Top Mold Machine Operator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Mold Machine Operator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Mold Machine Operator resumes they appeared on. For example, 32.1% of Mold Machine Operator resumes contained Plastic Parts as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Mold Machine Operator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Plastic Parts

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Here's how Plastic Parts is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operated hydraulic compressed mold machine manufacturing large plastic parts.
  • Manufacture various molded plastic parts from molding machinery.
  • Set up, operate, plastic molding, casting, or core making machines to mold thermoplastic parts or products.
  • Started as a machine operator running large rotational molding machines to produce a variety of plastic parts.
  • Job Duties: Worked in automotive facility producing injection molded plastic parts for General Motors vehicles.
  • Inspect, trim, and clean plastic parts as they come out of molding machine.
  • Filled machine with plastic beads to inject into molds for plastic parts for other machinery.
  • Operated machinery that made plastic parts, packed and shipped parts as well as quality control
  • Set up, operate, tend plastic molding, machines to mold thermos plastic parts/product.
  • Inspected molded plastic parts for quality, trimmed flash, labeled, and packed accordingly.
  • Inspect and trimmed plastic parts made from a molding machine at a fast pace.
  • Set up, operate, and tend plastic molding machines to mold thermoplastic parts.
  • Produced various plastic parts for Eureka vacuum cleaners using large plastic mold machines.
  • Created plastic parts for Internet networking boxes as well as medical implements.
  • Operated a router and fixture to trim out various plastic parts.
  • Unloaded plastic parts from the machines while performing inspection and trimming.
  • Packaged plastic parts at a rate of 25 per 30 minutes.
  • Packaged plastic parts at a rate of 236 per hour.
  • Inspected and trimmed plastic parts, also assembly and machine operator
  • Molded and trimmed plastic parts for firearms Counted parts for inventory

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2. Mold Parts

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Here's how Mold Parts is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Performed final inspection of precision mold parts with crucial dimensions and tolerances in accordance with blueprints.
  • Operated machine for plastic molding, casting, or core making machines to mold parts.
  • Operate Machine to mold parts - Measure and weigh parts - Keep count of parts
  • Inspected mold parts as they came out of the mold press for various defects.
  • Operate molding machinery, mold parts for the plastics dept.
  • Operate molding machinery, mold parts for the plastics department, Prep parts for molding final QC inspection of molded parts.
  • mold parts for agricultural and sprayer equipment * make sure the machines are maintained properly * help with putting in molds

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3. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Train new and current molders on standard work and safety procedures.
  • insure cleanliness and proper maintenance of machines and building; follow all safety procedures.
  • Created or enhanced new and existing safety procedures to improve quality and safe operating practices in the manufacturing facility.
  • Demonstrated safety procedures to ensure physical safety of self and team while operating heavy machinery with various weighted materials.
  • Completed fast paced instructions to operate bagging machines, forklifts and packaging mechanics while observing safety procedures.
  • Follow and continually monitor established safety procedures to ensure a clean and safe work environment.

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4. Inspect Parts

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Here's how Inspect Parts is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Inspect parts to conformity with specifications using a wide variety of precision measuring instruments.
  • Teach the new operator how to inspect parts according to standards by picking up each part and inspecting it.
  • Run machines, assemble spike strips, sonic weld parts, inspect parts, package parts for shipping
  • Inspect parts to ensure conformity to specifications and high quality standards and packed in boxes for shipment.
  • Inspect parts every hour for any abnormalities if any are found notify quality inspector and/or molding tech.
  • Operate molding machines, handle material, inspect parts for quality assurance, train temporary employees.
  • Run Injection Mold Machine, inspect parts for quality, label and box parts for shipment.
  • Test and inspect parts produced by machine and put on pallets to be processed.
  • Operate machinery, weigh materials, inspect parts, package and ship materials out.
  • Operate plastic injection molding machine and automation, inspect parts and label for shipping.
  • Inspect parts to check conformance to customer specification and record results as needed.
  • Inspect parts for flaws, assemble and package, keep count of production.
  • Job Duties: - Operate molding machine - Inspect parts per customer standards
  • Inspect parts, Count and keep orders according to its production.
  • Operate plastic and rubber injection machines, trim and inspect parts.
  • Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools to ensure they meet requirements
  • Inspect parts as they come off the line for quality.
  • Inspect parts so that they meet customer standards.
  • Load and Operate Machine, and Inspect Parts
  • Inspect parts to meet quality standards.

