$18.00 - $22.00 per hour - Machine Operator


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Located in Scarborough , ME

Salary: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour DOE

Open Machine Operator position with great pay & benefits! 

Machine Operators set-up, operate, and maintain machinery.

  • Focus on safety first, quality second, and efficiency last. Besides having excellent written and verbal communication skills, our ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate outstanding physical fitness.
  • Comply with all safety and health regulations.
  • Set up machinery for operation.
  • Start machinery and make adjustments to machinery when necessary to improve performance.
  • Operate machinery and equipment according to instructions.
  • Troubleshoot issues and perform maintenance.
  • Perform quality control, follow reporting and record keeping procedures, and report problems to the supervisor.
  • Clean machinery and maintain cleanliness in the work area.
  • Work as a team member and help others when needed.
  • Identify opportunities to improve.
  • Track inventory by identifying, cataloging, and recording the location of inventory.
  • Operate various equipment including forklifts to handle steel sheets and coils to load equipment. Equipment is also used to bundle and remove scrap materials.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Monday - Thursday, 7:00am - 5:00pm and Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm. 
  • 46 hours per week, with additional overtime available
  • This is a full-time long-term position 

Pay: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour, depending on previous experience 


  • Previous machine operating experience in a manufacturing facility, or similar relevant experience.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Understanding of production and plant processes.
  • Analytical and numerical skills: ability to perform mathematical calculations (add, subtract, multiply, divide) in different units of measurement
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds, to bend, and to stand or walk for long periods of time.
  • Willingness to work in shifts (late or early hours, weekends, and overtime if necessary)
  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification.
  • Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) forklift certification is an advantage.
  • Blueprint reading and knowledge
  • Able to read tape measure
  • Driver’s License and Vehicle



75% employer contribution for individual care after 90-day probation period.

100% employer contribution for individual care after 5 years and 90 days.

PTO: (Holiday/Vacation/Sick Time)

Year 1 = 96 Hours = 2 weeks 2 days

Year 2 = 136 Hours = 3 weeks 2 days

Year 6 = 176 Hours = 4 weeks 2 days

401k Match: Up to 5%, 1-1 up to 4%, 1/2 -1 up to 5%.

Life Insurance

Express Office: Portland
49 Dartmouth Street
Suite #1
Portland, ME 04101
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