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Job title:  Machine Operator

Job family:  Manufacturing
Business area:  Pulp & Paper - Service
Contract location: 

Springfield, MA, US

Working location:  Springfield, MA
Location type:  Office Location / Office-based
Contract type:  Permanent Full-Time
Job description: 

Every day, ANDRITZ continues to deliver successful innovative solutions to our customers globally. Why are we so successful? Because we are passionate and love what we do! We are at the forefront of future engineering technologies, with solutions that ensure the success of our clients in key industries that are shaping the future of the world we live in.

Job title

Machine Operator

Division / function

PPS-PEW Pulp & Paper


Springfield, MA

Direct supervisor (position)

Group Leader (Timothy Flynn)

Functional supervisor (position)

Operations Manager (Michael Kirdzik)

Direct reports (positions)


Cost center


Employee Referral Amount (salary positions pay min 1k)


Purpose Statement

Under the direction of Supervisor or Team Leader, performs duties required to machine components produced in our manufacturing facility. Produce components per engineering prints with safety and quality as their focus. Multiply alloys and materials will regularly be used.


Job responsibilities and tasks

Sets up and operates a variety of CNC and manual grinding, milling, lathe and planer machines, fits and/or assembles parts by performing the following duties.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•    Uses knife grinder, lathe, miller, planer, measuring and other equipment to perform job.
•    Studies blueprints, sketches, machine parts or specifications to grind, machine or assemble parts
•    Must be able to machine long parts with accuracy
•    Performs preventative maintenance to maintain and lubricate machine tools and equipment 
•    Inspects work and completes inspection forms.
•    Handles materials as necessary, loading and unloading
•    Maintains an organized and clean work area
•    Provides in-house shop support as directed by supervisor

Education, professional experience, and qualification preferred/required

  • High School Degree or GED education preferred.  Equivalent work experiences & knowledge acceptable, with 3+ years of fabrication experience.
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Comply with all Company policies, procedures, and safety requirements
  • Maintain work area in accordance with 5S requirements
  • Complete all qualifications and trainings as required to achieve and maintain skill level
  • Read and comprehend written and verbal instructions
  • Possess basic math skills, utilize measuring devices, and possess the ability to read and interpret drawings
  • Use fork trucks, floor cranes, high lifts, and other mobile equipment
  • Participate in activities to improve safety, quality, and reduce manufacturing costs and lead times
  • Communicate effectively and work independently or as a team member
  • Accurately complete required documentation

Physical and Mental Qualifications

Requires ability to work in a manufacturing environment, which may include exposure to varying temperatures and noise levels, dust, dirt, fumes, welding machines & machining centers, and manual/remote controlled devices using radio signals.  Candidate required to sit, stand, walk, bend, reach, push, pull, kneel, stoop, crouch, climb, ascend/descend stairs, maneuver within tight spaces, climb on machinery, and routinely lift upto 50 lbs. Must have visual acuity, manual dexterity,good hearing, coordination, balance, ability to endure long hours, and wear required personal protective equipment.  All tasks performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Travel percentage (include country or region name)

N/A *Please note, previous DUI convictions can result in being inadmissible to Canada

Additional Information

For US- “We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/ ADA Friendly Employer”

Legal status to work in the United States is required

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID:  10799

Nearest Major Market: Springfield MA

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