Hayward Industries

Injection Molding Machine Operator - 1st Shift

6 days ago
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Position Overview:

Operates injection molding machinery and secondary equipment; uses hand tools and measurement devices as required.  Must operate machine according to specified rate of production, as determined by process engineering.  



Major Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Reads job order to determine product specifications.  
  • Operates automatic, semi-automatic or manual injection molding machinery and secondary equipment as directed and in accordance with established company safety policies and procedures.  
  • Removes molded product from machine.
  • Inspects molded parts and verifies conformance of finished product to specifications.  
  • Processes, quenches and rotates parts as per written procedure.  
  • Trims flash with knives as necessary to meet specifications.
  • Uses measuring devices and gauges to determine quality level of molded parts.  
  • Collects and records production data for utilization by Quality Control Inspection personnel.
  • Performs rework or secondary operations as designated and packs parts as per written procedure.  
  • Assembles cartons or boxes as instructed.  Uses scale to determine box count.  
  • Responsible for 5S around work station.  Fills out QCDS board information and updates hour-by-hour chart.  
  • Communicates routinely with injection molding technicians, inspection personnel and injection molding supervision.  
  • Assists in training new operators
  • Reports machine malfunctions or defective equipment to supervision.  



  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide with accuracy.
  • Ability to read and understand simple written communications, including standard work sheets.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  


Education and Experience:

High school diploma or general education degreed (GED); zero to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  


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