Machine Operator

Athol, MA 01331

Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire Category: Light Industrial Job Number: 13227 Pay Rate: 17.00

Job Description


Our client, a great local manufacturer in the Athol Area, is looking for a Machine Operator.  We are working with our client to fill this 1st shift opportunity offering $17+/hr based on experience. This position will have you working Monday - Friday 6am-2:30pm including mandatory overtime. This is a great opportunity for someone with a mechanical ability to get into a well-established manufacturing company!

Once hired on you will be eligible for their benefits package including medical/dental/life/disability insurance, 401k, stock options/profit sharing, and paid time off.

Working as the Machine Operator, you will be responsible for the following tasks including, but not limited to:

  • Plan and perform various machine operations on a variety of parts following standard methods and procedures.
  • Set up and operate bench lathe, milling machine, drill press, engine lathe, etc. working close to tolerances.
  • Locate work on machine and perform operations as necessary to ensure adequate finish allowance for proper machining and assembling.
  • Determine proper operation sequence, select tools and insert and secure in machine.
  • Select speeds and feeds according to type of material and finish requirements.
  • Replace and sharpen dull tools.
  • Maintain co-related dimensions between faces, holes, slots and for squareness, finish and parallelism.

Your Skills/Qualifications for the Machine Operator position:

  • Previous manufacturing experience
  • Good mechanical ability
  • Ability to be on your feet for the entire shift and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Good hand/eye coordination
  • Solid work history

If you are interested in a great opportunity with a well-established company, apply today! To apply for this position, please email your resume to, call 603-358-1000 or apply online at

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Meet Your Recruiter

Joelle Phippard
Senior Staffing Manager

Hello! Thanks for checking out my job openings. I specialize in recruiting and placing individuals in Light Industrial and Mid-Level Technical positions for a diverse set of local manufacturing clients in New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts. I am responsible for overseeing candidate sourcing and managing our customer and field employee relationships. Connect with me on LinkedIn here: Joelle on LinkedIn