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*Production Operator -Middleton, MA Job


Middleton, MA, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Production / Operations
Posting Date:  Mar 2, 2023


We're looking for a Production Operator at our Middleton, MA location.


Health benefits starting on DAY 1 and a $2,500 sign-on bonus!


Shift schedule: 

  • 2nd shift: 3 pm - 11:30 pm (Mandatory training from 7 am - 3:30 pm M-F for about 8 weeks) + 8% shift differential
  • 3rd shift: 11 pm - 7:30 am (Mandatory training from 7 am - 3:30 pm M-F for about 8 weeks) + 12% shift differential
  • Rotating Day Shift: 7:30 am - 7:30 pm (3 days on / 3 days off) + 8% shift differential
  • Rotating Night Shift: 7:30 pm - 7:30 am (3 days on / 3 days off) + 16% shift differential

Must be willing to work an off shift and overtime, as necessary



•             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.




•             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




•             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




•             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 to change

•             Good analytical and problem-solving skills

•             Good Leadership skills



A career with Bostik offers a collaborative work environment and supportive development to reach your career goals, with benefits starting day one as part of our competitive total rewards strategy.  Bostik, an Arkema company, 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. diversity of our employees is an asset we value and commit to from recruitment through career management.  Bostik is an EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace.  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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