Molding Machine Operator

Location: Sarasota, FL

Position Summary:

The molding machine operator is responsible for the understanding of machine operation; ability to identify tooling and tool locations; ability to make adjustments without supervision; ability to understand part inspection techniques and associated record keeping; knowledge of material picking and issuing; ability to create machine programs and install on equipment.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Set up, tear down and clean molds.
  • Ability to properly weigh materials and load into hopper.
  • Operate Sodick injection molding machines to produce product to blueprint
  • Perform in-process inspection using manual tools and gauges
  • Correctly fill out electronic and hard copy quality records
  • Troubleshoots issues that arise.
  • Participate in 5s and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Follows safety guidelines and regulations, including wearing assigned PPE
  • Other duties as required

Experience and/or Educational Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years operating injection molding machines
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Can work in a team environment
  • Good organization and communication skills
  • Computer skills including SAP or ERP system
  • High School diploma or GED EQUIVALENT

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to reach into machines for tooling changes and adjustments and be able to perform general maintenance.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move physical inventory weighting up to 30 pounds.
  • The employee is frequently required to climb ladders, kneel, crouch, or crawl as required during the manufacturing, inspection, and testing of Parcus Medical components and products.
  • The employee must be able to spend long periods of time standing.

Working Conditions:

  • Elevated noise levels and temperatures during molding process

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we do not tolerate discrimination based on characteristics such as age, gender, gender identity and expression, genetic status, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, disability, military status, family status, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.