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Injection Mold Color Change Operator

MSA, The Safety Company
Murrysville, PA 15668
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    147629347
MSA, The Safety Company


Injection Mold Color Change Operator

US-PA-Murrysville

Requisition ID: 2021-5051
Type: Full-Time
# of Openings: 2
Category: Operational Excellence

Overview

Job Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for color changes and operation of injection molding machines to mold products form thermoplastic materials. Additionally, this position is responsible for inspecting and trimming excess material from parts and performing secondary operations. Adherence to safety, housekeeping and quality standards as related to production and company objectives is required. In addition, this position is responsible for maintaining production goals through productivity targets and cost containment by eliminating waste.



Responsibilities

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Processes various component parts
    • Coordinate work flow and material handling within work cell
    • Use process support monitoring equipment
    • Operate fork trucks
  • Performs color changes and/or startups of injection molding machines
    • Perform process control, start-up, process monitoring, press / mold maintenance
    • Prepare raw materials including mixing for processing
    • Start-up / operate part picker
    • Run polycarbonate work cells, which requires additional trimming and notching
    • Run lens work cell which has heightened inspection and cutting operations (expensive tooling)
    • Visually Inspects, trims excess material and maintains relevant paperwork


Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to log scrap data, dimensional data and color change timer operations in computer system
  • Ability to set-up and start all auxiliary equipment except robot setup.
  • Set up and start hot runner controls, thermolators, and pulse cooling
  • Ability to check safeties on all press types inspect PM presses, perform basic press operations & perform mold cleaning operation.
  • Ability to successfully complete color changes with established time limits.
  • Weigh blender. Colorimeter Operation. Plastrac
  • Proven ability to read and understand drawings, work instructions and test procedures
  • Proven ability to understand standard units of measure and to set-up and interpret results of various measuring devices
  • Ability to work in a fast paced repetitive environment
  • Ability to infrequently lift, carry, push and pull up to 50 pounds without assistance
  • Ability to use power and hand tools, and to operate moderately complex machines.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with various levels within the organization including training of new associates and temporary agency assignments
  • Ability to work in a team environment and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to perform lockout / tag-out
  • Ability to obtain fork truck certification
  • Ability to operate at a level that meets or exceeds quality and productivity standards for the work area
  • Ability to wear safety glasses ANSI Z87 approved, steel toe shoes, and other PPE as required

Education and Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 months previous industrial manufacturing or related experience

Education and Experience Preferred:

  • 6 months previous industrial manufacturing or related experience
  • Previous certification in Hat Molding

Shift:

Number of Positions:


MSA is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to providing a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. As such, it is MSA's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of the person's age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, race, religion, gender, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran's status, genetic information, political affiliation, disabling condition, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. MSA also makes reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to perform a job unless such accommodations would impose an undue hardship.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation to assist you in navigating this career site, let us know.Contact Us MSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.




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Posted: 2021-09-22 Expires: 2021-10-24

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