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Proto Labs, Inc. Finishing Operator - Level B - Weekend Night Shift in Plymouth, Minnesota

Position Overview The Finishing Operator B will support the injection molding presses. Identify quality issues relating to trimming, injection molding, packaging, and order fulfillment. Trim plastic parts in accordance with customer requirements using hand and power tools. This opening is for the Weekend Night Shift. Specific Duties Include: Trim off gates and flash from plastic parts according to specified cosmetic grade using tools Support presses in molding department operate molding cycle, inspect parts, trim parts Count/weigh parts Verify order quantities Package parts according to requirements Support press operators during break times Perform shift hand offs Train press operators on all essential functions of Finishing Assign press operators to specific machines, in line with quality, efficiency and utilization Enter process information into computer Ensure that order quantities and customer specifications have been met Inspect completed orders for accuracy Inspect parts at the injection molding presses. Interface with shift supervisor and/ or quality control staff regarding order quantities and part quality Coordinate corrective action as necessary with department supervisor and co-workers Identify quality issues relating to trimming, injection molding, packaging, and order fulfillment. Report same to supervisor or QA staff Transport finished parts from injection molding to finished goods area Determine if an order is shippable Adhere to all quality and safety standards within the department Maintain clean and organized work area with emphasis on safety, quality, efficiency, and utilization Continually seek to improve work processes and individual performance Adhere to all company policies and operational procedures Perform additional tasks as assigned Minimum Qualifications: Strong attention to detail is required Demonstrated ability to influence and teach others Good written and oral communication skills Self-motivated with strong organizational and time management skills Substantially meets the skill and physical requirements of the Finishing area (must be able to demonstrate job skills and actions) Patience, tolerance, and an understanding that people learn in different ways and at different rates Able to work safely with sharp tools/objects, such as but not limited to, hobby knives, utility knives, diagonal-cutting pliers Able to use measuring instruments such as scales and calipers Able to use a computer and calculator Able to read and write in English, and do basic arithmetic Able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment Must be punctual and have good attendance Able to comprehend and follow printed and computer-screen instructions, and direction from supervisors or technical leads Education Requirements: High school diploma and or equivalent work experience Technical/other training in Manufacturing Technology Preferred Physical Job Requirements Stand and/or sit for the entire shift Lift up to 70 pounds waist high, carry up to 70 pounds alone Essential job duties require reaching, bending, and grasping; good finger dexterity, ability to do close work and good vision Able to do repetitive hand clipping Able to comprehend and follow printed and computer screen instructions, and direction from supervisors or technical leads All Proto Labs facilities in the United States are ITAR-compliant operations. Due to ITAR regulations, Proto Labs is only able to employ U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents (green card holders) or foreign nationals granted refugee or asylee status. Individuals with temporary visas (e.g. E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, TN or OPT) are not eligible for hire. Proto Labs, Inc. is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquire