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Gemini Incorporated Rotocast Machine Operator - 1st and 2nd Shift in Cannon Falls, Minnesota

Company Overview GEMSTAR has been a leading manufacturer of custom plastic parts and commercial cases since 1964 and operates under two business unit brands. GEMSTAR Manufacturing provides custom fabrication and contract manufacturing for plastic parts and assemblies. GEMSTAR Custom Hard Cases offers three rugged case platforms: Sentinel, VersaPro and Stronghold. For more information, visit www.gemstarmfg.com. We are currently seeking 1st and 2nd shift Rotocast Machine Operators to join our production team in Cannon Falls, MN. Pay from $17.76 - $24.67 per hour Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM or 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM Purpose Statement Sets up and operate the Rotational Molding equipment and/or Robots to produce parts per specifications pertaining to size, warpage and aesthetics. Essential Functions 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. Reviews work orders to determine what mold and materials are required Prepares molds by cleaning and applying release agents when necessary Weighs the correct shot weight to achieve the proper wall thickness per print Input proper operational cycles into computer per work order instructions Loads and unloads product, being careful not to damage molds Reads blueprints and SOP's to ensure that products are produced in accordance with company QA/QC standards Cuts and sorts scrap materials to type and color Extremely quality conscious of mold handling, care and maintenance Performs continuous inspection of work performed to ensure that tools and molds produced are consistent with company standards of quality. Maintains an awareness of variable conditions affecting the operation of equipment such as heat cycles, oven temperature, cooling cycles, inert gas or air, and the ratio of rotation of both axis Promotes diversity of ideas Able to manage multiple priorities with a bias towards action and speed Searches for solutions, drives continuous improvement and constantly raises the bar to stretch own and others' levels of achievement Constantly displays integrity and respect Actively engages in discussions and openly supports team decisions Performs duties in a safe manner and always follows approved safety procedures Maintains an effective working relationship with all department employees Always maintains a neat and orderly work area May perform other duties as assigned. Skills and Abilities Self-directed w/ attention to detail Customer focused Must be able to work repetitively with hands Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds frequently and 50 pounds some of the time Must be able to work in environments of 90F-95F daily Qualifications - Education & Experience High school diploma or GED 1-2 years of experience in a production environment Mechanical hands-on experience Benefits * Profit Sharing Plan * Traditional and Roth 401(k) * Tuition Reimbursement * Health Insurance * Dental Insurance * Life Insurance * Short-term Disability Insurance * Long-term Disability Insurance * Paid Time Off (Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Leave) * Use of company owned resort on Big Round Lake in Hayward, WI This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. All applicants must pass pre-employment physical, background check and drug screen. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Gemini will pr