Injection Molding Machine Operator Job Description Sample
Injection Molding Machine Operator - 2Nd Shift
The Injection Molding Machine Operator and Inspector will be in charge of monitoring assigned molding machines and ensuring that molded parts conform to quality standards. This role will also inspect the quality of the product to determine the acceptability of the product based upon GMP and Inspection. This 2nd Shift role runs Monday - Friday from 2:30 - 11:00pm.
Duties and Responsibilities
Monitors automatic molding machines and ensures that parts conform to quality specifications.
Answers Press alarms to maximize press efficiencies.
Performs inspections by sampling for compliance to specifications (Dimensional, Functional and Visual).
Generates / prints molded specifications for proper documentation on inspections.
Reviews procedures to ensure compliance and reports discrepancies to supervisor.
Provides feedback on quality findings to appropriate personnel.
Reports processing problems to appropriate delegate for resolution.
Meets all quality, quantity and Good Manufacturing Practices to satisfy customer and Regulatory requirements.
Inspects molded components using internal gages / instruments (CMM, Calipers & etc.).
Operates measurement scales to determine machine production.
Correctly labels and identifies product for transport to Central Stores.
Maintains neat and orderly work area to ensure efficiency and no safety hazards.
Reviews paperwork for proper documentation to comply with GMP procedures.
Follows outlined procedures, safety guidelines, quality and cost standards are met in order to maintain the company's competitive position in the marketplace.
This position is required to assure compliance of Company operations to all applicable laws, regulations and standards, good business practices and company documented procedures (including but not limited to FDA, Quality Systems Regulations, ISO 13485, ISO 14001, government occupational health and environmental regulations and statutes).
Required Skills and Experience
Technical Knowledge and
High school diploma or equivalent education required.
Must be detailed oriented and have good manual dexterity and math skills.
Computer skills (Microsoft Word and Excel) preferred.
Knowledge and experience in use of mechanical and electronic measurement and test equipment.
Mechanical ability and aptitude necessary.
Ability to read engineering or mechanical drawings preferred.
Time management, communication, fast pace and multi-tasking abilities.
Must be organized and able to manage multiple tasks to complete all work by the end of the shift.
Works with little to no supervision.
Good decision making skills.
At Smiths Medical, we are passionate about improving and saving the lives of patients through high quality, innovative medical devices and services. We are a leading global manufacturer of specialty medical devices that provides innovative and lifesaving solutions for the world's healthcare markets.
Specializing in Infusion Therapy, Vascular Access, Vital Care, and Specialty Products & Services, our products are found in hospital, emergency, home and specialty care environments and are used during critical and intensive care, surgery, post-operative care and for supporting managing chronic illness.
Smiths Medical is an EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled
If you require assistance with our online job submission process, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at 855-754-5032 to request an accommodation. Additionally, Smiths Medical invites interested deaf and hard of hearing applicants to use Video Relay Service (VRS).
Injection Molding Processtechnician - Direct Hire - Day And Night Shifts
Prominent, growing New Berlin, Wisconsin manufacturing company is offering career growth opportunities for plastics industry injection molding candidates with strong process knowledge and skills and 2 years experience efficiently running complex automated or semi-automated production machinery. $15-$21/hour depending upon your experience level. These are 12 hr. shifts on days from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. or nights from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. The Technician I is the first of three technical career path levels to progress in with this organization. Relocation assistance is not available.
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 Toshiba Injection Molding (Mat.Tech.I) 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!
Injection Molding Process Technician
Must have experience with:
- Scientific molding and eDART equipment (MMI OR MMII preferred)
- Injection mold machine start-up
- Forklift operation
- Trouble-shooting mold process including auxiliaries
- Performance of Die Setter duties
- Ability to assemble & disassemble equipment as needed
1. Experience with Scientific molding and eDART equipment (MMI OR MMII preferred)?
2. Experience with injection mold machine start-up?
3. Forklift operation experience?
4. Trouble-shooting mold process experience including auxiliaries?
Injection Molding Process Technician
A large manufacturing company is seeking an Injection Molding Process Technician for immediate opportunity. You will program, set-up, and operate Plastic Injection Machines, troubleshoot the injection molding process to ensure the machines are making good parts, and support management to ensure efficient operations and continuous improvements.
In addition, you will also be required to make occasional mold changes and help on the shop floor when needed. You need to be flexible to work second or third shift and overtime is possible.
