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Oven Operator - Atlantic - 2nd Shift

Elkhart Plastics Atlantic, IA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Other
Job purpose
 
The oven operator pulls parts out of molds after they come out of an oven and go through a cooling cycle. The position is responsible for pouring powder, securing the mold to the arm/spider, clamping both parts of the mold together as well as cycling the arms properly. The ability to work up to 15 feet off the ground may be required. Other duties may be assigned or reassigned at any time.
 
Duties and responsibilities
 
  • Pull parts in accordance with good manufacturing practices
  • Apply mold release
  • Maintain and clean parting lines
  • Identify required mold repairs
  • Filling molds with the proper amount of plastic powder (resin)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Identify quality issues
  • Place parts in designated areas
  • Verify the molds on the oven match the molds listed in the computer
  • Post jobs in the computer system
  • Notify a supervisor if any issues are identified
  • Keep pace with the oven
  • Assist other secondary operations or ovens as time permits
  • Create a safe work environment
 
 Qualifications include:
 
Ability to read prints and specifications
Experience in using various types of manufacturing machinery and tools
Ability to communicate with leads and supervisors
Computer experience helpful
 
 
Working conditions
 
Able to work in hot humid environment for extended periods of time as well as around loud noises are required.
 
Physical requirements
 
Must be able to remain stationary with intermediate walking through out shift. Frequently lift parts weighing up to 50 pounds alone and parts more than 50 pounds with assistance, and must be able to transport these up to 20 feet. Frequently positions self to maneuver around the part when finishing. Must be able to operate the hand and air tools frequently. Must be able to work overhead using hand and air tools, lift and carry parts and dump powder boxes.

Elkhart Plastics

Why Work Here?

Our RITE values are Respect, Integrity, Trust and Effort. We believe in treating you RITE.

EPI started out serving the RV industry with water and holding tanks in Elkhart County. Today, EPI supplies more than 30 different industries. EPI manufactures more than 250,000 pieces of marine furniture per year, 250,000 RV tanks, and 120,000 diesel and DEF tanks with our process: product design and engineering, mold making, manufacturing, secondary assembly, and storage and shipping. Three of our six locations are located in Indiana (South Bend, Elkhart and Middlebury). The other locations are in Atlantic, Iowa, Littleton, Colorado and Ridgefield, Washington. As a custom manufacturer, our products are varied and present new opportunities on a daily basis. If you are seeking steady employment with a long term company, check us out. We have great benefits and competitive pay.

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