Injection Machine Operator

Top Injection Machine Operator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Injection Machine Operator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Injection Machine Operator resumes they appeared on. For example, 34.1% of Injection Machine Operator resumes contained Plastic Parts as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Injection Machine Operator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Injection Machine Operator resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Plastic Parts

high Demand
Here's how Plastic Parts is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Unloaded plastic parts out of the injection made machine for quality control to inspect.
  • Operated the mold injection machine which made plastic parts for the automobile industry.
  • Packaged plastic parts at the rate of 120 was required.
  • Mold and cast metal or thermoplastic parts.
  • Check the plastic parts for defects.
  • Assembled and packed plastic molds Operated machine presses Detect defective plastic parts

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2. Control Department

high Demand

3. Mold Parts

high Demand

4. WAX Patterns

high Demand
Here's how WAX Patterns is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Wax Injection Machine Operator - Assembler Set up and operated wax molding machines using tech cards to produce wax patterns.
  • Cleaned wax patterns and assembled molds as needed.

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5. Inspect Parts

high Demand
Here's how Inspect Parts is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operate plastic injection mold machine, inspect parts, Clean and Pack parts for shipping.
  • Inspect parts for defects keep up with production and produced a quality part.
  • Inspect parts while in process from beginning to end of casting.
  • Inspect parts and use caliper tools for proper measurements.
  • Inspect parts for conformance and quality.
  • Inspect parts for defects such as blow holes, tears, and trim press damage.
  • Inspect parts Packing & Labeling Machine operate Trim parts

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6. Quality Checks

high Demand
Here's how Quality Checks is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Performed daily and hourly quality checks on multiple machines.

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7. Machine Operation

high Demand
Here's how Machine Operation is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Attended monthly safety meeting to ensure machine operation safety.
  • Listened to machine operation to detect malfunctions.
  • Certified Machine Operator Plastic Injection Molding Machine Operation, Material handling, Hop fill, In-process inspection.
  • Observed machine operations, cleared jams and restarted machine or notified correct personnel.

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8. CNC

high Demand
Here's how CNC is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Use CNC style computers to enter parameters of injections before injecting dies.
  • Operate plastic injection machine CNC operator

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9. Hand Tools

high Demand
Here's how Hand Tools is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operated hand tools, including trimming knives and rubber mallets.
  • Removed finished products from dies with hand tools.
  • Removed product from molds with hand tools.

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10. Setup

high Demand
Here's how Setup is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Read specifications to determine setup and prescribed temperature and time settings.
  • Complete plastic mold machine setup and changes as needed 2.

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11. Excess Material

high Demand
Here's how Excess Material is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Trim excess material from parts, using knives, and grind scrap plastic into powder for reuse.
  • Trimmed excess material from parts, using knives.

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12. Final Inspection

high Demand

13. Customer Requirements

average Demand
Here's how Customer Requirements is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Mold, trim, inspect and pack parts to meet customer requirements.

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14. Continuous Operation

average Demand

15. Quality Standards

average Demand
Here's how Quality Standards is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Adhered to safety and quality standards.

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16. Customer Specifications

average Demand
Here's how Customer Specifications is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Ensured that boxes were properly labeled to customer specifications.

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17. Car Parts

average Demand

18. Daily Operations

average Demand
Here's how Daily Operations is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Give verbal reports of daily operations to administrative staff.
  • Set up machines for daily operations.
  • Executed daily operations of six plastic injection molding machines Inspected parts and materials for quality assurance Forklift operator

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19. Surface Defects

average Demand
Here's how Surface Defects is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Examined molded product for surface defects, such as dents and cracks.
  • Inspect products for surface defects and flaws.

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20. Automatic Machines

average Demand

21. GM

average Demand
Here's how GM is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Mixed thermoplastic materials and coloring pigments in mixing machines according to formulas.
  • Exhibited strong working knowledge of material goods defects and made quick judgments regarding quality and usability.
  • Mix catalysts and coloring pigments.

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22. Finish Product

average Demand
Here's how Finish Product is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Inspected finish product for quality and adherence to customer's specifications.
  • Inspect finish product for packaging.
  • Press Operator Material Handler Fill in Finish Product wrapper Forklift Operator

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23. Cycle Times

average Demand
Here's how Cycle Times is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Regulated pressure, temperature, speed rates, feed rates and cycle times.
  • Run cycle times to meet production.

