Processor (DAY shift) Job at IPEX Group of Companies, Lynchburg, VA

  • IPEX Group of Companies
  • Lynchburg, VA

Job Description

Harco Fittings LLC is a member of IPEX. Our mission is to compete and grow using innovation, differentiation, and extraordinary service. We want to shape a better tomorrow by connecting people with water and energy.

Harco Fittings LLC, founded in 1966 in Lynchburg, Virginia is a producer of gasketed joint injection-molded PVC and push-on gasketed joint ductile fittings. Our Harco locations span across seven states in the US. Are you looking for an opportunity to be a part of a dynamic and growing team today?

We currently have an exciting opportunity as a Processor. This role is based in our facility in Lynchburg, Virginia, and reports to the Maintenance Supervisor. The work schedule is a 12 hour day shift from 7am until 7pm on a 2-2-3 continental schedule.

Job Summary

We are seeking an upbeat individual who will be responsible to provide manufacturing technical support to the Plastic Injection Molding Department! This includes adjusting mold presses, assisting with mold changes, color changes and material changes for injection molds to achieve operational objectives.


Principal Responsibilities

  • Adjust mold presses to ensure quality standards are correct and maintained.
  • Assist with mold changes, color changes and material changes when needed and directed by supervisor.
  • Train operators and mold group employees on start-up and shutdown of press when applicable.
  • Workable knowledge of and ability to use micrometers, dial indicators, calipers, gauge pins, impact tester and pressure test equipment.
  • Verify operation of secondary equipment such as chillers, thermo-units, and dryers.
  • Perform process verification checks multiple times per shift and/or during process change.
  • Maintain a workable knowledge of and the ability to operate all the controls of a mold press, auxiliary equipment, and robots safely and correctly.
  • Understand mold press technical terms.
  • Maintain injection molding set up sheets and quality control documents.
  • Verify mold temperature, injection time, pressure, melt and dryer settings for repeatability/scrap reduction.
  • Read and understand technical documentation and work instructions.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment while adhering to all safety policies and procedures.
  • Must be eager to learn, excited to work on a team, and have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Other duties as the need arises and/or assigned.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum 2 years working experience in injection molding or similar industry, or 1-year experience operating a mold press.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be willing to complete an Injection Molding Certification course from Paulson, A. Routsis, or equivalent.

Tools & Equipment

  • Must have excellent problem-solving skills and be able to deal with time demands.

Work Environment

  • This position requires 12-hour, rotating shifts to support 24/7 operations.
  • Must be able to perform job responsibilities safely in a manufacturing environment.
  • Requires good mobility and involves considerable routine walking, standing for long periods, bending, stooping, and lifting (to a maximum of 80 lbs).


  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision coverage options
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long term Disability
  • 401k and company match
  • Paid Holiday, Vacation and Sick days
  • Referral Program
  • Reimburse COBRA costs while transitioning to IPEX benefits

Harco Fittings is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities throughout the recruitment process and, upon request, will work with qualified job applicants to provide suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability. Accommodation requests are available to candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process for IPEX jobs. To request an accommodation, please contact HR at

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, Work experience placement, Shift work, Rotating shift,

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