USA Staffing Solutions

Spooler Operator

  • Location: Nashua, New Hampshire
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #225

2nd shift 5pm-5am M-Thu ($15.75-$17.85)


The Machine Operator (Spooler and/or Rib) will feed materials into or remove materials from  machines or equipment that is automatic or tended by other workers. 


• Performs a variety of duties to prepare and operate Rib Forming Machine in accordance  with product specification. 

• Works from product specification sheet, written or verbal instructions.

• Follows verbal instructions from Supervisors and written instructions on routers, works on  select material, performs necessary finishing functions, and packages product.

• Set up and perform operations per operating procedures. To include, inventory  verification, proper cutting method, slit width, roll wind direction, tightness, appearance,  and length in accordance with product specification. 

• Understands quality plans and procedures. 

• Utilizes equipment such as micrometers, calipers, and rulers to accurately measure.

• Utilizes simple charts/graphs to determine factors such as cutter and speed settings, etc.

• Records and charts operating and quality data and any required information (i.e.,  include work orders, labor sheets and timecards). 

• Resolve and/or bring any problems to attention of department supervisor.

• May assist in training of new Operators. 

• Performs adjustments and minor preventive maintenance on equipment.

• Utilizes data collection devices and computer data entry screens. 

• Utilizes label machine as needed. 

• Required PPE must be always worn.  

• Observe plant and department safety rules and report any unsafe act or conditions to  appropriate supervision.  

• Performs other related duties as required.


• High School Diploma or equivalent, with one to two years of related experience, or  equivalent combination of education and experience. 

• Basic reading and math skills required to allow accurate processing of orders and following  of department procedures. 

• Mechanical aptitude desired. 

• Ability to manage priorities and workflow with acute attention to detail.

• Versatility, flexibility, and willingness to work within changing priorities with enthusiasm.

• Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions. 

• Creative, flexible, and innovative team player. 

• Commitment to excellence and high standards. 

• Review department SOPs with Supervisor. 


• Oral Communication–Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations;  Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group  presentation skills; Participates in meetings.  

• Written Communication–Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and  grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to  read and interpret written information. 

• Teamwork–Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and  openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a  positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and  group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.  

• Ethics–Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others;  Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values. 

• Organizational Support–Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative  tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits  organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.  

• Quality–Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and  promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure  quality.  

• Quantity–Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to  increase productivity; Works quickly.  

• Safety and Security–Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate  action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and  materials properly. 

• Attendance/Punctuality–Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work  responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time. 

• Dependability–Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes  responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when  necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an  alternate plan. 


• Continually required to stand, walk, sit, talk, and hear. 

• Continually utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or  use a keyboard. 

• Continually work near moving mechanical parts.  

• Frequently required to lift/push/carry items up to 50 and at times more than 50 pounds  with mechanical assistance.  

• Frequently work near moving mechanical parts. 

• Occasionally exposed to loud noises. 

• Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, or kneel. 

• Occasionally use lifting equipment and various types of fork trucks (training provided and  required). 

• Occasionally exposure to wet and/or humid conditions.

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