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5. Machine Operation

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Here's how Machine Operation is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Monitored machine operation and controlled panel displays, and compare readings to specifications in order to detect malfunctions.
  • Observed machine operation for evidence of malfunctions and verified the temperature range adhered to specification.
  • Performed preventive maintenance and making chemicals used in daily machine operation.
  • Weighed completed work piece to determine satisfactory accuracy of machine operation.
  • Machine operations, customer relations and organizing materials.
  • Machine operation and injection molding machine operator.
  • Lead group meetings that discuss safety precautions, company goals, current production numbers, machine operation statuses, and improvements.
  • Performed Injection Molding Machine Operations to move plunger system to start and stop flow of resin solution through metering devices.
  • Monitored machine operations and observed lights and gauges to detect malfunctions.
  • Conducted and directed training of new staff in machine operations.
  • Give verbal machine operation status reports for incoming shift employees.
  • Machine Operations, and scanning.
  • Reduced scrap by quick identification of bad product Scheduled operators for daily machine operations also tracked vacation schedule
  • Train new employees on machine operations.Perform troubleshooting.
  • Work with setup, process and matinence team to ensure proper machine operations.

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6. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operated molding machines and auxiliary equipment including hand tools.
  • Install dies on machines according to work order specifications, using clamps, bolts and hand tools.
  • Worked under a microscope with small hand tools to clean and trim rubber parts.
  • Assemble products together using small hand tools, electric screwdriver, and sonic welders.
  • Be proficient with certain tools including all types of hand tools.
  • Assembled finished parts and fastened units accordingly with hand tools.
  • Used hand tools such as clippers and trimmers if needed.
  • Assemble product containers and crates, using hand tools.
  • Operate Plastic Injection Mold Machines that produce hand tools.
  • Operated hand tools and power tools such as spray gun.Completed and filed daily work slips to document progress.
  • Maintain quality in an extremely fast paced environment Finish products using hand tools, and PPE Light industrial maintenance

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7. Excess Material

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Here's how Excess Material is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Trim or remove excess material such as fiber glass, and mold, using scrapers or knives.
  • Trimmed excess material from part using proper tools and grind scrape into powder for reuse.
  • Trimmed excess material from parts, using knives, and packaged parts for shipment.
  • Trimmed excess material from parts, knives, razors and disposed of scrap.
  • Trim excess material from parts using blades, sandpaper, and electronic filer.
  • Trimmed excess material from parts, using knives, and other equipment.
  • Trim excess materials from molds using hand shears or trimming knives.
  • Cut off excess material from parts using different sharp cutting tools.
  • Trimmed totes of excess material, packaged & stack materials on pallets
  • Trim excess material from part using knife.
  • Trim excess material and send to finishing.
  • Trim excess material and flash from part.
  • Trimmed off excess material from automotive parts.
  • Trimmed product of excess material.
  • Waste and excess material disposal.
  • Removed finished products from dies with handtools and trimmed excess material from parts.
  • Operate compression or injection molding machines Cut off excess material Remove cured product from mold

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8. Set-Up

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Here's how Set-Up is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Performed set-up builds for shipments and reviewed orders to ensure availability of materials.
  • Performed machine set-up and maintenance as necessary.
  • Performed basic set-up and operated a variety of equipment run by programmable logic controls.
  • Trouble shoot set-ups and programs when necessary, document changes on to set-up sheets.
  • Remove, clean, install molds, and do job set-ups as required.
  • Performed set-up of 5-S for service and implemented Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • Instruct and train other workers in machine set-up and operation.
  • Performed change-overs and set-up's on machinery.
  • mold set-up / start-up; material handler/forklift operator; and trained employees on new equipment.
  • Screen Printing Machine Operator and Set-Up Operat
  • Started automatic feed mechanisms Set-up, operated and blow machine out Inspected parts and filled out paperwork

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9. Quality Checks

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Here's how Quality Checks is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Performed quality checks and routine maintenance of machinery.
  • Performed visual and dimensional quality checks.
  • Monitored and adjusted bottle processes to optimize bottle quality and correct defects, including the completion of hourly quality checks.
  • Maintained the counts of parts run, operate quality checks and do process monitoring; label and remove scrap.
  • Ensured quality, performed hourly quality checks to the product was made to the customer's satisfaction.
  • Do quality checks, fill out production paper work, Operate injection machine, trouble shoot machine
  • Make frequent on time quality checks on products being produced from established quality criteria.
  • Performed quality checks and made adjustments on all tooling's and molds as needed.
  • Assisted Material Handler with system transfers, quality checks, and other tasks.
  • Perform assigned preventative maintenance work Make hourly quality checks on products being produced from established quality standards.
  • operate and regular maintenance of Blow Mold machines, regular quality checks, supervise temps on production line
  • Certified Forklift operator and kept adequate paperwork for quality checks while maintaining a clean safe work environment.
  • Perform quality checks on products and parts.. Package finished products and prepare them for shipment.
  • Perform quality checks every 4 hours in a timely manner.
  • Pack and inspect parts for quality Operate automatic CNC robotic machines Perform quality checks.
  • Operated and maintained mold line Quality checks and charting Maintained maintenance of machine

