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Machine Operator

Company: Poly Labs
Location: Lewiston
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Company: Polymer Laboratories & Solutions, LLC (Poly Labs)Position: Machine OperatorLocation: Lewiston, MEPoly Labs, is a rapidly growing 100% US based, leading producer highly engineered molded polyurethane and injection molded TPE, TPR and TPU based materials and components for a diverse set of industrial markets including defense, medical, sports, footwear and impact protection.We are looking for a Machine Operator who will operate machinery for poured PU and or injection equipment, that results in the generation of quality precision parts and systems. We are growing rapidly and committed to supporting economic growth in Maine so teamwork and culture are critical. We are looking for self-motivated, creative candidates who thrive in a fast -paced, team-driven, environment, where every day brings new projects and challenges.Primary Function This position is responsible for the operation of poured PU and or injection equipment, that results in the generation of quality precision parts and systems.Principal Responsibilities-- - Lead the operation of a machine individually or within a team-- - Assign duties to team members at machine-- - Spray release agent into molds-- - Demolding parts and place in appropriate location-- - May die cut or pack products as requested.-- - Assist in cleaning and changing molds-- - Work from documented production procedures-- - Document work performed using Poly Labs forms & procedures.-- - Responsible for machine setup and shutdown-- - Clean the equipment and surrounding area according to maintenance schedule.-- - Resolve routine questions and problems and refer more complex issues to Production Lead Technician.-- - Clean workstations and area around machine and dispose of waste at the end of each shift-- - Guide, train and support operators on your team-- - Other duties as required and assigned.Training, Skills, Knowledge and/or Experience-- - Good dexterity, ability to lift 50 lbs. and push pull 20-30 lbs.-- - Ability to work in temperature ranging from 65-95 degrees depending on season-- - Near 20/20 vision, with good color discrimination and depth perception-- - Ability to work well in a team atmosphere-- - Ability to work with both hands-- - Willingness to cross train in multiple product areas-- - Must be able to read English at an intermediate level-- - Basic math skillsAbout Polymer Laboratories and Solutions LLC dba Poly Labs Poly Labs has a 35+ year legacy of producing highly engineered polyurethane, TPE, TPR and TPU based components for a diverse set of industrial markets including defense, medical, footwear and impact protection. The business was formerly Jones&Vining's industrial division before being spun off in 2020 as an independent company. The company is a global leader in producing small pour molded polyurethane components for the most demanding applications. Our world-class facility in Lewiston, Maine engineers proprietary and specialized polyurethane formulations in order to manufacture components for our customers' most exacting specifications.Poly Labs specializes in producing molded polyurethane, self skinning polyurethane, small precise pour polyurethane, thermo plastic urethane (TPU), thermo plastic elastomer (TPE), and thermo plastic rubber (TPR) components and materials. More information about Poly Labs will be coming shortly online at Maine and Lewiston: Poly Labs is headquartered in Lewiston, Maine which is an affordable, growing and vibrant city just 45 minutes north of Portland and close to beaches and mountains.Job Type: Full-timePay: $16.00 - $18.00 per hourBenefits:401(k)401(k) matchingDental insuranceFlexible scheduleHealth insuranceHealth savings accountLife insurancePaid time offRetirement planTuition reimbursementVision insuranceSchedule:10 hour shiftDay shiftMonday to FridayNight shiftWeekend availabilityEducation:High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:Manufacturing equipment maintenance and repair: 1 year (Required)Work Location:One locationWork Remotely:NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Poly Labs, New England , Machine Operator, Other , Lewiston, Northeast

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