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Assistant Machine Tech

Location : Westfield, MA
Job Type : Temp/Contract to Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :


The Extruder Operator Assistant is responsible for running the production machines, producing quality products on a timely basis, preparing products for shipment, receiving incoming goods and moving materials around in the plant and warehouse areas.


  • Comply with Boral Safety Policies and Procedures

  • In depth Set Up and Tear Down of extruder; should be able to do most lines

  • Maintaining production run within quality specifications

  • Training new employees

  • Setting up in-line auxiliary equipment

  • Assuring quality of product by taking samples at regular intervals to compare sample with blueprint and measuring with calipers to maintain dimension tolerances

  • Making machine adjustments to maintain specifications

  • Packaging product according to work instruction

  • Assisting in maintaining a safe and healthy workplace by keeping work area clean and orderly by keeping tools and equipment in place and materials off the floor, following 5S standards

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Regular attendance, timeliness and scheduling flexibility

Pay Rate: $16.50/HR

Required Qualifications :

  • Must be able to stand and walk on concrete floor constantly for up to 8-hour shift

  • Must be able to carry above-listed objects a distance of 40 feet frequently

  • Must be able to reach at full arm’s length a distance of 0 to 36 inches in vary directions including upward to eye level and/or above head frequently

  • Must be able to work in hot or cold temperatures and tolerate sudden temperature changes

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and training or certification in relevant skill or trade

  • 1 - 2 years' experience in a relevant field

  • Valid Driver's License 

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