3rd Shift Injection Mold Processor II

Who is Oatey?

Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries.  We believe that our purpose is to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.

The Oatey family of companies are Oatey, Cherne, Keeney, Quick Drain, Hercules, Dearborn, GF Thompson, William H. Harvey, Masters, Contact, and Belanger.  

Our brands are synonymous with quality, integrity, and trust in the plumbing industry.

Join the Oatey team!

We’re big enough to matter & small enough that…

YOU matter!

Cleveland Manufacturing

Because our business is growing, we need to hire top talent. We're hoping you're that future team member!

The Cleveland plant is an air-conditioned environment with a team atmosphere and a commitment to safety and quality!

What we’re looking for…

Our Injection Mold Processors are responsible for the safe, accurate, and timely set-up, processing improvements, and troubleshooting of plastic injection molds, tooling and equipment (including auxiliary equipment) operation while ensuring that safety, quality and productivity goals are achieved on a daily basis.

Expectations & Accountabilities…

  • Set-up molds, related tooling and equipment according to daily production schedules; verify equipment is running at required cycle time within specs and quality level prior to releasing for production.
  • Ensure tools and material are returned to proper locations before leaving workstation.
  • Issue and close work orders for maintenance and process activities.
  • Inspect and repair process equipment for potential problems and advise tool room of issues.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on equipment, keeping all in working order.
  • Work with suppliers and contractors to purchase required parts for servicing equipment.
  • Support other departments as needed.
  • Maximize communication flow for effective performance within the department and between shifts.
  • Follow all safety procedures in completion of job duties.
  • Verify all safety-related devices, machine guarding, signage, etc. are in place and functioning prior to releasing equipment for production.
  • Wear required PPE.
  • Participate in 6S events.
  • Sustain 6S standards through good housekeeping and execution of standard work including knowledge of lock out, tag out procedures.
  • Perform first piece inspection and provide QA Tech part for approval after mold changeover.
  • Troubleshoot equipment processing problems related to product quality.
  • Complete all required production and quality assurance documentation.
  • Evaluate, recommend and execute continuous improvement suggestions to improve operating efficiency.
  • Utilize LEAN Thinking in formal and informal settings including participating in LEAN Events (Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen, Projects, Just-Do-It), submitting Suggestions, attending LEAN Training, and improving work cell/areas of responsibility daily.
  • Use visual tools and display boards and update them as appropriate.
  • Document all changes resulting from LEAN activities according to ISO guidelines.
  • Accept/embrace change for continuous improvement.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with co-workers by willingness to take on additional responsibility and/or support.
  • Substitute and back-up production line positions if and when necessary.
  • During 30-minute overlap clean-up workstation, supply next shift with materials needed, communicate issues & concerns for oncoming shift.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you’ll need to be successful…

  • One (1) to three (3) years of industrial manufacturing experience.
  • Basic computer skills with solid understanding of equipment and mechanical aptitude.
  • Good organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and meet operational deadlines.
  • Flexibility and dependability to meet operational demands of 24-hour operation.
  • Ability to work weekend and/or evening rotations if required.
  • Knowledge of lockout/tagout, machine guarding and applicable OSHA/Oatey safety standards.

Experience that will set you apart….

  • Prior tow motor, scissor lift and crane certification. Will be necessary within sixty (60) days.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Oatey Total Rewards

  • Competitive pay based on experience and merit with added premium pay for working 2nd or 3rd shift  
  • Annual Cash Profit Sharing (discretionary)
  • Health Insurance for our associates’ averages $100 or less a month (single coverage)
  • Generous benefits including up to $2,700 company contribution to Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) with a 5% company match
  • Tuition reimbursement in an environment that encourages advancement
  • Associate well-being benefits including CALM App and mental health therapy options
  • Recognized for our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Why Oatey?

  • At Oatey, our purpose has always been to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.
  • We value Collaboration, Integrity, Respect, Courage, Leadership, and Excellence above all else.
  • We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion - acknowledging, valuing, and leveraging the unique experiences and perspectives of our associates.
  • Our vision is to continue to grow as a market leader, to enrich the lives of our Associates, and, to foster an inclusive environment in every regard.
  • Our purpose, mission, and vision are not possible without the right people, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive, engaging, and rewarding environment for our Associates.
  • Oatey has a total rewards philosophy which encompasses compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management, tuition reimbursement, mental health wellness, and talent development.

At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!