Gates Production Technician 1st Shift

Produce, Finish, Inspect, Package, and Label Gates Parts Produced by Injection Molding Machines

  • 1st Shift
  • Monday-Friday 7am-3pm
  • Starting at $17.14/hour.

Produces, finishes, inspects, packages, and labels Gates parts produced by injection molding machines, ensuring quality production and maintaining speed. Provides backup assistance operating other injection molding machines as requested.

If you are interested in working in an environment where Optimism, Innovation and Teamwork are among our core values, then you’re invited to explore this opportunity further.

Job Description
  • Follows written work instructions to operate injection molding equipment in manual and semi-automatic mode.
  • Visually inspects 100% finished parts for defects according to the control plan.
  • Works with a high degree of accuracy and attention to quality details.
  • Identifies and documents quality problems, following established quality control procedures.
  • Maintains a minimum of 800 cycles per shift.
  • Clips or trims finished parts using hand tools such as X-Acto knife, clippers, or pliers.
  • Assembles finished parts with or without additional non-molded components.
  • Measures finished parts using calipers, micrometers, CMM and VMM measuring instruments.
  • Operates various pieces of secondary equipment, including mills, CNCs, and drill presses.
  • Weighs and packages finished parts.
  • Assembles boxes for packaging.
  • Monitors scrap, and completes Scrap Reports as needed.
  • Provides backup assistance in production and/or assembly as assigned.
  • Follows all established safety policies and procedures.
  • Supports the Lean Manufacturing initiatives of the company.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

A Workplace With Integrity

  • Your voice is heard
  • Your ideas are welcomed
  • Your mind is challenged
  • You enjoy great benefits
  • You share our core values: optimism, innovation, and teamwork
  • You care that your employer follows green initiatives and has a culture of responsibility to the environment and community

Employees are our Greatest Asset

This could be you!

Job Requirements & Working Conditions

High School Diploma or GED preferred; in lieu of degree must be able to read/speak/write/comprehend English and be able to perform basic measurements.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Must possess the ability to read and comprehend detailed work instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety policies and rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Basic computer proficiency skills are required.
  • Must possess the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Must also possess the ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Must possess the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or verbal instructions, and the ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • Must be able to tolerate high heat levels.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk; must be able to stand in one place for a minimum of 4 hours at a time. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and depth perception. The employee must possess exceptional hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Great Benefits

Employee Wellness

  • Gym Membership Reimbursement (75%)
  • On-site Fitness Center with free yoga and fitness classes led by professional instructors
  • Custom Outdoor Workout Spaces
  • Health Incentives/Health Risk Assessments

Social Responsibility

  • Employee Garden
  • Employee-led Green Team
  • Community Involvement Opportunities

Four Ways to Apply

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Visit our facility during business hours to pick up an application

Kaysun Corporation,
5500 West Drive,
Manitowoc, WI 54220

Monday – Friday,
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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Complete our online application process, which is linked to the 5-step job application.

Any Questions?

Please call Kaysun at 920.686.5800.