A.W. Chesterton Company Manufacturing Technician / Production Technician - 2nd Shift in Groveland, Massachusetts

Are you someone that loves working with your hands? Are you looking to move into a position where you can actually build products that matter and that help save the environment?

Do you want to work for a company that is committed to YOUR development? A company that encourages employees to spend 5% of their ON THE CLOCK time to work on their own professional and personal development? A company where there is a subsidized cafeteria, free parking, a mentoring program, people that actually play basketball on their lunch breaks, a walking and running club, food truck options and so much more?

A.W. Chesterton Company is looking to hire a Manufacturing Technician to join our production team on the 3:30 pm - 12 am shift. Check out our official job description below.

At Chesterton, we have a laser focus on our customers. This job impacts the customer by increasing our manufacturing capacity to better fulfill our customer's needs.

Job Summary:

Performs general operations necessary for department manufacturing. Must have the ability to run various types of equipment, utilize a variety of hand and power tools, use sound judgment in making decisions and capable of monitoring critical operations. Responsible for recognizing, correcting when possible, and reporting all operational variations. Performs periodic quality control analyses as required to complete in-process production. May perform equipment maintenance.

Responsibilities:

  • Consults production reports to determine tools needed for days production. Consults mold location charts, retrieves molds and places press to be reheated. Must be capable of reading instructions, reading and understanding graphic charts, and following a sequence of events. Must be capable of lifting up to fifty (50) pounds, utilizing supportive lifting equipment for heavier items and/or assistance from another employee.

  • Moves molds throughout the production process requiring the ability to operate simple to moderately difficult machines with up to five (5) or six (6) steps.

  • Utilizes prying equipment requiring the use of both arms and a moderate level of strength.

  • Uses sharp tools, i.e., exacto knives, razor blades and operates band saws to cut materials. This requires manual dexterity and adhering to proper procedures.

  • Performs a variety of repetitive tasks and utilizes a variety of hand and power tools, i.e., cutting and sanding machines. Performs simple lathe and drill press operations.

  • Consults work orders and interprets to determine specific customer requirements.

  • Performs quality control functions requiring the ability to use judgment and make decisions, i.e., inspecting a seal against predetermined specifications and deciding whether to accept or reject. Must be capable of following instructions for the sizing of seals. Must be capable of understanding, implementing and following Standard Operating Procedures to support the Company's commitment to ISO 9000.

  • Determines appropriate size for packaging and operates shrink wrap machine.

Complexity of Duties:

  • Works under minimal supervision.

  • Ability to make decisions based on a set of predetermined parameters.

  • Ability to work according to written/verbal and/or graphic instructions/ procedures which will ensure safety on the job and efficient, effective production processes.

Essential Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to operate simple machines, such as, a lathe, drill press, cutting machine, press etc.

  • Ability to read, comprehend and follow written/verbal instructions and sequences of events.

  • Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds, utilizing supportive lifting equipment for heavier items and/or assistance from another employee.

  • Manual dexterity to handle odd shaped molds and small, sharp and/or specialized hand/power tools.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School or Trade School required

  • One year experience in manufacturing environment preferred.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work under pressure and work well with others.

  • Ability to work in an uncomfortable environment, i.e., high heat.

  • Ability to work in a noisy environment.

  • Ability to perform more than one function at a time.

  • Basic reading, writing, and math comprehension skills.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employees assigned to certain tasks within this job may be required to participate in our Medical Surveillance Program.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, talk or hear and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Must be capable of lifting up to fifty (50) pounds, utilizing supportive lifting equipment for heavier items and/or assistance from another employee. Exposure to high noise and temperature levels.

All of A.W. Chesterton Company employment is contingent upon successfully passing a background check, drug test, and the respective medical surveillance requirements.

Chesterton is an equal opportunity employer M/F/V/D

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ID: 2017-2188

Shift: 2nd Shift

External Company URL: www.chesterton.com