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Production - Hellmann's (Chicago, IL)

Job ID:
Supply Chain
Chicago, IL
Date posted:

Production Line Technician

Location of the job: Chicago, IL

Overall Benefits

  • These are direct hires, full time position with a full benefits package (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Profit sharing, Tuition/Fitness reimbursement, Paid leaves, Hourly Bonus payouts, etc.)

  • Onsite Company store for product  purchases

  • Referral Bonus program

  • Employee recognition programs

  • Uniforms and PPE provided by the company

  • COVID protocol/guidelines enforced

Background & Purpose of the Job

As the leading mayonnaise brand in the US, we have the responsibility to provide the people who love our products with condiments that not only taste good but are a force for good. Put simply, we believe in Real Taste and Less Waste, that’s why we’re committed to tackling the packaging waste of our products.

A Production Line Technician operates the machinery that makes mayonnaise. This includes trouble shooting problems with the equipment, basic repair, doing changeovers, sanitizing the equipment, and utilizing World Class Manufacturing methods of continuous improvement. Above all, the Line Technician is to work safely

What You’ll Do:

  • Must read production schedule, and prepare machinery for start-up.

  • Make adjustments on machinery and clear jams on machinery as required.

  • Load packaging on casepacker and processing equipment.

  • Shut-down and sanitize machinery.

  • Works closely with the other Operators to attain daily production goals.

  •  Troubleshoot equipment when problems occur and make simple repairs.

  •  Perform required operator preventative maintenance and lubrication of machinery.

  • Monitors and tests for quality product.

  • Follows all factory safety rules and procedures as well as conducts safety observations

  • All other duties as assigned

What You’ll Need To Succeed

  • High School Diploma or GED Required

  • Training in a related technical field is a plus (i.e. industrial manufacturing, general maintenance, etc.)

  • Knowledge and skills to perform this job must be acquired through the manufacturing experience.

  • This is an entry level position where the employee will be trained on our specific machinery.

  • Minimum 2 years of previous manufacturing experience is required.

  • Mechanical ability, troubleshooting skills and experience using hand tools is preferred.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint are preferred.

  • Must be able to lift up to fifty (50) pounds

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug and pre-employment physical screening and background check.


Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  For more information, please seeEqual Employment Opportunity Posters

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

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