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Molder/Machine Operator

GVL Polymers, Inc.
Job Description

SUMMARY: Assists in the operation of rotational molding machines and production of plastic parts in a manufacturing setting.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Fills buckets with the proper resin/dye and weight.
  • Fills molding tooling with proper resin/dye and weight.
  • Installs/Removes pins and/or inserts into proper place on the mold.
  • Unload Mold or tooling as required by machine time.
  • Visually inspect each part for quality.
  • Reject non-conforming parts as needed and places them in designated area.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of tooling at all times.
  • Trim and deburr part and put in cart and/or box.
  • Maintains part counts for inventory.
  • Maintains cleanliness of work area.
  • Follows all appropriate safety regulations.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department or work crew.
  • Maintains time and productions records.

· Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

· This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

· No prior experience or training.

· High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or one to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

· Reading, Writing, and basic Communication skills.

COMPETENCIES:

· Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

· Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

· Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

· Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

· Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

· Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

· Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions;

· Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

· Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

· Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

· Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

· Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

· Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

· Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Continually required to stand
  • Frequently required to walk
  • Occasionally required to sit
  • Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl
  • Continually required to talk or hear
  • Occasionally required to smell
  • Frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions (non-weather)
  • Continually work near moving mechanical parts
  • Occasionally work in high, precarious places
  • Frequently work around fumes, airborne particles, or toxic chemicals
  • Frequently exposed to extreme heat (non-weather)
  • While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually loud
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 80 pounds team lift continually lift and move up to 30 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include: Close vision; Distance vision; Color vision; Peripheral vision; Depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Specialized equipment, machines, or vehicles used: Rotational Molding Machines, Fork trucks, pallet jacks, impact and other pneumatic tools.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 - $15.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vision Insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night Shift
  • Overtime

Experience:

  • manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • machine operator: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Company's website:

  • www.gvlpoly.com

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No
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