Machine Operator


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Boston, MA - Metro - (USA) 155 Federal Street 15th Floor MA Boston , MA - 02110 Phone : 617-556-9108 



Job Description

Manpower is seeking a skilled Machine Operator to perform film coating machine setups and operations to apply adhesive, release and cover coatings to polyester film; material handling and finished product delivery to holding area(s). $16-$20 per hour, DOE - 3rd Shift - $2.00 shift differential.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Setup and operate single or multiple operations coasting machines to apply adhesives , colors, pigments, releases and coatings polyester film. Make any required machine changeovers. (Un) load materials, complete work; making machine adjustments to material feeds, take-up/idler rolls, tension rollers,

material application reservoirs and rollers, nozzles,liquid tanks, heat or curing sources according to material type, thickness, strength and other criteria. Ensure specifications and adjustments are made to machine's computerized control panel; that continuous observations and necessary adjustments are made. Inspect first and last samples and make necessary viscosity checks.

Place, align, bolt, clamp and secure fixtures, guides, sensors, slitters, switches, rollers, tension bars, material reels, feed and other mechanisms. Dial in job specifications into controller and set speeds, feeds, pressures, releases, application rates, tensions, stops according to material thickness and strength application process. Adjust and install any safety devices.

Check samples of completed work for additive application, thickness and density, bonding against specifications. QC Testing.

Ensure machines are routinely maintained; that specific product material stocks are available and ready for production runs. Ensure items in low supply are replaces. Clear machinery jams and malfunctions.

Make required film splices and rethreads of broken films.

Record productions run quantities, job orders, product and materials used, machinery down times. Mark completed rolls. Transport processed materials to storage or holding areas. Forklift skills also required.

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Maintain established quality and quantity standards, records of work performed. Follow prescribed safety

Available to work overtime as required


Knowledge: Use of specifications, charts, tables; various types of precision measuring instruments, NC equipment and personal computer to input data. Equivalent to 1 to 3 years of applied training in a particular or specialized occupation.