.
  • Makes minor adjustments or repairs, such as opening valves, changing forming and cutting dies, setting guides, or clearing away damaged product containers.
  • Inspects filled container to ensure that product is packaged according to specifications.
  • May feed product to conveyors, hoppers, or other feeding devices and unload packaged product.
  • May replenish packaging supplies, such as wrapping paper, plastic sheet, boxes, cartons, glue, ink, or labels.
  • May mount supplies on spindles or place supplies in hopper or other feeding devices.
  • May position and hold container in machine and depress pedal, press button, or move lever to clean, glue, label, sew, or staple container.
  • May cut stencils and stencil information on container, such as lot number or shipping destination.
  • May tally number of units of product packaged or record information, such as size, weight, and type of products packaged.
  • May be designated according to specific function or functions performed by machine tended as bottle washer, machine ii; capping-machine operator; container-maker-filler-packer operator; filling-machine operator; labeler, machine; wrapping-machine operator.
  • May be designated: aerosol-line operator; bag printer; blis.
Machine Operator Packaging Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 392,910

Estimated population of Machine Operator Packaging jobs: 9,457

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$37,284
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Machine Operator Packaging Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Pouching and Converting Machine Operator - Chicago
Apr 10
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Eagle Flexible Packaging
Eagle Flexible Packaging Eagle Flexible Packaging is growing and seeking experienced Machine Operators to learn a variety of manufacturing equipment. We believe that good employees are one of our ...
Auto-Wicketer Bag Machine Operator - 2nd shift
Apr 26
Chicago, IL, USA
Bema, Incorporated
Bag Machine Operator A flexible packaging manufacturer is seeking to fill the position of an Auto-Wicketer Bag Machine Operator at its suburban Elmhurst facility. Duties and Responsibilities: • ...
Machine Operator
May 17
Pleasant Prairie, WI, USA
L&M Corrugated Container Corporation
L&M Corrugated Container Corp. is a rapidly growing company that designs, manufactures, and distributes corrugated packaging. We are seeking Experienced Full-Time Production Machine Operators to ...
Machine Operator
Mar 27
Wheeling, IL, USA
Sherwin-Williams
One year of experience working with machinery in a manufacturing environment Experience operating packaging equipment such as robotics, filling machines, case packers, labelers, etc. Experience ...
Extrusion Machine Operator - 12 hour Shifts
May 16
Carol Stream, IL, USA
Phoenix Staffing & Management Systems, Inc.
A well established and growing national packaging manufacturer is currently looking to expand its ... The extrusion operator position will be setting up and running an extrusion machine. This is a ...
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