Maintenance Technician

Operations Greenfield, Massachusetts


Why work for us?

Mativ is a global leader in specialty materials headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. The Company offers a wide range of critical components and engineered solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. With over 7,500 employees worldwide, we manufacture on four continents and generate sales in more than 100 countries. We offer a wide range of premium applications across diversified and growing end markets, from filtration to healthcare to sustainable packaging. Our broad portfolio of technologies combines polymers, fibers, and resins to optimize the performance of our customers’ products across multiple stages of the value chain. Our leading positions are a testament to our best-in-class global manufacturing, supply chain, and materials science capabilities. We drive innovation and enhance performance, finding potential in the impossible.

What we can offer you:

  • $3000.00 Sign-on Bonus!
  • Competitive rewards programs (401k matching, BRAVO rewards)
  • Career advancement (The More you Learn the more you Earn)
  • Tuition Reimbursement (We invest in your development)
  • Work/life balance

Summary of Responsibilities:
 Set up and maintain extrusion machinery and ancillary equipment according to production schedule. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret work orders to determine set up procedures and necessary ancillary equipment to meet specifications
  • Install dies, machine screws and sizing rings on machines that extrude thermoplastic materials
  • Change and/or clean dies on extruding machines according to production line changes
  • Perform die lip changes as necessary
  • Change and/or clean screws
  • Perform roll changes which may include scuffing rolls
  • Perform deckle changes as necessary
  • Position, align, and secure ancillary equipment i.e. shearers, slitting knives, winders, unwinders
  • Troubleshoot and make minor repairs to equipment
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain a clean and orderly work area
  • Maintain tooling such as deckles, slitters, roll and pump conditions
  • Notify maintenance of any necessary repairs or maintenance required
  • Other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:   

  • Ability to read and interpret documents (e.g. safety rules, operating and maintenance) instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write reports and correspondence
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts; percentages, area, circumference, and volume
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
  • Ability to read a ruler and understand measurements in fractions and decimals
  • Ability to perform minor metal fabrication and carpentry tasks
  • Ability to follow daily, weekly, and monthly schedules to plan work priorities
  • Ability to travel between facilities and maintain a good driving record
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to work overtime if required to meet business demands
  • Ability to use a computer; including but not limited to manufacturing software
  • Ability to communicate effectively with workers and supervisor
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out complex multiple step instructions
  • Ability to deal with problems and non-standardized situations with multiple variables


Education, Licenses, Certifications: 

  • Driver’s license in good standing required
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Related skills / training certificate from college or technical school preferred



  • Prior warehouse or manufacturing experience preferred
  • Three to six months related work experience preferred


Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job the employee must:

  • Be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Be able to push or pull heavy objects up to 250 pounds
  • Be able to work 12 hours shifts
  • Perform repetitive tasks
  • Routinely stand, sit, hear, walk, and talk
  • Reach, climb, bend, kneel, crouch, twist and balance; sometimes in awkward or tight spaces
  • Have good close vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus
  • Meet SWM certification requirements to operate Power Industrial Trucks


PPE Requirements:  Employees are required to wear Personal Protective Equipment including;

  • Safety shoes (steel toe or composite toe)
  • Safety Glasses
  • Bump Caps
  • Protective Gloves; when performing certain tasks
  • Hearing Protection; when required
  • Other personal protective equipment as required for certain tasks


Work Environment:  Conditions are that of a manufacturing environment.

  • Air Temperatures can range from cold to hot
  • Atmosphere may contain dust, fumes and odors
  • May include mechanical, electrical, chemical, explosive and radiation hazards

Key Words:

Machine Operator





Note:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this position.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or other protected status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. SWM International is committed to help individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce, and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at SWM, please email our Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected]