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Mold Machine Operator- 3rd shift

S&C Electric Company
United States, Illinois, Chicago
6601 North Ridge Boulevard (Show on map)
October 16, 2023

In this job you will mold a variety of epoxy parts and may perform other tasks such as sandblasting and painting of molded epoxy parts. You will work in a production environment, engage in continuous productive activity, and must meet requirements within time constraints driven by machine cycles ranging from 7 minutes to 22 minutes. Tasks require a high degree of eye-hand coordination, manual dexterity, and the use of both hands and arms on a repetitive basis for a full range of motion. You will frequently use hand and power tools such as knives, scrapers, engravers and air-impact tools.

The work associated with this job includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Cleaning molds to prepare them for production cycle.
  • Using a variety of rods, spacers and inserts to set up molding machines to produce epoxy insulator ranging from 21 lbs. to 40 lbs. in weight. (Lengths range from 2 inches to 2 feet.).
  • Cycling molding machine and monitoring its progress while performing secondary operations such as deflashing, inspection, visual and mechanical application of lubricating grease, and packaging of finished product.
  • Transporting tubs of inserts and finished molded parts.
  • Sandblasting and paint parts.
  • Proficiency in the use of simple material handling equipment, hand tools, power tools, and simple gauges and instruments to check critical dimensions.
  • In this job you will be required to participate in a medical surveillance program coordinated by S&C's health service professionals.

To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:

  • Ability to use basic math.
  • Ability to work from ordinary drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to use a variety of hand-held tools and air-impact tools.

Relevant Experience Required: Less than one year experience.


  • Standing: Most tasks are performed in a standing position with intermittent walking.
  • Lifting: Frequent lifting of items ranging in weight from 5 lbs. to 50 lbs.
  • Walking: Occasional walking moderate distances (less than 1/8 mile).
  • Carrying: Frequent carrying of items ranging in weight from 5 lbs. to 25 lbs.
  • Pushing: Occasional use of hand truck to move parts a moderate distance.
  • Pulling: Occasional use of hand truck to move parts a moderate distance.
  • Bending: Occasional bending required to complete the packing tasks.
  • Reaching: Continuous full range of motion from above the shoulders to below the knees.
  • Handling: Continuous handling of parts ranging from 5 lbs. to 50 lbs. along with a variety of hand tools.
  • Other: Respirator certification required.