MACHINE OPERATOR

LANCASTER AREA, PA

Post Date: 12/04/2017 Job ID: 16304 Industry: INDUSTRIAL Pay Rate: 12.14
The machine operator is responsible for operating and tending two machines (molding machine and cutting/slitting machine) to mold urethane material into a wide range of belting products.

1. Start machine that automatically injects urethane material into a heated mold.
2. Turn valves, dials and knobs of machines to regulate pressure and reinforcement tensions (yarn tensions).
3. Observe and record the results of displays, meters and gauges in order to verify specified temperatures, pressures, and cycle times.
4. Examine product for surface defects such as air, poor reinforcement, and improper slitting.
5. Measure finished goods (belts) using precision measuring equipment (hand calipers, length gauges, and drop gauges) to ensure conformance to work order specifications.
6. Visually inspect finished goods for surface defects and make a determination, per standards, to accept or reject.
7. Throw flash/overshoot and rejected parts into trash can for later disposal.
8. Remove product (sleeve) from mold, trim flashing from product, remove excess material, clean and prepare (treat) the mold for next cycle.
9. Feel stiffness and consistency of the product (molded sleeve) to detect machinery malfunctions and product defects.
10. Stack/remove molded belts on rack for post cure and subsequent processing (inspection,
packing, and shipping).
11. Report defects in product and tool damage to floor technician, supervisor, and process
engineer.
12. Read work order specifications to verify setup, raw materials, prescribed temperatures, and time settings.
13. Observe and adjust machine and operations to eliminate production of defective parts (sleeves and belts).
14. Clean, brush, dry ice blast and spray surfaces of mold with release agent to ensure smoothness an prevent sticking/ defects.
15. Clean, trim, and smooth product (sleeves and belts).
16. Speak to technicians, engineers, operators, and quality associates to effectively convey key information.
17. Actively listen to verbal instructions and follow written instructions.
18. Obtain and properly use tools and factory supplies.

Shift: 6am - 2pm Monday - Friday
Criminal background and drug test
HSD or GED
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