Plastic Injection Setup & Operator

Job Description

Local manufacturer seeking experienced Plastic Injection Setup & Operation team member. Must have experience setting up vertical and horizontal molding machines. Inspect stock, verify measurements.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Change 3-piece shuttle molds in 3-oz. or 15 oz. molding machines (Vertical)

  • Setup and run horizontal molding machines

  • Set safety switches

  • Change heat controllers to proper settings, adjust inject feed, adjust back pressure, set times

  • Setup front of machine with tables, platforms, boxes, parts, etc.

  • Fill hopper with correct plastic, clean grinder

  • Ensure operator has the proper tools

  • Start up machine, making adjustments as necessary to produce quality parts

  • Inspect stock to eliminate defects

  • Verify dimensions of molded pieces to ensure conformity

Knowledge, Skills, & Responsibilities

  • Read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence

  • Add, subtract, multiple, and divide in all units of measure. Use whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

  • Apply common sense to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

  • Associate‚Äôs Degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school, OR 6 months to 5 years related experience and/or training with reference, OR equivalent combination of education and experience

Location

Kalamazoo