We believe our success lies in our employees and their skills. As a member of the Plastic Parts team, you will contribute to our development, change and future.
While our team at Plastic Parts remains strong, with little turnover, we are continuously growing and seeking skilled professionals whose contributions will play an important role in continuing our excellence to provide innovative products for our long-term and new customers.
If we do not have a position that is open and meets your skills, we will keep your resume on file and contact you if an opportunity arises.
Plastic Parts is seeking experienced agency partners in territories throughout the United States and Canada to fuel our growth and expansion. We offer world-class molding with excellent customer service to solve challenging problems in a cost effective manner. Founded by a sales agent, Plastic Parts seeks to build solid long-term relationships with our partners based on fairness and integrity.
Injection Molding Machine Operator
The Machine Operator position interacts and operates all aspects of the injection molding equipment at PPI. The position requires oversight of the operation, manual placement of components, manual removal of injection molded parts, monitoring quality, trimming of plastic and maintaining a safe and clean environment.
This technical position requires the incumbent to utilize extensive injection molding experience in the overall process improvement of the operation. Under the leadership of the Molding Manager, the Process Improvement Technician will drive an agenda of equipment optimization by leveraging knowledge of equipment, industry know-how, cutting edge technologies, and hands-on expertise. The position will proactively seek areas for improvement by monitoring equipment, gathering feedback from operators and managers, gathering data, prioritizing efforts, implementing technical solutions and driving an overall improvement approach.
Under the direction of the Molding Manager, this position coordinates daily operations of PPI’s plastic injection molding production areas. This is a hands-on role that requires the Team Leader to perform many production functions such as set-up, machine operations, and break relief during some circumstances. Responsible for monitoring daily & weekly plant performance, safety, driving efficiency within operations, reporting incidents & actively assist in corrective actions, resolve immediate-term equipment malfunctions, maintain quality within established specifications, ensure that operation documentation is completed, and coordinate activities of support departments. Manage all aspects of productivity by coordinating personnel and administering practices consistent with PPI policies regarding plant work rules. Communication to appropriate levels of the organization regarding critical shift issues is essential.
Perform setups & changeovers of electric and hydraulic plastic injection molding machines. Responsible for accurate mold setups and maintaining a safe and clean work area. Monitoring of auxiliary equipment, minor maintenance, & material handling functions. Communicate setup status & schedule with prior and oncoming shifts. Set expectations to achieve production requirements and promote shift interaction and awareness. Promote safety by following all related policies and procedures
This entry-level position is designed to develop the skills required to perform equipment setups & changeovers of electric and hydraulic plastic injection molding machines. Candidates for the position must have the mechanical aptitude to learn the fundamentals of injection molding techniques, as well as have the physical abilities to perform this manually-intensive role. The training period for this position is expected to be 9-12 months, at which point, successful candidates would then be promoted into the fully qualified Set-up Technician I level (see above).