Blow Up Operator Job Description Sample
Machine Operator Blow Molding
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DIRECT HIRE STARTING POSITION PAY:
- C Operator ($16+) 1-3 years machine operator experience
- B Operator ($18+) 3-5 years machine operator experience
- A Operator ($20+) 5 + years machine operator experience
1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts available. Shift premium provided to off shifts.
Blow Molding machine operators will work under the direction of the production senior lead/supervisor to ensure that the company produces the highest quality products safely and efficiently. The blow molding machine operator will be responsible for operating, setting up, troubleshooting, and maintaining machines throughout the shift.
- Set up and operate blow molding machine to mold plastic products according to specifications: Turn valves to start flow of water and release air pressure to machine.
- Moves machine controls to set timing unit and temperature of heating unit and start automatic feed mechanism.
- Adjust machine mandrel and align mandrel with mold chamber, using wrenches.
- Start molding machine that automatically feeds material from mixing unit to mandrel and to mold chamber.
- Closes chamber to mold product under heat and pressure.
- Regrind excess material and unsatisfactory product for reuse, using grinding machine.
- May weigh completed work-piece to determine accuracy of machine operation.
- All candidates who have received a written offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre employment drug screening and a pre employment background check which will determine eligibility for employment
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Monitor/Assess performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
- Strong communication skills
- Critical Thinking- Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Reading Comprehension- Understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Manage one's own time and the time of others.
- Repair machines or systems using the needed tools.
- Understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
- Opportunity for growth! Our supportive teams are dedicated to professional development and offer many opportunities to expand your knowledge, allowing you to advance during your career with us!
- Medical -with access to MedNow 24/7 Virtual Care- Dental, and Vision Plans
- 401 K with employer match
- Positive-Friendly Culture with a casual dress code
Vacation Relief Operator - Blow Mold
Job Description: & Requirements
The Blow Mold Operator is responsible for operating plastic blow molding machines and making necessary adjustments to ensure production of containers is made in a safe, efficient and high quality manner.
This position will relieve other Blowmold Operators while they are on vacation.
Monitor conveyor lines for damaged bottles.
Operate bagger and debagger stations.
Troubleshoot and minor repair of blow mold equipment.
Monitor empty bottle weights and makes adjustments accordingly.
Train others on blow mold operation.
Maintain communication with other departments, management and employees and notify them of any problems and/or concerns that may restrict the efficiency of production.
Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format, and completed with required information.
Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOP's.
Analyze process data and equipment performance data to improve quality, throughput, and troubleshoot.
Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.
Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.
Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area.
Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.
Perform other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
1 year related experience required.
Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Must be able to able to stand, walk, push or pull a majority of the day. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.
Must be able to work in a wet environment with some exposure dust, gas or fumes.
Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.
Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).
Dean Foods considers marijuana (including medical marijuana) to be an illegal drug. Dean Foods will rescind offers of employment to applicants who test positive for marijuana (unless restricted from doing so by state or local law). Dean Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
Multi Blow Header Operator - Rapid Prototype
Shift: Primarily 1st shift, some off-shift required. (off-shift approximately up to 25% of the time)
Title of Person this position reports to: NPD/Product Design Manager
With minimal supervision, individual to be responsible for the manufacturing and assisting with documentation of new product development of R& D projects through the NPD rapid prototype. Responsibilities include meticulous analysis and oversight of product quality level through detailed tool life and tool wear studies. Heading machine operator position involves learning to perform the operation and basic set-ups of manufacturing equipment under appropriate supervision, exclusively: 100 Tons, 53 Formax, 89 National and 4-die/4 blow National and Carlo Salvi 5 & 6 Die Hdr)
Major Duties & Responsibilities:
Assist with coordinate manufacturing activities through NPD rapid prototype
Assist engineering, tooling, manufacturing, and quality in the development of new product
Assists with developing and document detailed tool life studies
Assists in the documentation of tool preparation and setup procedures required for sound manufacturing practices
Assists in the documentation of product run attributes for internal confidential specifications of both product and manufacturing tooling in preparation of licensing support
Assist in the development of new manufacturing technologies
Assist and trouble shoot difficult running product for the global manufacturing group
Assist in initiating process changes to enhance manufacturing performance and efficiency
Knowledge, Experience or Behavior Required:
High School diploma or GED.
