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Machine Operator 2nd Shift

Company: CareerLink
Location: Omaha
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job description

**2nd -Shift**

Airlite Plastics is a premier, privately held, family-owned manufacturer headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. Our family style and personal culture are what make Airlite an amazing place to grow and build a successful career. Airlite's company values of unquestionable integrity and respect and appreciation for each other are at the core of our success! These values set a strong foundation to build on where we can 'wow' our customers with innovative products and sustainable solutions, and continuously improve our processes and efficiencies.

Our product lines include rigid plastic containers and lids for food packaging, dry powder scoops, plastic drink cups, shipping containers, industrial strength insulated concrete forms (ICF) and sustainable permeable paving systems. As pioneers in our industry focused on sustainable solutions, we strive to provide our customers with top-notch service and quality, which aligns with our award-winning products.

How do you fit in?

You're going to coordinate and facilitate daily activities to meet defined objectives and outcomes.


Communicates with other shifts about molding machine problems, quality problems and changes in molding process and handling, including any associated documentation.
Coordinates all new product and machinery testing as it relates to the Injection Molding Department and molding operations.
Coordinates all mold machinery efficiency and optimizations.
Able to fill in and complete all tasks of a Mold Specialist. (See associated Job Descriptions)

Willing to be certified to run all molding-related equipment in the entire Injection Molding Department.
Troubleshoot and coordinates molding processing, tooling, takeout device, IML robotic and vision system issues, and their repairs.
Able to perform disassembly and reassembly of all mold tooling.
Performs a daily "Beginning of Shift" audit of assigned area with outgoing Molding Specialist and Process Technicians
Performs machine start-up's and shut down's to required procedures.
Provides product acceptability information to packers after completion of machine adjustments and/or color changes.
Reviews production schedule, makes color and material changes during the shift in order to prevent overruns.
Reviews with Area supervisor and/or Quality Assurance Technicians the floor inspection and diameter size check reports and follows up on items needing technical corrections.
Performs quality inspections and documents product quality and color shades to assure product is within specifications.
Communicates with quality auditors and/or Area Supervisors regarding questionable products and makes timely adjustments.
Monitors cycle times to required procedures.
Helps plan and recover molding cavitation.
Assists with the blending of resin for testing or production
Completes test requests and all associated paperwork as assigned
Responsible for quality, scrap, and machine efficiency in assigned area.
Maintains safety and housekeeping expectations, reports potential machine or work hazards, responds immediately to emergency machine problems, and ensures the safety of co-workers within designated work area.
Communicates with other shifts about machine problems, quality problems, and changes in molding process and handling.
Assists in the training and development of others.
Other duties as assigned.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Associate's degree (AA) or equivalent from a two-year col

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