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Machine Operator Mold Room- 12 Hour Shift

2 months ago

Job Description - Machine Operator Mold Room- 12 Hour Shift (PRO0101L0) Job Description

Machine Operator Mold Room- 12 Hour Shift ( Job Number:

PRO0101L0 ) Primary Location

: US-NY-GLENS FALLS Description

SUMMARY: Manufacturing high quality medical devices by operating semi-automated and automated equipment ensuring maximum efficiency with minimal scrap and rework. The primary responsibility is the operation of plastics processing equipment to the specified standards. This position performs diverse operations including plastics processing, equipment set-up, packaging of medical devices reading and interpretation of blue prints, travelers and SOP codes all while ensuring acceptability of product.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):
 Operates a variety of equipment in the plastics processing operation, while achieving quality standards, production plans, department metrics and cost objectives.
 Works independently to perform machine changeovers, including the successful shutdown and start-up.
 Ensure components meet product specifications and established quality requirements.
 Makes minor adjustments and performs troubleshooting logic to maintain part specifications and conformity. This is to be accomplished by adhering to all operational guidelines established by SOP/operational codes
 Assist in PM and basic ascetics maintenance of assigned machinery
 Reads and interprets a broad variety of work schedules, travelers, bill of materials, blue prints and SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures)
 Accurately records information on travelers, time tickets, bin tickets, stock issue/returns and other product and process documentation; operates bar coding and other computerized equipment
 Sets up work station with necessary equipment and supplies as per job assignment
 Determines and/or follows proper procedures involving a broad range of components which requires one or more of the following: molding, packaging, weight counting, preventative maintenance, and operating equipment per specifications
 Manages in order to ensure compliance with all relevant regulatory/legal requirements
 Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements
 May perform other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to actively communicate with Production Coordinator and/or Production Supervisor. Individual needs to be proactive and able to work in a fast paced environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
 High School or GED Level of Degree in the general education field of study preferred
 1 year of demonstrated experience in mechanical aptitude
 Experience in running and adjusting plastics processing equipment/machines preferred.
CERTIFICATE, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Education documentation is required. Any other licenses or registrations to Professional Societies are to be provided by the candidate at his/her discretion.

 Ability to define and analyze problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions is
 Must be able to work alone with minimal supervision or direction
 Ability to seek guidance with superior when necessary.
 Ability to read, write and compute basic math.
 Ability to make sound decisions through problem solving skills in regards to quality and machine
 Demonstrate mechanical aptitude.
 Ability to take direction.
 Self-motivated, flexible and cooperative.
 Excellent hand and eye coordination.
 Demonstrated decision making skills and effective problem solving abilities.
 Knowledge of correct machine set-up and operation to meet quality and efficiency standards.
 Ability to read and interpret a variety of customized blue prints.
 Proficient in the following computer software applications: Microsoft Office
 Exceptional interpersonal skills
 Strong organizational skills
 Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
 Ability to effectively communicate both internally and externally
 Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance
instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 Work safely and follow all OSHA regulations and company safety policies and procedures.
 For all on-the-job injuries or accidents, must notify manager/supervisor immediately.
 Exposure to Manufacturing Clean Room environment
 Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 35lbs
 Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs
 Ability to regularly stand and walk to perform production tasks. Required to perform repetitive
movement while demonstrating proficient hand and eye coordination, hand dexterity and good
 Continual attention to the accuracy of documentation
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 Noise level in the office work environment is usually quiet.

 Noise level in the production work environment is loud.
 Working environment is dynamic and as a result can be stressful for some people.