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Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Metalizing/Coating Machine Operator (2nd shift) in Newburyport, Massachusetts

Metalizing/Coating Machine Operator (2nd shift)

  • 5 Malcolm Hoyt Dr, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA

  • Full-time

  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

    Company Description

Openings on 1st shift (7am-3pm and 2nd shift 3-11pm) Sign on BONUS of $500 paid after 90 days. Employee Referral bonus of $1000 for current active employees who refer a friend. Excellent Benefits package and work atmosphere.

At ITW Foils, our goal is to make your brand shine by manufacturing the best performing foils, films and foil laminates in the graphics industry. We accomplish this through extensive research, development and testing to ensure our foil and film products perform without equal on your finished product.

A global leader in the manufacturing and distribution of technically superior foils, films and laminates, our customers rely on our products every day for the most demanding applications in markets such as packaging and labels.

ITW Foils companies are part of Illinois Tool Works based in Chicago, Illinois. ITW, with over $15 billion in annual sales, employs over 60,000 men and women in over 850 decentralized businesses and operations in over 50 countries spanning the globe.

By providing exceptional service and the highest quality products we hope to be a partner with whom you may feel confident in building a long-term relationship.

Very team oriented atmosphere with a Excellent benefit package and convenient locations.

Job Description

The primary goal of the Metallizing Cell Operator is to maintain product quality and machinery efficiency during standard operation of applying aluminum to rolls of coated film in a vacuum metalizer. The operator is also responsible for supporting any efforts associated with ensuring that the machinery is operational and properly maintained.


  1. Clean, set up and operate metallizer per scheduled sequence, process sheets, work instructions and customer requirement(s)

  2. Conduct / perform qualitative evaluations of strike and end-of-roll samples

  3. Record all necessary process and quality documentation accurately, timely, routinely and as specified

  4. Package all material(s) not requiring further processing in the form of converting / slitting to narrow web format

    Equipment Maintenance:

  5. Conduct standard routine maintenance as required to ensure machinery cleanliness and reliability

  6. Metallizing Cell Operator is required to, unless otherwise determined by maintenance technician, to assist maintenance technician in all repairs necessary due to breakdown or malfunction

  7. Metallizing Cell Operator is required to assist maintenance technician in the execution of all regularly scheduled Preventive Maintenance requirements.

*In addition, the employee must be willing and able to perform any other work tasks as defined or requested by supervisor or management.

Job Specifications

Physical Demand: Moderate physical demand in setting up, loading and operating machines and other equipment. Required to be lifting or moving average weight material much of the time.

Fork Truck: Required operational and safety training, pass a multiple choice test and a field test on a fork truck. Use of fork truck is frequent throughout the shift.

Mental Attention or Visual Demand: Continuous mental and visual attention in operating machines and other equipment and performing other activities requiring constant alertness or activity.

Responsibility for Safety of Others: Only reasonable care in performing own work is necessary to prevent injury to others. An accident, should it occur, would result in minor injuries such as cuts, abrasions, burns and bruises.

Precautions, department and company policies, procedures, rules and regulations: Detect and report improper operations, faulty equipment, detective materials and unusual conditions. Maintain work areas and equipment in a clean, orderly, operational and safe condition.

Perform other related duties as required or as directed.


Education and Experience:

Candidate is required to have the following:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Work experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.

    • Good mechanical ability and the ability learn and understand metalizing machinery functions and requirements
    • Possess good judgment and decision making skills
    • Be well organized and possess good verbal and written communications skills
    • Interpret, understand and adhere to customer requirements
    • Able to adapt to challenging and demanding work environment
    • Flexibility and willingness to work in other cells within ITW Foils as assigned

    Additional Information

    Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to frequently lift 25lb and occasionally up to 65lb.

    • Ability to occasionally push or pull up to 85lb.
    • Ability to operate high speed machinery with exposed rotating parts.
    • Ability to handle sharp objects such as razor blades, safety knives and circular blades.
    • Continuous standing and walking and occasional bending, kneeling, carrying, twisting, climbing, forward reaching and reaching above shoulder level is required.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.