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Temporary Shop Assistant at The Alinea Group

The Alinea GroupMore Info

Seasonal • Hourly $12.00
Expired on Dec 28, 2018

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0-1 years

Job Details

Crucial Detail is an award-winning design practice and production studio combining traditional craftsmanship with modern production technologies. We are  seeking a detail-oriented Shop Assistant.

The Shop Assistant will work closely with a 4-person fabrication team in a multidisciplinary design and production studio located in the West Humboldt Park area. This is an assistant job with a focus on speed/efficiency and responsibilities will include material handling, assembly, finishing, shipping and receiving.

This is a temporary position, starting asap for a duration of 6-12 weeks, depending on performance.

There is potential for this to become a permanent position.


  • Daily cleaning, maintenance and organization of shop machinery and tools.
  • Shipping orders and prototypes as needed.
  • Fabrication assistance as needed.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Ability to navigate stairs.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work and communicate well with others.
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks while sitting or standing for extended periods of time (+7 hrs/day).

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with hand tools.
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • Skilled with mechanics and manufacturing processes.
  • Aptitude for math.
  • Curiosity and desire to learn new skills.

If this position becomes permanent, the following Company Benefits will be available:

  • Medical (BCBSIL), Dental/Vision/Life (Guardian) insurance available on the first of the month following the full-time start date.
    • Company contributes 50% of premium for single Medical HMO, Dental PPO, Vision, and LIfe insurances, or same dollar amount towards dependent plans or medical PPO options.
  • 401(k) Retirement plan, with 4% employer match, available after 6 months of full-time employment.
  • CTA/Transit discounts available after 6 months of full-time employment.
  • 20% Employee Dining Discount at The Alinea Group restaurants (Alinea, Next, Aviary, Roister)
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Alinea, Next Restaurant, The Aviary and Roister

Founded by Chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas

Located in Chicago, IL

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