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Igloo Products Corp Seasonal Injection Mold Operator in Katy, Texas

Job Summary Statement:

This position is a temporary position. The assignment will end on September 25, 2021. The end date is flexible. This position is responsible for the handling and trimming of basic injection plastic parts in the production of cooler related products that accomplish all standards.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate Injection Molding Machines

  • Responsible for visual inspection of production for defects based on Standard. Monitor product for any quality issues.

  • Accurately Track production and rejects on production form.

  • Verify that equipment is operating properly. Notify Team Lead or Supervisor.

  • Adhere to all Safety Practices.

  • Participate and support lean activities.

  • Ensure work area meets 5S guidelines.

  • Perform product stacking per engineering standards.

  • Get the proper material to the required machines in a safe, productive and efficient manner.

  • Maintain acceptable level of housekeeping by 5S standards in the assigned work area. Work areas must be kept free and clear of trash (paper, plastic, cups, bottles, and gloves) or any items which are not necessary to perform work assignment.

  • Cutting trim flash from parts.

  • Keep fixture/mold/tooling rack areas clean and organized.

  • Achieve established daily performance target.

  • Relieve other Machine Operators in the occurrence of machine down time or job re-assignment in pursuit of maintaining departmental efficiency and quality of production

  • Perform basic troubleshooting and routine maintenance on Injection Molding Machine and auxiliary equipment.

  • Perform any and all other duties as assigned.

  • Completion of New Hire Training Program.

  • Able to trim, inspect, parts from multiple machines while working in high heat conditions.

Minimum Requirements & Desired Qualifications:

  • Language Skills: Able to read, write, and communicate in English or Spanish.

  • Math skills: Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide.

  • Physical Demands: Able to lift a maximum of 25 lbs. multiple times a day during a 12-hr. shift; Bend and stand in difficult positions up to 12 hours; Able to manipulate tools with both hands and stand for long hours. Minimum height requirement of 60 inches.

  • Action oriented – results driven.

  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment and independently is essential.

  • Work environment: Warehouse is hot and humid in summer months, cold in winter months. High noise level requires use of hearing protection.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One (1) year Injection Molding experience.

  • Ability to communicate in Spanish.

  • Familiar with industrial products

Responsibility Metrics:

  • Daily Efficiency

  • Daily Scrap %

  • Daily Attainment

Igloo’s Code of Coolness:

WE WIN AS A TEAM - Each of us is an expert in our role and we work together to meet our goals. We value communication, honesty and respect and operate with a high degree of integrity. Each one of us makes a difference every day.

WE HAVE FUN - Coolers are a fun business. While we take our work seriously, we don’t take ourselves too seriously. We celebrate our successes as individuals and as a team.

WE FAIL FAST - There are few decisions that any of us make that can’t be reversed. We take calculated risks and we hold ourselves accountable for the results. We change course when necessary and we learn from our mistakes. We win because we’re willing to fail.

WE’RE SCRAPPY - We treat the business as if it were our own. We do more with less and we have a high sense of urgency to meet the needs of our consumers and customers.

WE HAVE A POSITIVE CAN-DO ATTITUDE - We see opportunity where others see risk. We go above and beyond our role to get things done for our customers and our teammates.

Job ID: 2021-1368

External Company Name: Igloo Products Corp.

External Company URL:

Street: 777 Igloo Road

Pay: USD $15.00/Hr.