Machine Tender, Compression Molding

Leviton West Jefferson , NC 28694

Posted 2 months ago


This position is responsible for operating a group of compression molding and deflashing machines while assuring acceptable levels of quality and productivity. This position works under regular supervision.


  • Supports a safe work environment by following safety policies and procedures

  • Assures that the presses have proper QA authorization or licenses to operate

  • Uses motorized equipment to bring molding compound to the presses

  • Examines or inspects quality of the parts according to department processes and standards; checks for surface defects, excessive flash, scratches, and breakage

  • Gauges critical dimension of parts to assure they conform to specifications

  • Documents molding information on press charts

  • Moves parts from press area to de-flashing area; inspects parts upon completion of de-flashing process

  • Assists the Production Lead in determining the availability of parts to ensure effective production scheduling and implementation

  • Performs material handling duties as necessary

  • Follows housekeeping guidelines to keep work area clean, neat, and orderly

  • Takes corrective measures to eliminate production of defective parts and makes minor mechanical adjustments such as volumetric material adjustments on feed boards

  • Empties containers of molded parts into packaging machines as required

  • Performs other duties as assigned


Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Manufacturing or related mechanical experience

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to perform basic mechanical adjustments

  • Ability to earn motorized material handling equipment license

  • Ability to communicate in verbal and written English

Physical Requirements

  • Requires standing, walking, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, grasping, and feeling

  • Requires eye/hand/foot coordination

  • Requires the ability to lift 45 pounds

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Hearing Protection must be worn in marked areas
  • 29 CFR 1910.95
  • Eye Protection must be worn in marked areas
  • 29 CFR 1910.133
  • For persons wearing prescription glasses that are or will be worn as safety glasses, the glasses must be ANSI Z87+ approved

  • Steel-Toed Shoes must be worn in marked areas- 29 CFR 1910.136


  • Up to 1% may be required

Leviton is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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