Direct Labor Applicants - Oneida Molded Plastics, LLC.

Position Type
Regular Full-Time
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Are you looking to join a great team where you can develop within your career and have a meaningful impact each day?  Oneida Molded Plastics (OMP) is actively seeking production labor applicants to join our growing team in Oneida, NY. OMP strives to build a team with a high degree of talent. The right candidates will play a valuable role in the company’s future growth and will have room for advancement with a path of continuous improvement.



The Production Laborer category includes the following positions:

  • Machine Operator: 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.  They will alert indirect staffing of needs in advance (materials, components, pack, etc.) to keep presses running while minimizing downtime.  All employees will maintain a safe, clean, and organized work environment.
  • Finish & Assembly Operator: The Finish & Assembly Operator will assemble manufactured products and pack according to specifications.
  • Industrial Painter: The Industrial Painter will use paint application techniques and equipment within the Paint Room to professionally finish part surfaces.


  • Competitive Compensation
  • High-Quality Health Insurance
  • Telemedicine
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance (for eligible employees)
  • Disability Insurance (for eligible employees)
  • 401k Retirement plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Company Holidays
  • Free Parking
  • Referral Program
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Company Team Events including picnics, gatherings, community events, & many more!


Oneida Molded Plastics is committed to providing fair compensation for all employees. Individual compensation decisions are based on a number of factors, including but not limited to: currently held skills and experience levels, currently held education levels, local cost of living, designated shifts, and current and relevant compensation data available. Candidates reviewed for open positions may be more or less experienced than the role posted; if this is the case, any updates to local available compensation and salary ranges will be communicated with candidates during the recruitment process.



Oneida Molded Plastics provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.



  • 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.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Assembles machinery, fabricated metal products, electrical equipment, appliances, and more according to directions.
  • Reads blueprints, schematics, or similar documentation, then builds to those specifications.
  • Uses various machines and hand tools to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • Maintains logs, records, and reports concerning production, machine maintenance, and product inconsistencies.
  • Maintains equipment and conveyors and performs basic repairs when needed.
  • Inventories tools, parts, and supplies; contacts materials handler if supplies are needed.
  • Periodically checks products per company policy to ensure quality and uniform completion; resolves any identified problems and alerts supervisor.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Follows all Paint Room daily operations and work instructions.
  • Effectively applies experience in HVLP painting with knowledge in painting plastics parts.
  • Reviews parts to be painted; follows quantity and type of paint to use for the work instructions.
  • Effectively applies knowledge in mixing proportions manually.
  • Identifies appropriate paint colors and finishes, mixing if needed.
  • Prepares surfaces to be painted.
  • Masks, removes, covers, or otherwise protects nonpainted surfaces.
  • Applies paint to surfaces using brushes, rollers, sprayers, airbrushes, stencils, and/or other tools.
  • Performs basic detail work, which may include painting small areas.
  • May apply specialty finishes.
  • Follows all Drying Oven operation procedures and policies.
  • Complies with chemical and waste storage and disposal regulations and best practices.
  • Maintains a clean work area.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Remote Position


Min Compensation

USD $15.50/Hr.

Max Compensation

USD $18.00/Hr.



  • 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.
  • Basic skills in mathematics, reading, and writing.
  • Ability to follow standard policies and procedures.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to coordinate and work well as a productive member of a team.
  • 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.
  • All employees must be able to demonstrate an understanding of safety, quality, and efficiency while contributing to the overall success of the company by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner.


  • Possession of a High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • Industrial production experience in a manufacturing facility preferred.
  • Equivalent education and/or experience will be considered.

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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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