Branch No: 67918-6106
639 Research Parkway
Meriden, CT 06450
Phone: (203) 235-5100

Available Positions

19 positions available.

Maintenance Mechanic

MERIDEN CT

Westaff is looking to fill a Maintenance Mechanic position in Meriden within a manufacturing company. It would be a 1st shift position Monday-Thursday 6am-4:30pm. 

Maintenance Mechanic Job Duties may include:

  • Regularly perform maintenance of buildings and equipment.
  • Troubleshoot mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical equipment problems.
  • Remodel and renovate facility when needed.
  • Perform repairs and maintenance of machinery and mechanical equipment. 
  • May install machinery if needed. 

Westaff offers health benefits to all full time employees as well as the option to enroll in online courses for free, designed to better prepare or improve your career advancement opportunities.

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Warehouse Supervisor (Part Time or Full Time)

Meriden CT

Westaff is currently looking to fill a Warehouse Supervisor position to work within a Meriden clothing distribution center. Both 1st shift (6 am- 230 pm) and 2nd shifts (3pm - 1130pm) are available.

Saturdays and Sundays are mandatory, up to 3 additional weekday shifts are offered to those seeking full time hours.

Warehouse Supervisor your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Achieving high levels of customer satisfaction, through excellence in receiving, identifying, dispatching, and assuring qualities of goods 
  • Organizing and maintaining the inventory and storage area 
  • Measuring and reporting effectiveness of warehouse activities and employee performance 
  • Ensure shipments' and inventory transactions' accuracy 
  • Identify areas of improvement and establish or adjust existing work procedures and practices 
  • Maintain items record, document necessary information and utilize reports to project warehouse status 

 

Candidates are expected to stand, walk, bend, reach, lift throughout 8-10 hour shift in fast paced environment.

Westaff offers health benefits to all full time employees as well as the option to enroll in online courses for free, designed to better prepare or improve your career advancement opportunities.

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Plastic molding machine operator

NEW BRITAIN CT

Opportunity for employment in one of the best Rubber and Thermoplastic molder of power distribution and temporary lighting equipment serving the Airfield Lighting, Mining, Shipbuilding, Power Utilities and Steel Fabrication Markets. 

Essential functions of a plastic molding machine operator include:

Crimping the wires and attach connectors to them. Some parts can be heavy with a 15lb connector with additional weight from cables attached and the rubber molding on top.  

The shift will be Monday- Thursday 5am- 3:30pm with the potential of work on Fridays. 

 

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Electronic circuit and motor tester

THOMASTON CT

Electronic circuit and Motor tester

Opportunity to join a diversified industrial technology company located in Thomaston CT that provides high efficiency electrical equipment to customers World wide.

This position involves testing electric circuits, motors, motor-generator sets, controls plus other components and equipment for evaluation and performance.

Essential functions of a Electronic Circuit and motor tester:

Performs tests for each piece of equipment or circuit to obtain specific results. Tests include; Diagnostics tests, high voltage test, insulation test, operational tests, noise test, load test and vibration tests.

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Lay Up Operator

BERLIN CT

Lay Up Operator  Needed

Westaff is currently seeking a lay up operator for a company located in Berlin, CT. 

Lay Up Operator Details

Monday- Friday

1st Shift

7:00am- 3:30pm 

$12.00/hr

Lay Up Operator Responsibilities  

  • Apply adhesive to metal details and assemble in bond tool.
  • Clean and prep bond tools as needed.
  • Assemble parts by overlapping a series of plies according to sketches and laser equipment and or work orders.
  • Must be capable of understanding the bonding concept 
  • Visually inspect products
  • Vacuum bag parts and leak test bags prior to transporting parts to next operation.
  • Attention to details 
  • Unbag and demold parts as needed and clean area after doing so.
  • Visually check own work prior to submitting to inspection.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area 
  • Responsible for the accurate recording of paperwork and labor entries associated with the position.

