Raw Materials Helper

Job Location US-MA-Dalton
Posted Date 1 week ago(5/19/2020 12:08 PM)
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Crane Currency, a subsidiary of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR), is a global leader and an innovative force in substrate, print and technology.  As the largest banknote substrate-maker in the world, Crane’s spirit of innovation and product development has won international acclaim.


The Company is a fully integrated supplier of banknotes for more than 50 central banks from all over the world and has $500 million in annual sales. A global company with a history of over 200 years in the U.S. and Sweden; with more than 1,200 employees the business continues to grow through organic expansion, acquisitions and joint ventures with strategic partners. The newest banknote facility opened in 2017 in Malta.


Crane Currency is a stand-alone business within the Payment & Merchandising Technologies segment of Crane Co. It is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations in Dalton, Massachusetts; Nashua, New Hampshire; Alpharetta, Georgia; Tumba, Sweden and Hal Far, Malta.


Teamwork is Currency at Crane


We're looking for a Raw Materials Helper to join our team in Dalton, MA. In this position, you will play a critical role with an exciting organization known for innovative currency and banknote technology.  This is a rotating shift, entry-level position in the Raw Materials line of progression.


The primary responsibility of this position is the safe set up and loading of materials so that production and quality of cooked cotton and linen is maximized.  The incumbent must keep accurate records of incoming materials and material usage.  This position is responsible for the appearance of the work area, which begins at the loading docks and runs to the boiler loading area.  


  • Assist the Boiler Operator in the loading of the boiler feed conveyor by cutting wires and removing wires and sacking from the bales; directing the material into the boiler from the feed conveyor
  • Isolate nonconforming material according to documented procedures
  • Install and remove the rotary boiler head
  • Receive incoming bales on the second and third shifts
  • Maintain records of inventory and enter bale usage into computer
  • Dispose of burnable waste to the compactor
  • Bail burlap
  • Ensure the fork trucks are charged and inspect/complete fork truck check list at each shift
  • Maintain a clean work area that includes the loading docks, elevator, bale storage room, boiler feed conveyor loading area and boiler loading area
  • Communicate problems to the other team members and supervision
  • Identify mechanical problems and taking corrective action or notifying supervision
  • Adhere to all required operating procedures and manufacturing run sheets
  • Willingness to learn the job of Boiler Operator


Crane offers pay starting at $21.38/hour, excellent benefits, generous 401k match,  and much more. Our company is a fast-paced, global business with tight deadlines and high expectations for superior quality products. Don’t miss out, apply now!


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Industrial experience, preferred
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Ability to use and read a ruler
  • Ability to understand and follow operating/safe job procedures
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an internal hoisting certificate
  • Ability to read, write, keep neat and accurate records, and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Be able to perform all physical requirements of the job and work in a safe manner
  • Ability to fully understand the quality requirements of Crane & Co. products, and his/her role in ensuring this quality
  • Ability to pass the Industrial Power Truck licensing requirements
  • Must be willing and able to work any shift arrangement and overtime as needed


The person selected for this position will need to demonstrate suitability for employment in a position of Public Trust consistent with our US Government contract requirements.


Crane offers a competitive benefits package to full-time employees, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, a 401k match and more. Qualified candidates are invited to apply via our careers page at  Crane is a drug free workplace.


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Vet/Disab



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