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Machine Operator

 

Westfall Technik is a global holding company which provides innovative plastics manufacturing solutions to the healthcare, consumer package goods and light industrial vertical markets. The site locations, operating within the Westfall Technik enterprise, are internationally aligned with unmatched global reach in the industry. Our proprietary Stacked Integration Model ™ enables us to operate leveraging a high degree of specialization, extensive capacities in end-to-end design, production and assembly, and first-class references in high-end manufacturing.

ONE WESTFALL

Competitive advantages such as vertical integration, speed-to-market and advanced manufacturing systems allow us to streamline our processes and be a complete solution provider positively impacting our customers’ business. We are powered by experienced people with diversified capabilities and specialties. We pride ourselves in developing customized solutions with precision and care. So, while there is complexity to what we do; we simplify the process to deliver a customer experience that is enjoyable and easy; providing a single point of accountability.

ALL IN.

This simple phrase captures what Westfall Technik is all about. The statement embodies the company’s commitment to total support, complete manufacturing capabilities and its bold approach. It is our internal rallying cry. It is our philosophy. Nothing half-hearted.

Associates (and Customers) can be confident that this mantra drives the organization to be nimble, scalable and comprehensive ----no matter how complex the customers’ challenge.

We look forward to having an interesting conversation with you.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title:  Machine Operator

Position: Non-Exempt

Location: WTI Louisville

Manager: No

Reports to: Shift Supervisor

SUMMARY OF ROLE 

The Machine Operator is responsible for the proper operation of injection molding machines and performing necessary secondary operations at the press such as trimming, visual inspection of parts according to quality criteria, and proper packaging methods. Must be proficient in quality inspections, finished product handling and any miscellaneous tasks requested by management. 

ADDITIONAL PAY INCENTIVES:
Shift Differentials: Additional $1.00. for 12 hour night shifts.

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-speed environment, follow standardized work instructions and adhere to safe work practices in a continuous improvement environment
  • Operate molding presses
  • Check parts using a micrometer, if applicable
  • Check parts for quality defects such as cracks and chip outs
  • Trim and inspect parts as needed by customer specification 
  • Follow work instructions on the process and desired quality needed with each production run
  • Count, organize and package parts per requirements
  • Properly complete all shift paperwork per work instructions
  • Communicates all part defects or problems regarding production issues to Lead, Technician, and/or Supervisor
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Work as a team
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Other duties as assigned
     

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Prior manufacturing experience is desired, but not required
  • Positive outlook while working through obstacles
  • Self-starter, high level of initiative
  • Detail orientated
  • Good time management skills
  • Good communication skills — written, verbal, active listening

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

  • Must be able to climb ladders
  • Must be able to lift up 50 lbs. at continuous intervals throughout the day
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to operate necessary equipment to do the job
  • Requires frequent bending, squatting and twisting motions
  • Continuously perform visual inspections on parts
  • Attention to detail 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment is in a manufacturing facility with moderate noise level. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

Westfall -Technik is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, religious creed, physical disability, mental disability, age for individuals age 40 and over, medical condition (as defined by state law (for example, cancer or genetic characteristics or HIV/AIDS), marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.


All Shifts Available
12-Hour, 2-2-3 Schedule
Posted
09/01/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Elizabethtown, KY 42701, US