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Lead Machine Operator - 3rd shift at Metro Mold & Design, LLC in Rogers, Minnesota

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Are you interested in being part of a rapidly growing company with great pay and benefits? Would you like the chance to learn new things and have the opportunity to move up as you gain experience? Metro Mold & Design is growing and we’re looking for talented people like you to join us. We offer competitive pay, great benefits, and a clean and friendly work environment where your work directly impacts the success of our team. We are located just off of US Highway 94 in Rogers.

The purpose of the Molding Machine Operator Lead is to instruct, train and coach the machine operators in all aspects of their roles, including the proper techniques, work instructions, production methods, quality assurance and inspection, and manufacturing plant operation. The team lead must use judgment, manufacturing experience and technical knowledge to accomplish these goals and objectives. The team lead must promote an environment that fosters teamwork and open communication that includes a focus on quality, safety, and efficiency.


  • Onboard regular and temporary employees including training in operational procedures and work instructions.

  • Monitor control charts and capability reports to ensure parts are meeting customer specifications.

  • Ensure Operators are meeting rate and throughput expectations.

  • Work with process technicians to resolve out of process issues.

  • Develop and implement safety and security procedures.

  • Operate manual or auto injection molding, blow molding, and thermoset molding presses.

  • Inspect, trim, label and package plastic molded products.

  • Track manufactured and rejected parts on the Production Control form.

  • Inspect production parts visually and dimensionally using hand and automated inspection equipment. Record results in the SPC.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of one year in a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience training and leading others in manufacturing processes.

  • Previous ERP systems experience.

  • Good basic arithmetic skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide and decimals).

  • Experience with measurement equipment such as micrometer, dial indicator, CMM, OGP, etc.

  • Ability to lift up to 55 pounds.

  • Plastic molding experience preferred but not required.


  • Monday – Friday (11:00pm - 7:00am).

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