Hayward Industries

Injection Molding Machine Operator - 1st Shift

Job Locations US-NC-Clemmons
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/8/2018 11:23 AM)
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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 housekeeping 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.
  • 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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