Thorough knowledge of the Stanley Engineered Fastening manufacturing process with a primary focus on cold formed single and multi-die heading.
Thorough understanding of company quality requirements.
Strong sense of urgency and personal commitment.
A good working knowledge of various materials (e.g. low carbon & alloy steels, stainless steels, etc.)
The ability to analyze, interpret, and understand test results to assist further product development.
Knowledge of ISO14001/TS16949 and its requirements.
Knowledge of fastener applications function.
Basic knowledge of consensus standards and test methods.
A basic understanding of personal computers, E-mail, and Microsoft software such as Word, Excel, Access, etc.
Preferred Skills & Abilities
Understanding of cold forming methods
Has knowledge and experience in product and process design
Has knowledge and experience of software programs of Word, Excel, Access, etc, e-mail.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Blow Mold Operator
OverviewCOMPANY:As one of North America's largest independent manufacturers of consumer packaged goods ("CPG"), KIK helps a large portfolio of brands and retailers bring their products to life. With leading positions in the multibillion dollar household and personal care ("HPC"), over-the-counter ("OTC"), pool additives and automotive aftermarket categories, we serve over 100 CPG companies and several major North American HPC and automotive aftermarket retailers, including many of the leading players in their respective categories.
We have full-service capabilities covering end-to-end contract manufacturing, including project management, innovation and R&D, sourcing and procurement, blending and compounding, filling and packaging, supply chain and distribution, and quality control. Our manufacturing model is highly flexible and we consistently add value to our customers by leveraging our range of services and expertise. KIK has over 5,000 employees and operates 29 manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout North America.
KIK Consumer Brands – Household Division Our Household Division ("Household") is the #1 player in North American private label bleach, and supplies private label cleaning programs to prominent American retailers. SUMMARY: The Blow Mold Operator is within our Household division and is responsible for setting up, adjusting and maintaining the safe and efficient operation of assigned equipment. Responsible for monitoring both production and quality of materials produced. Essential Job Functions- Operates machinery that blows mold containers of various sizes.
Maintain and repair equipment as needed both preventative as well as execute repairs when the line is down.
Monitors the quality of bottles and ensures they meet quality control standards and specifications.
Suggests changes in working methods and use of equipment to increase the department's efficiency.
Notifies supervisor of any manufacturing problems, as well as analyzing and resolving work problems, or assisting workers in solving problems in a helpful and timely manner.
Maintains and enforces all safety rules and regulations, and maintains good housekeeping in all related areas. Qualifications- High school diploma or (GED) - 1 year of blow molding experience preferred A Career with KIK Offers:
KIK offers very competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including health, wellness, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. You can plan for your future with KIK's retirement savings options including employer match. KIK also recognizes the importance of continuing education and offers Education Assistance to our employees to encourage continued personal development and growth.
Thank you for your interest and consideration of a position with KIK Custom Products. KIK is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, age, religion, sex, or national origin.
Blow Molding, Downstream Palletize Machine Operator I
POSITION: Blow Molding, Downstream Palletize Machine Operator I
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure the downstream equipment is in good and safe condition and maintained clean at all times.
Effectively run the machines and ensure it has enough raw materials.
Show consideration of the recycling procedures
Report any mechanical issues to the Senior Downstream Operator. Tracking down any defects and reporting them to the Machine Operator.
Become a member of the downstream conversion team.
Complete all required downstream paperwork (rework, bulk downtime, non-conforming sheets, etc.) and hand in at end of shift.
Before your shift begins, coordinate issues as to who is running which bulk? Who will go to the rework area? Who will take first break, etc.?
