Plastics A Operator (3rd Shift)

Plastics A Operator
3rd Shift
Starting Wage $15.64
There is also a $2.00 shift premium ($17.64 starting 3rd shift).
Job Objective
To set up and operate a plastic injection molding machine(s) in the timely production of parts consistent with established quality standards and plant schedules.
Duties and Responsibilities
Review work schedule to make sure of what jobs are to be started or completed.
Sets up machine and checks mold, air and water lines, and other adjustments to minimize safety hazards and help achieve highest level of quality production possible.
Test runs first few pieces for quality check and make adjustments as required to achieve full production capacity as quickly as possible.
Monitors quality of parts regularly to minimize time-consuming sorting, or waste.
Monitors production rates to see that they meet established standards.
Notifies Manufacturing Coordinator and/or Manufacturing Manager of recurring problems promptly.
Keeps accurate time and job records.
Provides information to maintenance and the tool room to assist in diagnosing equipment or tooling problems.
Maintains work area in a cleared and orderly condition using 5-S principles to minimize safety hazards and lost time accidents.
Follows established safety procedures and policies at all times.
Maintains a good attendance record.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Responsible to perform his or her job functions in a manner that supports TriMark's mission, vision and values in order for the company to attain its strategic and growth goals.
Skills, Abilities and Experience Required
Skill to set up and operate plastic injection molding machines which can be learned on the job.
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions or special instructions related to changes in procedures.
Ability to work cooperatively on a regular basis with other employees and give assistance to new personnel.
Ability to interpret manufacturing specifications (blue prints, process sheets, daily job cards, operating instructions, etc.) in a clear and concise manner.
Judgment Required
To perform basic machine setup and adjustments as required.
To determine overall quality of finished plastic products.
To operate forklift and other machinery in a safe manner.
To provide assistance to new personnel as requested.
Working Conditions
Must be available to work overtime and weekends as required to meet the company's business demands.
Frequent exposure to the hazards of machine operation and also hot plastic material. Some contact with oils, and lubricants necessary for the operation of the injection molding machines. The work area is dry and the temperature is controlled. The noise level does not exceed 95db.
Uniform safety practices consist of safety shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection, gloves, and other devices as required. This area requires normal or corrected vision, normal depth perception and peripheral vision of 180 degrees, and no color deficiency.
Physical Effort
Bending -
Knee level
Stooping -
5% of time
Squatting -
Twisting -
90 degrees
Turning -
180 degrees
Reaching -
Full reach
Lifting -
50# or less
Pushing/Pulling -
100# or more
Standing -
75% or more
Sitting -
25% or less
Walking -
25% or less
Climbing -
2 - 3 steps

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