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10. Quality Standards

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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operated injection molding and structural foam machines according to quality standards.
  • Prepared forms hourly to make sure the products were passing quality standards.
  • Test product to ensure quality standards, using micrometers and quality gauges.
  • Inspected molding devices by microscope to ensure quality standards.
  • Insure all products produced are up to quality standards.
  • Checked products to meet quality standards.

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11. Thermoplastic Parts

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Here's how Thermoplastic Parts is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Mold and cast metal or thermoplastic parts.
  • Molded and casted metal or thermoplastic parts Mixed catalysts and coloring pigments.

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12. Continuous Operation

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Here's how Continuous Operation is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Used measuring instruments, including micrometers and gauges.Observed continuous operation of machines.
  • Set up molding machines as well as detecting malfunctions Observed continuous operation of machines.
  • Observed continuous operation of machines.
  • Observed continuous operation of machines.
  • Observed continuous operation of machines.
  • Implemented preventative maintenance techniques to ensure tools were in continuous operation, promoting efficiency and productivity.

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13. Ensure Conformance

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Here's how Ensure Conformance is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Measured amounts of products, lengths of extruded articles, and weights of filled containers to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Measure and visually inspect products for surface and dimension defects in order to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments
  • Measure dimensions of finished work piece to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments such as caliper or micrometer.
  • Measured and visually inspected products for surface and dimension defects in order to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments.
  • Excelled in interpreting detailed blueprints, aligning units using fixtures, and inspecting completed components to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Demonstrated accuracy in the assembly of units/components requiring tight tolerances and inspecting completed components to ensure conformance to specifications.

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14. Assembly Line

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Here's how Assembly Line is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Inspect Chrysler Automotive products in accordance with OSHA Regulations, complete inspections in preparation for assembly line workers.
  • Mold Machine Operator: Operating a mold machine to produce clock parts for an assembly line.
  • Operated forklifts, worked assembly lines, performed picking/packing and shipping/receiving duties.
  • Stock items and distributes the items to production workers or assembly line.
  • Flame treat and package out parts to support an assembly line.
  • Worked on assembly line assembling products and shipping and packaging.
  • Assist Co-Workers with production and assembly line duties.
  • Inspect the parts that come down the assembly line.
  • Anchor Brush Inc, Aurora, IL Equipped machines and assembly lines with supplies to maintain production flow.
  • Travel down prepped assembly lines casing molds for pre shot/shooting molds at required pace.
  • Make sure car parts had no defects and assembly line and inspection ocq
  • Scanned barcode and sent to assembly line to be shipped out.
  • machine operator, materal handler, relieve op, hand tools, assembly line

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15. Car Parts

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Here's how Car Parts is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Run various machinery (including extrusion machinery and vacuum molding) to produce plastic car parts, solar panels, etc.
  • Manufactured various interior car parts for GM, Chrysler and Ford using processed plastics pellets.
  • Inspected car parts as they came off the machine for defects.
  • Manufactured car parts for numerous companies.
  • Packed car parts into boxes properly.
  • Operated machine to make car parts.
  • Cut and put together car parts
  • Put car parts together for subaru
  • received trimmed assembled welded painted inspected packaged and shipped capita plastic car parts for numerous car companies
  • Pack and inspect car parts Make labels for finished boxes Skid load Do end of the shift paperwork

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16. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Performed all Preventative Maintenance and trouble shooting of auxiliary equipment.
  • Ensured presses were kept clean and operational, performing preventative maintenance as necessary.
  • Assisted with equipment repairs, preventative maintenance, and rebuilds as needed.
  • Performed routine preventative maintenance to ensure machine uptime.
  • Performed normal/routine equipment maintenance and conduct/document productive/preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Operated high speed machinery to make diapers Monitored quality of products Notified staff of preventative maintenance needs Analyzed performance for troubleshooting

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17. Automatic Machines

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Here's how Automatic Machines is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Monitored operation of automatic machines to ensure that products met specifications and detected jams or malfunctions, making adjustments as necessary.
  • Observed continuous operation of automatic machines to ensure that products met specifications; detected malfunctions and made adjustments as necessary.
  • Observe continuous operation of automatic machines to ensure that products meet specifications.
  • Observed continuous operation of automatic machines to ensure the products meet specifications and to detect jams or malfunctions.
  • Observe automatic machines to ensure that products meet specifications, making adjustments as necessary.
  • Run fast paced automatic machines while assembling parts.