Lay Up Operator Skills

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and write
  • Ability to present information effectively 
  • Ability to solve practical problems     
  • Knowledge of Epicor software preferred. 

Lay Up Operator Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED (or one to three months related experience and/or training)
  • Working knowledge of Aerospace specifications and standards
  • Able to stand and walk for most of the shift.
  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • Ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds frequently.
  • Vision abilities required are close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Meets attendance/punctuality requirements.

Westaff offers insurance benefits to all associates as well as online classes, free to anyone actively accruing hours on Westaff's payroll!

 

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Fabricator

THOMASTON CT

Fabricator-Sheet Metal

OPPORTUNITY A growing company in Thomaston is seeking an experienced Sheet Metal Fabricator with manufacturing experience to join their team in the electro-mechanical sales and service industries.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Shearing: Sheet metal is cut into the required sizes using a manually controlled shearing machine.
  • Punching: A CNC turret punch press is used to punch the sheet metal.
  • Bending: A CNC bending brake is used to form metal.
  • Capable of performing a variety of fabricating function.
  • Should be familiar with and capable of using various types of fabricating equipment.
  • Required to perform other miscellaneous tasks, at supervisor's request.

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Warehouse Associate

NORTH HAVEN CT

Westaff is searching for several Warehouse associates to join our North Haven distribution center for temp-perm employment. Warehouse associates should not mind working in fast paced, hot or cold conditions and can work an entire shift (8-10 hours) on his or her feet. Our distribution center seeks safety, speed and accuracy above all else, so we require a Warehouse associate who can pay careful attention on the job, follow instructions precisely and ensure correctness on his or her work before completing a task.

Westaff offers insurance benefits to all associates as well as online classes, free to anyone currently accruing hours on Westaff's payroll!

Hours typically 8am-5pm Mon-Fri with some flexibility/OT availability required

Responsibilities of Warehouse Associates Include:

  • Prompt and accurate fulfillment of client orders.
  • Continuous attention to detail to ensure that each order is filled with correct products and quantities.
  • Maintain clean and neat work environment throughout warehouse

Warehouse associates must:

  • Repeatedly push, pull, lift, carry, and move up to and including 50lbs.
  • Stand, walk, kneel, squat, pivot, reach, sit, stoop and any combination of these for not less than 8-12 hours.

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Machine Operator 2nd shift

MERIDEN CT

Machine Operator needed for 2nd shift

Westaff is looking for machine operators for a company in Meriden, CT.  Machine operators should be able to stand on their feet for the entire shift (8hrs). 

Machine Operator Details

Monday - Friday 3:30pm - 12:00pm

$12.50/hr-$14.00/hr depending on experience

Temp to hire

Machine Operator Responsiblities

  • Able to operate fast pace and slow paced machines, depending company needs
  • Prepare raw products to machines to be processed into final product 
  • Operate machinery and ensure that product processing goes smoothly

Machine Operator Skills

  • Needs to be physically fit to use a mallet to break objects and repeatedly lift 10lbs parts
  • Needs to be able to read and interpret work instructions
  • Able to learn to pay attention and follow directions
  • Able to learn to fill out paperwork correctly
  • Able to learn to operate the metal detectors
  • Needs to be able to pay attention to how the machine is running (visually and by listening)
  • Needs to be able to distinguish colors
  • Ability & willingness to learn to drive a forklift
  • Needs to be able to lift, reach, bend & climb 

Machine Operator Requirements

  • Previous machine operator experience needed
  • Excellent punctuality and attendance
  • Ability to distinguish colors
  • Physically fit enough do tasks required of position

Westaff offers health insurance to all associates as well as the opportunity to enroll in FREE online classes including blueprint reading, manufacturing safety, and more!

 

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Warehouse Worker (Full time)

Meriden CT

Warehouse Worker 

Westaff is searching for several Warehouse Workers to work for a local clothing distribution center in Meriden. 

Westaff offers insurance benefits to all associates as well as online classes, free to anyone actively accruing hours on Westaff's payroll! 

