Material Handler


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Westaff is looking for First shift machine operators and Warehouse associates for a company local to Newington CT. 

First shift 8am-5pm Monday- Friday 

$13/hr Temp to hire with Available over time. Overtime will be paid per piece. 

SUMMARY: The Machine Operator operates a variety of heavy equipment in manufacturing environment under direction of Plant Manager and or Production Supervisors.


  • Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions.
  • Maintains the work area in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Follows prescribed safety regulations such as Lock out/Tag out procedures as directed by Plant Manager or Safety Director.
  • Utilizes Personal Protective Equipment as required by law and/or company policy.
  • Performs prescribed preventive maintenance procedures on equipment as dictated by policy or as directed by Plant Manager.
  • Sets machine up for running of jobs.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 1 year factory/manufacturing experience.
  • Good communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Must be able to read and follow blueprints/directions as needed.

Job Requirements


These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions.

The employee is often required to sit for extended periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Employee may be required to lift 10-50 lbs.

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