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18. Inspect Products

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Here's how Inspect Products is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Measure and visually inspect products for surface and dimension defects in order to ensure conformance to specifies using precision measuring instruments.
  • Measure and visually inspect products for surface and dimension defects to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • inspect products, package and used floor jack to move pallets to shipping.
  • Operate plastic molding machine Inspect products for surface defects and flaws.
  • Cut off excess material Remove curved product from mold Inspect products for surface defects and flaws.
  • Measure and visually inspect products for surface and dimension defects to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.

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19. Cast Parts

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Here's how Cast Parts is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Produced cast parts using Prince die casting machine with the help of a robot with motorman controls.
  • Operate die casting machine to cast parts such as fly wheels and gas stove burners.
  • Set up and operated die casting machine to cast parts, such as automobile components,
  • Produce high quality cast parts for gas stoves, set up machines.
  • Set up and operated die-casting machine to cast parts.
  • Performed rough trimming and cleaning on cast parts.

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20. Troubleshoot

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Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Completed troubleshooting as required; quickly diagnosed equipment malfunctions and developed solutions.
  • Identified and troubleshoot plastics machine for required maintenance.
  • Processed troubleshooting procedures and inspecting parts.
  • Perform troubleshooting and maintenance work on line equipment.
  • Cleared, repaired, and troubleshooted faults.
  • Troubleshooted various problems with molding machine.
  • Used troubleshooting to correct downtime issues.
  • Performed setup of robotic equipment for product changeovers and troubleshooting.
  • Maintained production of machine, kept records of product, and troubleshooting.Use of air tools and band saw.
  • Performed tooling maintancane troubleshoot on various machines and tools for composite molding.
  • Controlled the production of auto manufacturer parts Assembled and packed parts for shipping Developed troubleshooting skills to help machine run more efficiently
  • Used measuring gadges to measure product and calipers.Troubleshoot as needed write document down time.
  • Operate Drexel forklift, troubleshoot machines, spc checks, lead as well.
  • Process troubleshooting - Training line packers - Quality testing

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21. Dimension Defects

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Here's how Dimension Defects is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Measured and visually inspected products for surface and dimension defects to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Measure and visually inspect products for surface and dimension defects to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Measured and visually inspected products for surface and dimension defects to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Measured and visually inspected products for surface and dimension defects.

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22. Surface Defects

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Here's how Surface Defects is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Inspect finished parts for surface defects using written instructions and specifications.
  • Inspect product for splash and surface defects and flaws.
  • Examine molded products for surface defects.
  • Prepare, pour and inspect molds for surface defects and flaws Position and secure assembled mold and mold components.
  • Inspected products for surface defects and flaws while concurrently ensuring conformance to specifications.
  • Inspected and examined molded product for surface defects, such as dents, bubbles, thin areas and cracks.

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23. Product Quality

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Here's how Product Quality is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Performed finished product quality checks in which I properly made adjustments/ corrections safely and efficiently.
  • Operated blow mold machines constantly monitoring product quality; insured only top quality products were produced
  • Apply manufacturing procedures in a continuous effort to improve manufacturing efficiency and product quality.
  • Operated injection molding machine and inspected product quality.
  • Confirmed product quality by performing in-process quality checks.
  • Maintain continuous attention to product quality standards.
  • Required correct monitoring for product quality assurance.
  • Introduced procedural changes for vacuum mold machines which increased production by 35%, increased product quality and durability.
  • Utilized Statistical Process Control (SPC) protocols to inspect and monitor product quality.
  • Performed machine cleaning and maintenance as well as assured product quality upon production.
  • Inspected molded parts for product quality and condition.
  • Completed nightly reports detailing productivity and product quality Operated forklift for product placement.
  • Machine set up, pattern changes * Product quality * Fork truck * Finishing, Grinder * Mentor Iron pourer

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24. Detect Jams

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Here's how Detect Jams is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Observe continuous operation of automatic machines to ensure that products meet specifications and to detect jams malfunctions making adjustments as necessary.
  • Observe automatic machines to ensure that products meet satisfaction and detect jams or malfunctions.
  • Observed continuous operation of automatic machines to ensure that products met specifications and to detect jams or malfunctions.
  • Observed continuous operations of machines to detect jams and malfunctions.

