Description Position Summary: This position is responsible for operates baling machine, preparing product for secondary markets generating revenues that contribute to the organizations mission. A day in the life: In a typical day, a Warehouse Associate/Machine Operator can expect to... Store Operations: Operates equipment effectively and efficiently. Mission: Executes all job duties in a manner that promotes employment and quality participant experience. Services and Programs: Provide a work environment to train and develop participants in achieving their goals. Safety: Help contribute to a safe, welcoming environment for employees and customers. This includes, but is not limited to, PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for employees, social distancing standards, daily health checks to prevent transmission, and contactless donations drop-off processes at our retail locations. Job Pay & Perks: Typical Starting Pay Range between \$13.20 - \$18.50/hr Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota prioritizes work-life balance. Weekend/holiday shifts are limited, and we offer competitive pay, flexible hours, a variety of benefit options and an employee discount. Work-life balance: No overnights or late closing shifts, and limited holiday hours (closed Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years\' Day) Benefits: Generous paid time off (PTO) program, competitive medical, dental and vision plans, employer-paid life insurance, 401(k) plan with employer match, employee discount! Opportunities for career development and advancement About You: Required Knowledge & Skills: Must be at least 18 years of age. Ability to speak and understand English sufficiently to communicate effectively with supervisors, employees, and customers. Ability to work independently and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously. Strong decision-making skills. Ability to interact with a very diverse population in a human-service setting. Perseverance and commitment to getting the job done. Ability to operate material handling equipment. A typical part-time schedule is up to 20 hours per week. Prior Experience & Education: 0-3 years of experience. High school diploma or equivalent preferred. About Us: Leadership recognizes the importance of varied backgrounds and racial diversity contributing to our organization\'s goals and future. . Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that offers job training and customized career support to eliminate barriers to work and independence. Proceeds from thrift retail, e-commerce, grants and financial contributions fund our nearly 20 customized services that help Minnesotans get equitable access to jobs, create stable careers and realize the power of work. Shopping and donating items divert over 65 million pounds from local landfills annually and have helped us connect people to jobs since 1919. Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota (GESMN) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. GESMN will not discriminate against any employee or applicant based upon a person\'s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, status with regard to public assistance, age, sexual or affectional orientation, gender identity, familial status, ancestry, local human rights commission activity, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other protected class. Goodwill Industries, Inc/Easter Seals Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. Goodwill Industries, Inc/Easter Seals Minnesota will not discriminate against any employee or applicant based upon a person\'s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, status with regard to public assistance, age, sexual or affectional orientation, familial status, ancestry, local human rights commission activity, citizenship, genetic information protected veteran or military status, or any other protected class.