Maintenance Technician in Greenfield, MA at CoWorx Staffing Services

Date Posted: 6/10/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CoWorx Staffing has new opportunities for Maintenance Technicians in Greenfield, MA. In this role you will be responsible for the set up and maintenance of extrusion machinery and ancillary equipment according to production schedules.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Read and interpret work orders to determine set up procedures and necessary ancillary equipment to meet specifications
  • Install dies, machine screws and sizing rings on machines that extrude thermoplastic materials
  • Change and/or clean dies on extruding machines according to production line changes
  • Perform die lip changes as necessary
  • Change and/or clean screws
  • Perform roll changes which may include scuffing rolls
  • Perform deckle changes as necessary
  • Position, align, and secure ancillary equipment i.e. shearers, slitting knives, winders, unwinders
  • Troubleshoot and make minor repairs to equipment
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain a clean and orderly work area
  • Maintain tooling such as deckles, slitters, roll and pump conditions
  • Notify maintenance of any necessary repairs or maintenance required

Job Requirements


  • Ability to read and interpret documents (e.g. safety rules, operating and maintenance) instructions, and procedure manuals.
    Ability to write reports and correspondence
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts; percentages, area, circumference, and volume
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
  • Ability to read a ruler and understand measurements in fractions and decimals
  • Ability to perform minor metal fabrication and carpentry tasks
  • Ability to follow daily, weekly, and monthly schedules to plan work priorities
  • Ability to travel between facilities and maintain a good driving record
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to work overtime if required to meet business demands
  • Ability to use a computer; including but not limited to manufacturing software
  • Ability to communicate effectively with workers and supervisor
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out complex multiple step instructions
  • Ability to deal with problems and non-standardized situations with multiple variables

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • Driver’s license in good standing required
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Related skills / training certificate from college or technical school preferred Experience
  • Prior warehouse or manufacturing experience preferred
  • Three to six months related work experience preferred

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job the employee must:

  • Be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Be able to push or pull heavy objects up to 250 pounds
  • Be able to work 12 hours shifts
  • Perform repetitive tasks
  • Routinely stand, sit, hear, walk, and talk
  • Reach, climb, bend, kneel, crouch, twist and balance; sometimes in awkward or tight spaces
  • Have good close vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus
  • Meet SWM certification requirements to operate Power Industrial Trucks

Employees are required to wear Personal Protective Equipment including;

  • Safety shoes (steel toe or composite toe)
  • Safety Glasses
  • Bump Caps
  • Protective Gloves; when performing certain tasks • Hearing Protection; when required
  • Other personal protective equipment as required for certain tasks Work Environment: Conditions are that of a manufacturing environment.
  • Air Temperatures can range from cold to hot • Atmosphere may contain dust, fumes and odors
  • May include mechanical, electrical, chemical, explosive and radiation hazards

Benefits Include:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Referral Programs

Don't miss this opportunity to join a growing, supportive team: Apply Today!