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Bale Press Operator (Colrain, MA)

Position Summary:

Feed, transport, handle and prepare material for in process or finished goods processing, and operate, monitor or tend machines to perform related operations in the manufacture of products. Work to quality standards and specifications in accordance with established practices, processes, regulations, guidelines and standards in a safe and efficient manner. Background check & drug screen required

Schedule: Monday – Wednesday 6p – 6a (Get paid 40hrs even if only worked 36hrs)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Candidates should be able to run equipment to standards and customer specifications to meet production and quality goals of the facility.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Sufficient education to meet language, mathematical and reasoning ability requirements and three (3) months related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:

Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series and numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

Math Ability:

Ability to add, subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. Perform the four basic arithmetic operations with coins as part of a dollar. Perform operations with units such as cup, pint, and quart; inch, foot, and yard; and ounce and pound.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written and oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in or from standardized situations.