Production Operator (Stafford, Connecticut)

STAFFORD SPRINGS, Connecticut, USAManufacturingR00980732

Position Description

3M is seeking a Production Operator for the 3M Company located in Stafford Springs, CT. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.

Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of Production Operator will Operate equipment to maintain quality and production standards

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Operates production equipment as outlined in work instructions using judgment to correct problems, with authority to stop production when equipment, safety or product quality is in jeopardy.
  • Operates equipment at rates that meet productivity goals.
  • Performs quality testing as defined in the work instructions.
  • Moves and prepares raw material as required.
  • Performs routine maintenance and repair work on equipment and assists maintenance as required.
  • Interacts with supervision on mechanical and quality discrepancies.
  • Observes all company rules and regulations.
  • Keeps work area neat, clean and orderly.
  • Maintains accurate and complete labor, productivity and scrap records.
  • Performs basic equipment changeovers as required.
  • Properly labels all products produced.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor as required.
  • Provides excellent service for and maintains communication with internal customers at all times.  Promotes the culture of Total Quality and strives for continuous improvement.

This position will require:

  • Weekend work based on business needs
  • Working overtime based on business needs
  • Working on holidays based on business needs
  • Short notice shift coverage based on business needs
  • Working on a fixed 3rd shift from 11:00pm to 7:00am. 
  • Frequent physical demands, including:
    • Standing continuously for an 8-hour period
    • Lifting up to 50 lbs. (assisted/unassisted)
    • Frequent standing/sitting/squatting
    • May require handling hazardous waste

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic math skills including use of formulas, decimals and fractions required.
  • Knowledge of simple measuring devices.
  • Basic knowledge of machinery preferred.

Location: Stafford Springs, CT

Relocation: Is not authorized        

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

Qualified applicants will be required to take and pass 3M employment testing as a part of the selection process.

This posting is for a Production Worker position at 3M Stafford Springs, CT. 3M anticipates that multiple openings for this position will occur over time. Qualified applicants may be considered as

Production Workers openings occur at 3M Stafford Springs, CT, and 3M will accept applications for up to 6 months from the posting date of this requisition.  Eligible applications will be kept open and active until 6 months from initial posting.  After that, the posting will be taken down and applicants will need to apply/re-apply for available open postings at that time.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)