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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