Mold Machine Operator A- Deer Creek/020

Production - Manufacturing
Milwaukie, OR, US
Job ID: 23629
Req ID: PCC-US.224850
Job Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 2019-10-25 23:42:53

This is a position at the Deer Creek facility.


To operate molding machines to produce small and/or less complex wax pattern and gating components of the highest quality.  To inspect, trim and clean wax parts as required.  To train less experienced operators as assigned.


1.  Tooling Preparation

Objective:  To accurately prepare tooling dies for operation.

Essential Job Functions:

A.  Assembles, disassembles, prepares and positions tooling dies for operation; changes die inserts as required.
B.  Adds chills and solubles per Technique Cards.

Other Marginal Job Functions:

A.  Removes and cleans tooling after operation.
B.  Performs minor repairs on tooling as required (TBO, LSBO only).

2.  Mold Machine Operation

Objective:  To operate complex molding machines accurately and efficiently using technique cards and established set-up procedures to maintain quality and dimensional integrity of the product.

Essential Job Functions:

A.  Sets up, monitors and controls mold machine functions.
B.  Keeps dies and/or inserts clean during molding machine operations.
C.  Removes wax parts from die, inspects for defects, and trims.
D.  Places on proper fixtures in order to maintain dimensional integrity of parts.
E.  Ensures proper wax supplies are maintained for mold machine operation.

Other Marginal Job Functions:

A.  Initiates and implements corrective action to resolve quality and tooling problems as needed.
B.  Develops and assists in tech card creation.

3.  Completes logs and records.

  A.  Documents all modifications to process.

4.  Safety

Objective:  to take responsibility for and demonstrate safe work practices.

Essential Job Functions:

  A  Adheres to plant and department safety rules.
  B.  Safely operates all equipment and tools.
  C.  Identifies and reports safety problems.

5.  Meets all production and quality standards.


6.  May train less skilled operators as assigned.

7.  Performs other tasks as directed.

8.  May be required to work with hazardous waste.


1.  Pry bars, insert pullers, slide hammers
2.  Side cutters and/or knives
3.  Mallets
4.  Torches, hot pencils
5.  Air nozzles
6.  Air ratchet
7.  Wrenches; allen and crescent
8.  Mold Machines
9.  Power drill
10. Flashlight, mirrors
11. Hoist
12. Dental picks
13. Fork lift


1.  Training is provided on the job.
2.  PCC's Forklift Driving Safety Certification Training must be completed.
3.  May be required to complete Hazardous Waste Management Training.


1.  Skill in the wax molding operations, as demonstrated be six to twelve months of competent performance of Molder

any equivalent combination of training and work experience.

2.Ability to read, interpret and follow specifications on Technique Cards, load cards and other types of special instructions.

3.  Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division).

4.  Ability to work alone with limited supervision.

5.  Written language skills required.

6.  Physical ability to perform the essential job functions.

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