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Injection Molding Operator

Leola, PA 17540

Posted: 02/26/2020 Industry: Production Pay Rate: $10 - $10.50

Job Description

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB

 

Operates injection-molding machines that form plastic or rubber products.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

  • Starts machine that automatically liquefies pellets, slugs, or powder in heating chamber, injects liquefied material into mold, and ejects molded product
  • Observes gauges to ensure specified molding temperature and pressure are maintained
  • Examines molded product for surface defects, such as dents and cracks
  • Maintains production counts
  • May dump plastic powder, preformed plastic pellets, or preformed rubber slugs into hopper of molding machine
  • May remove product from mold, using hand tools
  • May trim flash from product, using shears or knife
  • May place product in cold water or position it on cooling fixture to prevent distortion

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE AND/OR TRAINING

  • High School diploma or GED preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of experience

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

 

PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS

  • Identify problems, investigate the root-cause, and make recommendations for solutions

 

VERBAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • Use verbal skills to communicate with co-workers or customers and/or vendors

 

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • Complete and maintain documentation / records; to effectively convey ideas and information both in written and oral form

 

MATH SKILLS

  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, ratios

Additional Information

Job Details

  • Full Time
  • Temp-Hire
  • 1st Shift (6:50am-3pm) Monday-Friday
  • 3rd Shift (10:50pm-7am) Sunday-Thursday

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