Maintain a high degree of housekeeping at all times. Start all large cleaning jobs early in your shift to ensure their completion.
Ensure that all conveyor lines are free of blockages by being fully away of your surroundings.
Perform basic preventative maintenance on strappers and bulks.
Be alert of the rework area status at all times.
Know the whereabouts of other team members at all times.
Be aware of all Company Policies, Safety Rules and Regulations and comply with them.
Know and understand all Machine Safety Procedures including Lock Out/Tag Out and General Safety procedures including Fire/Evacuation Accident Reporting, and all aspects of the Safety Contract, Basic Machine Operation, House Keeping Practices and GEMP Standards.
- High School Diploma
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations must be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, or walk and is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel, and climb stairs. The employee is regularly required to communicate with other employees and be aware of sounds in the plant. Employee is required to be awake and alert during all work hours. The employee must also occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Blow Mold Lead Operator - 3Rd Shift
OverviewCOMPANY: As one of North America's largest independent manufacturers of consumer packaged goods ("CPG"), KIK helps a large portfolio of brands and retailers bring their products to life.
With leading positions in the multibillion dollar household and personal care ("HPC"), over-the-counter ("OTC"), pool additives and automotive aftermarket categories, we serve over 100 CPG companies and several major North American HPC and automotive aftermarket retailers, including many of the leading players in their respective categories. We have full-service capabilities covering end-to-end contract manufacturing, including project management, innovation and R&D, sourcing and procurement, blending and compounding, filling and packaging, supply chain and distribution, and quality control. Our manufacturing model is highly flexible and we consistently add value to our customers by leveraging our range of services and expertise.
KIK has over 5,000 employees and operates 29 manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout North America. KIK Consumer Brands – Automotive Division: Our Automotive business is comprised of the Prestone® and Holts® businesses.
We develop, manufacture and market antifreeze/coolant and other automotive functional fluids and car appearance products in North America and key international markets. Prestone® is the number one branded consumer choice for antifreeze/coolant in North America. Other brands in our Automotive Care business include Holts®, Redex® and Simoniz® (outside North America). Essential Job Functions• Operate adjustment and maintain machine for consistent bottle production. • Visually observes product for acceptable quality for such items as bottle weight, bottle profile, case printing, color compared to standards, case dimensions, glue pattern, label placement, code dates and bottle appearance. • Responsible for organizing the Blow Mold department within shift(s) in order to achieve the completion of orders in a timely manner. • Responsible for communication to Management on results from shift daily. • Ensure assigned tasks are completed timely, correctly, safely and to the highest quality standard. • Comply with plant safety, quality, GMPs, current standard practices and all other plant rules, policies/procedures. • Load corrogates into bliss hopper. • Delabel defective bottles and recycle into the grinder • Monitor equipment and ensure equipment is functioning properly. • Supervise and direct staff on production requirements. • Perform changeovers in a timely manner • Must be able to evaluate machine break downs and communicate/work with mechanic to repair problem in a timely manner. • Actively participate in area Preventative Maintenance and 5S activities. • Other functions as assigned based on business needs.
The above statement describes the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.
Qualifications• Must have a minimum of 3 years' experience as a Lead in high speed manufacturing environment. • High school diploma or equivalent • Experience with blow mold manufacturing industry. • Experience with Uniloy and/or Graham wheel blow molder required. • Strong communication skills at all levels providing timely and concise information. • Ability to work in a fast paced environment. • Strong knowledge of lean, six sigma tools and problem solving methodology. • Must be able to make quick decisions as necessary to plant productions standards. • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds safely. • Must be able to (1) operate a forklift as needed, (2) be mechanically inclined, (3) willing to work overtime and weekends when required, and (4) be able to work with others in a team environment.. A Career with KIK Offers: KIK offers very competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including health, wellness, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. You can plan for your future with KIK's retirement savings options including employer match.
