Mold Operator - $1,000 Sign on Bonus
Fruita, CO 
Posted 21 days ago
Job Description

Job Title: Mold Operator I

Location: Fruita, CO

Supervisor: Mold Line Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Job Status: Full Time

Work Hours: Monday-Thursday 5:00am-3:30pm

Hourly Rate: $18.00 per hour

$1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS Available!!*

Johns Manville (JM) offers a wide range of benefits to employees. Some are subsidized by the company and others are fully employee-paid. Health benefits include a choice of comprehensive medical plans, a dental plan, vision plan, wellness program and critical illness insurance. JM sponsors a 401(k) plan which includes a sizeable company match. JM offers paid vacation and also provides paid sick leave for eligible employees.

Additionally, Johns Manville provides basic life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and business travel accident coverage. Supplemental life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance are available as well. The company also offers a variety of tax saving accounts; health spending account, traditional flexible spending account, and a dependent care spending account. JM also offers a tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and certain graduate programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This is an entry level production position working to perform the tasks associated with the manufacture of Thermo-1200 Calcium Silicate Insulation. Employee must be dependable, able to follow instructions and directions, according to established operating procedures, perform the following duties while cooperating with all levels within the organization in support of the four Johns Manville core values: People, Passion, Perform and Protect:

  • Supports and promotes safe practices and environmental commitments in alignment with company commitments, policies, and compliance requirements
  • Wears all personal protective equipment as required by management, including but not limited to all or some of the following; protective shoes, glasses, ear plugs, bump cap or hard hat, gloves, dust mask or respirator
  • Excellent attendance, attitude and motivation must be demonstrated to advance to the next level

Mold Line Standard Operation Duties

  • Perform wipe off and take off work on a sustained (full shift) basis when running the full mold line (12 ejection molded stations) on a cycle
  • Process Housekeeping, Cleanup and Upkeep
  • Shuttle Car Operations
  • Steam Nozzle Cleaner -- removes, replaces and scrapes/cleans steam nozzles
  • Core cleaner -- cleans mold cores in the basement; cleans the basement
  • Pan Operator -- performs wipe off and takeoff duties on pan molding stations; convey pan molded sections from the mold line to the mold car via hoist assist
  • Responsible for operating in conformance with the ISO certification held by the Fruita facility
  • Performs other duties as directed

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Education and/or Experience and Skills

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or up to one-month related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral, or diagram form

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

Forklift Certified

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; sit; climb or balance and communicate accurately with coworkers. The employee will frequently engage in repetitive motions. The employee must frequently, lift, push or pull 50 pounds. Visual acuity is required to work around and with machinery including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

This job is in an industrial, manufacturing environment. The job requires working frequently around and with heavy machinery with moving mechanical parts, industrial ovens, and mobile equipment. The environment is not climate controlled and employees must be able to work in environments that may be extremely hot and humid or cold depending upon the operation and the season. Walking surfaces can be wet, dusty, and uneven. Areas of the building where work must be done have high noise levels, vibration, and/or fumes. Some working areas contain the presence of airborne particles which can irritate the skin or eyes. The manufacturing process involves toxic or caustic chemicals. Employees are required to wear personal protective equipment which includes steel toed shoes, ear protection, eye protection and in certain areas may be required to where dust masks, gloves, respirators, or head protection.

*All rehired employees' status must be Eligible for re-hire. Returning employees must have resigned twelve months or greater from re-hire date. This program is exclusive of the Hourly Employee Referral Program.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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