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Full-time Coating Machine Operator - 30377

at Leddy Group in Massachusetts

Coating Machine Operator: Newburyport, MA

Summary: Perform any polypropylene or polyester film coating machine setups and operations to apply adhesive, release and/or cover coatings to hot stamped and holographic polypropylene film; material handling and finished product delivery to holding area(s).

Responsibilities of the Coating Machine Operator:

Setup and operate single or multiple operations coasting machines to apply adhesives , colors, pigments, releases and coatings to and size hot stamped, holographic and metalized polypropylene film.  Make any required machine changeovers. (Un) load materials, complete work; making machine adjustments to material feeds, take-up/idler rolls, tension rollers, material application reservoirs and rollers, nozzles, liquid tanks, heat or curing sources according to material type, thickness, strength and other criteria.  Ensure specifications and adjustments are made to machine’s computerized control panel; that continuous observations and necessary adjustments are made.  Inspect first and last samples and make necessary viscosity checks.
Place, align, bolt, clamp and secure fixtures, guides, sensors, slitters, switches, rollers, tension bars, material reels, feed and other mechanisms.  Dial in job specifications into controller and set speeds, feeds, pressures, releases, application rates, tensions, stops according to material thickness and strength application process.  Adjust and install any safety devices.
Check samples of completed work for additive application, thickness and density, bonding against specifications.
Ensure machines are routinely maintained; that specific product material stocks are available and ready for production runs.  Ensure items in low supply are replaces.  Clear machinery jams and malfunctions.  Make required film splices and rethreads of broken films.
Record productions run quantities, job orders, product and materials used, machinery down times.  Mark completed rolls.
Transport processed materials to storage or holding areas. 
Secondary Elements

Maintain established quality and quantity standards, records of work performed.  Follow prescribed safety
Available to work overtime as required
Qualifications of the Coating Machine Operator:

Use of elementary geometry, algebra and trigonometric principles together with the use of complicated drawings, specifications, charts, tables; various types of precision measuring instruments, NC equipment and personal computer to input data.  Equivalent to 1 to 3 years of applied training in a particular or specialized occupation
Use of judgment to plan, perform and make decisions as to the sequence of coating machine(s) set-ups and adjustments, operations, processes, including minor modifications or adjustments to work routines, computerized controllers within the limits of recognized or standard methods or procedures.
 Experience Needed:

2 - 3 years experience in a Machine Operator role
This is a 3rd shift role, M-F 11pm - 7am. Pay is $18/hr+ DOE

To apply for this position, please email your resume to, call 603-749-4810 or apply online at
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