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Goodwill Industries Vocational Enterprises, Inc. Production Aide (Duluth, MN) in Duluth, Minnesota

The Production Aide II / Quality Sorter in Contributed Goods is responsible for the sorting, categorizing and quality control of contributed goods as assigned. The Production Aide II / Quality Sorter is responsible for meeting or exceeding production goals.

This position can lead to full time up to 40 hours per week.


  • Education

  • No minimum requirement.

  • Experience

  • No minimum requirement.

  • Other

  • Ability to relate with people with disabilities in a work setting.

  • Physical capacity for at least light work.* *(Light Work - capable of lifting 20 lbs. with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects up to 10 lbs. Capable of walking or standing the major part of the work day.)


  • Able to make quality decisions as per the criteria established within the training period.

  • Able to physically hang clothing onto hangers, place clothing into boxes and tape boxes shut and bring clothing racks to designated area.


  • Sorting of goods into appropriate categories.

  • Quality control of goods within assigned area.

  • Meet or exceed production demands. (Minimum hourly piece count of 35 per hour)

  • Maintain housekeeping within assigned area.

  • Recordkeeping as required.

  • Attend meetings as assigned by Department Manager.

  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.


Compensation & Benefit Package:

  • $10 per hour

  • 6 paid vacation days the first year of employment; increasing after 3, 6 and 12 years

  • Nine (9) paid holidays per year

  • Term life insurance coverage

  • 4% employer 401(K) contribution after one year’s employment at a minimum of 1,000 hours

  • Bonus opportunities