Ovens - Oven Operator

Elkhart, IN, USA Req #296
Friday, June 25, 2021
    • Elkhart Plastics started in 1988 and has grown its footprint through numerous purchases and acquisitions.  We now operate six manufacturing locations across the U.S. We’ve worked with hundreds of customers in various industries across the country on custom rotomolding projects, and the company still serves the RV and marine industries today.

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

 

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

Myers Industries, Inc.  is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Job Family DIR
  • Job Function Manufacturing
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Job Start Date Wednesday, July 28, 2021
  • Elkhart, IN, USA