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Press Operator


Light Industrial


751 Straits Turnpike, Middlebury, CT, USA

November 15, 2023

About the Role

Light Industrial


Jaci Carroll Staffing is currently recruiting for a Press Operator position in the area. The hours will be full-time, Monday through Friday from 7:00AM to 3:30PM, with a pay of $18.39/HR. This is a temp-to-hire position.

Position Overview: The Machine Operator ensures machinery is set up, works properly, and conforms with (and can produce materials that conform with) company quality, quantity, and efficiency standards.


  • Sets up and operates presses including sub-assembly machines according to instructions, specifications, and standards.

  • Reviews and adheres to policies, work orders, and other specifications to ensure the proper setup sequence is followed.

  • Obtain and position material and start strips.

  • Prepares fixtures and feeding devices, starts machine, and engages feed.

  • Observes each machine to verify quality performance.

  • Verifies measuring instruments such as gauges, calipers, and micrometers are in proper working order.

  • Sets and adjusts necessary controls to regulate machines.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Thorough understanding of mechanics and other properties of machines.

  • Ability to follow written instructions, diagrams, and blueprints.

  • Ability to follow proper safety protocols.

  • Ability to determine whether machinery is working properly based on specifications for expectations such as fixtures, cutting speeds, or feed rates.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred; technical/vocational school diploma highly preferred.

  • At least one year of experience as a machine operator required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in noisy environments.

  • Must be able to bend, stretch, squat, and climb to access all parts of the machine. 

If you have any questions, feel free to call our office and speak to one of our coordinators at 203-574-4838.

About the Company

Jaci Carroll Staffing: Providing short term and long term positions to thousands in the Waterbury and Torrington areas since 1976.

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