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Vacuum Forming Operator

Elkhart, IN

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This position works in a fast-paced manufacturing team environment to create custom plastic parts by setting up and operating various types of vacuum thermoforming machines.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to those described below:

  • Apply work order instructions to machining and quality control procedures.
  • Work closely with Supervisors and other Operators to understand job requirements.
  • Operate forklift to retrieve part molds and to load/unload molds into machines.
  • Set up forming machines according to specifications.
  • Operate various hand tools. Load plastic sheet material into position.
  • Run and inspect first part to verify proper setup.
  • Complete in-process visual quality checks throughout forming process to verify parts meet specifications.
  • Perform minor mold repairs and coordinate larger repairs.
  • Multitask and maintain pace while running multiple machines.
  • Document work onto hardcopy work orders, and use computer manufacturing software to log in/out of jobs.
  • Work closely with Supervisors and Operators to efficiently react to schedule changes and troubleshoot issues.
  • Maintain a safe work environment according to guidelines and standards.

Job Requirements

  • Job requires a pre-hire walk through and short interview process at our client's site
  • Training provided
  • Pay rate dependent on experience
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