Coating Machine Operator

Coating Machine Operator

Speciality: Industrial & Skilled Manufacturing, View All Jobs

Location: Newburyport, MA, USA

Type: Full Time

Posted: 04-09-2021

Job Description

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Leddy Group

Coating Machine Operator

A global leader in the manufacturing and distribution of foils, films, and laminates is looking for a skilled Coating Machine Operator to join their busy team in Newburyport, MA! If you are dependable, motivated, and a team player, this is a great direct-hire opportunity!

Responsibilities of the Coating Machine Operator

  • Set up and operate single or multiple operations coasting machines to apply adhesives, colors, pigments, releases, and coatings to hot stamped, holographic and metalized polypropylene film
  • Make machine adjustments to material feeds, take-up/idler rolls, tension rollers, material application reservoirs and rollers, nozzles, liquid tanks, heat, or curing sources according to material type, thickness, strength, and other criteria
  • Ensure specifications and adjustments are made to machine’s computerized control panel, and observe for necessary additional adjustments
  • Inspect first and last samples and make necessary viscosity checks
  • Place, align, bolt, clamp and secure fixtures, guides, sensors, slitters, switches, rollers, tension bars, material reels, feed and other mechanisms
  • Dial in job specifications into controller and set speeds, feeds, pressures, releases, application rates, tensions, and stops according to material thickness and strength application process; adjust and install any safety devices
  • Check samples of completed work for additive application, thickness and density, and bonding against specifications
  • Ensure machines are routinely maintained, resolving any machinery jams or malfunctions
  • Ensure that specific product material stocks are available and ready for production runs, replacing items in low supply
  • Make required film splices and rethreads of broken films
  • Record productions run quantities, job orders, product and materials used, and machinery down times; mark completed rolls
  • Transport processed materials to storage or holding areas

Qualifications of the Coating Machine Operator

  • 2-3 years of previous machine shop experience
  • Focused with high attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Flexibility to accommodate changes to work routines
  • Ability to use judgment to plan, perform, and make decisions
  • Strong math skills
  • Ability to read and interpret complicated drawings, specifications, charts, and tables
  • Ability to use various types of precision measuring instruments, NC equipment, and personal computer to input data
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Hours for this position are Monday through Friday, 7:00am-3:00pm. Pay ranges from $18-20/hour, depending on experience.

To apply, email a copy of your resume to, see our website at or call 603.749.4810.

Coating Machine OperatorAbout Leddy Group

We are Leddy Group . . . a privately owned, regional staffing company serving NH, ME, VT & northern MA since 1994. We are one great brand with multiple specialties:  accounting & finance, administrative & office support, engineering, human resources, industrial, skilled manufacturing, legal, and nonprofit.

At Leddy Group, we combine a consistency of values and traits with a singular standard for quality and best practices. We hold each other accountable to those standards, measure success by the quality of our outcomes, and establish goals based on continuous improvement metrics. We utilize a methodology and process to assess skills and experience; however, identifying the right “fit” is equally important for both candidates and clients alike. Our goal is to exceed your expectations. Our success is tied directly to your satisfaction.