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Press Operator

Wytheville, VA

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SUMMARY STATEMENT OF WORK PERFORMED: Sets up and operates compression presses to produce molded parts in compliance with established safety regulations and SOIs. 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 

Job 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. 

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