Manpower Group Machine Operator 2nd Shift in Worcester, Massachusetts

Manpower is seeking a Machine Operator 2nd shift in Worcester MA for a great temp to perm opportunity. $16 per hour. Will consider a permanent placement for the right candidate.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for operating a wide variety of mechanical, hydraulic, robotic and/or manual presses to compact mix to mold product forming or molding complex products utilizing a combination of specific formulas. Operations include the use of complicated drawings, specifications, charts, tables, and various types of precision measuring equipment instruments.


  • Applies knowledge of materials and products to make distinctions between complex mix, pressing and finishing techniques.

  • Calculates accurate density targets for each mix data and conducts work ability tests. Completes a density test and uses data logging and process monitoring by utilizing Statistical Process Control (SPC) formatted systems and procedures.

  • Utilizes a high degree of knowledge of various hydraulic, mechanical, robotic and/or manual presses, and equipment with varying difficulty to compact and mold intricate shapes that hold to tight tolerances.

  • Possesses knowledge of equipment and pressing techniques designed to change the material weight or move the wall thickness.

  • Utilizes measuring instruments such as calipers, vernier gauges, protractors and Statistical Process Control (SPC).

  • Conducts first piece and periodic product inspection to ensure conformance to blueprint. Makes adjustments as necessary.

  • Uses a combination of specific formulas (weight/volume, conversion of fractions & millimeters, etc.) and pressing techniques designed to change the material weight or move the thickness to achieve the desired density goal.

  • Supports World Class Manufacturing activities including autonomous work teams.

Experience Required

Requires at least 7 to 9 months' work experience to become proficient in most phases of the job to work independently.

Physical and Mental Requirements - Factory environment, requires use of various PPE

Physical Demands/Efforts

  • Repetitively lifts up to 50 pounds without assistance. Occasionally maneuvers or handles greater than 50 pounds with assistance.

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.

  • Occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and smell.

Mental & Visual Demands

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Education Required

High school diploma or GED or equivalent experience along with Molder I work experience. General manufacturing skills such as blueprint reading, advanced math skills (measure in standard and metrics), and basic computer skills are required.