Production Operator PE - Rotating Night Shift - Sign on bonus included Job


Middleton, MA, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Production / Operations
Posting Date:  Jun 6, 2024

Situation in Organization

Reports directly to the Department Production Supervisor. Reports indirectly to the Department Lead Operator and/or Shift Lead Operator.


Job Dimensions

  • Responsible for the safe operation of manufacturing equipment to produce high performance chemical adhesives.
  • Perform in-process laboratory testing to satisfy intermediate and finished product requirements.
  • Compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Activities
  • Operates all equipment within your respective department, (such as pressure vessels, Mixers, Blenders, Extruders, Coaters etc.)
  • Follow proper procedures for the handling, storage and transfer of hazardous material.
  • Performs Preventive Maintenance tasks as required.
  • Responsible for accurate batch sheet administration and retain sample collection.
  • Assist in updating documentation as required.
  • Assist in other areas in Manufacturing, as needed and trained.
  • Conduct cycle counts, as required.
  • Operates fork truck and material handling equipment.
  • Fills out maintenance Work Orders in the event of foreseen mechanical problems.
  • Responsible for incident reporting and communications.
  • Use of computer for batch processing, data entry and training


Context and Environment

  • Bostik is an OSHA Process Safety Management facility and our process involves highly hazardous chemicals. All PPE requirements must be followed at all times.
  • Works collaboratively with fellow department employees to solve problems and to ensure quality products are produced.
  • Work in a fast paced production environment where safety, accuracy, and attention to detail is required
  • Works with minimal supervision.



  • Practice safe work habits in accordance with OSHA and EPA guidelines.
  • Follows written instructions and standard operating procedures to manufacture quality products
  • Maintains good housekeeping practices.
  • Complete all mandatory company safety training requirements:  4S, Safety Observations, Pure Safety
  • Document all activities in batch sheet and/or batch run sheet to document and communicate progress
  • Understand equipment failures and put actions in place to improve and prevent repeat issues
  • Responsiveness to internal departments and customers along with problem solving and learning
  • Operators are responsible for data entry in systems tracking plant measurables
  • Responsible for completion of assigned daily tasks


Qualifications / Experience Required

  • High school diploma or higher education preferred.
  • Demonstrates a good Safe work practice and involvement in Safety programs.
  • Experience in manufacturing operations is preferred.
  • Committed to concepts of Operator driven in-plant lab testing, Autonomous & Preventive maintenance, Problem Solving on the Shop Floor, 5S, etc.
  • Good written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Experienced in working within a team environment.
  • Adaptable to change and can lead change
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good Leadership skills

Who we are? Arkema is a world leader in Innovative Materials for a Sustainable World with the ambition to become a pure Specialty Materials player.

We thrive as One Arkema, comprised of many businesses and brands including Bostik, ArrMaz, and more! and operating with a global reach in 55 countries with more than 21,100 employees. Each one contributes to positioning Arkema as a recognized leader of specialty chemicals and advanced materials, reporting annual sales of €9.5 billion, of which 2.9% allocated to R&D for 1,800 researchers in 17 R&D centers.

If you pursue excellence, love innovation and are inspired by challenges, we encourage you through to learn more about our values – Solidarity, Performance, Simplicity, Empowerment, and Inclusion – and how we concentrate on advances in bio-based and recyclable materials, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Changing the world requires the right formula. The right formula consists of our innovative and sustainable materials, and you. Join us to develop the materials of tomorrow and make a difference together. What are you made of?

The legal information below pertains specifically to positions posted in the United States, however we strive for diversity, equity and inclusion in all the countries that we hire.
Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting and hiring.

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