Machine Operator - Blow Mold or Injection

AMCOR

Tumwater,WA

12/10/2019

Position Overview:

The Machine Operator is responsible for the safe operation of blow and injection molding systems and all auxiliary equipment. Operates blow and injection mold machines to include set-up, cleaning, operation and basic maintenance. Performs required machine operations to heat, pressure and profile; monitors process variables and adjusts profiles to maintain quality standards. Performs repetitive production and packing operations to mass process products, such as plastic bottles.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Operates blow mold and/or injection machines including set-up, cleaning, operation, and basic maintenance
  • Performs routine visual inspections as scheduled in Real SPC systems and ensures accuracy of quality documentation
  • Monitors and ensures accuracy of record keeping/documentation to include proper production reporting and storage of finished product
  • Performs preventative maintenance and other routine maintenance tasks on equipment
  • Assists maintenance in equipment troubleshooting and repairs; assists in removal, installation and overhaul of molds
  • Responsible for material handling to and from blow mold/injection mold machines, including weighing, tagging and strapping finished product
  • Ensures the plant and production equipment are clean and free of debris; cleans production machinery and maintains work area in a manner consistent with GMP audit criteria
  • Performs back-up Palletizer and/or Downstream duties as required
  • Train Machine Operator I and lower level Machine Operator II employees
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Previous Blow Mold or Injection Mold training/experience preferred, or experience in manufacturing processes with demonstration of mechanical aptitude
  • High attention to detail and product/process quality
  • Ability to manage time independently and complete tasks in a fast-paced production environment
  • Must be willing to work any shift and overtime as required

ADA Requirements:

Physical Requirements

Normal Vision

Distant Vision

Near Vision

Hearing/ Listening

Sitting

Talking/Speaking

Hand/Finger Dexterity

Walking

Standing

Stooping

Pushing/Pulling

Bending

Kneeling

Climbing

Lifting (amount 50+ pounds)

Carrying (amount 50+ pounds)

Driving- Forklift

Lifting (amount < 50 pounds)

Carrying (amount < 50 pounds)

Driving Automobile/truck/van

Other Physical Requirements: Ability to perform duties for entire shift

Work Environment : Plant Manufacturing Setting

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties, responsibilities, skills and/or abilities.

About Amcor:

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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