Press Operator- Stanley, NC.

Stanley, NC 28120

Posted: 03/07/2022 Industry: Warehouse / Light Industrial Job Number: MR7086212225

Job Description

The Press Operator, Molding Department performs a variety of production functions within the molding department. This would include but not be limited to: operating an injection press for plastic parts, packing parts, sonic welding, trimming, sanding, grinding, heating, and milling of plastic parts/components. Pay will be between $13.00-$13.75 depending on shift.

Key competencies include:

  • Operate a plastics injection press, open press door, and pull the part out;
  • Perform cooling operation, dip the part in water or wipe part off with alcohol;
  • Trim off flash or sprue using knife, clippers, or heat gun;
  • Pack finished parts in plastic wrap, bags, and/or boxes, assemble boxes, stacks or push boxes into position for pick up;
  • Sand parts when needed;
  • Clean/wipe off the residue from mold, spray the mold with mold release or cleaner;
  • Assemble parts including snapping together, put grommets and inserts into parts, drill holes with mill, tap threads into parts using tap machine and sonic weld inserts;
  • Grind sprues and rejected parts by putting them into a grinding machine;
  • Inspect parts per quality criteria;
  • Detect and notify inspection and shift supervisor of reject conditions found during the shift;
  • Complete operator stuffer sheet and place in each carton of parts;
  • Accurately account for production run quantities during a shift by completing a “Molding Operator Defect Log” sheet;
  • Communicate specific job requirements to the next shift operator and receive instructions from the previous shift operator;
  • Perform general cleanup in the department as required;
  • Perform other duties as assigned and directed.

Knowledge: An ability to read and write and understand basic arithmetic. Must be able to follow verbal as well as written instructions.

Experience: None, although some experience on plastic injection presses is preferred.

Independent Judgment: Slight uses when inspecting parts and equipment. Must understand and apply quality standards.

Quality: Follow operational procedures. The Press Operator must be attentive to details with zero defects as the goal. It is extremely important to focus on the quality of work first so as to dramatically reduce rejects. Handles and protects all parts with the utmost care.

Physical Exertion: Lift 30 lb. or less. Most jobs require standing the entire shift. The Press Operator rotates on all machines, Jobs will vary. Each requires the use of hands, wrists, and shoulders, and hand/eye coordination. Jobs may require bending, twisting, stooping, and use of the back depending on the size if a part and nature or the job.  Being a custom shop, jobs continuously change on a regular basis, Operators have to work in conditions involving heat and may involve dust when sanding and grinding.

Tools: Plastic injection presses, sanders, and sandpaper, knife(s), heat guns, water tubes, parts fixtures, sanding tables, part tongs/clips, air compressed cutters, hand clippers, air drills, swivel trimmers, dust vacuums, grinders, conveyor ramps, robotic ramps, rags, emery cloth, pads, aerosol spray cans, markers, pencils, gloves, tape,  glasses/goggles, hearing protectors, shrink wrap, cardboard boxes, and inserts.

Attendance: Must be in attendance on a regular, full-time basis and conform to all Company Attendance Policies. Must be available and willing to work all shifts and overtime (including weekends) as necessary/required. 2-3-2 schedule with a morning and evening shift.

Let us know ASAP if you will be interested on this opportunity!

NCW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity and inclusion are important components of our culture and hiring practices. NCW is an employer and business partner dedicated to elevating the quality of life of our employees, clients, and communities. 
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