Polymer Operator

Nashua, NH

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Polymer Operator

SUMMARY: The 2nd Shift Operator will perform a variety of duties to prepare equipment and packages to formulation specification. This position is responsible for operating production equipment, finishing products, packaging, and maintaining inventory, formulas and recording information on the formulas as well as reporting any issues with the formulas, batches and equipment.


  • Work with formulas and department standard operating procedures, be familiar with reading and understanding them; take written or verbal directions from Department Supervisor. 
  • Use hand tools, small air powered tools, scales, pumps, valves, filters, controls, chart recorders, forklifts and drum handling equipment. 
  • Set up and perform routine operations including inventory verification, loading, mixing, pumping, packaging, & maintaining formulation specifications. 
  • Read and understand formula, use proper equipment specified and inspect batch and raw material quality during process. Resolve and/or bring any problems to attention of the Department Supervisor. 
  • Assist in loading and sampling of batches as specified on formula. 
  • Perform all formulation requirements for testing, sampling, drawing-off, packaging and storing. Complete batch and perform final inspections with Quality Control. 
  • Maintain established quality and quantity standards. Follow prescribed safety precautions, established company policies, procedures, rules, and regulations. 
  • Detect and report improper operations, faulty equipment, defective materials, and questionable conditions to the Department Supervisor. Maintain work area(s) and equipment in a clean, orderly, and safe condition. 
  • Maintain daily production and formulation records as required and return completed formulas to the Department Supervisor in a timely manner. 
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Shift:  4 day work week - 10 hour days from Monday-Thursday

Train on 1st shift/once trained then the shift will be on 2nd

Payrate:  $16/hour on 1st shift       $16.80/hour on 2nd shift

Work location:    Nashua NH

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Job Requirements


  • Minimum education High School diploma.  Some secondary or vocational training, or equivalent experience desired.
  • Basic reading and math skills sufficient to allow accurate execution of batch tickets and procedures.
  • Train as per relevant category in Procedure # SAFETY-TRAIN training grid. Retrain every three years in Hazardous Waste Handling.
  • Review department Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) with the Department Supervisor.



  • Oral Communication--Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication--Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork--Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Ethics--Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support--Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
  • Quality--Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity--Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Safety and Security--Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Attendance/Punctuality--Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability--Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.


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