JOB TITLE:           Machine Operator

REPORTS TO:       Shift Supervisor


MGS Mfg. Group Ltd (Ireland) is a leading global provider of optimized manufacturing solutions for high precision plastics products with services including engineering and design-for-manufacture; mould-making; sampling & development; injection moulding; value-added contract manufacturing operations; multi-shot technologies; scalable automation and turnkey manufacturing systems.


Key Responsibilities/Daily Duties:

The Machine Operator:

  • Ensures the quality of the parts produced by inspecting parts visually and through measuring devices; records measurement information and alerts appropriate personnel of any deviations from the customer specification or part print.

  • Indicates the status of the part (Accept/Reject) according to proper procedure and specifications; packages parts per customer specification and places finished product in correct location.

  • Completes machine report on a daily basis; records machine shot counts, press scrap, machine cycle time and daily production.

  • Uses and understands statistical process control; monitors the quality of the product through Statistical Process Control (SPC), including the input of data into the computer.

  • Maintains methods/procedures and all supporting documentation to meet the requirements of Quality Systems ISO9001:2000, ISO13485 and Environmental Management Systems ISO14001

  • Adhere to all safety precautions with machinery, tools, and devices, including use of relevant personal protective equipment (e.g. gown, cap, safety shoes, etc.)

  • Checks part counts by weighing them; sets scale and verifies scale accuracy.

  • Ensures that the correct raw materials are being used at each molding machine; ensures raw material is staged/ready for next shift

  • Maintains work areas in a clean and orderly manner by practicing good housekeeping.

  • Performs additional duties at the request of the direct supervisor.


The successful candidate must:

  • be eligible to work in Ireland

  • have previous experience in a manufacturing/warehousing environment;

  • be willing to work on a 4-shift roster basis in a busy 24/7 manufacturing operation;

  • have good verbal reasoning, numerate ability and mechanical aptitude skills;

  • have good communication skills, both written and oral;

  • have basic knowledge and understanding of computers


MGS Mfg. Group Ltd (Ireland) is an equal opportunities employer.

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