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ManpowerGroup Production Operator (Polyester) - AM/PM 12hr shifts in Milwaukee, Massachusetts

Are you looking for an active, stable work environment in a manufacturing field?

We're looking for Production Operators/Batch Operators for our Middleton, MA location. If you have a strong work ethic, positive safety record and a commitment to quality...then we want to hear from you!

Where else will you get benefits that start on day one with competitive pay and an opportunity to learn and grow?

What will you do as a Production Operator/Batch Operator?

As part of a team, you will manufacture and package a variety of products through staging, mixing, blending and packaging tasks. As a production operator at Bostik you will be in a batch making/mixer operator position for a competitive manufacturing organization.

Production Operator Duties:

  • Proficient with all Polyester equipment and is able to work independently.

  • Demonstrates the ability to troubleshoot process equipment.

  • Provides leadership and training to operators on his/her shift.

  • Demonstrates the capability to make batch process adjustments based on in-process test results.

  • Follows written instructions and standard operating procedures to manufacture quality Polyester and Polyamide products.

  • Coordinate manufacturing schedule for all shifts and alert Lead Operator of schedule modifications, changes, and reasons.

  • Coordinate paperwork, work orders, batch sheets, and time cards daily /weekly.

  • Create operational procedures following the ISO 9000 format.

  • Support department manufacturing and processing operations as appropriate.

  • Insure manufacturing equipment is maintained and appropriate supplies are Inventoried and relay the need for reordering.

  • Assist management in maintaining a positive working environment.

  • Establish personal goals to support Bostik's manufacturing/quality mission.

  • Operates grinding and blending equipment when required.

  • Monitors Polyester distillate levels.


  • High school diploma or GED

  • 3+ years' experience in a manufacturing environment; Prefer individual be familiar with Hot Melt Polyester resins, and manufacturing operations.

  • Forklift certification/experience desired

  • Ability to read and write English

  • Must be committed to the concepts of in-plant intermediate testing and preventive Maintenance.

  • Strong, logical decision making skills

  • Experience with time management and multitasking

  • Exhibit sense of ownership and accountability

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Adaptable, willing and interested to learn/do new things

  • Solid math skills; basic calculations to include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, basic percent's and fractions

  • Demonstrated comfort with data entry and basic computer skills

  • Able to safely perform related physical demands of the role: lift up to 75 pounds as needed, stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands or arms; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Note: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the role - reasonable accommodation will be reviewed where legally warranted

Related Experience:

  • Batch making

  • Chemical mixing

  • Chemical compounding

  • Bulk manufacturing

  • Machine operator

  • Start to finish processes

  • ISO and 5S manufacturing Compliance

  • Production

  • Machine operation

  • Work as a production operator, mixer, batching, and mixing

About Bostik - Smart Adhesives

With our eyes on the future, Bostik is driven to develop smart adhesives - enabling us to anticipate needs, create value and shape new capabilities. We are not the right place for everyone. We ARE right for those who work collaboratively to think and act boldly beyond today. Put your potential to work to increase our collective expertise, powered by a spirit of innovation.

As one of the largest adhesive and sealant companies in the world, Bostik designs, manufactures, and markets bonding solutions within a variety of Global Business Units: Industrial Adhesives (Converting, Assembly, Packaging, Transportation, Flexible Packaging and Industrial Laminations); Consumer and Construction (Flooring Installation Systems, Construction Sealants and Adhesives); and Nonwovens (Disposable Hygiene).

Bostik is well positioned as part of Arkema's High Performance Materials segment. A global chemical company and France's leading chemicals producer, Arkema is building the future of the chemical industry every day.

Make a difference with Bostik. Build a career with purpose. Experience the impact powerful bonds can make - at a place where you can feel at home.

Compliance: Bostik is an EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace.

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications

ManpowerGroup is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in a professional, high quality work environment. It is the policy of ManpowerGroup and all of its subsidiaries to recruit, train, promote, transfer, pay and take all employment actions without regard to an employee's race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.