This is a Production Machine Operator level II position for the manufacturing floor. Associates at this level are trained in all areas of the department and must meet the basic qualifications of the job description.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
On a production basis, perform operations requiring operation and set-up knowledge of all equipment and machinery in the department(s) to which assigned.
Clean and maintain work areas, tools and molds in order to maximize equipment downtime through Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and 5S.
Fabrication, processing and assembling of various products according to MCI's (manufacturing control instruction), blueprint tolerances and specifications.
Use standard mechanical tools accurately and occasionally lift light to moderate weights.
Operate on a production basis injection molding machines.
Perform work with close tolerance and finish requirements and have a general knowledge of standard machining techniques.
Watch for malfunction of machine and/or product and reports any problems to supervisor.
Keep record of products produced and will perform inspections as required by MCIs.
Monitor machine parameters (as required).
Abide by defined plant and department safety policies, including personal protective equipment (PPE)
Keen eye sight and comfortable working with microscopes and small, delicate parts
Good communication skills, be able to describe technical issues in concise and accurate ways.
Ability to understand and interpret 2D engineering drawings, particularly tight product tolerances.
Experiences in FDA regulated shop environment a plus.
Manage in-line production by verifying dimensions and visual product attributes through inspection (eye loupes, microscopes, etc.).
Good understanding of injection molding concepts.
Prior experience in manufacturing environment desired, particularly in a machining operation.
Good communication skills, able to describe technical issues in concise and accurate ways.
Able to follow instructions and guidelines set forth by the area Lead or Supervisor.
Able to meet daily production goals in regards to Safety, Quality, and Productivity.
High school degree or GED Required
Previous employment with the company preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/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.
Will load material into machines utilizing stepstools and/or ladders.
May be required to lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds.
Loud production environment (if required).
Exposure to solvents, oils, lubricants, plastic material fumes, ground glass, flammable & hazardous materials.
While performing the duties of this job, will be required to stand and walk for long periods of time (8 hours per day).