Press Operator I Summary

Sets up and operates compression molding machines to mold rubber products according to router and blueprint with minimum assistance

Training and Experience Requirements

  • 0 – 2 years experience in Rubber Press Operation.

Licenses Required

  • N/A

Specific Job Functions

·         Installs molds in press and coats molds with parting agents according to MOT.

·         Basic comprehension of blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, and specifications to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece.

·         Measures dimensions and reference points on material or work piece by using a snap gage, micrometer, height gage, or calipers.

·         Conducts basic set-up processes using fixtures and/or tooling.

·         Familiar with terms and vocabulary of the machining industry.

·         Sets thermostat to regulate temperature of PLATENS.

·         Observes machine operations and by using snap gages examines products removed from machines to determine whether products meet specifications.

·         Turns pressure control knobs, handles, and levers to adjust machines.

·         Inspects and measures parts to maintain statistical process control chars.

·         Displays ability to handle tooling and presses.

·         Inspects finished part to identify wrinkles, over cured, strings, and other flaws.