Molding Operator

Molding Operator

This position reports directly to the Molding supervisor or team lead. Process automotive emblem/badge component parts. Must be open and flexible to working in other stations within the department/plant as business fluctuates.


  • Develop competent, multidisciplinary skill sets capable of performing work in the molding department.
  • Remove molded parts from machines, inspect and place in totes and ready for move to next area
  • Put scrap in location for damaged parts
  • Complete production task in accordance with IATF 16949 based procedures and work instructions
  • Ensure production volume requirements are met using a safe and productive process flow
  • Meet or exceed customer expectations for quality by utilizing surface defect template, customer standards, boundary sample boards, and standard path of inspection methods with the mentality of ?Zero? defects.
  • Ability to follow first piece approval process
  • Perform in a structured environment that is driven by self-discipline and strong work ethics
  • Utilize the 5S process and philosophy to establish work place norms for orderliness, cleanliness, discipline, continuous improvement
  • Conduct themselves in a safe manner by following all job safety practices. (Stop, Think, Ask)
  • Adhere to all plant policies, procedures, and work instructions
  • Accept personal ownership of company, plant and departmental goals for quality, productivity and safety.
  • Maintain and continuously improve work area(s) as well as associated tools and equipment
  • Ability to distinguish variations in product color as well as other defects.
  • Knowledge of customer quality specifications and standards for all surface areas
  • Knowledge of our CMS system and the ability to use and print labels correctly to ensure inventory accuracy
  • Ability to use the Kanban system effectively
  • Ability to fill out all paper work and documentation as required
  • Able to work well within a team environment promoting trust and respect with co-workers in a three-shift operation


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to become proficient in operating molding machines and equipment
  • Must be able to work overtime as required
  • Basic verbal and written communication, and math skills
  • Must be able to follow a work instruction
  • Highly motivated self-starting individual who is comfortable working as a team
  • Must be able to focus for long periods of time
  • Must maintain high standards for work attendance and performance.
  • Ability to distinguish variation in product integrity as well as other defects

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to walk, stand, bend, and stoop for long periods
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. on occasion.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs. constant
  • Ability to work in fluctuating temperatures
  • Ability to lift hands up over head

What do we have to offer?

As a Guardian company, we?are committed to offer a competitive compensation package and an opportunity for you to maximize your potential. We pride ourselves in promoting career opportunities in an open environment, which encourages individual development and gives you opportunities to expand your knowledge and work as part of a global team. We offer a unique professional experience in a culture based on integrity, compliance and value creation. If you are interested in finding out more about our culture, please visit us on our website:




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