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Injection Molder

San Diego, California 92131 | Contract to Direct

Post Date: 11/14/2017 Job ID: 73775 Category: Sales Representatives-Manufacturing-Technical and

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The Production Equipment Operator – Molder II is responsible for setting up and operating transfer molding, injection molding & dispensing machines used in the production of polyurethane, neoprene, and/or epoxy connectors and bodies. The operator works from process sheets and production drawings to perform production molding of components in accordance with established policies and procedures.  Operators in this category should be able to independently and safely run the equipment, with minimal supervision. Management may, at its discretion, modify or add further duties not currently listed in this general job description.


Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Adheres to all Rubber department guidelines and quality requirements.
  • Conducts set-up processes using fixtures and/or tooling
  • Responsible for reporting cycle time and part count.
  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions. Sets pressures, time, and temperature according to procedures.
  • Works press controls to activate machines to compress compounds between molds to form and cure specified products.
  • Removes cured products from mold using hand tools
  • Accurately and completely fills out shop orders, defect reporting sheets, white board, and any other required documentation.
  • The operator is responsible to move products to the next work center in ERP.
  • Communicates with lead and/or supervisor to receive instructions and coordinate activities.
  • Cleans machines and work area to maintain a clean work environment (6S)
  • Maintain s the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations.
  • Detects and reports defective materials, expired materials, or questionable conditions to the supervisor.
  • Performs quality evaluations on parts during production and notifies supervisor of any non-conforming parts or materials.
  • Manages material usage to optimize profitability.
  • Examines product to determine if it meets criteria and complete in-process inspection paper work.
  • Records production data for reference by production and management personnel, including labor tracking, deviation requests and non-conforming material documents.
  • Present at all quality and safety meetings required by management.
  • Assists in physical inventory counts.
  • Attends work regularly and predictably and uphold Company values in all work aspects.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Minimum High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years production experience in a manufacturing environment using manual injection molding machines. Experience molding with materials such as Polyurethane, neoprene, epoxy, and EPDM preferred.
  • Must be able to see colors for the wiring sequences of the connectors, and possess good vision (corrected vision is acceptable) to perform visual inspection of product quality and to identify defects.
  • Must possess U.S. citizenship or be a " U.S. Person". (A U.S. Person is defined as a person who is a lawful permanent resident “ Green Card holder” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101 (a)(20) or who is a ” Protected Individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).)



Knowledge and Skills:
  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language at a level that allows for the comprehension of detailed instructions and the legible completion of paperwork.
  • Ability to access condition of mold tooling, make recommendations for maintenance/cleaning, and improvements
  • Experience to select the correct mold for the shop order requirement
  • Experience to understand and adjust all equipment controls and settings per requirements
  • Knowledge to assess good parts from bad prior to moving to the next operation
  • Capable of standing for a minimum 8-hour shift.
  • Proficient at multi-tasking and prioritizing workflow.
  • Must have good manual dexterity to effectively use basic tools and equipment.
  • Must have satisfactory computers skill to utilize email, Company’ s intranet, IFS ERP system, and some Excel skills.
  • The company may, at its discretion, modify and/or add further duties not currently listed in this description.


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