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Midwest Labor Baraboo Office

Midwest Labor - Baraboo

515 South Boulevard
Baraboo, WI  53913

Phone: 608-513-0382

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Styrofoam Manufacturing Technician

Set up, test, and adjust manufacturing machinery or equipment, using any combination of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, or computer technologies.
Confident with Standard and Metric measurements.
Aid press operators and troubleshoot problems.
Efficient and quality workmanship.
Must be a quality Team Player.
Thorough knowledge with the ability to troubleshoot the following: Cooling tower, Press hydraulic, Press pneumatic, Air systems & Press Vacuum Systems. Basic boiler knowledge.
Ability to wire electrical outlets.

Essential Duties

  • Build packaging for finished products.
  • Build product subassemblies or final assemblies.
  • Calibrate or adjust equipment to ensure quality production, using tools such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges, protractors, or ring gauges.
  • Clean production equipment or work areas.
  • Clean scrap materials for recycling or reuse, such as preparing aluminum scrap for cold-bonding processes or preparing paper for pulping or ink removal processes.
  • Collect hazardous or non-hazardous waste in correctly labeled barrels or other containers and transfer them to collection areas.
  • Adhere to all applicable regulations, policies, and procedures for health, safety, and environmental compliance.
  • Assist engineers in developing, building, or testing prototypes or new products, processes, or procedures.
  • Troubleshoot problems with equipment, devices, or products.
  • Transfer hazardous or non-hazardous waste materials to collection areas for disposal, recycling, or reuse.
  • Test products or subassemblies for functionality or quality.
  • Start up and shut down processing equipment.
  • Ship packages, following carrier specifications.
  • Set up and operate production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures.
  • Separate scrap or waste materials for recycling, reuse, or environmentally sound disposal.
  • Select cleaning materials, tools, or equipment.
  • Provide production, progress, or changeover reports to shift supervisors.
  • Provide advice or training to other technicians.
  • Prepare production documents, such as standard operating procedures, manufacturing batch records, inventory reports, or productivity reports.
  • Prepare and assemble materials.
  • Plan and lay out work to meet production and schedule requirements.
  • Package finished products.
  • Measure and record data associated with operating equipment.
  • Monitor and adjust production processes or equipment for quality and productivity.
  • Maintain inventory of job materials.
  • Keep production logs.
  • Install new equipment.
  • Conduct environmental safety inspections in accordance with standard protocols to ensure production activities comply with environmental regulations or standards.
  • Inspect finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
  • Set up and verify the functionality of safety equipment.


  • Send work resumes to as it is required to present one to this company.

Pay: 14.00-17.00 hourly