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25. Air Hoses

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Here's how Air Hoses is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Clean dies, arbors, compression chambers, and molds, using swabs, sponges, or air hoses.
  • Used air hoses, hoses, brushes, pliers and tongs.
  • Used air hoses, hoses, pliers.
  • Used air hoses, hoses, brushes.
  • Smooth and clean inner surfaces of molds, using brushes, scrapers, air hoses .
  • Removed finished or cured products from dies or molds, using hand tools, air hoses and other equipment when necessary.

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26. Thermoplastic Materials

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Here's how Thermoplastic Materials is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Mixed thermoplastic materials and coloring pigments into machine.
  • Set up and operates injection-molding machines to cast products from thermoplastic materials.
  • Set up and operated injection-molding machines to cast products from thermoplastic materials.
  • Mix thermoplastic materials and coloring pigments in mixing machine, according to formula.
  • Operate injection molding machine to cast products from thermoplastic materials.
  • Mixed thermoplastic materials and coloring pigments in mixing machine, according to formula.

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27. Plastic Products

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Here's how Plastic Products is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Specialized in Injection Molding, manufacturing various plastic products.
  • Performed trimming operations of plastic products.
  • Examine and measure the plastic products to verify conformance to standards, using measuring devices such as a caliper.
  • Inspected, trimmed, boxed, weighed, and labeled plastic products for shipment.
  • Set up and operated blow molding machine to mold plastic products according to specifications.
  • Worked at the Injection Molding machine, inspected, assembled and packaged plastic products.
  • Operated an injection mold machine to produce plastic products.
  • Manufacture plastic products made from injection molding.
  • Monitored and operated molding machinery * Assembled plastic products using machinery

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28. Raw Materials

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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Monitored raw materials on hand and informed superiors of anticipated supply issues.
  • Inspected and delivered quality product through strict monitoring of process, raw materials and finished products.
  • Set up raw materials and remove finished product with forklift and or hand jack.
  • Transported raw materials and finished products; packaged and prepared product for shipping.
  • Use forklift as necessary to get raw materials and remove finished product.
  • Check tolerances and raw materials are correct prior to production procedures.
  • Maintain machinery by adding raw materials, clean molding plates
  • Operated the Extruder Machinery to prepare specified raw materials for shipment to customers.
  • company closed) Ensured raw materials were kept in the hopper at all times.

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29. Grind Scrap Plastic

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Here's how Grind Scrap Plastic is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Grind scrap plastic into powder for reuse.
  • grind scrap plastic into powder for reuse

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30. Defective Parts

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Here's how Defective Parts is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Eliminate production of defective parts and products Regulate molding temperature, volume, pressure and time.
  • foam/trimming/marked short shots, scrapped defective parts,packaged quality parts
  • Discarded defective parts not meeting specifications.
  • Report all equipment problems or defective parts to the team leader.
  • Eliminate production of defective parts and products.
  • Count and scrap any defective parts into the recycling before each rotation of the cell.

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31. Pallet Jack

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Here's how Pallet Jack is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Wrapped Everything Up, & Used Pallet Jacks To Transfer The Boxes So They Will Be Ready To Be Shipped off.
  • Packaged, check inventory, sealed and stacked on pallets to send to warehouse via forklift or pallet jack.
  • Inspect plastic parts for defects, package parts, and move pallets with a pallet jack
  • Used misc warehouse equipment such as grinders, drills, pallet jacks, etc.
  • Use forklift and pallet jacks to move materials to and from production area.
  • Receive and unload freight both manually or with forklifts and pallet jacks.
  • Use of pallet jack, maintaining clean and safe work area.
  • Operate pallet jacks to transport boxes into outgoing shipment area.
  • Operated forklift, pallet jack, and press machinery.
  • Use pallet jack to stage pallets for warehouse area.
  • Use of basic pallet jack.
  • store finished product in warehouse and replenish raw materials molders using forklifts and pallet jacks
  • sign off on shipping papers, and load trucks with a pallet jack.
  • Moved parts throughtout warehouse, using pallet jack, and sit down forklift
  • Operated blow molding machines Loaded and unloaded trucks Wrapped and sorted products Operated forklift, hand carts and pallet jacks
  • Unload trucks Stock factory lines Part Inspections Refill materials forklift/pallet jack

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32. Cycle Times

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Here's how Cycle Times is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Turned valves and dials of machines to regulate pressure, temperature and speed and feed rates and to set cycle times.
  • Observe meters and gauges to verify and record temperatures, pressures, press cycle times.
  • Review cycle times, machine set-ups, and finished product.
  • Regulated pressure, temperature, speed rates, cycle times.
  • Observe meters and gauges to verify press-cycle times.
  • Managed cycle times of molding process.
  • Regulated speed rates and cycle times.
  • Regulated temperature, cycle times.
  • Observe meters and gages to verify and record temperatures, pressures, and press-cycle times.
  • Regulated pressure, temperature, speedrates, feed rates and cycle times.