Qualified candidates must have a High School Diploma or GED, must know how to program, set-up, and operate Plastic Injection Molding Machines, must have a strong mechanical aptitude, must have excellent troubleshooting skills, must be able to make adjustments, and must be flexible to shifts. Only candidates that can pass a background check and drug screen will be considered.
For an immediate interview, please call 216.241.3800
Job Type: Full-time
•High school or equivalent
•Injection Molding: 1 year
•Plastic Injection Molding: 1 year
Production Supervisor - Injection Molding - Weekend Night Shift
The Injection Molding Production Supervisor is responsible for managing the daily activities of the manufacturing shift.
Specific duties include:
Create a culture of Safety and accountability around all Teams as well as individual work assignments
Adhere to all quality standards within the department
Plan and supervise the daily manufacturing activities on a shift
Ensure assigned staff are qualified and appropriately trained for assigned work
Assure production output supports the production schedule
Engage the employees by sharing metrics and how they relate to our Team performance
Assure production output meets all applicable quality requirements
Perform human resource tasks such as recruiting, performance management, training and development, recognition, time management, and corrective action
Monitor manufacturing area supplies and equipment; initiate purchasing requests as needed
Champion the principles of Proto Excellence by identifying and perusing opportunities for improvement
Promote the concepts of 5S by maintaining clean & organized work areas with emphasis on safety, quality, efficiency, & utilization
Continually seek to improve work processes & individual performance
Adhere to all company policies & operational procedures
Perform additional tasks as assigned
6+ years of manufacturing experience
4+ years of relevant manufacturing supervision/management experience
Ability to help out and be productive where needed
Ability to use a computer and calculator
Able to be licensed to operate material handling equipment (forklift, pallet jack, overhead crane hoist, etc.)
Good written and oral communication skills; ability to read and write English
Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment
Must be punctual and have good attendance
Ability to comprehend and follow verbal and electronic work instructions from supervisors or technical leads
Strong attention to detail
- Previous experience in a plastics manufacturing environment is preferred, (processing, setups)
High school diploma and or equivalent work experience
Associates degree in a related field is preferred
All Proto Labs facilities in the United States are ITAR-compliant operations. Due to ITAR regulations, Proto Labs is only able to employ U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents (green card holders) or foreign nationals granted refugee or asylee status. Individuals with temporary visas (e.g. E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, TN or OPT) are not eligible for hire.
Proto Labs, Inc. is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer
Injection Molding - Cost Engineer
TITLE: Injection Molding Cost Engineer
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Xometry is a rapidly growing startup that is transforming American manufacturing. Our proprietary instant quoting technology and nationwide network of manufacturers provides a streamlined on-demand manufacturing experience that is unparalleled in the market. Custom manufacturing is a $60 billion industry in the United States, and it is our mission to provide advanced manufacturing capabilities to customers of all sizes - from Fortune 500 companies and government agencies to small businesses and startups.
As a Cost Engineer at Xometry, your day-to-day might include the following:
Developing and managing a highly efficient and rapidly evolving system to receive, evaluate, prioritize and rapidly process high volumes of requests for quotations (RFQs)
Working with customers across an array of industries including aerospace, defense, commercial, automotive, industrial and medical devices.
Identifying customer Injection Molding needs and providing solutions utilizing Xometrys extensive portfolio of technologies.
Assisting in the outsourcing of Injection Molding order to Xometrys partner network.
Analyzing 3D CAD parts and associated 2D drawings to determine part cost, tooling cost, the parts moldability and provide DFM feedback to the customer.
Provide accurate and timely transfer of information between customer service, marketing and sales and external customers.
Support project engineers, program managers and other staff with information pertaining to pricing strategies and/or risk analysis
This job is for you, if you have:
B.S. Degree in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent education/experience
Minimum five years of technical experience in the injection molding industry with excellent working knowledge of injection mold tool design and building and plastic processing and manufacturing.
