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Machine Operator I - Injection Molding in Ave Maria, FL ,  at Arthrex

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

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Job Description

Requisition ID:
Machine Operator I - Injection Molding
Arthrex Manufacturing Inc
AMI East- AMI- Ave Maria, FL

Positions available on both 1st- and 2nd shifts (5:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.) working a four day/week, 10-hour/day rotating crew schedule.  Work location is the Arthrex manufacturing facility in Ave Maria, FL.  Previous manufacturing experience is strongly preferred; previous machine operation (especially previous injection molding experience) is a definite plus.

Summary Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Main Objective:

To produce superior products following Arthrex Manufacturing Inc. Molding/Assembly processes and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receives work order and verifies that the components are correct.
  • Verifies work before proceeding with operations.
  • Ability to identify different molding defects and notify the technician or process tech when they occur.
  • Ability to consistently meet set standards for cycle times on molding machines.
  • Completes all documentation correctly and consistently, maintaining minimal errors in production paperwork and in QAD reporting system.
  • Verify inspection tools issued to job are available and correct.
  • Verify that inspection process are kept at AQLS C=0 @2.5.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet or exceed productivity and consistently produce good quality products.
  • Inspects parts to specifications/print, utilizing micrometers, calipers, fixed gauges and optical gauges.
  • Follow all safety guidelines of the molding area including utilization of PPE.
  • Keep work station and shop floor neat, clean and organized at all times.

Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

Education and Experience:

High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Previous manufacturing machine operation experience preferrerd.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

Proficient with basic measuring equipment and instruments, good mechanical aptitude, proficient with QAD job tracking and Demonstrates housekeeping skills.

Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

Understands the basic operations of running an injection molding machine. Understands the safety and use of the molding room tools as in cutters, exacta knifes, swivel blades etc.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to identify all molding room defects and insert defects.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to comprehend and apply mathematical principles to the degree required to perform the job based upon job requirements. 

Language and Communication Skills:

Ability to comprehend and apply language skills to the degree required to perform the job based upon the job requirements listed above.  Ability to verbally communicate ideas and issues effectively to other team members and management.  Ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  To bend frequently and lift 50-70 lbs on a regular basis.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.