Cut fiberglass mats, cloths and woodbracing materials as required by projects.
Spray chopped fiberglass, resins, catalysts onto prepared molds using pneumatic spray guns with chopper attachments.
Mix catalysts into resins and saturate cloth and mats with proper mixture
Buff and apply waxes to mold surfaces to facilitate assembly and removal of laminated parts
Clean, inspect and assemble molds before use.
Efficiently use materials, being mindful of overspray, part thickness, etc.
Sets up machines and equipment utilized for plastic molding
Verifies setup of plastic molding machines, including proper mold alignment and curing temperatures.
Initiates changes in mold and core alignment, curing temperature, or timing cycle of casting machine to correct defects.
Follows all appropriate safety regulations.
Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.
May perform minor maintenance on permanent mold casting machines.
Maintains time and production records.
Remove small quantities of plastic flashing with hand files, scrapers, or sanders to produce cosmetically appealing and proper fitting parts.
Cut, grind and trim a variety of parts, either composite or plastic, as required for proper fit.
Prepare parts for further production processes, in particular foaming operations.
Assemble parts together with adhesives, bolts, screws, rivets, or other fasteners.
Clean products prior to shipping.
Use a hand pallet jack to move parts in and out of the area.
Maintain all tools and equipment in proper working condition.
Make efficient use of shop supplies and materials.
Maintain good housekeeping practices in the work area.
Continually practice safe operation and handling of all equipment, raw materials and products throughout the entire plant
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