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24. Process Manuals

average Demand

25. Package Product

average Demand
Here's how Package Product is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Inspect labels for accuracy, package product.

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26. Raw Materials

low Demand
Here's how Raw Materials is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operated injection machine Used forklift to load raw materials Inspected product quality to be shipped Performed minor maintainence

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27. Production Runs

low Demand

28. Trouble Shooting

low Demand

29. Drill Press

low Demand

30. High Quality

low Demand

31. Honda

low Demand
Here's how Honda is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operated three or more machines simultaneously in the plastic injection molding department of Honda Lock during the facility's second shift.
  • Operated pallet jacks and heavy machinery assembling bolts and nuts into car parts for Honda.
  • Ensured that every part packed adhered to Honda's strict quality standards.

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32. Excess Plastic

low Demand

33. Osha

low Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Maintained all internal plant exit signs to ensure OSHA safety compliance

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34. Data Entry

low Demand

35. Positive Attitude

low Demand

36. Light Maintenance

low Demand

37. QA

low Demand

38. Customer Orders

low Demand
Here's how Customer Orders is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Processed paperwork for customer orders and completed all other duties as assigned.

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39. Plastic Products

low Demand
Here's how Plastic Products is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Manufactured plastic products for the residential and commercial industries.

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40. Tech Cards

low Demand

41. Injection Equipment

low Demand

42. Cast Parts

low Demand
Here's how Cast Parts is used in Injection Machine Operator jobs:
  • Pulled levers to close dies and inject plastic into dies to cast parts.

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43. Automotive Parts

low Demand

20 Most Common Skill for an Injection Machine Operator

Plastic Parts38.7%
Control Department28.8%
Mold Parts5.4%
WAX Patterns3.8%
Inspect Parts2.6%
Quality Checks2.4%
Machine Operation2.4%
CNC1.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Injection Machine Operator

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Plastic Parts
Plastic Parts
34.1%
34.1%
2
2
Control Department
Control Department
25.3%
25.3%
3
3
Mold Parts
Mold Parts
4.8%
4.8%
4
4
WAX Patterns
WAX Patterns
3.4%
3.4%
5
5
Inspect Parts
Inspect Parts
2.3%
2.3%
6
6
Quality Checks
Quality Checks
2.2%
2.2%
7
7
Machine Operation
Machine Operation
2.2%
2.2%
8
8
CNC
CNC
1.5%
1.5%
9
9
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
1.5%
1.5%
10
10
Setup
Setup
1.4%
1.4%
11
11
Excess Material
Excess Material
1.2%
1.2%
12
12
Final Inspection
Final Inspection
1.1%
1.1%
13
13
Customer Requirements
Customer Requirements
0.9%
0.9%
14
14
Continuous Operation
Continuous Operation
0.9%
0.9%
15
15
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
0.9%
0.9%
16
16
Customer Specifications
Customer Specifications
0.9%
0.9%
17
17
Car Parts
Car Parts
0.9%
0.9%
18
18
Daily Operations
Daily Operations
0.9%
0.9%
19
19
Surface Defects
Surface Defects
0.8%
0.8%
20
20
Automatic Machines
Automatic Machines
0.8%
0.8%
21
21
GM
GM
0.6%
0.6%
22
22
Finish Product
Finish Product
0.6%
0.6%
23
23
Cycle Times
Cycle Times
0.6%
0.6%
24
24
Process Manuals
Process Manuals
0.6%
0.6%
25
25
Package Product
Package Product
0.6%
0.6%
26
26
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
0.6%
0.6%
27
27
Production Runs
Production Runs
0.6%
0.6%
28
28
Trouble Shooting
Trouble Shooting
0.6%
0.6%
29
29
Drill Press
Drill Press
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
High Quality
High Quality
0.5%
0.5%
31
31
Honda
Honda
0.5%
0.5%
32
32
Excess Plastic
Excess Plastic
0.5%
0.5%
33
33
Osha
Osha
0.5%
0.5%
34
34
Data Entry
Data Entry
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
Positive Attitude
Positive Attitude
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
Light Maintenance
Light Maintenance
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
QA
QA
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
Customer Orders
Customer Orders
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Plastic Products
Plastic Products
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Tech Cards
Tech Cards
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Injection Equipment
Injection Equipment
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Cast Parts
Cast Parts
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Automotive Parts
Automotive Parts
0.5%
0.5%

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