22+ Plastics Machine Operator

22+ Plastics Machine Operator

Aerotek | Salt Lake City, UT, 84190, US

Posted 13 days ago

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**If Interested, please reach out to Liz at 213-537-5616 or send your resume to** **Lyslas@aerotek.com** **.**


Responsible on a daily basis for assigned production lines to ensure that product is produced in accordance with established quality and product standards. Must familiarize with the daily production goals so they are achieved for each line assignment.

Evaluate and discuss the operation of assigned machinery with the Machine Operator from the previous shift. Will operate and adjust production line equipment, in accordance with established production standards as well as perform preventative maintenance and report any problems.

Machine Operators will perform quality checks on containers to ensure proper specifications are maintained.

Document any problems or adjustments made to assigned machinery.

Check and maintain defined levels of all raw materials used in production on assigned machinery.

Keep all assigned machines and area neat and clean of debris.

Machine Operators will operate and maintain assigned pieces of production equipment on a continuous basis in order to meet or exceed job standards and quality specifications. The incumbent is expected to be a self-starter, a good manager of time and work professionally and independently.

Perform all tasks involved in the production of plastic products. Responsible to perform mold setups and changeovers as it relates to the production schedule. Additionally, will be responsible for the cleaning, assembly and testing of nozzles, nozzle blocks, barrels, rods and manifold extensions to ensure proper working condition is maintained. The incumbent is expected to be a self-starter, a good manager of time, be able to work independently and follow Alpha's standards for safety and conduct.

• Perform Prep work to prepare for mold changeovers and correct process related problems as directed by supervisor.

• As directed by supervisor, execute tooling setups and changes along with completing required documentation to ensure all work is performed in accordance with standardized procedures, instructions and standards.

• Perform preventative maintenance on all tools currently in production such as cleaning and greasing of molds, etc. clean, inspect and lubricate equipment and machinery and communicate parts inventory issues to the supervisor.

• Respond to trouble-shooting calls and mold performance issues to seek cause and perform or assist with repair. Evaluate and discuss the operation of assigned machinery with other affected personnel.

• Maintain good housekeeping in assigned areas and assist in the overall cleanliness and orderliness of the manufacturing area.

• Attend training sessions to maintain and/or improve technical knowledge and performance and provide technical assistance and training to all Operators, where applicable.

• Must be able to: effectively communicate with internal and external customers, follow written instructions, use a variety of hand and power tools, wear and use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), operate material handling equipment and maintain safest possible working environment for self and all facility associates.

• Perform quality checks on containers to insure proper specifications are maintained. Document any problems or adjustments made to assigned machinery.

• Follow Plant specified job specification and task list.


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**Top Skills Details:**

blow molding,extrusion machine,Machine operation,Production,Machine operating,injection molding machine,plastic,injection mold,assembly,maintenance repair,inspection,mold setup,quality control/assurance,preventative/corrective maintenance

**Additional Skills & Qualifications:**

the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands and fingers; talk and hear. you may be asked to operate a forklift at times, so some comfort in that is a plus

• Start up production machines; periodically check to insure machine set points are accurate.

• Operate various production machines (extrusion blow mold, extrusion machine, injection blow mold, injection mold, label, pad printer, silk-screen).

• Ensure proper operation of machines; clean filters, perform minor maintenance, and monitor while purging.

• Insure proper sleeves, boxes, labels and materials are used for the line running (verify by part numbers).

• Maintains M.O. Weight and Process Check Sheets.

• Conduct quality inspections while line is running; check samples for compliance to specifications.

• Respond to problems on the line making proper adjustments to machines.

• Notify supervisor when repairs and maintenance are required.

• Re-start machines after maintenance is completed.

• Prepare paperwork/documentation on problems, cause and solutions.

• Record production and/or quality data (manual/data collector). Close out production run.

Plastics blow molding: 1 year (Preferred)

Plastics extrusion: 1 year (Preferred)

Plastics injection molding: 1 year (Preferred)

**Experience Level:**

Intermediate Level

**About Aerotek:**

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.