Press Operator

Wytheville, VA

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Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS of the job follow.  Management may assign other duties and responsibilities as necessary.

  • Sprays mold with lube as required
  • Operates compression presses
  • Assembles and weighs preps according to molding specification
  • Loads prep into mold per molding specification
  • Closes mold and begins cure cycle
  • Unloads cured parts
  • Visually inspects parts for defects according to inspection standard
  • Trims, inspects and packs as required in finishing specifications
  • Records required information on reports

 

MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT & TOOLS USED:

  • Compression presses
  • Molds      
  • Hoist
  • Spray guns
  • Air hose
  • Various hand tools (scissors, awls, wrenches, brass hand tools, knives)

 

MATERIALS, PROCESS PARTS & FINISHED PRODUCTS USED:

  • Rubber compounds
  • Fabric
  • Lube
  • Inserts
  • Cured parts
  • Tape
  • Cardboard cartons
  • Bags

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

High School Diploma/GED preferred

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPERIENCE:

None

SPECIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to read and comprehend SOIs, safety regulations and inspection standards
  • Ability to run multiple presses with different processes

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is required to

  • Continuously walk, stand, hear (more than 6 hours/8 hour workday)
  • Frequently talk; use hands and fingers to handle; reach with hands and arms (up to 6 hours/8 hour workday)
  • Occasionally lift up to 50 lbs. (less than 2 hours/8 hour workday)
  • Possess close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

 

 WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Safety shoes, safety glasses and hearing protection are required.
  • Heat resistant gloves required on certain jobs
  • The ambient temperature in the work environment during the summer months can exceed 100 degrees.
  • Exposed to extreme surface temperature on molds

Job Requirements

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS of the job follow.  Management may assign other duties and responsibilities as necessary.

  • Sprays mold with lube as required
  • Operates compression presses
  • Assembles and weighs preps according to molding specification
  • Loads prep into mold per molding specification
  • Closes mold and begins cure cycle
  • Unloads cured parts
  • Visually inspects parts for defects according to inspection standard
  • Trims, inspects and packs as required in finishing specifications
  • Records required information on reports

 

MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT & TOOLS USED:

  • Compression presses
  • Molds      
  • Hoist
  • Spray guns
  • Air hose
  • Various hand tools (scissors, awls, wrenches, brass hand tools, knives)

 

MATERIALS, PROCESS PARTS & FINISHED PRODUCTS USED:

  • Rubber compounds
  • Fabric
  • Lube
  • Inserts
  • Cured parts
  • Tape
  • Cardboard cartons
  • Bags

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

High School Diploma/GED preferred

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPERIENCE:

None

SPECIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to read and comprehend SOIs, safety regulations and inspection standards
  • Ability to run multiple presses with different processes

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is required to

  • Continuously walk, stand, hear (more than 6 hours/8 hour workday)
  • Frequently talk; use hands and fingers to handle; reach with hands and arms (up to 6 hours/8 hour workday)
  • Occasionally lift up to 50 lbs. (less than 2 hours/8 hour workday)
  • Possess close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

 

 WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Safety shoes, safety glasses and hearing protection are required.
  • Heat resistant gloves required on certain jobs
  • The ambient temperature in the work environment during the summer months can exceed 100 degrees.
  • Exposed to extreme surface temperature on molds
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