Molding Operator
Mesa, AZ 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for setup, operating, and maintaining all machinery in the molding department.

Pay Scale: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour depending on experience

The Role

Amphenol Aerospace Operations is seeking a Molding Operator to work out of its brand new, state-of-the-art facility in Mesa, AZ.

The key responsibilities of this Molding Operator include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform in-process checks to ensure product meets internal and customer quality standards
  • Perform all work in accordance with quality standards and safety procedures
  • Setup and operates one or more molding machines for all types of forming and/or sealing molded parts
  • Exercises skill and care in setting of inserts and the loading, cutting, weighing and placing of material to ensure proper fusion without disturbing location of insert pins in order to prevent damage to molds
  • Has to cope with variations in the molding process resulting from the condition of the molding compound
  • Uses all tools, fixtures, measuring devices and gauges necessary to perform the task at hand
  • Performs daily, weekly, and monthly preventative maintenance activities on all equipment
  • Active participant and advocate of Lean and 5S culture company wide
  • May be required to run jobs of an experimental nature where detailed methods have not been established

The Location

  • Mesa, AZ
  • 25 minutes from Phoenix, AZ

The Person

The key skills and qualities of a Molding Operator at Amphenol Aerospace Operations:

  • Minimum of 1 year molding experience
  • Experience with engineered plastics (preferred)
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in set up procedures that create a safe working environment for other team members (preferred)
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Frequent and repetitive use of hands - pinching, grasping, turning of wrists
  • Push, pull, or lift up to 55 lbs. (preferred)
  • Read and understand job layouts, blueprints, schematics and work from written and verbal job instructions on operations
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with team members
  • Attention to detail in all aspects of the position including visual checks, machine operation, part and mold assembly

The Company

With manufacturing sites in Sidney, NY, Mesa, AZ, Nogales, MX, and a Design Center in Pasadena, CA, Amphenol Aerospace Operations has been a leader in designing and manufacturing electrical components for the aviation and commercial airplane industry for over 95 years.

Focusing on serving the needs of advanced and challenging market segments, we pride ourselves on our consistent ability to innovate and provide the markets with new creative solutions.

Working at Amphenol means you are recognized and valued for your contributions because we believe that our human capital is the most valuable asset we have. We support and encourage career development for all employees and have ample opportunities for advancement.

We pride ourselves for being customer-centric, accountable, reliable, and enthusiastic in all that we do. These values are ingrained in each of us and contribute to a culture of teamwork and meaningful work.

We aim to create an inclusive working environment where all employees are respected and treated equally regardless of their gender, race, sexual orientation, disability, religion or age.

Amphenol offers a competitive salary and benefits. Compensation is determined by a combination of knowledge, years of experience, and education.

The candidate must be able to legally work in the United States; we are unable to provide sponsorship. Position requires candidate to be a U.S. person as defined in ITAR, 22 CFR 120.15 (U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien Status) and defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a) (20).

Amphenol is a proud Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.

Amphenol - Making History, Designing the Future


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1+ years
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