Molding Operator
North Smithfield, RI US / Providence, RI US
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description
Job Title
Molding Operator
Job Type
High School
North Smithfield, RI 2876 US (Primary)
Career Level
Entry Level
Manufacturing and Production
Date Needed By
Shift Type
Third Shift
Job Description

Position Summary: This position is responsible for monitoring production runs/orders through the molding machines, checking for quality, and maintaining a clean work area. Operate and monitor grinders and presses ensuring the product is manufactured in accordance with specifications, schedules and deadlines.

Functions: Responsibilities include attending up to five presses based on production schedules and manufacturing requirements. Check molded products hourly for defects. Reportdefects for timely correction and problem solving. Hygrade product for defects and perform quality checks. Grinding runners and checking cappers for runners. Clean track, bowls, conveyors and upright conveyor as necessary. Label boxes and ensure rejected and accepted product is separated. Responsible for cleaning work area and keeping aisles clear to ensuring a safe work environment. Performs general housekeeping duties such as sweeping and trash removal.

Job Requirements

HS diploma or GED

1 year machine operating experience preferably in injection molding machines.

Ability to take instruction both verbally and in writing.

Attention to detail

Ability to lift/carry up to 35lbs.


The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis.

Silgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or the presence of a disability, which would not prevent the performance of essential job duties with, or without reasonable accommodation of any other protective status.

Silgan is a drug-free workplace.



Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Third Shift
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
 This company is a Federal Contractor
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