Employment at Sound Seal

sound seal office agawam ma

Sound Seal, a leading manufacturer of industrial and architectural acoustic noise control products is located in Agawam MA.

We offer an exciting work environment and offers a strong benefits package including Medical/Dental, 401(K) and paid vacation time. In addition we are committed to building career enhancing experiences that prepares our employees for their long term professional goals.


Shipping Specialist - Agawam, MA

We are looking for a Shipping Specialist who is willing to work flexible hours as volume dictates. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work efficiently at a fast pace with little supervision. Sound Seal offers competitive salary, full benefits, paid holidays and paid time off.

Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday with OT Scheduled as needed

Job type: Full time

Salary: Based upon experience level

Required Experience: 2 years working in a shipping department

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Duties

  • Forklift experience a must
  • DOT certification a must
  • Complete packaging of skids
  • Makes crates for customer product as necessary
  • Able to read a tape measure
  • Basic computer knowledge helpful
  • Able to use power tools for building skids, pallets & crates
  • Manually load and unload materials onto or off skids
  • Ability to lift up to (75?) lbs
  • Efficiently load and offload trailers
  • Work as a team to organize shipping floor and rack space
  • Clearly label all skids for easy identification
  • Bi-lingual English / Spanish a plus
  • Willing to work flexible house as necessary

Wrapper - Agawam, MA

Sound Seal, a local manufacturing company is seeking a production entry level panel Wrapper. This position is responsible for wrapping various materials to create architectural panels.   This ideal candidate enjoys being part of a team working in a fast-paced environment, has attention to detail and is a conscientious, self-starter requiring minimal direction.   This position is full time, and the right candidate must be extremely reliable.

Responsibilities:

  • Set project to specifications selecting and cutting fabric to cover fiberglass filler.
  • Spray adhesive and wrap fabric to specs ensuring no defects and bubbles adjusting as needed.
  • Responsible for monitoring product quality.
  • Boxing finished product following prescribed procedures.

Essential Functions:

  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • Basic English reading/writing skills preferred.
  • Must be able to work quickly with your hands.
  • Ability to read and execute printed drafts and specifications.
  • Ability to focus and have attention to detail.

Physical demands

  • Must be able to stand and walk for a minimum of 8 hours per day or longer in overtime situations, as required.
  • Must be able to lift heavy product (up to 50 lbs.) multiple times per hour (heavy loads must be team lifted).
  • Utilize a computer for tracking project completion.

Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

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Quilting Machine Operator - Agawam, MA

Sound Seal, a local manufacturing company is seeking an experienced quilting machine operator with industrial manufacturing experience. The Quilting Machine Operator attends one or more automatic, multiple needles sewing machines ("quilters") that quilt layers of materials used to make quilted industrial panels.   This ideal candidate enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, has attention to detail and is a conscientious, self-starter requiring minimal direction.  This position is full time.  The right candidate must be extremely reliable.

Responsibilities:

  • Sets up and operates quilting machine to sew fiberglass filler to various materials to produce quilted layer.  Loads film and batting onto machine feed.
  • Adjusts slitter knives to specified width of finished material and pushes buttons to activate machine, inspecting quilted fabric for defects and adjusts control settings to correct defects.  Restarts machine and observes feeding, positioning, stitching, and winding operations to detect malfunctions.
  • Uses rod to fold finished product and labels boxes following prescribed procedures.
  • Carries new rolls of fiberglass and various quilting layers, as well as using lift to organize boxes of finished product to specified storage area.

Essential Functions:

  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • Basic English reading/writing skills preferred.
  • Ability to focus and have attention to detail.

Physical demands

  • Must be able to stand and walk for a minimum of 8 hours per day or longer in overtime situations, as required.
  • Must be able to lift heavy product (up to 50 lbs.) multiple times per hour (heavy loads must be team lifted).
  • Manual dexterity to thread machines
  • Utilize a computer and complex industrial quilting machine.

Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

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Stitcher - Agawam, MA

Sound Seal, A local manufacturing company is seeking an experienced sewing machine operator, who has experience working with industrial fabrics.  This individual must enjoy working in a fast paced environment, be creative, and a self-starter who requires minimal direction.  This position would be full time.  The right candidate must be extremely reliable.

Responsibilities

Working with the team to assemble finished materials based on production CAD drawings. Produce to Takt time, while recording accurate material usage history and labor times on a per-job or per-part basis. Must produce first quality goods with minimum amount of re-work.

Qualification / Skills

  • Sewing – Industrial Materials
  • Cutting from Drawings
  • Math Skills
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.
  • LEAN or Continuous Improvement experience a plus

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