Ovens - Oven Operator

South Bend, IN, USA Req #288
Friday, December 11, 2020
Myers Industries, Inc. is an international manufacturer of polymer-based material handling products and a wholesale distributor of tire repair and retread products.  As a diversified manufacturing company, Myers Industries offers a broad range of products across multiple markets, including industrial, agriculture, food processing, healthcare, and consumer.

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

 

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.

 

 

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

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • South Bend, IN, USA