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33. Final Inspection

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Here's how Final Inspection is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Performed in-process and final inspection tests using an assortment of gauges and weight scales.
  • Performed Final Inspection and packed material to be shipped to the customers.
  • Operated and performed preventative maintenance on FM/AM tuner pack mechanical adjustment, final inspection equipment and robotic packaging arm.
  • Provided final inspection of materials against quality standards and completed in-process inspections within a clean room manufacturing environment.
  • Documented, modification of final inspection testing to meet standard and completed documentation and handling.
  • Performed final inspection, and attached identification labels to finished packaged items for shipment.

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34. Automotive Parts

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Here's how Automotive Parts is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operated and tended molding machines that created molds or cast materials for specified automotive parts.
  • Operated plastic injection mold machines and trimmed, inspected, and packed various automotive parts.
  • Manufacture, paint and assemble injection molded plastic automotive parts and components.
  • Run a mold machine that was producing plastic injection automotive parts.
  • Inspect, trim, and pack out automotive parts
  • inspected, trimmed, and packed out automotive parts that ran in injection mold machines
  • Assembled automotive parts in a high-speed, high volume environment Recipient of Valeo Five Year Certificate of Satisfactory Employment
  • Operate presses Inspect, clean, insert plastic inserts paint rubber automotive parts

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35. Machine Settings

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Here's how Machine Settings is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Adjust machine settings to produce a quality product.
  • Adjust machine settings to complete tasks accurately, according to specifications, in a timely fashion.

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36. Production Goals

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Here's how Production Goals is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Communicated to employees on production goals, safety compliance, and GMP procedures.
  • Cleaned parts and maintained production goals.
  • Machine operator keeping documentation of quality assurance and production goals, maintenance on machines and sanitation.
  • Operated several injection molding machines safely and with attention to quality and production goals.
  • Followed detailed directions from layout drawings and supervisor to satisfy daily production goals.
  • Maintained daily production goals and performed required preventive maintenance on all machinery.

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37. SPC

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Here's how SPC is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Facilitated SPC (Statistical Process Control) procedures.
  • Use of Proficient SPC quality software, calipers, Magna Mike, scales and Avid laser measuring programs.
  • Operated machinerySPC charting and maintained parts in spec.
  • Performed SPC on product manufactured.
  • Check with calipers and other measuring gauges and log onto SPC charts.
  • Maintained SPC records using a bore gauge and calipers.

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38. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Produced automotive and home electric sensor components, Qualitative inspection under microscope for defects and end of the day data entry.
  • Lead machine operator Responsible for trim, flame, inspect and assemble Data entry in to Blackhawk System
  • Handled sensitive polymer materials, including closely calibrating dimensions, tensile testing, and data entry of specifications.
  • Maintained quality through testing and overseeing proper levels of chemicals and machine operations recording process via data entry.
  • Operated injection molding machine on production line performed data entry received customer materials entered materials into inventory control system
  • Collaborated with management on technical assignments and data entry parts' information onto machine from various production sheets.

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39. Drill Press

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Here's how Drill Press is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Worked with various tools including drill presses, hand drills, grinding wheels, wire wheels, and engravers.
  • Operated molding machine, drill press, and speed tester, and x-ray machine.
  • Machine shop: operate lathes, milling machine, drill press and tap.
  • Used drill press, band saw, table saw, and router.
  • Operated piranha shearing machine and Cincinnati drill press
  • Performed duties using a variety of machines which included drill presses, cutters, benders, milling, and grinding machines.

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40. Excess Plastic

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Here's how Excess Plastic is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operate blow mold machine, stack pallets, recorded data, cut and shaved excess plastic off of the finished product.
  • Remove excess plastic off of the product, and smooth out jagged edges with a torch.
  • Operate assigned Machine, scrapped excess plastic mold off of chairs.
  • Cut & trim excess plastic from parts.
  • Trim and torch excess plastic.
  • Remove excess plastic or sprue from part using nippers utility or swivel knife.
  • Sepertaed plastic cutlery from molds, examined products and removes excess plastic.
  • Trim excess plastic from merchandize, pack merchandize into boxes.
  • Mold small parts-trim excess plastic Pack inboxes, prepare for shipping Delivery driver

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41. Mold Changes

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Here's how Mold Changes is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Experience with small mold changes, and machine set up.
  • Operate injection molding machines including mold changes.
  • Used overhead crane for mold changes.
  • make adjustments to equipment as needed, along with doing mold changes and repairs.
  • Job entailed mold changes and machine adjustments.
  • Assist in operation and set up of rotational molding equipment including mold changes, filling, and part removal.

