Injection Molding Machine Operator
Location: Houston, Texas US
Job Number: 21734
Sets up and operates an injection molding machine in order to shape plastics.
Reads and interprets blueprints and diagrams to select, position, and secure machinery.
Adjusts machine settings to complete tasks accurately, according to specifications, and in a timely fashion.
Sets up and operates injection-molding machines to cast products from thermoplastic materials: Installs dies on machine, according to work order specifications, using clamps, bolts, and handtools.
Sets machine controls, regulating molding temperature, volume of plastic, molding pressure and time, according to knowledge of plastics and molding procedures.
Dumps premixed plastic powders or pellets into hopper, and starts machine.
Pulls lever to close dies and inject plastic into dies to cast part.
Removes finished product from dies, using hand tools.
Trims excess material from part, using knife.
May mix thermoplastic materials and coloring pigments in mixing machine, according to formula.
May grind scrap plastic into powder for reuse.
- Maintains a clean and safe work area.
- Performs other jobs as assigned by Supervisor.
- Completes all associated documentation as deemed necessary by Supervisor.
- Adheres to all safety rules and guidelines.
- Creates and embraces culture of equal responsibility of safety.
- Participates in safety activities.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel classified under this job title.
Houston, Texas, United States
Location_formattedLocationLong: Houston, Texas US
Community / Marketing Title: Injection Molding Machine Operator
Requisition Number: 2015657
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