Rubber Injection Operator

Tenneco Inc.

Rubber Injection Operator

Napoleon, OH
Paid
  • Responsibilities
                                                                                         Pay Rate            $ 17.67/hour
    
    

    JOB DUTIES SUMMARY:

    1. Operates multiple rubber injection molding presses and other machines in cell. Cure rubber or rubber/metal bushings under pressure and heat per work instructions. Keeps the press operating within the required average rate by servicing the mold as required during the cycle. Assists in mold changing, changing of Teflon inserts, and cleaning of molds using dry ice mold cleaner.
    2. As a mold separates during the change cycle, remove all excess flash, clean and spray all necessary parts of the mold, remove bushings, either by hand or with mechanical assistance, inspect bushings for visual defects, and place bushings into container. Load mold with metal inserts, if required, activate the press for the next cycle, take mold temperature measurements as required, and trim finished bushings as required.
    3. Maintain records per work instructions and other production related documents.
    4. Performs process checks such as bond push-out test, mold temperature checks and other process verifications related to quality assurance.
    5. Notify foreman immediately of lack of material, equipment malfunction or failure, or quality problems.
    6. Assist other injection press operators as required. Maintain press, work area, and other equipment in the area in a neat, clean, safe, and orderly condition.
    7. Performs own material handling with various types of equipment such as walkies and forklifts.
    8. Must apply all environmental and safety procedures as outlined in work instructions.

    Required Skills

    SKILL SUMMARY:

    Requires the ability to read and write and follow detailed instructions. General knowledge of rubber injection curing process is also required. Operating practices are well defined and outlined, requires some judgment in making minor decisions. Makes decisions based on established procedures. Must be able to read and understand all work instructions including those pertaining to safety and environmental impacts.

    DEMANDS SUMMARY:

    Physical effort, continuous standing and walking, occasional stairs are required. Must work at a consistent, timed pace to avoid causing interruptions in the machine mold cycle. Requires continuous visual and mental attention in performance of job duties.

    Required Experience

    Some factory experience a plus.

  • Qualifications

    SKILL SUMMARY:

    Requires the ability to read and write and follow detailed instructions. General knowledge of rubber injection curing process is also required. Operating practices are well defined and outlined, requires some judgment in making minor decisions. Makes decisions based on established procedures. Must be able to read and understand all work instructions including those pertaining to safety and environmental impacts.

    DEMANDS SUMMARY:

    Physical effort, continuous standing and walking, occasional stairs are required. Must work at a consistent, timed pace to avoid causing interruptions in the machine mold cycle. Requires continuous visual and mental attention in performance of job duties.