 

Warehouse Worker responsibilities:

Pick merchandise for online orders from the distribution center 

Properly use RF Scan technology to record inventory for computer logs

Identify damaged, lost or missing merchandise and notify supervisor immediately

Pack orders in a timely manner, maintaining attention to detail 

Label or repackage product as needed

 

Warehouse Worker skills:

Previous warehouse or retail store experience preferred 

 

Warehouse Worker Job details:

Our distribution center is looking for warehouse workers to work Monday - Friday. 1st and 2nd shifts are available. It is full time work with over time available. Associates may be asked to work weekends during their busy holiday season. 

$10.10/hr. Temp to Hire. 

Company is conveniently located on public transportation bus route however Sunday route may be unavailable for shift time

 

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Recruiter (Part Time)

Startford CT

Part Time Recruiter
Flex Hours
 
Westaff is seeking a part time recruiter to work on site at our beverage distribution warehouse in Stratford for our client's busy season through January. This role has the potential to become full time and permanent for the right candidate looking to make a career in recruiting. 
 
Recruiter Responsibilities: 
  • Facilitate onboarding activities for new hires and transfers including maintaining new hire paperwork, coordinating paperwork
  • Organize, schedule and conduct orientation training for new staff members
  • Assists recruiters with sourcing activities, utilizing a variety of resources, including Search Engines (e.g. Career Builder, Indeed,, etc), Resume databases, and Social Networking Media (LinkedIn), to proactively and continually source, develop and maintain an effective pipeline and network of diverse talent available to access for immediate hiring to meet business needs.
  • Assist with postings and research websites and other project-type work.
  • Serves as point of contact for applicant, candidate, and new hire/transfer inquiries and escalates appropriately.
  • Administers drug test screenings to onboarding associates 
Qualifications
 
  • Minimum of one year experience (or equivalent combination of training/education/experience) working in a fast paced high volume recruiting environment or customer service field. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows Programs, i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Strong customer relationship management skills
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to take on multiple tasks and function under stressful situations and deadlines. 
  • Strong collaboration skills. 

 

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Painter

BERLIN CT

A local manufacturing company is looking for a 2nd shift painter to join their team! Hours would be 3:30pm-midnight. 

Painter Job Duties:

  • Responsible for applying primer and top coat to parts, curing parts and verifying and recording thickness according to customer’s specifications.
  • Mask parts to engineering sketches when required.
  • Visually check own work prior to submitting to inspection.
  • Monitor inventory for expired materials and order supplies as needed.
  • Clean all spray gun equipment and maintain cleanliness of spray booth area.  Change filers as needed.
  • Able to rebuild paint gun with replacement parts as part of regular maintenance schedule.  Responsible for ordering replacement parts as needed.
  • Maintain all logs and charts.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area according to customer requirements and keep cleaning log up to date.
  • Responsible for the accurate recording of all paperwork and labor entries associated with the position.

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Warehouse Worker

Stratford CT

Warehouse Worker (Seasonal)

Westaff is searching for several Warehouse Workers to join our team at our Stratford distribution center for seasonal employment. Warehouse workers should not mind working in hot or cold conditions and can work an entire shift (8-10 hours) on his or her feet. Our distribution center seeks safety, speed and accuracy above all else, so we require a Warehouse Worker who can pay careful attention on the job, follow instructions precisely and ensure correctness on his or her work before completing a task. Westaff offers insurance benefits to all associates as well as online classes, free to anyone actively accruing hours on Westaff's payroll! 