Must be able to accurately and efficiently use CAD systems for file transfers, viewing and analysis
Must be proficient in the use of injection molding analysis and simulation software (eg MoldFlow, etc)
In-depth understanding of mold tooling design and construction
In-depth understanding of polymer processing and common secondary injection molding operations
In-depth understanding of Design for Manufacturing (DFM) guidelines for injection molded parts
Must be able to represent the company in a competent and professional manner with all people, especially external customers
Working knowledge of engineering and manufacturing economics
Solid understanding of business finance
Excellent skills in verbal communication, written documentation, and proposal development
Xometry offers its employees:
Health, Dental & Vision coverage
Commuter & Dependent Care benefit options
Paid time off
Primary and Secondary Parental Leave
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Xometry is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
Xometry participates in E-Verify and after a job offer is accepted, will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
Molding Machine Operator
We are a global leader in the irrigation, outdoor lighting, dispensing technology, and custom manufacturing industries. Driving our continued success is the combined energy and talents of the nearly 3,000 people on our team.
Together, we create a diverse array of products that can be seen all over the world, from residential landscapes to national landmarks, stadiums, parks, hotels, and municipal buildings. Although we're global, we're family owned, and our casual, fun, and caring company culture is what makes this a special place to work. As we grow, we are dedicated to preserving our unique culture that makes our employees proud to work here. Whether you're pursuing a career at our headquarters in Southern California, or an opportunity at one of our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, or something somewhere in between, we look forward to welcoming you to Hunter Industries and our Family of Companies.
About This Role:
Under supervision, the Molding Machine Operator operates molding machines, trims excess flash, assembles molds, boxes finished product and conducts final product inspections.
Demonstrates behavior that is consistent with the company's values of Customer Satisfaction, Innovation, Family, and Social Responsibility.
Essential Job Functions/Tasks:
1.Loads and unloads cores and other inserts into molds.
2.Conducts spin-offs and performs other basic functions to molded parts before packaging.
3.Trims a variety of molded parts (using knife, clippers, or degaters).
4.Sorts molded parts from automatic machines. Performs visual inspections of molded parts and uses appropriate measuring devices and gauges.
5.Communicates the status of machines, supplies and parts with upcoming operators. Communicates any variances in quality or machine malfunctions to supervisor.
6.Reads and understands routings and bills of material.
7.Completes basic assembly functions such as packaging inserts and O-rings.
8.Maintains a clean & safe work environment.
Other Job Functions:
Must be able to work overtime when required.
Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.
Hunter Industries' approach to the health and safety of each employee is based on adherence to our Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). Every employee is responsible for their safety and must work safely at all times. Employees are to immediately report all unsafe or hazardous conditions, including injuries and near misses to their Supervisor, Environmental Health & Safety Department, or Workers' Compensation Manager. Those employees who do not comply with safe work practices may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.RequirementsEducation/Training Required:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's):
KSA #1: Verbal and written communication skills in English and the ability to comprehend work instructions.
KSA #2: Understanding of machines and tools, including their uses and maintenance.
KSA #3: Ability to work within a team environment and demonstrate professional behavior.
KSA #4: Must be reliable, responsible and dependable.
KSA #5: Strong attention to detail and ability to complete work tasks thoroughly.
KSA #6: Basic proficiency with computers, and the ability to perform data entry, view electronic procedures, and complete training courses.
KSA #7: Excellent problem-solving skills. Willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
KSA #8: Ability to use either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes.
KSA #9: Ability to conduct tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
KSA #10: Knowledge of and ability to use arithmetic. Must be able to accurately perform intermediate mathematical and statistical calculations and use a weight counting scale.
KSA #11: Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with members across the organization.
Ability to stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
Ability to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
Ability to sit, climb and balance.
Ability to lift, push, pull and move up to 70 pounds.
Specific vision abilities to include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, odors and fumes or airborne particles.
Frequently exposed to vibration.
Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather conditions, and risk of static electrical shock.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and may require PPE.
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Injection Molding Project Engineer
The Injection Molding Project Engineer will work in a dynamic environment with a focus on improving molded component capability to support the manufacture and testing of high purity filters. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic team player with high energy and strong engineering skills.
Essential Job Function's:
Lead new mold projects with outsourced molds at global suppliers
Proactively and reactively maintain outsourced injection molds by providing guidance to suppliers and ensuring internal quality/supply standards are met.
Lead investigations related to material or molded components reliability.
Partner with engineering team members in the troubleshooting of molded component dimensional and material related issues.
Coordinate validation of new molds, processes or equipment from injection molding suppliers into finished device filters.
Work with value stream quality and manufacturing engineering disciplines on launch/improvement teams to ensure all product requirements are met through RTM.
