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Thermography Press Operator

Crane is hiring! We’re looking for a Thermography Press Operator to join our Stationery team, based in North Adams, MA.  This position is on the 2nd shift (2:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.).  We look for bright, hard-working people who want to be a part of a world-class organization.


  • Support requirements for thermography of daily production orders
  • Interpret instructions on all work orders requiring thermography
  • Preventative maintenance of press, i.e., oiling of press and brazier, grease press and daily cleaning
  • Must follow all proper start-up steps in daily operation
  • Press must be adjusted to attain proper and exact position on stock item and secured to assure that position remains consistent throughout the press run
  • Quality standards are met for color, position, clarity of image and all special instructions followed on work order
  • Must be able to maintain average productivity standards
  • Must be capable of doing a basic line-up
  • Must interact with other employees in a positive manner
  • Using positive locking device whenever maintenance or adjustments are being made, goggles when dispensing chemicals used in daily operation and maintenance
  • Must be willing to work in any Company area or location as needed
  • Must be willing to work any shift and overtime as needed


  • Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to read a ruler
  • Experience and background in operating, adjusting, or manipulating mechanical machinery or other similar equipment
  • Responsible for demonstrating a positive attitude and self-motivation, and developing and maintaining positive interaction and communication with customers, peer, subordinates, supervisors and captains
  • Must have good eyesight as well as the ability to distinguish full spectrum of colors

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 www.careersatcrane.com.

Supply Chain Coordinator

Crane is hiring! We’re looking for a Supply Chain Coordinator to join our Stationery Division, based in North Adams, MA.  We look for bright, hard-working and team oriented people who want to be a part of a world-class organization.

This position of Supply Chain Coordinator will provide a range of support services to the central and extended supply chain group, including assistance with multiple projects as well as assigned areas of personal responsibility.  To be successful, the selected candidate will draw upon their familiarity with common concepts, practices and procedures related to supply chain activities.  The individual chosen will also be expected to rely upon their experience and judgment to perform a variety of tasks, varying from simple to complex, either under indirect or general supervision.

The rate for this position is $15.00/hr.


  • Assist Buyers with the preparation, creation and management of purchase orders
  • Support Buyers through regular contact with suppliers to resolve deliveries that were late or had shortages; process order confirmations; schedule/expedite deliveries, etc.
  • Provide support to suppliers to ensure that they have all of the information and materials required to meet expected delivery dates
  • Respond to supplier inquiries and respond/relay accordingly
  • Review incoming requisition orders to verify that they are complete with accurate terminology, and that all required approvals and specifications have been included
  • Scan, email and upload all contracts, NDAs, purchase orders and other documents as required into the SharePoint portal
  • Create purchase orders and perform buying duties when necessary
  • Perform periodic reviews of inventory levels against kanban triggers/ reorder points
  • Generate and release work orders in support of Planner and Item Master Specialist for boxed FG items, component items or album build projects
  • Prepare and maintain files and reports related to supply chain activities including the stockout list, supply chain metrics, etc.
  • Support Inventory and Warehouse Manager by updating, creating and auditing kanban cards
  • Coordinate transfers of materials from raw material or finished goods warehouse to production facility
  • Respond to Customer Service team, Production, and other internal stakeholders regarding any inquiries related to stockouts, replenishments dates, order status, etc.
  • Provide routine administrative support as required


  • High school diploma or equivalent; additional education related to supply chain or operations management desired
  • Minimum one to five years of relevant manufacturing experience that is related to major supply chain activities such as purchasing, inventory control, planning and scheduling, warehousing and logistics
  • Able to interact well within a team in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Excellent customer service disposition and follow-up skills
  • Pleasant phone manner and highly articulate; excellent verbal communication skills
  • Effective listening skills and the ability to remember/note important details
  • Discretion and maturity to understand what issues/problems should be escalated
  • Highly organized with the ability to work effectively across multiple projects
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and execute from start to finish
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office: Excel, Outlook, Word, etc.
  • Excellent mathematical and analytical skills
  • Attention to detail in all work produced, checking for accuracy and error-proofing before proceeding
  • Ability to work under pressure caused by deadlines and priorities
  • Professional attitude with solid written communication skills
  • Reliable, self-motivated and able to take direction well

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 www.careersatcrane.com.

Coordinator of Marketing and Communications

Due to an internal promotion, Berkshire United Way is hiring a Coordinator of Marketing and Communications responsible for year-round communications efforts, including content management, copywriting and graphic design for all organizational publications, collateral, and new media development.


  • Maintains frequent contact with area media sources
  • Organizes special events and other public functions
  • Oversees digital marketing, measurements and strategic planning
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field and three years experience in public relations, writing or editing required.

Full-time with generous benefits. Submit resume and three writing samples by April 30, 2015 to BUW, 200 South Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 or jobs@berkshireunitedway.org

EDM Employment Opportunities

edm is looking for dynamic self-starters to join our team! Could that be you? The right candidate must be interested in having fun, enjoying what they do, and have the right skill set to contribute to edm’s continued growth. The current positions available for the candidate are as followed:

Licensed Professional Engineer, Mechanical:

Experience in HVAC and Plumbing. Experience in Fire Protection Systems and CAD/BIM preferred but not required.

Electrical and Mechanical Engineer/Designer:

Minimum 2 year experience in the design/engineering of commercial and/or industrial projects. CAD/BIM experience required.

Please send resume to:

edm Services, Inc
166 East Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Fax: 413-443-6057
Email jpowers@edm-ae.com

Departmental Assistant (Temporary/PT) – UMass Amherst

Employment Opportunity

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Position: Departmental Assistant (Temporary/ Part-Time)

Shift: 1ST (32 – 40 hours)

Salary: $22.00 Per Hour

Qualifications: To plan and implement sustainability programs. Knowledge of sustainability issues and best practices. In-depth knowledge of permaculture. Ability to develop and execute new programs within an academic setting; understanding of how to institutionalize new sustainability efforts; and excellent problem solving skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Skill in application of the principles and practices of effective leadership and supervision. Excellent team-building, relationship-building, and networking skills. Project management and change management skills. Ability to build and sustain excellent working relationships. Large-scale event planning experience. Preferred Permaculture Design Certification and Bachelor of Science Degree (in Environmental Science or related field).

Crane – Rotary Boiler Set Up / Moveperson

We’re looking for Rotary Boiler Set Up / Movepeople to join our Currency Division, based in Dalton, MA.  We look for bright, hard-working and team oriented people who want to be a part of a world-class organization.  This is an rotating shift, entry-level position in the Raw Materials line of progression. The starting rate for this position is $18.45/hr. plus shift differential.


The Boiler Set Up person’s primary responsibility 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.  The Boiler Set Up/ Move Person, with the help from supervision, must complete the Boiler Set Up Person’s Training Plan prior to performing the job independently.

  • Assist the Boiler Operator in the loading of the boiler feed conveyor by cutting wires and removing wires and sacking from the bales
  • Assist the Boiler Operator in the loading of the rotary boiler by 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 bale usage
  • Enter Bale Usage into computer
  • Dispose of burnable waste to the compactor
  • Bail burlap
  • Ensure the fork trucks are charged
  • Inspect the fork trucks and completing the checklist at the beginning of 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
  • Perform any other duties requested by your supervisor
  • Attend all required training
  • Willingness to learn the job of Boiler Operator


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Ability to use and read a ruler
  • Ability to understand and follow operating/safe job procedures
  • 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 at any Company location as needed
  • Must be willing and able to work any shift arrangement and overtime as needed

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 www.careersatcrane.com