Production - 1st Shift

South Bend, IN, USA Req #640
Tuesday, July 20, 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 have 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.


  • $15/hr
  • Schedule: M-TH, 5am-3pm
  • Benefits available after 30 days
  • 2 weeks of Vacation after 1 year (prorated vacation in 1st year).
  • 40 Hours of sick pay after 1 year.
  • Referral Bonus Program

Job Overview


Operate rotational molding equipment to produce high quality plastic products that are shipped to our customers, for use in a variety of industries.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Follow ALL Safety protocols.
  • Read, interpret, and understand work instructions located on the operation software, or when given directly by supervisor.
  • Operating and maneuvering heavy machinery. Often with a partner.
  • Open and close mold doors weighing up to 75 lbs. Often with a partner.
  • Operating hoists to assist in maneuvering molds.
  • Operate a scale to accurately weigh powder in conjunction with work instructions.
  • Use of basic hand and power tools.
  • Use of other materials or chemicals as needed.
  • Identify required mold repairs or any quality issues.
  • Must be able to log in and out of computer for access to operations software. This is where you locate work instructions, post jobs, and report scrap if necessary.
  • Wear required PPE on production floor.
  • Create and maintain a safe work environment.
  • Required Housekeeping.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Assist other departments as time permits.
  • Be willing to cross-train as needed.


Ø  This is a list of the most common job functions that pertain to the position, but this is not all of them. Duties, responsibilities, and/or activities may change, or new ones may be assigned as needed.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Accountability: Accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Accuracy: Perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Reliability: Dependable and trustworthy.
  • Punctuality: Be on time and ready to work when clocked in.
  • Safety Awareness: Identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
  • Ability to read prints and specifications
  • Communicate with supervisors and co-workers.


Education and Experience

  • High School or GED preferred, but not required.


Working Conditions


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is usually exposed to the following:

·         A hot humid environment.

  • Loud noises that are constant throughout the work shift.
  • Fumes or airborne particles



Physical Requirements


  • Stand in a specific work area or multiple work areas for a prolonged period of time.
  • Move/walk in the vicinity of a specific work are or multiple work areas.
  • Lift, carry, push, pull; products or mold part weighing up to 75 pounds.
    • DO NOT lift, carry, push, pull anything individually if you cannot handle it safely. Use a partner or hoist apparatus if needed.
  • Must be able to squat, kneel, or reach to complete tasks. Do so in a manner that is safe and does not put yourself or others in danger.
  • Use hand and power tools.
  • Must wear mandatory PPE (Hard Hats, Earplugs, Safety Goggles, and Steal Toe Boots/Shoes).


Ø  This is a list of the most common physical requirements that pertain to the position, but this is not all of them. Physical requirements may change or be modified based on any changes or modifications to the position/work instructions. No changes or modifications will put an employee or their co-workers in a safety compromised position. Necessary PPE will always be made available to employees.


Other details

  • Job Function Manufacturing
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • South Bend, IN, USA