Job Title:  Injection Mold Machine Operator, 2nd Shift ($1500 Sign-On!)

Req ID:  38431
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85027


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

Our dental segment, HuFriedyGroup, enables dental professionals to reduce risk, improve efficiencies, drive compliance, and enhance patient and staff safety.  At HuFriedyGroup, we are committed to helping dental professionals perfect their craft and deliver the highest level of care to each patient.


The Injection Molding Operator 1 is responsible for the quality inspections and packaging of molded components within Injection Molding production lines. Quality inspections are done visually as well as using basic inspection equipment. The operator documents and escalates any defects found. This position is expected to assist with material handling duties as necessary, perform basic quality inspections, and will be expected to identify issues, and communicate improvement opportunities. This position is expected to perform and record visual and dimensional part inspections according to print and quality control documentation.


Job Details

Schedule: 2nd Shift


2:00pm- 10:30pm (OT available) 


$1500 Sign on Bonus! (Not applicable to internal candidates) 

Healthcare, Vision, Dental, Quarterly Bonuses, 401K Match, PTO, Company Holidays


  • Visually inspects components made on Injection Molding Machines, and packages them appropriately based on defined standard work.
  • Packaging duties to include scale counting, printing labels, and preparing completed product per Standard Operating Procedures for production.
  • Fulfills material handling duties for delivery of requested molded components.
  • Generates production paperwork for required production runs based off of schedule board and direction from supervisors or moldroom staff. Maintains all paperwork necessary throughout length of production run.
  • Assist with production line startup, shutdown, and line clearance under guidance of mold setter or supervisor.
  • Performs basic quality inspections of molded components.
  • Follows the company’s medical manufacturing quality system per ISO 13485 and FDA guidelines to insure product quality meets or exceeds customer expectations.
  • Adheres to company safety policies as well as OSHA rules and regulations.
  • Performs multiple ongoing tasks keeping mold machines running productively and within compliance standards.
  • Notifies appropriate personnel of any abnormalities with equipment or systems.
  • Operates grinding machine.
  • Helps keep department in compliance with Lean initiatives including 5S.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet the objectives of the facility.

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  • Communication: Ability to understand oral and written instruction in English.  Ability to read and interpret documents such as work instructions.
  • Safety rules. Effectively share information between all shifts with co-workers, internal customers, and support personnel.
  • Reasoning Ability:  Ability to deal with problems involving part and equipment variation and make decisions accordingly; has excellent quality aptitude.
  • Computer Skills: Ability to record data and communicate electronically; demonstrates basic computer skills. 
  • Mathematical Skills: Cycle counting and use of scales for weight calculations
  • Attendance:  Able to maintain good attendance and is available for support on Saturdays and beyond normal working hours.
  • Teamwork:  Ability to work well with people.
  • Ability to read gages (i.e., micrometer, depth gauge, calipers)



Working Conditions

Lifting, Pulling, Pushing 50-100lbs, occasionally 


STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  38431
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85027

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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