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Lead Production Operator 2nd shift - Middleton - Sign-on Bonus $1500! Job


Middleton, MA, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Production / Operations
Posting Date:  Mar 29, 2021

About Bostik, an Arkema company 
Bostik is a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets. For more than a century, it has been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik’s smart adhesives can be found everywhere. With annual sales of €2 billion, the company employees 6,000 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries. www.bostik.com



Reports directly Production Supervisor or Production Manager

Job dimensions

Responsible for the safe operation of the manufacturing operation and compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements.



  • Practice Safe work habits in accordance with OSHA, EPA guidelines, and Bostik specific EHS expectations
  • Follows written instructions and standard operating procedures to manufacture quality products.
  • Assists in updating documentation as required.
  • Works collaboratively with fellow operators to insure a quality product is produced.
  • Perform preventive maintenance functions as required.
  • Assist as needed and when available in other areas in Manufacturing.
  • Perform in-process laboratory testing to satisfy intermediate and finished product requirements.
  • Responsible for accurate batch sheet administration and retain sample collection.
  • Follow proper procedures for the handling, storage and transfer of hazardous material.
  • Operates all equipment within your respective department.
  • Conduct cycle counts, as required.
  • Operates fork truck and material handling equipment.
  • Fills out maintenance Work Orders in the event of foreseen mechanical problems


Context and environment

  • A fast paced, high pressure environment where you are involved in a wide variety of functions and activities.
  • One will participate in activities within the plant within one’s department as well as cross functional.
  • Use of computer software, both PC based and enterprise system, combined with frequent interpersonal communication.


Qualifications / experience required

  • High school diploma or higher education required
  • Previous leadership in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Experience in manufacturing operations required
  • Committed to concepts of in-plant lab testing and preventive maintenance.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Experienced in working within a team environment.
  • Adaptable to change and can lead change
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills



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.

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