Molder in San Diego, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/4/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    San Diego, CA
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  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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  • Pay Rate
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions has  

IMMEDIATE Molder Positions

for a large manufacturing company  

Pay:$16 to $18

1st & 2nd Shifts

Position Summary and Responsibilities

General Overview

The Production Equipment Operator –Molder is responsible for setting up and operating transfer molding, injection molding & dispensing machines used in the production of polyurethane, neoprene, and/or epoxy connectors and bodies. The operator works from process sheets and production drawings to perform production molding of components in accordance with established policies and procedures.   Operators in this category should be able to safely run the equipment with some supervision, be open to training by more senior molders, bring concerns to cell Lead or Supervisor, recognize good parts from bad.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Adheres to all department guidelines and quality requirements.
  • Conducts set-up processes using fixtures and/or tooling.
  • Responsible for reporting cycle time and part count.
  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions. Sets pressures, time, and temperature according to procedures.
  • Works press controls to activate machines to compress compounds between molds to form and cure specified products.
  • Removes cured products from mold using hand tools.
  • Accurately and completely fills out shop orders, defect reporting sheets, white board, and any other required documentation.
  • The operator is responsible to move products to the next work center in ERP.
  • Required to trim excess materials from parts and insure proper cleanliness.
  • Communicates with lead and/or supervisor to receive instructions and coordinate activities.
  • Cleans machines and work area to maintain a clean work environment (6S).
  • Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations.
  • Detects and reports defective materials, expired materials, or questionable conditions to the supervisor.
  • Performs quality evaluations on parts during production and notifies supervisor of any non-conforming parts or materials. This includes using continuity testers, meters, and other equipment, to validate compliance of parts.
  • Manages material usage to optimize profitability.
  • Examines product to determine if it meets criteria and complete in-process inspection paperwork.
  • Records production data for reference by production and management personnel, including labor tracking, deviation requests and non-conforming material documents.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma, general education degree (GED) or equivalent knowledge gained through formal education including vocational training. Typically requires a minimum of 1-2 years of related experience.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Some experience using manual injection molding machines with materials such as polyurethane, neoprene, epoxy, and EPDM preferred.
  • Ability to assess condition of mold tooling, make recommendations for maintenance/cleaning, and improvements.
  • Experience to select the correct mold for the shop order requirement.
  • Experience to understand and adjust all equipment controls and settings per requirements.
  • Knowledge to assess good parts from bad prior to moving to the next operation.
  • Proficient at multi-tasking and prioritizing workflow.
  • Ability to work 1st shift schedule for training.
  • Must be able to work overtime during the week and Saturday.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with other employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have general computer knowledge and ERP software experience.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer