Rotational Molding Operator

Job Details

Rotational Molding Operator

Fountain, Colorado




Job Description

Position Summary:      


The Rotational Molding Operator works on a team assisting in the operation of rotational molding machines and production of plastic parts in a manufacturing setting, obtaining a quality product that exceeds the customer’s expectations. The employee will ensure and verify each product meets quality standards and customer specifications. Overtime is required for the position.


Essential Position Functions and Responsibilities:


This position includes, but not limited to the following essential functions, but is not limited to them:


  • Must read, understand and follow work orders
  • Will inspect, trim, repair, clean, and pack out all products produced in Rotational molding.
  • Must be capable of producing quality parts form trimming till the final pack out at standard
  • Perform operations under a sensitive-time duration process
  • Set up machines to start production cycles; prepare molds by cleaning them, adding inserts, and other components
  • Obtain correct powder and molds per work order; and fills buckets with the proper resin, dye, and/or weight to ensure quality of product
  • Perform quality acceptance checks
  • Program time, temperature, and rotation on machine to achieve proper molding per set up sheets
  • Assure that all vent tubes and parting lines are cleaned each time on rotational mold
  • Installs and/or removes pins and/or insert into proper place on the molds
  • Properly mount molds and lined products on proper machine arm
  • Receive, inspect, and return molds after work order is completed
  • Maintain machine readiness with completion of daily and weekly preventative maintenance forms
  • Stage and prepare production runs
  • Teflon coat rings and plates as required
  • Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws
  • Remove lined product from arm and trim off end caps
  • Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools
  • Remove part from mold and at the proper time trim and de-flash as required
  • Visually inspect each part for quality
  • Reject non-conforming parts as needed and place them in designated area
  • Inspect finished parts for delamination, voids or bubbles, and contamination
  • Documents all molding, trim/preassembly, preventive maintenance, and safety procedures and ensures compliance
  • Creates a quality product that meets industry standards and customer expectation to be shipped
  • Maintains time and productions records
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew
  • Notifies supervisor when problems arise
  • Makes optimum use of time and keeps work area clean and neat
  • Abides by all the policies, procedures, guidelines of company including conformance to good common sense safety practices and regulations

Requirements and Qualifications


  • Will have a willingness to learn and improve through on-the-job training.
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions given out orally and in writing by the Chemical Production Supervisor or customer expectations and requirements
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and customer provided specifications
  • Exhibits objectivity and openness to other’s views and contributes to building a positive team spirit
  • Requires advance writing, math, and mechanical skills
  • Requires a flexible and cooperative attitude, which includes when asked to perform other duties or tasks that are not listed within this job description but within the scope of this position
  • Requires communication skills both written and orally in the English language
  • Requires excellent safety practices, which includes keeping a clean work area
  • Interpersonal skills are essential and vital to maintain an organized warehouse
  • Effectively process change through company feedback and reviews
  • Requires personal responsibility and accountability meeting workmanship standards
  • with little supervision to complete assignments

Physical Requirements and Hazards


The employee will be required:

  • Standing: working with machinery
  • Sitting: computer work
  • Repetitive movement
  • Ability to operate a fork-lift and overhead crane upon hire
  • Lifting no more than 50 pounds alone and assisting in team lifts of more than 50 pounds
  • Each employee is to fulfill the work schedule, work hours, and productivity expectations of their supervisor and the company
  • An employee is to comply with established standards, policies and laws applicable to our business
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

Contract to Direct

Monday through Friday

1st Shift 7am-3:30pm 

2nd Shift 2pm-10:30pm or 3pm-11:30pm (10% Shift Differential)

3rd Shift 11pm-7am (12% Shift Differential)