Machine Operator at Empire Polymer Solutions

Job Locations US-NY-Baldwinsville
Machine Operator/Programmer
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


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Machine Operators Wanted! Empire Polymer Solutions is seeking Machine Operators to join our team at a new plastic manufacturing facility in Baldwinsville, NY.  We are moving forward quickly and need top talent to build our team. The right Machine Operator will play a valuable role at this exciting time as we build for the future in our new location.


  • Operate large industrial production-based machinery.
  • Feed machines with plastic materials for processing.
  • Move materials throughout the production floor using forklifts, hand jacks, etc.
  • Learn and understand complex process equipment (i.e. grinding, pumps, blowers, washing, drying, processing machines, motors, controls, conveyors, compressors, etc.)
  • Adequately communicate maintenance issues and concerns to appropriate individuals (i.e. General Manager, Maintenance Manager). 
  • Maintain an organized and functional work area, requiring some general cleaning tasks.
  • Follow all policies and safety requirements directed by company policy.
  • Qualified candidates must be hard working, willing to learn, a motivated team player, safety focused, and eager to gain and share new knowledge with their colleagues.
  • This position must be able to demonstrate an understanding of safety, quality, and efficiency in the operation of all machinery on the plant floor.
  • Machine Operators report directly to the General Manager and will be a key member of the Production Floor team
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management team members.


  • Competitive wages
  • High-quality health insurance with dental and vision coverage
  • Retirement plan with employer match
  • Paid time off
  • Paid company holidays
  • On-site bus stop
  • Flexible hours



  • Industrial production experience in a manufacturing facility preferred.
  • Forklift experience preferred.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Ability to follow, retain, and communicate detailed instructions.
  • Ability to follow standard policies and procedures.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work in a production-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to manage time, organize, and prioritize work effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to keep production equipment operating, including on-call/overtime as needed.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Able to work on ladders and lifts at a height above 15ft.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Able to frequently twist, kneel, squat, bend. and reach overhead.

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Company Profile

Empire Polymer Solutions, with locations in Syracuse and Rochester, NY, formed a joint venture with Empire Resource Recycling in 2018 to provide efficient polymer processing, grinding, washing, and certified destruction services for sustainable materials handling.

We are uniquely qualified to take on a variety of projects at our plant locations. Our facilities are equipped with a weigh station, rail spur, and polymer lab on-site to manage costs and ensure quality.


Empire Polymer Solutions is dedicated to the success of our customers, employees, and community. Our team specializes in logistics management for sustainable manufacturing and waste management operations.


Empire Polymer Solutions, LLC is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. New employees will not be submitted to a drug test. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions.



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