Kreg Tools 050318 Injection Mold Machine Operator 1st shift in Huxley, Iowa

050318 Injection Mold Machine Operator 1st shift


Huxley, IA

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Injection Mold Machine Operator, 1st shift

I. Essential Job Functions

  • Execute weekly production schedules in the Molding department

  • Set-up and operating injection molding presses and auxillary equipment

  • Perform mold and/or material changes as dictated by production schedules

  • Loading and unloading of parts

  • Checking parts for dimensional correctness

  • Mold cleaning

  • Perform predictive maintenance tasks on injection molding equipment

  • Complete simple tool changes and robot setups

  • Maintain a clean and organized work area

  • Follow current procedures and processes while looking for ways to improve

  • Assists in break coverage as needed

  • Create/Update setup sheets as necessary

  • Create and maintain troubleshooting guides for all SKU’s

  • Program new molds and adjusts existing programs as necessary

  • Program robot and new end of arm tooling

  • Assist Molding Lead in training new Operators through level 1 tasks

Other Duties:

  • Follows standard operating procedures for set up and operation of molding presses and auxiliary equipment

  • Utilizes standardized tools to verify dimension are within specified tolerance

  • Follows standard operation procedure for cleaning mods, machine maintenance, chance out, etc.

  • Assists Injection Molding Lead and Machine Operator as needed

II. Competencies:

  • Work Standards

  • Technical/Professional Knowledge

  • Managing Work

  • Adaptability

  • Planning & Organizing

  • Decision Making

  • Building Partnerships

III. Education and/or Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • Ability to lift up to 70lbs

  • Completion of RJG Decoupled Molding Workshop (or equivalent level of training) required

  • Successful testing through Kreg Operator 2 qualification test required

IV. Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Positive team attitude.

  • Flexible problem solver who learns quickly.

  • Strong ability to multitask.

  • Possesses a strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to work alone or in a team environment.

  • Is quality oriented

  • Committed to company values.

  • Must be able to respond to flexibly to changing circumstances.

  • Projects self confidence, enthusiasm, and a positive, can do attitude.

  • Is self-motivated.

  • Must be committed to the success of the entire organization.