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Blow Mold Operator - La Palma, CA

Branch ID: 5028

Pay Rate/Salary: At least: $14.00

  • Remove blow molded drum from mold or unloading device. Remove flashing from top and bottom of drum with hammer, set flashings aside to cool on cooling table (from 10 drums = 20 pieces), and inspect drums for obvious defects. Follow (LP-OSW-BOT, LPOSW-BSP), place good drums on cooling conveyor. Drums have to cool for a little while keep 10-12 drums on conveyor before leak testing. TEST drums for leaks in leak tester as required every UN drum. Take reject drums to regrind area and move TH drums to ringing area if necessary.
  • Operators palletize their own drums and stretch wrap pallets, when applicable.
  • Periodically weigh drum, check wall thickness with ultrasonic gauge or panametrics and ring groove diameter with diameter tape. Record measurements as required. (Drums are weighed and diameter readings recorded every hour. Thickness quality checks are done also every hour, see operators checklist for details.)
  • Calibrate UN leak tester to ensure that all testing is done properly. Refer to work instructions.
  • Place bung and vent plugs in drum, tighten with bung wrench. Visually inspect plugs, set aside those obviously defective.
  • Place OH drums on trim cutter and cut top from drum, set trim aside to be reground, hand trim top edge to smooth out irregularities, check flange height with calipers, turn drum over and place on drum cleaner to remove all plastic shavings. Place cover and locking band on drum.
  • Responsible for completion of various product specification sheets at machine and reporting of any variances to crew leader or supervisor.
  • Assemble ID tags to drums as required.
  • Stack drums on pallets and tie drums together with nylon strapping as required.
  • Assemble Shrink Wrap Bags to pallets of drums as required.
  • Keep assigned area and equipment clean, safe and orderly.
  • Report at once any improper functioning of equipment or unsatisfactory quality of product.
  • Recording/tracking of inventory and quality assessments.
  • Chiller / cooling / pumps / freezer - other equipment general knowledge (on / off - observe running in conformance).
  • Material - cap seals application.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT: Blow Molding Machine Trim Cutter Scale, Calipers, Diameter Tape, Resin Blending Systems, Drum Grinder, Ultrasonic Gauge, Panametrics, Bung Wrench and Hammer Broom and Mop Wood Pallets, Leak Tester Cooling Conveyors.

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Blow Mold Operator

City, State or Zip Code: La Palma, CA

Position Type: Temp to Hire Position

Date Posted: 2/13/2019