Iowa City / IA / United States of America / Production & Manufacturing / Full time

Injection Machine Operator

What you will enjoy doing

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Choosing Your Career with ALPLA

  • Achieving and maintaining company established goals in efficiency, quality and safety by following all procedures
  • Overall line responsibility from production to packaging: Start / Stop the machine; performing parison controls; monitoring Material control (weight distribution, regrind levels, watch tail lengths, etc.); performing regular quality control throughout the shift and visual quality checks; preparing machine for mold change; ensuring goods are produced in correct quantity and in accordance with agreed specifications; accurately recording goods produced and problems encountered during shift
  • Assisting Machine Operator II/Shift Supervisor/Mold Change Team with mold/color changes as needed
  • Working together in a Team: ensuring team works together as efficiently as possible
  • Maintaining good housekeeping in and around the machine and within department

What makes you great

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Technical/mechanical background in Plastics Industry preferred
  • Basic computer skills
  • Demonstrated mechanical ability

What you can expect working with us

  • Health and Wellness Care Program
  • Dependent Care Cost Savings Program
  • Recognition programs; Promotional opportunities
  • 401K Retirement Plan and excellent Matching Plan
  • Medical, dental, vision plan
  • Education assistance program
  • Short term, long term and life insurance paid by ALPLA
  • Paid vacation; paid holidays



mrs Julie Underwood, Human Resources

2258 Heinz Road

52240 Iowa City

+1 (319) 337 8064