Injection Molding Operator

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Bardstown, KY

Job status
Full time
$15.53 – $19.61 Hourly
Job description
Johnan America, Inc. is a small auto part manufacturer of Window Regulators suppling Honda, Nissan & Subaru. Johnan is looking for individuals wanting to be a part of a family environment to help re-build and produce the best product possible.

We are now hiring an Injection Molding Operator.

We offer:
• Great hourly rates
• After 90 days start accruing vacation time up to 10 days within your first year.
• 401(k) retirement: Johnan will match .50 cents on the dollar up to a 6% employee contribution.
• Employee luncheons: On the first Tuesday of each month we will provide lunch for everyone.
• Attendance awards: Employees can earn up to an additional 3 days’ vacation per year.
• Wellness program: Receive up to $650 per year just for participating in the Johnan Wellness Program you can also win 6 months free gym membership.
• Service awards
• Holiday bonus
• Company shirts provided
• Company Events: Family Fun Day & Annual Christmas Party

As an Injection Molding Operator you will operate injection molding machines under limited supervision and produce pre-assembly parts for the production line. Adjustments and set-up are of a routine nature. Tolerances are normally close. You will also produce a variety of molded parts.
Education requirements
• High school diploma or GED
Experience requirements
• 1-6 months molding experience preferred.
• Experience in a factory setting preferred.
• Accuracy in record-keeping, following directions, adaptability, team – oriented, able to accept change and require little or no supervision.
• English language required.
• Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
• Must be detail-oriented.
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
• Mechanical aptitude.
• Computer skills (Windows)
• Set up and operate molding machines and all auxiliary equipment with minimum supervision.
• Change over equipment and ensure quality of product.
• Make changes in prescribed operating conditions as necessary to produce quality products.
• Inspect dies visually, assign preventative maintenance if necessary.
• Perform necessary preventative maintenance.
• Perform necessary test and measurements to assure product meets required specifications.
• Keep accurate products data and records as required.
• Correct or adjust any machine malfunction immediately to ensure continuity of production and quality of next process.
• Report any major machine malfunction immediately to Supervisor.
• Continually inspect products while performing other duties.
• Maintain a clean and safe work area.
• Assist press operator when needed.
• Assist in unloading of steel from trucks.
• Participate in LEAN manufacturing.
• Participate in Kaizen activities.
• Notify supervisor of quality discrepancies.
• Conduct inventory.
• Above average math skills.
• Willing/able to adjust schedule as needed (no long term shift re-assignments however).
• Willing/able to work overtime with little or no notice.
• Able to pass mechanical aptitude test.
• Must be detail-oriented and attention to quality.
• Ability to keep detailed records.
• Blueprint reading
• Basic Metrology
• Basic PC applications