2nd Shift Rotomold Operator

Tennant Company is a recognized leader of the cleaning industry. Since 1870 we have been passionate about developing innovative and sustainable solutions that help our customers clean more spaces more effectively, addressing indoor and outdoor cleaning challenges. Our products include equipment for maintaining surfaces in industrial, commercial and outdoor environments; detergent-free and other sustainable cleaning technologies; cleaning tools and supplies; and coatings for protecting, repairing and upgrading surfaces. With more than $1B in revenue, Tennant Company operates in three geographic business units including the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific. Join the company committed to empowering our customers to create a cleaner, safer and healthier world with high-performance cleaning solutions that minimize waste, reduce costs, improve safety and further sustainability goals.

 

PURPOSE/SCOPE: 

The Intermediate Rotomold Operator is responsible for successful operation of rotational molding machines to form plastic molds, produce tanks and other molded components.
 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Programs and maintains the operation of the rotomold machine  including start-up, shutdown, temperature adjustments, fills roto-mold buckets with powder, pulls completed parts, scrapes clean and cuts out parts per work instructions.  The operations require the enhancement of appearance, function and safety for the product. Ensures quality of all outgoing products.
  • Process requires some troubleshooting and adjustment to complete assigned tasks.
  • Carries out detailed written and oral instructions.
  • Provides guidance and training for others within the department.
  • Assist with daily tool maintenance with mold prep, soda blasting seams, polishing seams, power-washing mold and adjusting latches
  • Review product on the machine and take visual inventory
  • Review dimensional requirements and insure quality expectations are being met
  • Review returned parts from non-conformance, discuss part issues with engineer/supervisor and related production Operators
  • Maintain process portion of mold manuals and process parameters within the machine controls. Update the process information
  • Fill roto-mold buckets with powder used in the molding process
  • Facilitate troubleshooting of process related problems

 

Troubleshoot:

  • Hi/low air issues
  • Uneven wall thickness distribution
  • Holes forming on seams, part surfaces, and around inserts
  • Mold venting / airlines
  • Causes of part variations for size
  • Causes of part warpage
  • Causes of part color variations
  • Causes of insert crooked / loss of location
  • Causes of over cured/ under cured part
  • Mold – in – graphics application
  • Secondary operations ( cutout fixtures, dimensional fixtures, cooling fixtures)
  • Pull completed parts from machine molds
  • Scrape finished parts clean
  • Use jigs, fixtures & routers to cut-out parts per work instructions
  • Flame finished parts to assure smooth surfaces
  • Clean molds and/or work area as required
  • Change/assist in the changing of molds as required
  • Water tests parts as required
  • Ensures production quality of all outgoing products, using check fixtures to assure correct shrinkage and to maintain necessary tolerances within the production process
  • Maintain on-going count of parts produced during regularly scheduled shift
  • Movement of tools, raw materials, work in progress and finished goods materials into and outbound of the department
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma OR G.E.D. OR equivalent
  • 2+ years of rotational molding and/or injection molding experience
  • Previous experience scheduling short-term work, guiding/training others and troubleshooting process problems   
  • Must possess a current forklift license
  • Must be legally authorized to work within the United States without sponsorship

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Ability to coordinate and manage all production scheduling of work including change overs, parts to run and quantities required
  • Ability to lead within a team or group of individuals
  • Ability to enter/save on the machine program and send to arm
  • Ability to understand cure levels and cooling times and how part quality is effected using temperature system
  • Ability to be trained on multiple production lines
  • Ability to carry out detailed written or oral instructions
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees
  • Ability to deal with problems involving complex variables in non-standardized situations
  • Ability to use basic hand tools, jigs, fixtures and routers to cut-out parts
  • Ability to work with without direct supervision
  • Ability to use Microsoft Outlook for email
  • Ability to understand majority of roto-mold blue prints from Engineering Drawing Locator
  • Ability to navigate and use Microsoft Windows, Drawing/method layout Locator and Autotime

 

REQUIRED PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 75 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Regularly required to stand, use hands to grip, handle or feel objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms
  • Frequently required to walk, talk and hear

 

ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURES:

  • Routinely and regularly works near moving mechanical parts
  • Frequent exposure to hot conditions
  • Occasionally exposed to non-toxic fumes
  • Moderate noise level

 

REQUIRED INTERPERSONAL & BEHAVIORAL SKILLS: 

  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Ability to concentrate on tasks, make decisions and work calmly and effectively in a high-pressure, deadline oriented environment
  • Willingness to be flexible with time and adjust to a changing work environment
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships, both internally and externally, while maintaining a client service orientation
  • Ability to use sound judgment and discretion in dealing with highly confidential information
  • Consistent attendance either onsite or remotely as needed by the business
  • Ability to take direction and accept supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, organize and accurately prioritize work, be detail-oriented, understand when urgency is required and use good judgment in varied situations

 

SCHEDULE: 

Monday - Thursday, 3pm - 1am

 

Let us introduce you to Tennant Company. We are everywhere. In your sports clubs, shopping malls, office buildings, parking lots. We make things that make things look like new. We bring new cleaning ideas to market. There is new dirt every day and our machines clean it up. With manufacturing operations and sales, service and support functions across globe, your journey at Tennant can take you places you never expected. If you want to get your hands dirty on a project, step up with your own ideas, or maybe even explore talents you never knew you had, Tennant Company is a place where that can happen. Because at Tennant, we like to think like new. Begin your journey with us. Let's reinvent how the world cleans.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Tennant Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skill, ability, reliability, productivity, and other factors important to performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other basis protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

 

To apply, please email your resume to jly6@tennantco.com 

Company
Tennant Company
Posted
11/03/2020
Salary Range
$33,000.00 - 45,000.00
per Year
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Location
Golden Valley, MN 55422, US