KIK also recognizes the importance of continuing education and offers Education Assistance to our employees to encourage continued personal development and growth. Thank you for your interest and consideration of a position with KIK Custom Products. KIK is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, age, religion, sex, or national origin.
Hair Stylist (Bliss Spa Blow Bar Grand Opening)
Boldly coloring outside the lines of luxury, W turns the traditional notion of the extravagant hotel on its head. Our irreverent attitude and taste for excess redefine revelry for the modern jet set. Our guests have a lust for a life less ordinary that drives them to demand more, experience it all, and hit repeat.
We share our guests' passions, providing insider access to what's new and what's next. Moderation is not in our vocabulary and we know that lust for life demands more, not less.
W guests soak it in and live each day with a mantra: Detox.Retox.Repeat. If you're ready to create the energetic W scene that is magnetic to everyday disruptors around the world, then we invite you to explore a career with W Hotels.
Provide hair care services such as cut/design, color, and styling to guests. Shampoo, condition, and rinse guests' hair.
Examine skin, hair, or nails to evaluate condition, appearance, and appropriateness of scheduled service. Determine and advise guests on proper skin, hair, or nail care and recommend home care regimens. Promote and sell spa/salon services and retail products.
Escort guests to and from treatment rooms. Set up workstation and/or treatment room with necessary products, equipment, and supplies to ensure guest comfort and safety. Clean, maintain, and sterilize tools.
Monitor and stick to time schedule throughout the day. Handle inappropriate guest behavior by stopping service and informing supervisor/manager. Maintain current licensure in service area. Report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; complete safety training and certifications.
Follow all company policies and procedures; ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards; anticipate and address guests' service needs; assist individuals with disabilities; thank guests with genuine appreciation.
Speak with others using clear and professional language. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards.
Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.
Polymers Blow Molding Engineer 1
The Blow Molding Engineer provides technical support to strategic customers and creates customer and market opportunities for LyondellBasell through technical service and application development activities in targeted market segments. The Blow Molding Engineer also leads identified product and applications development programs in support of market segment strategies.
The position is located in Cincinnati, OH at our Cincinnati Technology Center, which houses research and development functions in support of LyondellBasell's North American polymers business. The position offers a competitive base salary, bonus, 401K matching, generous benefits package, pension plan and employee discounts.
Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Provides targeted technical support to strategic external customers, as well as internal customers such as Business, Sales and Manufacturing.
Investigates and resolves customer complaints regarding product performance or quality with a long-term focus on manufacturing excellence.
Supports profitable product line growth through customer qualifications of new, improved or existing products.
Known as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for their specific area of responsibility Understands customer and market needs, translates these into resin requirements/specifications, and works with cross functional groups to frame these into value added opportunities.
Initiates and manages value added product and applications development projects in collaboration with other functions including Business, Product Development, Research and Development and Manufacturing
Participates in and / or leads various activities related to LyondellBasell's product stewardship protocol
Provides support to manufacturing plants including process improvement initiatives and other activities aimed at operational excellence and continuous improvement in line with business needs
Primary Internal and External Touch Points
Customer: Technical Management and Engineers, Manufacturing Management and Engineers, Quality Assurance Engineers and Line Operators
Internal: Marketing Managers, Account Representatives, Product Development and R&D Researchers, Manufacturing and Production Engineers, Product Safety Consultants, Specifications Management Consultants, Operations Planners and Supply Chain Representatives
Industry Associations: Legislators, Standards Groups and other Industry experts
Education and Key Requirements
A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering is required. Will consider candidates targeted to receive their Bachelor's degree in May 2019.
The ideal candidate will have related industry experience; Related industry experience as an intern or Co-Op is required for recent graduates.
Polymer processing, particularly blow molding experience is desired. Strong mechanical orientation, customer focus, leadership, results orientation, technological orientation, communication, collaborative, problem solving, project management and decision-making skills are essential for this position.
The position may require up to 25% travel within the US.
LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell (www.lyondellbasell.com) manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.
Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.
LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.
LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.
Blow Mold Process Technicians - Direct Hire - Day And Night Shifts
Blow Molding Technician I and II positions available.
Prominent, growing New Berlin, Wisconsin manufacturing company is offering career growth opportunities for plastics industry blow molding candidates with 2-5 years experience for Tech I or Tech II levels. OR, accepting applications from candidates in other industries who have had strong experience running complex automated or semi-automated production machinery to learn the blow molding business. $15-$21/hour which depends upon your experience. Tech I opportunities are 12 hr. shifts days from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. or nights 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Tech II openings will be 12 hour day shifts from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. There are three technical career path levels to progress in as a Machine Technician with this organization. Relocation assistance is not available.The Machine Technician / Operator ensures efficient operation of complex automated or semi-automated blow molding or injection molding production line machinery. Positions are also available for candidates with strong process knowledge and skills operating complex automated or semi-automated production machinery in other industries. Please review the job description requirements and if interested in these opportunities complete the application and your cover letter and resume will receive immediate attention.
- Operate assigned Rocheleau blow molding (Mat.Tech.I), Bekum, Kautex blow molding (Mat.Tech.II), production line equipment to maximize High 5 Operational Metrics: Efficiency, Quality, Safety, Engagement and Resin Loss.
- Independently perform machine adjustments within allowable parameters, perform routine machine maintenance tasks and minor repairs on all production equipment, including molders and peripheral quality equipment on assigned lines.
- Identify and recommend improvements and support all company continuous improvements activities. Work with plant leadership, set up and maintenance to implement improvements. Sustain 6S program in the production cells, supporting team members and reporting repeat variation to leadership.
- Ensure adherence to customer specifications and accurately document all records related to downtime, production, scrap, repairs, process deviation, etc.
- Act as a mentor and technical resource for other team members and new members learning technical functions.
- Assist in identifying non-conforming product and re-work of non-conforming product as necessary.
- Work safely, following all safety policies and proactively participating in the safe work of others and the safety of the overall environment.
- Perform other miscellaneous support work to enable the team to be successful and as requested by plant leadership. Assist in the duties of other team members, including helping to cover break times, etc.
Must be able to stand and walk for long periods, lift or carry parts, material and product of up to 30 pounds. Must be able to grasp, pinch, reach, finger, pick, or otherwise work with fingers, hands and arms for regular tasks. Must laugh at jokes and enjoy attempts at humor from other team members, no matter how feeble.
Must be able to wear eye and hearing protection and operate effectively in temperatures ranging from 60 to 110 F.
Must climb steps, maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling, have good hand/eye coordination, stoop, and bend. Must be capable of visually detecting defects, depth, colors, variances, and see objects as real.
Minimal local travel required.
Equal Opportunity Employer
High School diploma or equivalent required with advanced technical certificate or formal education preferred. At least 2 years of technical processing, maintenance or troubleshooting experience, preferably in a continuous process manufacturing environment.
- Demonstrated Mechanical aptitude and learning agility in regards to technical matters.
- Exhibit excellent decision making skills
- Ability to work independently with little supervision.
- Demonstrated capability in basic math and measurement.
- Ability to follow guidelines independently and work as part of a cohesive production team.
- Familiarity with basic business computer applications and mobile device applications.
- Must be able to provide own basic set of tools
Paid Holidays: After 60 days, full time Members receive 8 hours holiday pay for 9 recognized company holidays each year, plus one additional discretionary floating holiday. Members scheduled and working the holidays are also paid double time for the hours worked!
Paid Vacation: Operations team Members receive a vacation pay check on their anniversary date with unpaid vacation days according to the schedule below. Members choose to either schedule days off or work their schedule and get paid. After 1 Year of Service: 2% of previous year’s gross earnings with 7 optional unpaid days off. After 2 Years of Service: 4% of previous year’s gross earnings with 14 optional unpaid days off. After 7 Years of Service: 6% of previous year’s gross earnings with 21 optional unpaid days off. After 14 Years of Service: 8% of previous year’s gross earnings with 28 optional unpaid days off.