Warehouse Worker responsibilities:

    Pick merchandise from the distribution center and transport it to shipping or production areas
    Count and stock merchandise based on inventory control log
    Identify damaged, lost or missing merchandise and notify supervisor immediately
    Pack orders in a timely manner, record each order accordingly through documentation 
    Abide by all food safety guidelines
    Label, pack and assemble product as needed on production line
    Follow PPE guidelines including safety shoes, bump cap and safety vest

Warehouse Worker skills:

    Previous warehouse experience preferred
    Ability to work on quickly for 8-10 hour shifts with repeatedly lifting, pushing, bending

Warehouse Worker Job details:

    2nd shift hours: 3pm-11pm Mon-Fri, flexibility needed for OT as well as occasional Saturday hours. This position is expected to last through January but may extend longer.
    $10.10/hr, OT hours available 
    Company is conveniently located on public transportation bus route for both ways of transportation

 

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Assembler

Wolcott CT

Westaff is hiring for numerous assemblers to work full time for a quickly-expanding medical manufacturer in Wolcott. Entry to Mid-level candidates who are eager to learn new skills while applying current knowledge should apply today!

All full time employees of Westaff are offered health insurance benefits as well as enrollment eligibility for free online courses designed for career advancement!

Assembler Responsibilities

    Work quickly and efficiently in a clean room environment
    Assemble and package plastic medical components accordingly 
    Double-check connections to ensure they match and record any discrepancies in assembly log
    Inform supervisors of any part defects promptly 
    Familiarize yourself with the tools and calibration equipment
    Glue and solder pieces under a microscope in accordance with outlined specifications

Assembler shift hours are 7am-3:30pm, Monday-Friday with OT available

*Clean room environment requires the removal of jewelry, fake or long nails and polish, tied back hair, beard nets etc*

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Machine Operator (Second Shift)

cheshire CT

Westaff's local, family owned & operated, plastics manufacturing client is hiring an entry level machine operator for second shift. Some experience in machining or production is desired.

Westaff offers medical benefits as well as free online courses including blueprint reading, welding, industrial math and much more to better our employees' chances at career advancement.

Machine Operator Responsibilities

Production, inspection, packaging and machine operation duties for plastics products

Set up machinery and ensure all materials are readily available

Visually inspect pieces and parts through various stages of production

 

 Machine Operator skills

Knowledge of machines in a manufacturing setting

Committed to quality and safety

Team oriented and self-motivated, have the ability to work independently 

 

Machine Operator hours are Mon-Fri 12pm-8pm with available OT

 

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Machine Operator (Third Shift)

Berlin CT

Westaff's fast-growing, medical manufacturing client is seeking several Machine Operators for a new third shift. These positions need candidates looking who are eager to apply their current knowledge, learn new skills and work as a team within a clean and safe environment. The ideal candidate for this role has 2+ years’ experience in the manufacturing sector and pays strong attention to detail.

Westaff offers medical benefits as well as free online courses including blueprint reading, welding, industrial math and much more to better our employees' chances at career advancement.

Machine Operator Responsibilities

    Carry out production, inspection, packaging and machine operation duties
    Set up machinery and ensure all materials are readily available
    Effectively monitor production equipment throughout duration of shift
    Visually inspect pieces and parts through various stages of productions, sometimes including use of microscope, calipers, gauges, etc.
    Follow established safety rules and regulations

 Machine Operator skills

    Knowledge of machines in a manufacturing setting
    Ability to identify and immediately communicate any question of product or job task
    Committed to quality
    Team oriented and self motivated, have the ability to work independently 

 

        Machine Operator hours are Mon-Fri 12am-8am with available OT

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Machine Operator (Punch Press)

Wallingford CT

A growing concrete company in Wallingford is looking for a punch press operator to work immediately! This company offers overtime and advancement opportunity!

This company is looking for someone who sets up and operates power punch press to trim, punch, shape, notch, draw, or crimp metal, composite, or plastic stock.

- Adjustments for specified lengths.

- Starts press and observes operation to detect misalignment or malfunction.

- Inspects work pieces for conformance to specifications, visually or using gauges or templates, and adjusts machine to correct errors.

- May clean and lubricate machines.

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Warehouse Worker (Part Time & Full Time)

Meriden CT

Weekend Warehouse Worker (Part Time or Full Time)

Westaff is searching for several Warehouse Workers to seasonally work weekends for a local clothing distribution center. Warehouse workers should be able to work an entire shift (8-10 hours) on his or her feet at a fast pace. Candidates are expected to work both Saturday and Sunday with the option to work 3 additional week days for full time hours.

