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Machine Operator

Attleboro, MA 02703

Posted: 09/21/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Industrial Job Number: AT580604830

Job Description

Debbie’s Staffing is now recruiting for Machine Operator for our client located in AttleboroMA
Schedule: .  7:00am-3:30pm, M – F, may be required to work weekend 
Pay: $$16.50/hr
Operate machinery associated with the production of high-precisio parts, to produce a quality product for our customer. Types of machines operated are single feature machines and/ or complex inspection and testing. May run more than one machine simultaneously.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Observe all safety rules and regulations including wearing and maintaining personal protective equipment. Maintain work area in a clean and safe condition.
  • Operates equipment in a safe manner.
  • Participate as a member of work teams. Assist in measuring team performance for safety, quality, delivery and cost. Work with team members, other business functions, customers and suppliers to continually improve these measures.
  • Participates in Level 3 activities such as scrap and rework elimination projects along with various other kaizen events.
  • Work from work instructions, prints, in process inspection plans, engineering layouts, customer specification, written and verbal instructions.
  • Machine parts. Load and unload parts. Operate and adjust machine and equipment to maintain required sizes and finishes. Observe operation and monitor confrols Make piece inspection and any required adjustnents. Use a variety of gages and other measuring instruments to maintain tolerances, parallelism, concentricity and finish.
  • Meets quality standards while maintaining expected production rate.
  • Replace worn/ dull tooling.
  • Wash and pack parts as required.
  • Accurately complete required quality and production reports and records using paper and paperless electronic computer applications.
  • Daily maintenance and cleaning of machines including lubrication. Exercise proper care in the use of tools, equipment and materials. Detect and report faulty equipment, defective materials, improper operations and/or unusual conditions to supervisor.
  • Attends required training programs.
  • Assist in the training of other associates in procedures and use of equipment.
  • Arrange schedule to meet customer needs.
  • May be required to use lift equipment as necessary to move and position stock and parts.
  • Use care to safely lift and balance loads properly. 
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements that follow are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/ or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Once initially qualified, the employee's continuing competency is appraised during the introductory period. Long-term competency is evaluated by the supervisor, using work quality and conünuous training as deemed necessary.

Ability to read and write in English. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, work instructions, operating instructions, engineering drawings, in process inspection plans and procedure manuals. Ability to complete required reports. Good communication skills to interact with coworkers. Ability to participate in team meetings.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers. Ability to use a computer and to accurately enter data into production applications. Ability to read production sheets, graphs, and understand their practical application. Must be able to set up gages that are used for measuring parts and adjusting machines.

Ability to apply basic reasoning skills to carry out detailed written and/or oral instructions. Ability to detect and identify typical defects found in materials. Ability to troubleshoot problems involving concrete variables in standard situations. Ability to read and use various inspection equipment and precision tools and understand and apply basic inspection and sound measurement practices. Basic knowledge of Level 3 principles.

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.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to walk, reach with hands/ arms; and use hands to finger, handle, feel and/or finely manipulate objects. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/ or lower, carry, push and/or pull, step, rotate head/neck or maintain a static head/ neck positions, crouch/ squat, sit, bend, talk and hear. The employee must constantly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus and color vision to differentiate colors reading gages. Use of vision correction is acceptable, if necessary; however, any vision correction apparatus must meet all safety guidelines for the area of activity.
Ability to work 10-hour shifts. Ability to work 6 days a week periodically to meet customer demands.

*At least 9 months of work experience and/or volunteer experience.
*Manufacturing experience preferred.
*Ability to remain productive under indirect supervision and follow verbal and written instructions and techniques.
*Basic mathematical aptitude required
  • Up to 6 weeks of on the job training to become familiar and confident with essential duties  General Orientation
  • Annual Safety training programs (Hearing Conservation, etc.)
  • Quality System Awareness Training
  • Level 3 Training
  • Certified tow motor operator and/or overhead crane operator (if job requires use).
To apply, please register online at and select Pawtucket, RI as the branch location.  Email us at
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