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Prep Helper

Waterbury, CT

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Westaff is looking for an experience Prep & Finish Operator to join a manufacturing team in Waterbury!


 PURPOSE OF POSITION:  To buff, polish, blast or prepare all required customer product.


  • Polishes corners of rolls and/or customer product.
  • Sets-up, buffs, belts and blasts rolls and/or customer product as directed.
  • Inspects, plugs, dot welds, or otherwise repair rolls.
  • Inspects all finished work, report conditions including defects.
  • Assists in maintaining inventory to keep department functional.
  • Cleans work areas within department daily.
  • Completes all required routine (daily/weekly) preventative maintenance of polishing department equipment as directed.
  • Moves completed jobs to next step of process as designated on job ticket.
  • Any task assigned by supervisor or management.


Job Requirements


  • Needs to use hands and feet to be able to put on Personal Protection Equipment including goggles, boots and gloves when needed.
  • Needs to be able to lift at least 25 lbs.
  • Regularly required to be on feet 80-90% of time.
  • Regularly uses hand tools and heavy machinery requiring good hand-and-eye coordination, balance and leg strength.


  • Mechanical and math aptitudes
  • Able to read Blueprints
  • Able to use measuring equipment, i.e. calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, etc…
  • Organizational and housekeeping skills

Apply now for immediate consideration! 

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