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Injection Molding Operator

Atkore International
United States, Texas, Dallas
4949 Joseph Hardin Drive (Show on map)
October 31, 2023

Who we are:

Atkore is forging a future where our brands, suppliers, employees, customers, partners, and communities are building better together - a future focused on empowering our customers while we power and protect the world.

Atkore is a leading manufacturer and distributor of electrical, mechanical, and safety infrastructure solutions. With approximately 3,900 employees and 65 manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide, we manufacture electrical conduit, cable management systems, armored cable, metal framing, and security products and solutions.

Who we are looking for:

We are currently searching for an Injection Molding Operator to be based out of Dallas, TX. Reporting to the Molding Manager, this Molding Operator's primary focus will be tending the machines, packaging parts, basic material handling, and accomplishing daily production goals.

What you'll do:

  • Run various machines and equipment within the molding department
  • Process and complete paperwork, and operate a forklift as required
  • Progress towards a Molding Technician, where you'll oversee preventative maintenance on machines, manage changing out tools and molds, and train Injection Molding Associates
  • Follow plant safety rules and wear proper PPE, which includes safety glasses, ear plugs, steel-toe boots/shoes, and gloves
  • Perform Other Duties as Assigned.


  • Minimum educational requirement is high school diploma, or equivalent
  • Experience reading and interpreting work orders
  • Basic math and counting skills
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds unassisted
  • Have an attention to detail, accuracy, time management, and organization
  • All associates must embrace and foster an environment that supports our core values of Integrity, Respect, Excellence, Teamwork and Accountability
  • Previous machine operating and forklift experience is a plus

As a Level 1, you'll:

  • Verify quantities per box and per pallet, and ensure part numbers and labels are accurate
  • Conduct quality control specifications on finished product throughout the run, including inspecting products for surface and dimension defects
  • Complete quality control paperwork on finished products
  • Tend to alarms and alert Technician or Operator 2/3 if needed
  • Perform consistent checks on material systems to ensure their fully loaded
  • Perform cleaning and inspection duties as required

As Level 2, you'll:

  • Read and interpret works orders as they come through
  • Learn and complete purging duties on all machines
  • Answer alarms on machines and perform corrective actions
  • Remove damaged or defective parts from the mold as required

As a Level 3, you'll:

  • Set up, operate, and tend to all machines
  • Perform mold and resin changes for machines and setups
  • Set tool, tonnage, and injection molding parameters

Within 3 months, you'll:

  • Complete any required training
  • Have developed relationships with the key stakeholders for this role.
  • Be well-versed in Atkore's Business System and the importance of your role to daily operations.

Who we are:

Atkore is a recipient of a Great Place to Work certification and a Top Workplaces USA award! We're committed to creating an engaged and aligned workforce that drives collaborative culture. Our team strives for breakthrough results, stays focused on being standout leaders, and fully supports decisions of the Company. We consistently live the Atkore mission, strategic priorities, and behaviors, all in a way that's consistent with our core values. Together, we build strong leaders that continually try to move us forward.

With a global network of manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide, Atkore is a leading provider of electrical, safety and infrastructure solutions.

Join our team and align yourself with an industry leader!

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 inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)