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Goodwill is a mission-driven organization, which means we never lose sight of the people we serve or the power of work. We also understand that strong businesses succeed because they value their employees.

Here's some of our TOP JOBs available now:

Temporary Utility Worker- Soiled Laundry

Location: Milwaukee, WI

Description:  The Utility Worker - Soiled Laundry performs tasks with soiled linen products in preparation for the wash process; and performs tasks including machine operation, involved in the preparation, processing, and delivery of linen products to customers.

This is a second shift position. *Shift rotation includes weekends*


Core Competencies:

1. Ability to read, write and perform basic math functions.

2. Must be able to work with a high degree of accuracy.

Physical/Sensory Demands:

1. Must be able to stand or be stationary for eight or more hours.
2. Ability to lift 40 pounds and push and/or pull carts weighing 500 pounds.
3. Must have good hand dexterity to unload, separate, and sort on a continuous basis.
4. Must be able to observe product and linen appearance so that specific standards are met.
5. Ability to work in a hot and humid environment. Protective equipment may be required.
6. Performs tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue.

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General Manager Food Service Operations

Location: Great Lakes, IL

Description: Our Food Service Managers are responsible for implementing strategy for the day-to-day activities of the Galley ensuring annual goals, compliance and financial targets are met or exceeded. Oversees daily operations, direct staff and ensures implementation of departmental policies, procedures and programs. Maintains operating budget and manages expenses. Communicates budgetary performance. Typically works on projects and initiatives that span 1-2 years and focuses on the creation of systems, processes and programs. 


1. Associates Degree or experience equivalency, and a minimum of 3 years’ managerial experience or 7 years total experience. 


1. Business Insight: Shares knowledge, keeps others informed of industry developments and provides education on business fundamentals. Applies insights and industry trends to drive critical initiatives. Helps others understand their contributions to the success of the broader organization.
2. Courage: Demonstrates the ability to deliver a difficult message and say “no” when necessary. Confronts tough organizational issues and coaches people on how to appropriately advocate in the face of adversity. 


1. Customer Focus: Gathers customer satisfaction input and aligns business processes to work with those of the customer. Holds others accountable for meeting customer needs and addresses gaps in meeting emerging customer needs.
2. Values Differences: Creates an environment where differences are openly shared, embraced and incorporated into the team’s activities. Encourages others to be open to, seek and learn from diverse perspectives. Demonstrated sensitivity to cultural norms and expectations and helps other understand the value diversity brings to the business.
3. Communicates Effectively: Practices active and attentive listening and encourages candid and open communication among groups. Breaks down communication barriers and adjusts content and communication style to reach the audience and a diverse set of stakeholders.
4. Situational Adaptability: Sets an example of adaptability, adapting and shifting priorities in response to clients, constituents, or the organization. Helps teams adapt to new situations and shift approach or stay the course in the face of changing demands.
5. Drives Results: Fosters a sense of urgency within the team for reaching goals and meeting deadlines. Drives a record of success leading other to persist in achieving results despite setbacks or obstacles.
6. Ensures Accountability: Holds self and team accountable for outcomes and accepts responsibility for successes and failures of own work and the team’s work. Creates feedback loops within processes; monitors metrics and milestones to chart progress against expectations and accountabilities.

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Recycling Coordinator

Location: Oak Creek, IL

Description:  This position will be located at an off-site facility in Oak Creek. 

Hours: 7:00AM- 3:30PM

Implements strategies to achieve the goals for the organization and E-cycle operations. Sustains policies, procedures and programs. Typically works on projects and tasks that span 3 – 12 months. 

1. Project and Change Management: Effectively plans and manages own work to reliably complete routine job responsibilities and special assignments. Periodically serves as a team member or subject matter expert on formal or department projects. Effectively engages in change affecting her/him, communicating appropriately with supervisor. Follows through on learning, skill building, and practice necessary to adapt to change. 
2. Problem Solving: General supervision, regular review of work by manager or senior coworker. May be paired with senior team member for development purposes. Uses skills to solve problems of routine complexity; able to identify root cause, interpret data, and resolve issues. 
3. Technical Skills: Fundamental knowledge of professional principles and skills. Works in compliance with established procedures. 
4. Community Engagement: Serves as an ambassador for Goodwill in the wider community. Participates in volunteer opportunities as schedules and interest permit. 
5. Monitor workers on site during production activities to ensure adherence to throughput standards.
6. Ensure that products and goods manufactured meets set quality standards. Assists in the organization and setup of new projects.
7. Responsible for quality audits, documenting results and reporting errors to management.
8. Coordinates details of schedule and evaluates activities against said schedule. Assists management in tracking attendance and other objectives.
9. Trains, instructs and motivates E-cycle Techs and temporary workers in production procedures and processes.
10. Reports performance and personnel problems. Assists with retraining, coaching and/or corrective action issues for Production Techs, employees and temporary workforce.


1. Two years of college education or experience equivalency, and a minimum of 1 year experience. 
2. Experience in a manufacturing experience required.
3. Forklift certification desired.

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