Westaff offers insurance benefits to all associates as well as online classes, free to anyone actively accruing hours on Westaff's payroll! 

 

Warehouse Worker responsibilities:

Pick merchandise for online orders from the distribution center 

Properly use RF Scan technology to record inventory for computer logs

Identify damaged, lost or missing merchandise and notify supervisor immediately

Pack orders in a timely manner, maintaining attention to detail 

Label or repackage product as needed

 

Warehouse Worker skills:

Previous warehouse or retail store experience preferred 

Ability to work on quickly for weekend shifts with repeatedly lifting, pushing, bending

 

Warehouse Worker Job details:

Our distribution center is seeking candidates to work Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 6am-2:30pm or 3pm-11:30pm through January although can extend to full time or longer if interested.

 

Company is conveniently located on public transportation bus route however Sunday route may be unavailable for shift time

 

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Fork Lift Operator (Part Time & Full Time)

Meriden CT

Westaff is currently seeking multiple experienced, previously certified, Forklift Operators for first and second shifts within a clothing distribution warehouse for weekend employment. The primary function of this position is to provide support to the corresponding concrete facility through collecting, loading, shipping and receiving warehouse materials. Forklift operator candidates will be responsible for operating technical equipment as well as providing support elsewhere as needed throughout the warehouse.

Westaff offers health insurance to all associates as well as the opportunity to enroll in FREE online classes including blueprint reading, english lanuage, workplace safety etc.!  

Forklift Operator Responsibilities

Operate forklift or other hand trucks safely and efficiently 

Use wireless RF scanning equipment to maintain inventory for outgoing orders and incoming receivings

Adhere to quality and customer service standards set forth by the company

Inspect and perform general maintenance of forklifts and other material handling equipment

Assist in palletizing, breaking down cardboard and stocking as needed

Identify safety hazards in the work place

Consolidate work area as needed for incoming goods

 

Forklift Operator Skills

1+ year's experience operating powered forklifts

Knowledge of various material-handling equipment

 

Forklift operating position hours are 7am-3:30pm or 3pm-11:30pm, Saturday & Sunday with the option to work 3 week days for full time hours. 

 

Forklift Operator Requirements

Previous forklift operating experience required

Must have weekend availability 

Must have reliable transportation as public transportation does not correspond with shift hours

 

 

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Warehouse Associate

SOUTHINGTON CT

 

Westaff is searching for full time, first shift, 7am-3:30pm warehouse associates to join our team at our Southington distribution center to coordinate various orders for third party vendors. Westaff offers insurance benefits to all associates as well as online classes, free to anyone currently accruing hours on Westaff's payroll! 

Essential Functions of Warehouse Associate:

  • Load, unload, move, stack, and stage product and materials in the warehouse. 
  • Maintain the facility’s equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion.
  • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods.
  • Unload inbound shipments safely and move product to storage locations.
  • Efficiently stack and store the merchandise in the appropriate areas.
  • Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage.
  • Verify all deliveries/discrepancies by inspecting materials and physically counting and comparing the amount printed on the delivery receipt.
  • Report quality variances and file paperwork immediately.
  • Pull and prepare product for shipment, ensuring that the exact number and type of product is loaded and shipped.
  • Warehouse associates will perform picking duties in an efficient manner that meets customer service standards
  • Efficiently move product to and from staging and/or storage areas into trailers or straight
    trucks.
  • Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are
    maintained.
  • Assist in physical and cycle count inventories.
  • Ensure proper stock rotation.

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Staff Bios

Julianne Abernathy Account Executive
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Veronica Blekis Personnel Supervisor
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Morgan Concilio Regional Manager
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Lou Corte CEO
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Nicole Goldberg Administrative Assistant
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Tera Lawrence Personnel Supervisor
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Melissa Mongrain Payroll Administrator
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Tracey Rich Personnel Supervisor
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Taylor Sims Branch Manager
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