Beater Helper

Job Location US-MA-Dalton
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/24/2020 7:50 AM)
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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 Beater Helper to perform the tasks necessary to maintain a steady supply of raw materials to the furnish and broke pulper conveyors in the beater room, the beginning of paper making operation.   Once trained in this position, incumbent will receive additional training to perform other tasks within the manufacturing operation, as needed.  This is an entry-level, rotating shift, position within our manufacturing line of progression.

  • Properly identify and inspect stock and broke grades and load onto conveyors
  • Clip wires on baled stock and safely operate a wire/band chopper
  • Enter stock information into the computer
  • Fill in for the janitor and assist in snow removal and sanding, as required
  • Operate the furnishing pulper
  • Operate the broke pulper and various associated equipment
  • Maintain beater area including entering the chest for cleaning
  • Remove broke from the entire work area
  • Assist the Machine Crew, when necessary
  • Assist, as needed, during shutdown activities

Crane offers pay starting at $21.38/hour, excellent benefits, 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
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Ability to learn basic computer programs; e mail, scanning, data entry 
  • Ability to pass Power Truck Certification, and safely operate power trucks
  • Be able to perform all physical requirements of the job and work in a safe manner
  • Learn, follow and sustain 5 S and lean principles
  • Understand and follow operating/job procedures
  • Ability to learn the operation of various beater room equipment and processes
  • Ability to read and write, to keep neat and accurate records, and to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to fully understand the quality requirements of Crane products, and his/her role in ensuring this quality
  • 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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