Molding Machine Operator

Molding Machine Operator

Specialty: Industrial & Skilled Manufacturing

Job Description

Dawn MacKay
Sr. Staffing Manager

Dawn started with Leddy Group in 2016. She had initially applied for a temporary assignment and was recruited for an internal role as a Staffing Manager. Since then, she was promoted to Senior Staffing Manager. 

Molding Machine Operator

A plastics company is seeking a Molding Machine Operator for their newly expanded Pelham, NH facility. Companies around the world depend on their custom medical devices and components. This is a great opportunity to help produce quality products that save lives!

Responsibilities of the Molding Machine Operator

  • Operate injection molding machinery for the routine manufacture of plastic components in accordance with written and verbal work instructions, manufacturing procedures, and drawings in blueprints.
  • Perform in-process inspection of all components for defect awareness
  • Use hand tools, razor blades, fixtures, and magnifiers to perform trimming operations
  • Perform routine tasks such as de-gating and trimming excess material from molded components to ensure they are free from flash
  • Perform leak testing of molded components
  • Use measurement devices such as Vernier calipers, micrometers, and scales to ensure products meet specifications according to customer drawings
  • Enter data including component quantities, scrap quantities, defect codes, and other required information into the company’s ERP system with the use of a computer, keyboard, mouse, and barcode scanner
  • Adhere to good documentation practices and complete manufacturing documentation as required (i.e., job travelers, run sheets, hourly data, communication board, etc.)
  • Ensure work station is in clean and orderly condition and meets the company’s standards for cleanliness, safety, and line clearance
  • Maintain compliance with Quality Management System procedures and guidelines
  • Notify group leader or supervisor of any issues with molding operations and equipment or safety-related issues
  • Communicate within the department to group leaders, technicians, and engineers when problems arise
  • Perform other duties as assigned, which may include cleaning, vacuuming, and trash disposal

Qualifications of the Molding Machine Operator

  • 0-2 years of related experience in the operation of molding equipment
  • Ability to learn to read drawings in blueprints
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend the English language and follow written and verbal work instructions
  • Must follow good documentation and manufacturing practices
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment
  • Basic computer skills (keyboard and mouse) are required
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to learn to use a microscope and/or magnified ring light as well as measurement devices (Vernier calipers, micrometers, pin gauges, etc.)
  • Good fine motor skills and mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.

Enjoy 3-day weekends with this great schedule! Hours are Monday through Thursday, 4:15pm-2:45am. Apply today for this Molding Machine Operator position!

To apply, email a copy of your resume to bedford@leddygroup.com, see our website at www.leddygroup.com or call 603.666.4051. 

Molding Machine OperatorAbout Leddy Group

We are Leddy Group . . . a privately owned, regional staffing company serving NH, ME, VT & northern MA since 1994. We are one great brand with multiple specialties:  accounting & finance, administrative & office support, engineering, human resources, industrial, skilled manufacturing, legal, and nonprofit.

At Leddy Group, we combine a consistency of values and traits with a singular standard for quality and best practices. We hold each other accountable to those standards, measure success by the quality of our outcomes, and establish goals based on continuous improvement metrics. We utilize a methodology and process to assess skills and experience; however, identifying the right “fit” is equally important for both candidates and clients alike. Our goal is to exceed your expectations. Our success is tied directly to your satisfaction.

Dawn MacKay
Sr. Staffing Manager

Dawn started with Leddy Group in 2016. She had initially applied for a temporary assignment and was recruited for an internal role as a Staffing Manager. Since then, she was promoted to Senior Staffing Manager. 

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