Sorting Associate - 2nd shift

Manufacturing Wood Dale, Illinois


About Optimas:

Optimas is a global distributor of integrated supply chain solutions, and engineering support focused on delivering fasteners, components, industrial and safety supplies to our diverse customers around the world. Our local, on-the-ground teams understand the nuances of every community we serve. This allows us to adapt with our customers and partners as needs evolve, leveraging our footprint to remain at your side while providing a highly personalized level of service and support no matter where you find yourself around the globe.

Position overview:

The Sorter Associate will set up and run inspection machines to sort product.

Main responsibilities: 

  • Set up sorting machine.
  • Start up and stop equipment.
  • Maintain area cleanliness.
  • Load machines.
  • Ensure adequate machine operation.
  • Perform daily checks and maintenance.
  • Label boxes.
  • Scrap waste material from machine.
  • Record data.

Key Competencies:

The ideal candidate must have the following competencies:

  • Results focused.
  • Communication Skills
  • Decision Making
  • Working as part of a team
  • Problem solving
  • Basic Mathematical Skills
  • Ability to use machine interfaces.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Relevant experience preferred within warehouse/manufacturing setting.
  • Ability to understand and maintain records as required.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to lift to 50 lbs.
  • Forklift experience preferred.


At Optimas we believe in having a competitive compensation scheme to motivate and retain our employees. More information will be given throughout the process.

Optimas OE Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Optimas OE Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.