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Rotating shifts - Raw Materials Handler

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

Job Description :

The primary responsibility of this position is the safe set up and loading of materials so that production and quality of cooked cotton and linen is maximized. The incumbent must keep accurate records of incoming materials and material usage. This position is responsible for the appearance of the work area, which begins at the loading docks and runs to the boiler loading area. The Raw Materials Helper (Boiler Set Up/ Move Person), with the help from supervision, must complete the Boiler Set Up Person's Training Plan prior to performing the job independently.

•Assist the Boiler Operator in the loading of the boiler feed conveyor by cutting wires and removing wires and sacking from the bales; directing the material into the boiler from the feed conveyor
•Isolate nonconforming material according to documented procedures
•Install and remove the rotary boiler head
•Receive incoming bales on the second and third shifts
•Maintain records of inventory and enter bale usage into computer
•Dispose of burnable waste to the compactor
•Bail burlap
•Ensure the fork trucks are charged and inspect/complete fork truck check list at each shift
•Maintain a clean work area that includes the loading docks, elevator, bale storage room, boiler feed conveyor loading area and boiler loading area
•Communicate problems to the other team members and supervision
•Identify mechanical problems and taking corrective action or notifying supervision
•Adhere to all required operating procedures and manufacturing run sheets
•Willingness to learn the job of Boiler Operator


Note:  The shifts are rotating weekly from 1st to 2nd to 3rd

Required Qualifications :
•High School Diploma or equivalent
•Industrial experience, preferred
•Basic mathematical skills
•Ability to use and read a ruler
•Ability to understand and follow operating/safe job procedures
•Ability to obtain and maintain an internal hoisting certificate
•Ability to read, write, keep neat and accurate records, and follow written and verbal instructions
•Be able to perform all physical requirements of the job and work in a safe manner
•Ability to fully understand the quality requirements of Crane & Co. products, and his/her role in ensuring this quality
•Ability to pass the Industrial Power Truck licensing requirements
•Must be willing and able to work at any Company location as needed
•Must be willing and able to work any shift arrangement and overtime as needed
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