Helps ensure site safety standards are met
Requirements & Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Plastics Engineering, Polymer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or closely related field
5+ years of applicable work experience in medical device or injection molding production environment
Strong leadership skills with ability to resolve conflict through negotiation a proven ability to solve problems quickly
Knowledge of ISO and cGMP regulations
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, Microsoft Project). Experience with Minitab or comparable statistical software is preferred.
Ability to resolve deviations and develop corrective actions and risk assessments through analytical skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
Ability to manage multiple priorities at one time
CAD expertise, understanding of Scientific Molding, experience with process capability, Gage R&R execution experience is desired
Job Requisition ID: 180376
Career Level: C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model: full-time
Transfer & Injection Molding Press Operator
Located in Johnson Creek WI since 1964 our facility has been manufacturing dairy inflations as part of the Avon Rubber Inc. family. Also known under Milkrite, our products include over 150 different types of dairy liners to fit most brands and types of shells, as well as tubing, claws, filters and a variety of other products for the dairy parlor.
They also have their award winning Cluster Exchange Service, which makes the liner change process simple, cost effective and hassle-free. With a long history of manufacturing liners and tubing for the dairy industry, Milkrite has become the leading innovator and designer for products and services right at the heart of milking.
Are you looking for work that lets you be active while still allowing you spend time doing the things you love? Be part of an international company.
Positions available on 2nd & 3rd shift. Standard work hours are 4 pm
12 am or 12 am
8 am, Monday
Friday. When available, overtime is flexible with your schedule! We train our employees to be operators not bodies!
Press Operators -$15.11-$16.77
Injection and transfer presses use heat and air tools to remove molded rubber from CNC molds. Fast pace, eye for detail and desire to be physically active in their work. Workers that have past automotive experience or power tool experience are encouraged to apply.
The employee frequently is required to stand and use hand to finger, handle or feel object, tools or controls. The employee must regularly lift and/or move, push or pull up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift/and or move up to 20-35 pounds. The employee regularly is working at changing elevation of three steps.
First job or looking for a change from retail or restaurants? We'd be glad to train you!
- Comprehensive benefits, medical plan available with no cost to you, 11 paid holidays, training and development, competitive wages, work-life balance, and most weekends off!
Find out more about our milking products at http://www.milkrite.com/us
We are proud to be a smoke-free facility and equal opportunity employer.
Molding Injection Process Technician
Stanley, Black & Decker is a world-leading provider of tools and storage, commercial electronic security and engineered fastening systems, with unique growth platforms and a track record of sustained profitable growth.
Global Tools and Storage (GTS) plant in Mission, TX is looking for an Injection Molding Process Technician who will ensure that the injection molding machines run within quality standards and meet all production goals. Provides technical leadership, interacts with other departments to resolve problems that interfere with productivity. Holds a good understanding of manufacturing operations and related processes.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Support the molding operations in the daily work tasks.
Installs and removes molding dies from machines, including auxiliaries and automation.
Set process conditions and start molding machines on initial runs.
Adjusts process conditions as required to maintain quality/production levels.
Performs minor cleaning and adjustments on molding dies, auxiliaries and automation as required.
Performs preventive and minor maintenance on molding machines.
Monitors and keep process conditions up to date an accurate.
Maintains set up equipment, supplies up to date and orderly.
Continuous improvement on emphasizing defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste.
Responsible to stop the production's flow to correct quality issues and document any findings and/or adjustments on designated log.
Works with Quality department to improve process control.
Troubleshooting processing problems including normal adjustments and checks.
Verifies process' parameters and set up machines per set up sheets.
Ensures scrap issues are addressed and fixed in a timely manner.
Assist the Process Engineer in keeping the operations running smoothly.
Enforces safety guidelines and company standards
Performs all work in accordance with quality standards and established safety procedures.
Maintain a clean, safe and healthy work environment.
Other duties may be assigned to meet the business needs.
High School diploma or GED required.
Associates Degree in a related field preferred.
2-3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment with relevant exposure to Molding Injection processes (Engel Machines) preferred.
Minimum 3 years of experience as Injection Molding Process Technician.
Scientific injection molding is a plus.
Basic knowledge of Pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanic and hand tools.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Stanley Black & Decker offers its employees a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, life, disability, 401K, retirement savings, vacation, paid holidays, and more!
"In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire."
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