Operator II - Injection Mold

Operator II - Injection Mold
in Bothell, WA - US

Job Description

The Injection Mold Operator II is responsible for supporting Injection Molding to include setup/startup, material preparation, in-process inspections of production parts, conducting material movements. Regrinding of sprues and runners and scrapping of contaminated parts/materials. This position works under moderate supervision.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Performs in-process inspection of injection molded components which includes visual inspection and/or dimensional measurement for conformance to requirements defined on drawings, Standard Inspection Plans, Visual Factory or other documents
  2. Weigh count and stage transacted molded materials for put-away
  3. Removes scrap and trash from manufacturing areas
  4. Generates production, move and scrap transactions as needed to ensure inventory accuracy
  5. Clean auxiliary equipment that supports Injection Mold process
  6. Responsible for set-up/start-up of Injection Molding Equipment
  7. Monitoring tooling condition and notifying tooling when mold is unable to produce quality parts or when preventative maintenance is required
  8. Reprocessing sprues and runners into regrind to be blended back into the process per quality system requirements


Education & Experience:

  • High School education or GED preferred
  • Minimum one (1) year related injection molding experience and/or training
  • Proficient in the safe preparation, operation, and cleaning of auxiliary equipment as appropriate for the successful completion of injection molding tasks


Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to read, understand, and navigate through online assembly process documents
  • Ability to perform inventory movement transactions
  • Understanding of basic math skills – adding, subtracting and measuring
  • Ability to read drawings & blueprints
  • Ability to communicate effectively and follow instructions both verbally and in written format 
  • Ability to use judgement to identify potential safety hazards     
  • Ability to use judgment related to identifying and segregating non-conforming materials and components
  • Ability to work effectively in a team oriented environment   
  • Ability to multi-task and demonstrate flexibility
  • Ability to communicate and interact with support personnel from engineering, tool room, and/or quality to resolve production equipment and/or process issues
  • Ability to successfully train others


Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • This position requires 20% clerical and planning and 80% material handling, production assembly machine operations, and/or walking and assisting production employees
  • Work is primarily performed on the manufacturing floor where noise levels may be moderate or high and hearing protection may have to be worn
  • Eye and foot protection may have to be worn
  • There is potential for lifting weights up to 45 lbs. 
  • There is potential exposure to extreme temperatures
  • The occasional physical demands of the position include climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, grasping, and eye/hand/foot coordination
  • May stand or sit for prolonged periods of time

Shift Hours:

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd injection mold shifts are available

Leviton is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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