Materials & Production Specialist

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Materials and Production Specialists are essential to keeping an injection molding facility running. Manufacturing experience is required, but we will train you to do this job. If you enjoy responsibility, using your mind, and using your hands then this job may be for you.
using basic mechanical skills and learning new machinery
identifying and selecting the correct plastic materials for a job (after training)
keeping materials flowing within the factory so that equipment does not shut down
assisting mold techs with mold changes, material changes, and job set-ups
handling the responsibility of keeping the factory running well
learning and strictly adhering to ISO and company standards
Identifying plastic material for a particular job, blending material at the proper ratio, loading materials into equipment.
Cleaning equipment to eliminate the possibility of material contamination.
Operating drying & conveying equipment to ensure a steady supply of clean, dry plastic material.
Operating pallet jacks, including electric pallet jacks.
Properly labeling and identifying plastic material.
Performing daily preventive maintenance on equipment.
This is a fast-paced job requiring the ability to lift 40 pounds, climb on machinery, bend, and squat. This job requires the ability to work effectively as a team member to ensure efficient and correct mold/material changes, and also the ability to work independently to keep the manufacturing floor running.
HOURS AND PAY: We are a 3-shift, 5-day per week operation. This position pays between $10.50 and $11.50 per hour, depending on experience. There is a $0.25/hour shift premium for 2nd and 3rd shift.
ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES: Employees with demonstrated skills can move into a Mold Tech (mold setter) position, and then into a Process Technician position.

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