Job Description: In-Line Thermoforming Machine Operator

Owings Patterns is a company that designs tooling for and runs production of thermoformed plastic parts.  We serve many different industries including packaging, automotive, heavy truck and appliance, among several others, and focus primarily on customers within a 300-mile radius.  Owings Patterns is a solution-centric engineering, concept to production manufacturer, and appreciates value-added relationships with our customers, community and employees.

The most important qualities we are looking for in the candidates for this position are the adherence to our Core Values:

1.     Stewardship:  Of the Company, Of Clients, and of Each Other

2.     Production:  Solutions, Efficiencies, and Dependability

3.     Success:  Results, Innovations, and Satisfaction in Work and Life

Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Support the team and advise Team Leader

·       Installation and set-up of Mold and Tooling

·       Thermoform quality parts on a various In–Line Roll Fed Thermoformer

·       Quality Check Sheet reporting & checking

·       Operator level maintenance of machine

·       Organization/cleanliness of area

·       Work with Production Scheduler

·       Prepare and maintain information with production folders

·       Prepare parts for appropriate work flows

Skills and Qualifications:

·       Ability to work as part of a Team

·       Good communications skills

·       Eager to take responsibility for tasks assigned

·       Adaptability

·       Ability to read dimensional drawings and utilize measurement devices

·       Must be able to lift 50lbs, stand 8 hours per day, and bend, carry, pull, and reach frequently

Experience and Education

The best candidates will have:

·       5 or more years of manufacturing experience

·       Trade school education in a manufacturing field

·       High School diploma or GED


Owings Patterns offer benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid vacation and 401k matching.  Our work schedule is generally a 40-hour week, 7:00am-3:30pm with a half hour lunch, Monday – Friday unless production demands require us to modify it.

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