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Open Positions

If you’re a hardworking, enthusiastic individual with an interest in the plastics design and custom molding industry, we may have the perfect position for you. If you feel that your skills match our needs, apply for a position today!

TOOL AND DIE MAKER / MACHINIST

We are looking for a tool and die maker / machinist to join our team of skilled workers. The ideal candidate would have five years or more experience on mills, lathes, and grinders. CNC programming experience would be preferred but not required. We are a locally owned and operated business that is looking to expand our team as we continue to grow.

Responsibilities

Your responsibilities would include the ability to setup and run manual mills and lathes. Also the ability to read blueprints, sketches, drawings, and utilize precision measurement tools to determine dimensions and tolerances as necessary.

Requirements

  • At least 1-3 years of experience running manual mills and lathes
  • Able to read and interpret various prints
  • Able to observe machine operation to detect out of tolerance machine and adjust accordingly
  • Able to work overtime as needed
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to pass hair follicle drug screen
  • Must be able to pass physical
  • Must be able to pass background check

Preferred Experience

  • CNC Machine Programmer / Operator
  • CAM Experience
  • Surface Grinding

Job Benefits:

  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Group Medical & Dental Insurance

Job Type: Full-time

Serious inquiries only. Please send resumes to [email protected] or come in to fill out an application. 

INSPECTORS / OPERATORS

Basic Job Requirements

  • Inspect parts as they come out of the press
  • Stand at press and be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Pack parts in box
  • Must be able to understand written quality instructions
  • Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred

Benefits

  • Starting pay is $11.50 per hour, $0.50 raise after 6 months with good attendance
  • Insurance, 401(k), and vacation time available
  • Work for a great, family-owned business
  • Opportunity to grow within the company​

Serious inquiries only. Please send resumes to [email protected] or come in to fill out an application.

INJECTION MOLDING SETUP / PROCESS TECHNICIAN

Job Description

  • The Process Technician is required to set up Molds
  • The Process Technician is required to maintain control of processes for injection molding. Verify correct set-up of molds, processes and auxiliary equipment before machine start up. Establish proper molding conditions. Perform process monitoring and troubleshooting part inspections and various other functions to insure part conformity and quality.
  • Identifies and corrects problems: applies experience and knowledge in making adjustments; documents changes; addresses questionable parts; and monitors and focuses on scrap reduction.
  • Ensures product is consistent with product quality and adherence to the Quality System. Verify paperwork for jobs is completed at startup and shut down of production jobs.
  • Responsible for performing mold and/or material changes as dictated by the schedule and helping to teach and train material handlers on an ongoing basis.
  • Review work orders to insure the correct issuing of raw materials, packaging, inserts, etc. The ability to setup, start, troubleshoot injection molds and the injection molding process.
  • Basic understanding of hydraulics as they apply to the Injection molding machine.
  • Basic understanding of electricity and electronics as they apply to the molding floor. The ability to check fuses, change out heater bands, check voltages, for example.
  • Read and follow the daily production schedule and prioritize work for improved efficiency
  • Maintain setup sheets and record changes and problems that are encountered.
  • Perform tooling change overs and tool maintenance.
  • Read and follow a control plan

Safety

  • The team member must wear Personal Protective Equipment at all times.
  • Must follow established Safety Procedures
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. on a regular basis

Quality

  • Understand and be able to perform in-process inspection
  • Must be able to enter production data when needed
  • Follow company policies and procedures.

Qualifications: Previous Experience with Injection Molding Processes Required. Knowledge of automation and assembly a plus.

Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D.; Technical Certification preferred.

Experience: 3-5 years with processes preferred. Experience with quality systems preferred. Please only send resumes if you have the necessary skills required. Compensation based on Experience.

Job Type: Full-time. Must be able to pass hair follicle drug screen and physical.

Salary: $15.00 to $25.00 /hour. Pioneer Plastics offers benefits including health insurance and a 401K.

Serious inquires only. Please send resumes to [email protected] or come in to fill out an application.

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Job Description:

Maintenance Technician for injection molding plant.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Repairing and maintaining Injection Molding machines and auxiliary equipment (water heaters, dryers, vacuum loaders, heater control systems, etc.)
  • Performing preventative maintenance on all equipment;
  • Repairing and maintaining building, grounds and other facility-related areas as needed;
  • Maintaining work order records on a windows-based system.

Ideal candidate will:

  • Possess a post-secondary technical degree;
  • Have five or more years of previous Injection Molding maintenance experience;
  • Be able to read and interpret electrical and hydraulic schematics;
  • Have excellent organizational, trouble-shooting, math and communication skills (both verbal and written.

Competitive starting rate based on experience. Benefits package available to include health, dental, life insurance, 401(K), paid holidays, and vacation.

Job Type: Full-time. Must be able to pass hair follicle drug screen and physical.

Serious inquires only. Please send resumes to [email protected] or come in to fill out an application.