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Machine Operator -1st/3rd Shift

Company: Molded Plastic Industries
Location: Holt
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

*SUMMARY*The Machine Operator Technician is the primary operator of the forming machines and is responsible for the set-up, maintenance, and production of customer orders and for meeting specifications for quality and efficiency. The Technician assures the thermoforming machine machine are operating properly and must follow company procedures for safety and provide accurate and timely reporting of production data to comply with the companies Good Manufacturing Practices. The Technician is responsible for performing maintenance and mechanical related duties within the production area.*ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES *include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Responsible for operating thermoform machinery while following safety requirements and assure safety procedures are followed in the work area.Produce and trim a variety of molded plastic parts by loading raw material, setting and adjusting cycle times, temperatures, pressures and cycle machine to ensure proper and safe operations.Ensure machine is operating at or above established forming standards.Ensure safe work environment and abide by Molded Plastics initiatives.Perform in-process inspections of parts throughout production run and assure they meet visual standards of acceptance.Responsible for producing customer parts to order in the proper quantity as identified by the production schedule.Assures all manufacturing equipment is well maintained and calibrated.Monitors production efficiency; addresses line stoppage and initiates immediate problem solving to correct the cause.Report material utilization in the production report.Insure daily production report data is correct and up to date.Recognize defective materials for color, surface blemishes, finish and dimensions.Segregate non-conforming materials and ensure non-conforming report procedure is followed and reported to management.Ensures machine set up procedure is followed and the appropriate materials are on line prior to each production run.Maintain the integrity of all customer/company owned tools.Identify the proper tooling required for pending production.Inspect condition of molds, component parts and knives for damage and wear.Document repairs/maintenance of tools and report to management.*QUALIFICATIONS *To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.*EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE*Two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.*LANGUAGE SKILLS*Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.*MATHEMATICAL SKILLS*Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.*REASONING ABILITY*Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.*PHYSICAL DEMANDS *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 may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.*WORK ENVIRONMENT *The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; extreme heat; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 10 hour shift* 8 hour shiftWork Location: One location

Keywords: Molded Plastic Industries, Lansing , Machine Operator -1st/3rd Shift, Other , Holt, Michigan

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