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42. Company Standards

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Here's how Company Standards is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Removed and inspected completed products maintaining rigid company standards of quality.
  • Operate powered mobile equipment per company standards.
  • Performed hand on inspection of materials being manually manufactured by each team to ensure that quality met company standards.
  • Changed equipment over to new product while completing all repairs and maintenance work to company standards.
  • Conducted quality control checks in alignment with customer and company standards.
  • Inspected parts to ensure company standards were maintained and met.
  • Molded the parts to meet and exceed company standards.
  • Set up and operate to company standards.. Productively and safely as possible
  • Performed quality control inspections to ensure production of quality plastic bottles that met company standards and speci cations.
  • verify parts complay with company standards.

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43. CNC

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Here's how CNC is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Set up and operated manual table routers before advancing into operation of CNC automated machinery.
  • Produced and tested electronic parts utilizing CNC equipment.
  • Operated various CNC machine Milled drill machined parts to specification
  • Operated CNC machines manufacturing hub assemblies for automobiles.
  • Operate additional auxiliary and CNC equipment.
  • Operated and retool CNC and conventional manufacturing equipment.

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44. Honda

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Here's how Honda is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • operated the machinery,inspected and packed Honda parts for T S Teck.
  • Operated aluminum die-cast machine, manufacturing parts for Honda Motor Company.
  • Operated stamping machine producing molds for Honda and Mitsubishi vehicle headliners.
  • Operated machine producing car parts and sometimes assemble colored wires for side mirrors for Honda's.
  • Assemble Honda and Mercedes dashboards on fast pace assembly line by hand and machines.
  • Involved making auto parts for company's such as Chrysler, Dodge, and Honda

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45. ISO

low Demand
Here's how ISO is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operated manual injection molding machine and performed many tasks to pieces to ensure parts matched customers expectations per supervisor instructions.
  • Communicated to supervisor, quality assurance, engineering and maintenance of any equipment problems or staffing.
  • Communicated with other operators and supervisors to ensure quality of production.
  • Packaged products, monitored machine and reported problems to supervisor.
  • Consulted with supervisors regarding department problems, process improvements.
  • Performed changeovers of equipment as requested by supervisor.
  • Assisted in production scheduling for Supervisor.
  • Assist the shift supervisor with day to day administrative tasks such as keeping the daily shift productivity report up to date.
  • Filled out daily log sheets quickly and correctly Consulted with supervisors regarding department problems, process improvements and safety hazards.
  • Performed job changeovers, as assigned, by the direction of the supervisory, production, engineering and management staffs.
  • Conferred with supervisors and programmers to resolved machine malfunctions and production errors, and to obtain approval to continue production.
  • Worked in ISO 13485-certified clean rooms to produce, test and inspect medical-grade silicone components for medical devices.
  • Act as a back up to the Supervisor who staffs a facility that housed 12 injection molding machines.
  • Worked directly with the molding supervisor to maintain 9 molding machines while ensuring good part quality.
  • Networked and communicated with line supervisor on all part defects to ensure process is corrected timely.
  • Hand Assembly High reliability soldering and assembly; BGA, ISO, BPI and SIG's
  • Reported defects to supervisor and determined which of the defective products were to be recycled.
  • Maintained molds and injection equipment for production runs required by the customer and my supervisor.
  • Assisted supervisors and fellow - coworkers to insure the Production Schedule is executed properly.
  • Check alarms and clear, contact supervisor if can t. Check emergency stops.

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46. Plastic Material

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Here's how Plastic Material is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Started machine that automatically liquefied plastic material in heating chamber, injected liquefied material into mold and ejected molded product.
  • Operated injection-molding machines to cast products from plastic materials.
  • Filled tubs, molds and cavities of machine with plastic material in solid and liquid form prior to activating machine.
  • Preheated tools, dies, plastic materials and patterns, using blowtorches and other equipment.
  • Heated plastic material prior to forming product and cooled product after processing to prevent distortion.
  • Gathered all raw plastic materials for Dump Vac which transfers materials to be molded.
  • Trim excess from plastic material parts using tools such as knives and hand drills.
  • Operate machinery that liquefied plastic material in heating chamber and inject material into mold.
  • Loaded plastic material into the machine to develop various parts
  • Heated plastic material in molding plate.
  • Replenish plastic material when needed.
  • Filled hopper with plastic material.
  • Performed duties as a Productionist in plastic material.
  • Place material in machine Making soap detergent Grinding plastic material Running injection molding machine

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47. Auxiliary Equipment

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Here's how Auxiliary Equipment is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Performed general and preventive maintenance on blow molders and auxiliary equipment.
  • Performed daily set up and assisted with maintenance work on hydraulic pumps and auxiliary equipment in the manufacture of plastic components.
  • Operated 15 mold machine presses which required heavy lifting, cleaning the hoppers, and set up auxiliary equipment.

