Machine Set Up

Job Description
Shifts: 2nd and 3rd
Apply in person at 365 Oliver Cromwell Drive, Newport, TN 37825 – Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm.
  • Sets up and operates injection-molding machines to cast products from thermoplastic materials.
  • Installs/changes molds and dies on machine, according to work order specifications, using clamps, bolts, and hand tools.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints and diagrams to select, position, and secure machinery.
  • Sets machine controls to regulate molding temperature, volume of plastic, molding pressure, and time according to knowledge of plastics and molding procedures.
  • Operates injection molding machines from startup to shut down while meeting safety, quality, and customer requirements.
  • Responsible for trimming, inspecting, packing parts, and some hand assembly when required.
  • Provides support for the transfer/installation of new molds, resins, and machinery.
  • Cleans and repairs systems, molds, components, machines, and auxiliary equipment to manage cycle times, quality, and reliability requirements.
  • Prepares molds, bases, and inserts to meet change over schedules.
  • Provides verbal updates, status of work, technical problems, and solutions to team during shift change meetings.
  • Reports to a supervisor.
  • Works under moderate supervision.
Physical Demands:
  • Frequent bending, stooping, squatting, pushing and pulling of parts and containers.
  • Standing for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Qualifications Required:
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Dependable transportation.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics.
  • Team oriented.
  • Efficient communication- both verbal and written.
  • Full understanding and dedication to safety and quality requirements.
  • Shift differential pay
  • 401(k)
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Vacation after one year
  • Personal days
  • 2nd and 3rd shift
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