Molding Machine Operator

Job Locations US-NY-Oneida
Machine Operator/Programmer
Position Type
Regular Full-Time




Injection Molding Machine Operators wanted!  Oneida Molded Plastics (OMP) is actively seeking Molding Machine Operators for 3rd shift to join our team in Oneida, NY.  OMP strives to build a production team with a high degree of talent.  The right candidates will play a valuable role in the company’s future growth and path of continuous improvement.


The Machine Operator will:

  • Operate Injection Molding Machinery from 30 Ton to 700 Ton in accordance with Work and Operator Instructions and in compliance with Quality standards and procedures.
  • Alert indirect staffing of needs in advance (materials, components, pack, etc.) to keep presses running while minimizing downtime.
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and organized work environment.
  • Qualified candidates must be hard-working, safety focused, and motivated team players who are willing to learn and eager to gain and share new knowledge with their colleagues.
  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate an understanding of safety, quality, and efficiency in the operation of all machinery on the plant floor.
  • Machine Operators report directly to the Shift Supervisor and are key members of Production


  • Competitive wages
  • Enhanced OT rates (Saturday x1.75, Sunday x2)
  • High-quality health insurance with dental and vision coverage
  • 401k Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Paid company holidays
  • Flexible hours (including weekends)


  • Operate Injection Molding Machinery, ranging from 30 Ton to 700 Ton, to Standard Cycle time.
  • Load inserts into, and unload plastic product from Injection Molding machines.
  • Perform visual inspection of product and compare to Standard.
  • Perform secondary operations (e.g., sonic welding, trimming, light assembly).
  • Move / remove product from work center using pallet jacks and stage to warehouse.
  • Adequately communicate Safety, Quality, Production, and Maintenance issues and concerns to appropriate individuals (i.e., Shift Supervisor, Maintenance Supervisor, Quality Control).
  • Maintain an organized lean and functional work area, including general cleaning tasks and line clearances.
  • Follow all policies and safety requirements directed by company policy.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management team members.

Remote Position



  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Industrial production experience in a manufacturing facility preferred.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced production-oriented environment.
  • Ability to multitask and willingness to cross train.
  • Ability to follow, retain, and communicate detailed instructions.
  • Ability to follow standard policies and procedures.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to manage time, organize, and prioritize work effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to keep production equipment operating, including on-call/overtime as needed.


  • Able to perform visual inspections and comparisons of in-process product.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Able to frequently stand, twist, kneel, squat, bend, grip, and reach.

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Company Profile

Oneida Molded Plastics (OMP), founded in 1964, is a leading provider of custom engineered plastic injection molded products and services for the outdoor recreational market. We are committed to the total satisfaction of our customers, from design to completion. OMP combines the resources and skills of a team of over 175 employees operating out of one facility to provide complete solutions to satisfy our customers’ most demanding thermoplastic custom injection molding requirements.

Our facility is strategically located in Central New York. Our thermoplastics molding team has extensive experience with engineered resins and processing solutions to support our customers and resolve their product issues. OMP offers manufacturing solutions including: DFM, tool and fixture design, tool life cycle management, insert/over molding capabilities along with many secondary operations such as light assembly, painting and decorating solutions including hydrographic processing, ESD shielding, clear coating, kitting, packaging and VMI/KanBan services. Additionally, our onsite toolmaking and repair operations bring an added dimension to our full-service capabilities.

Molding capabilities include 38 thermoplastic injection molding presses ranging in tonnage from 30 - 700 tons. OMP continually maintains strict quality standards to provide our customers with the highest level of product quality. Our manufacturing diversity, combined with over 50 years in business, makes OMP an ideal product development and manufacturing partner.


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