Jobs in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Worcester is the county seat of Worcester County in Massachusetts, United States. It is the second most populous city in New England (after Boston). During 19th century, Worcester was a major manufacturing hub in New England, specializing in the production of wire and heavy machinery.

Since then, manufacturing sector has somewhat diminished in size, though the city is still home to large manufacturing companies such as Norton Abrasives, the world’s largest manufacturer and supplier of abrasives, high-performance materials manufacturer Saint-Gobain, and headset communication systems manufacturer David Clark Company.

Today, Worcester’s economy is supported not only by manufacturing, but also by its strong healthcare and education sectors, and food processing industry.


Besides the above mention companies, largest manufacturing employers in Worcester are Jen Manufacturing, Primetal Technologies, RLT Solutions, Massachusetts Manufacturing, ERS Resources, Valkyrie Manufacturing, Atwater Kent, Lutco Inc, Curtis Industries, D&S Manufacturing, and Sheppard Envelope.

Saint-Gobain has openings for digital marketing coordinators, customer service representatives, finishing operators, and local buyers; Primetal Technologies is looking for a manufacturing technician, while Sheppard Envelope is on a lookout for a jet pressman.

Healthcare and Education

Top employers in the healthcare and education sector in Worcester include UMass Memorial Health Care, University of Massachusetts Medical School, City of Worcester, Saint Vincent Hospital, Reliant Medical Group, College of the Holy Cross, and Quinsigamond Community College.

Career options are registration representative, administrative assistant, executive secretary, data analyst, financial counselor, junior postdoctoral or research scientist, resident physician, medical records clerk, hospital service technician, switchboard operators, retention coordinator, director of nursing services, medical receptionist, and courier.

Food and Drink Industry

Worcester is home to Polar Beverages, the largest independent soft-drink bottler in the country, as well as a number of other large food and drink processing companies such as Table Talk Pies, Draeger Safety Diagnostics, Sara Lee Foods, Dole Food Co Inc, Just Off The Vine, SYGMA Network Inc, Frito-Lay, Trappist Preserves, Weetabix Co, Ginseng Up Corp, Clearwater Beverage, Root Beer, Austin Liquors, and Ken’s Food Inc.

Jobs on offer at the moment include food & beverage director, inventory clerk, food service technician, product risk manager, field sales representative, and warehouse coordinator.