Large Press Operator

Coloma,
MI
49038
Job Type
Warehouse
Salary
$13.00
Job Description

Large Press Operator – 1st shift position.

Press Operators run plastic molding machines and fixtures. Operators’ trim parts with various hand tools such as knives and scrapers as well as trim fixtures, grind excess flash from parts, pack parts in boxes and fill out production/scrap paperwork.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Standard plastic process manufacturing setting. Participate in the manufacturing of a diverse array of critical components supporting customers in Medical, RV, Agricultural, Marine, Pet Toys, Transportation and more. This will involve handling of hot parts and materials. Safety is very important to us. Therefore, operators must wear appropriate personal protective equipment including safety glasses, gloves, arm guards and hearing protection.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Reliable, regular and consistent attendance 5 days/week.
  • Comply with all quality, safety and work rules and regulations.
  • Read process sheet to understand what is expected for each production run.
  • Able to operate blow molding machinery as assigned.
  • Trims excess material from molding product and trims parts using various hand tools such as knives and scrapers as well as trim fixtures as instructed by process sheets.
  • Regrinds excess material and unsatisfactory pieces for reuse using grinding machine.
  • Weighs finished pieces as instructed by process sheet.
  • Assembles/finishes product utilizing secondary fixtures and machinery.
  • Packs boxes of finished parts per process sheet instruction.
  • Counts production, tags all boxes with operator ID tag and fills out production paperwork accurately.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • No prior experience or training needed.
  • Ability to read, write and understand English.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to work as a team.
  • Ability to work with little supervision, establish priorities.
  • Ability to work safely.
  • Ability to comprehend company standards and procedures.
  • Basic Math Skills.
  • Pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • Pass a drug screen (marijuana okay).
  • Holds a valid state issued identification.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Move finished boxes weighing 50-60 lbs to pallets. May have to lift boxes overhead.
  • Move small and large molded parts up to (2.5’ x 5’) and weighing up to 25lbs from press to cooling area/boxes/finishing
  • Be willing to work overtime as needed, sometimes with minimum notice (including some weekends and holidays) to cover responsibilities based on the needs of the business.
  • Consistently stand while operating machinery, trimming and packing parts.
  • Must be able to push, pull, twist, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crawl.
  • Must be able to perform repetitive motions as reaching, grasping, bending, lifting, stretching, walking up and down stairs and turning.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance

 

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday through Friday
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