Life Insurance: Effective the 90th day of membership, the Company will pay for a Life Insurance policy for you equal to two (2) times your annual salary up to $100,000. Additional voluntary Life Insurance and Accident insurance can be purchased for member, spouse and/or children.
Disability Benefits: Effective the 90th day of membership, Short Term and Long Term disability benefits are paid by the company for you to help protect your income in the event of illness or injury.
401(K) Retirement Match: the company helps plan for long term prosperity by automatically enrolling members in our retirement savings plan on the first day of the month after 90 days of service. The Company matches 50% of contributions on up to 4% of earnings. This match vests gradually over a 6 year period.
Dental Insurance: Eligible on the 90th day, Members can pay $5.68 for single premium or $12.92 for family coverage each bi-weekly pay period.
Vision Insurance: Eligible on the 90th day, routine Vision exams are covered each year. The cost for single premium is $2.78 bi-weekly and $8.32 bi-weekly for family coverage.
Comprehensive Medical Plan: Eligible on the 90th day, Members can choose from two comprehensive medical plans based on individual or family needs. Preventative Care Benefits in both plans include immunizations, routine physical exams and tests paid at 100% in network. To help you plan for medical expenses, the company will match the first $150 you put into our Health FSA or HSA plan.And BEST OF ALL, you are part of a community-based organization who celebrates their Members and teams accomplishments with bonus programs, recognition, contests and Member events!
Blow Line Operator
Headquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions. Our innovative products and superior drainage solutions are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including residential, non-residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications. We have established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence. Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 3,700 employees, 63 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers. In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE®. To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.
The Blow Line Operator is responsible for running all machines utilized in the production of PVC fittings and components in the Blow Line department. The Blow Line Operator will specifically run three pieces of equipment in simultaneously order starting with the PVC heater, then the Blow mold, and finally the Finishing Saw. Daily communication regarding machine performance must be communicated to the Blow Line Lead. Machine inspection is performed for accurate setup and performance safety. All product quality is the sole responsibility of the operator and must be communicated to the Quality Manager and/or the Blow Line Lead. Ultimate goal is to produce high quality parts with minimum downtime in the most safe and economical manner. The Blow Line Operator must be flexible to work 40+ hours per week. The Blow Line Operator reports directly to the Blow Line Lead.
The tasks, duties, and responsibilities of the Blow Line Operator include, but are not limited to:
Notify Lead of any shortages in consumable items required for departmental operation
Maintain accurate production records such that all raw material used and all finished goods produced in the department are accurately reported
Ensure safe operations of all machines
Clean work area daily and remove any unused tooling improperly stored in the work zone
Help identify incorrect raw material quantities in an effort to reduce production run shortages/overages
Proper set up and maintenance of equipment used in the department including safety inspection signoff forms
Seek improvements in production efficiencies
Remove full crate quantity of product out of production area properly labeled as to product and quantity
Monitor the quality of products produced and ensure that all initial products are approved by the Quality Manager.
Understand and practice ADS CORE VALUES
The Blow Line Operator should possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Knowledge of Blow Mold machines
Ability to communicate at different levels within the organization
Ability to lift product up to 40 pounds
Ability to stand for long periods of time in a hot environment
Ability to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision
Work well under stress and pressure of a fast paced production environment
Attention to detail
Able to work in a mechanical environment with hand tools and power tools.
- High School education or equivalent. Some course work at a Technical School with a focus on industrial applications is a plus.
Manufacturing experience in a production/shop floor environment
Blow Mold experience a plus
Ability to lift a maximum of 100 lbs
Ability to perform labor in extreme temperatures and temperature changes for long periods of time
Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time
Position requires full range of body movement including lifting, twisting, bending, reaching, pulling and pushing
Ability to mount and dismount industrial equipment
Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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