Set-Up Technician

New Bedford, Massachusetts
Installation, Maintenance & Repair (Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
5:30 AM - 1:30 PM
US$ 18.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Duquette, Emily, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion Staffing is recruiting for a Set-Up Technician for a local manufacturing company in New Bedford, MA!

This candidate will be resposible for toubleshooting, repairing & performing set-ups, preventative maintenance on all assembly machines, high-speed automation lines and cell operations.

- Maintain Assembly production equipment on a daily basis to ensure they are running to optimum performance.
- Train, instruct and audit operators on proper machine operation based on Standard Work Procedure.
- Perform set-ups, repair and troubleshooting on all Assembly Machines.
- Assist Technicians for preventive maintenance on all Assembly & secondary operation machines.
- Maintain set-up and change over component on all Assembly & secondary operation machines.
- Communicate real time status of Assembly operations with Team Leader throughout the shift.
- Record all task and issues during shift on a production report via log book
- Responsible to ensure that proper resins / colorants / additives are being used. (Verification of proper material usage according to the work order / BOM???s).
- Maintain machines and associate equipment in optimum condition
- Must be able to locate and eliminate sources fo trouble in mechanical, electrical and electronic devices, systems and processes.
- Make necessary and/ or routine machine adjustments and to repair equipment in an effort to provide continuous production
- Responsible for knowing how to operate all machines and equipment in order to understand their function and repair them
- Responsible for making tooling changes (size) within a reasonable amount of time
- Be RESULTS oriented using visual KPI???s (Key Performance Indicators)
- Be multi-skilled to support team members as needed
- Develop and follow the standardized work instructions to minimize machine downtime
- Performs other duties as assigned by immediate management.
- Other duties as assigned.

Working hours: 5:30 AM - 1:30 PM

- Basic computer skills for production monitoring (i.e., IQMS, Word, Email, etc.)
- Troubleshooting skills mechanical, pneumatics and electrical
- Ability to read Schematics - electrical, mechanical and pneumatics
- Ability to do heavy lifting as needed

High School

4-7 years

- High School Diploma / GED Equivalent
- 5 years mechanical experience with automation, assembly and packing equipment in manufacturing environment

This is a Monday-Thursday schedule working 5:30am-1:30pm, paying $18/hr. for the right candidate. This is a 32 hour a week position.

Apply online today at (office code 75038) or submit your resume to Emily at

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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