Injection Mold Processor I - 3rd Shift

Who is Oatey?

Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries. 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, Belanger, and Lansas.

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

Position Summary This position is 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. Position Responsibilities 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. Knowledge and Experience One (1) to three (3) years of industrial manufacturing experience. Tow motor, scissor lift and crane certification will be necessary within sixty (60) days. Basic computer skills needed with solid understanding of equipment and mechanical aptitude. Good organizational skills with strong attention to detail required. Ability to work in fast-paced environment and meet operational deadlines. Flexibility and dependability required to meet operational demands of 24-hour operation. Weekend and/or evening rotations may be required. Knowledge of lockout/tagout, machine guarding and applicable OSHA/Oatey safety standards. Education and Certification High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

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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.


Oatey Total Rewards

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) for our hourly associates
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability income protection coverage at no cost to associates
  • Paid Maternity and Paid Parental Leave
  • Annual Cash Profit Sharing (discretionary)
  • Health Insurance for our associates’ averages $100 or less a month (single coverage)
  • Generous benefits including up to $2,880 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 robust EAP offering
  • Recognized for our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Oatey family of companies are an equal opportunity employer committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We recruit, employ, promote, and offer competitive pay for all jobs without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.