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48. Plastic Powders

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Here's how Plastic Powders is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Dump premixed plastic powders or pellets into hopper, and start machine.

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49. Customer Specifications

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Here's how Customer Specifications is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Inspected completed material to verify conformance of customer specifications.
  • Ensured devices met certain standards as required by the customer specifications.
  • Processed molded parts to customer specifications Trained four new employees and achieved significant improvements in their productivity.
  • reject and scrap parts that do not conform to customer specifications.
  • Operated an Injection Molding machine Inspected parts Trimmed and packed parts per customer specifications
  • Inspect plastics according to customer specifications Assess products for defaults Operate 2-4 machines per shift Package products according to customer specifications

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50. Multiple Machines

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Here's how Multiple Machines is used in Mold Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operate multiple machines making different castings weighing from 2 to over 100 lbs.
  • Processed multiple machines for quality and production issues.
  • Run multiple machines including bowl presses, profile extruders and feed tube automation.
  • Perform basic and in-detailed machining and assembly task to operate multiple machines and/or perform many manual/assembly duties.
  • Operate and monitor multiple machines in a cellular environment, including processing different jobs simultaneously.
  • Re-calibrated multiple machines to ensure quality and configuration for specific products were maintained.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Mold Machine Operator

Plastic Parts39.9%
Mold Parts15.7%
Safety Procedures6.3%
Inspect Parts3.9%
Machine Operation3.5%
Hand Tools3.5%
Excess Material3.3%
Set-Up2.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Mold Machine Operator

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Plastic Parts
Plastic Parts
32.1%
32.1%
2
2
Mold Parts
Mold Parts
12.7%
12.7%
3
3
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
5.1%
5.1%
4
4
Inspect Parts
Inspect Parts
3.1%
3.1%
5
5
Machine Operation
Machine Operation
2.8%
2.8%
6
6
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
2.8%
2.8%
7
7
Excess Material
Excess Material
2.7%
2.7%
8
8
Set-Up
Set-Up
2.1%
2.1%
9
9
Quality Checks
Quality Checks
1.9%
1.9%
10
10
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
1.8%
1.8%
11
11
Thermoplastic Parts
Thermoplastic Parts
1.5%
1.5%
12
12
Continuous Operation
Continuous Operation
1.5%
1.5%
13
13
Ensure Conformance
Ensure Conformance
1.4%
1.4%
14
14
Assembly Line
Assembly Line
1.4%
1.4%
15
15
Car Parts
Car Parts
1.3%
1.3%
16
16
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
1.3%
1.3%
17
17
Automatic Machines
Automatic Machines
1.3%
1.3%
18
18
Inspect Products
Inspect Products
1.3%
1.3%
19
19
Cast Parts
Cast Parts
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
1.1%
1.1%
21
21
Dimension Defects
Dimension Defects
1%
1%
22
22
Surface Defects
Surface Defects
1%
1%
23
23
Product Quality
Product Quality
1%
1%
24
24
Detect Jams
Detect Jams
0.9%
0.9%
25
25
Air Hoses
Air Hoses
0.9%
0.9%
26
26
Thermoplastic Materials
Thermoplastic Materials
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Plastic Products
Plastic Products
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Grind Scrap Plastic
Grind Scrap Plastic
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Defective Parts
Defective Parts
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Pallet Jack
Pallet Jack
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Cycle Times
Cycle Times
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Final Inspection
Final Inspection
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Automotive Parts
Automotive Parts
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Machine Settings
Machine Settings
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Production Goals
Production Goals
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
SPC
SPC
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
Data Entry
Data Entry
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Drill Press
Drill Press
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Excess Plastic
Excess Plastic
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Mold Changes
Mold Changes
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Company Standards
Company Standards
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
CNC
CNC
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Honda
Honda
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
ISO
ISO
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Plastic Material
Plastic Material
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Auxiliary Equipment
Auxiliary Equipment
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Plastic Powders
Plastic Powders
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Customer Specifications
Customer Specifications
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
Multiple Machines
Multiple Machines
0.4%
0.4%

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