Machine Operator, 1st Shift

Date: Nov 16, 2023

LOCATION: South Deerfield, MA, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.


Under general supervision, performs a variety of repetitive duties to set up and operate rotational molding machines to produce various sizes of plastic containers and custom products. Performs a variety of secondary operations to roto-molded products as required.


What You'll Do:

  • Works from both written and verbal instructions, including blueprints and manufacturing work orders to produce product that meets required specifications.
  • Understands and follows standard safety and manufacturing procedures as documented.
  • Follows established company and department policies and procedures. 
  • Safely and correctly uses a variety of powered and manual hand tools, motorized hoists, gantries and other equipment used in the production process.
  • Performs or assists in machine operations to set up, service and run regular and custom molds.
  • Monitors instrument controls, checks product quality and makes adjustments as required.
  • Demonstrates and shares technical knowledge with others in training.
  • Performs secondary operations on molded products as required.
  • Maintains daily production and other records as required.
  • Maintains established Pelican quality standards.
  • Maintains work area(s) and equipment in a safe, clean, and orderly condition.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.


What You'll Need:                               

  • Education:  High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write basic English.
  • Must be able to read and interpret basic blueprints and manufacturing work orders.
  • Must be able to understand and follow all established safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Must be able to safely and efficiently use hand tools and operate machinery and controls.



One year operating plastic molding machine or similar machinery operation experience.



Why Join Pelican? Here’s a glimpse of Pelican Perks…

  • Generous paid time off plans 
  • 401k plan – with a competitive match
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Established reputable brand offering premium products – you’ll be proud to represent Pelican!
  • Beautiful New England location
  • Onsite gym
  • Employee discount program on Pelican Products
  • Great Benefits – several options including Pet insurance for our animal lovers.
  • Wellness Discount Program
  • Lucrative employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network.
  • And more…



With over 45 years of creating the toughest, virtually indestructible, and most dependable products on the market, Pelican Products remains the global leader of high-performance protective case solutions, advanced portable lighting systems, and consumer products we use in our everyday lives to include coolers, phone and tablet cases, backpacks, drinkware, and more! Our products are depended upon by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, life sciences, defense/military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and consumer.  Pelican's products are designed and built to last a lifetime.

Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

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