Day Shift Moulder Operator - Woodcraft Industries

Operations Bowling Green, Kentucky


Woodcraft Industries Job Description                                    Please submit an Internal

Original Date:3/1/90                                                       Application to Ross Nations

Revised Date:1/1/99                                                       


Job Title:Moulder Operator



Job Specifications:

Educations - High School

Job Related Experience - 2 years

Supervision Received - Department Supervisor


Job Summary:  The Moulder Operator is responsible for the setup and operation of the moulder to meet quality and quantity standards in the production of customer products.


Job Duties:


1.Receives direction from the supervisor and notifies the supervisor when more work is needed.


2.Maintains the work area, machinery, and tools in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion.


3.Follows all safety procedures, rules, and guidelines; and notifies the supervisor of any existing or potential safety issues.


4.Follows all standard operating procedures and notifies the supervisor of potential procedural improvements.


5.Assists in other work areas when the workload permits or requires.


6.Cooperates with and supports co-workers and gets involved as a team player.


7.Meets or exceeds the production standards for the position.


8.Accurately, thoroughly, and legibly completes all documentation related to this position; i.e., production reports, accurate time keeping, etc.


9.Observes closely the operation of tools and machinery and notifies the supervisor immediately of malfunctions or maintenance that may be needed.


10.Monitors product constantly to ensure that quality standards are being met, and rejects product that does not meet quality standards.


11.Reviews status of prior shift and prioritizes work.


12.Reviews work orders to determine what materials and tools are necessary.


13.Obtains materials for production run. (Makes pallets as needed.)


14.Obtains and checks tooling for production run.

15.Holds length tolerances and checks for proper cut on ends to meet customer specifications.


16.Sets up moulder and runs test samples.


17.Checks samples against customer specifications using measuring instruments; i.e., digital calipers, square, etc., and makes adjustments as needed.


18.Joints knives on high-speed moulders.


19.Conducts production runs and monitors tolerances while running.


20.Directs the efforts of assigned assistants and teaches them the operation of the moulder.


21.Performs scheduled machine maintenance as needed.


22.Checks for defective materials during run and sorts out defects as to what is scrap or what can be reworked.


23.Sets up sander and determines proper sandpaper grit to do profile sanding.


24.Returns all tooling to the tool room and informs tool room of problems.


25.Sets up Fruilmac equalizing machines on moulder.


26.Performs related work as required.


Physical Demand Analysis –Moulder Operator

Note: In terms of an 8-hour day,

-       “Occasionally” means 1% to 33%

-       “Frequently” means 34% to 66%

-       “Continuously” means 67% to 100%


In an 8-hour work day the employee must

a.Sit for12 34 5678910 hours

b.Stand for12 34(5)678910 hours

c.Walk for12(3)4 5678910 hours

The employee’s job requires them to do the following:




  1.     Crawl              X
  1.     Climb a height of 15 feetX
  1.     Reach above shoulder levelX
  1.      Crouch              X
  1.     Kneel              X
  1.     Balance              X
  1.      Push/PullX

The employee’s job requires them to carry:


  1.     Up to 10 lbs.X
  1.     11 – 24 lbs.X
  1.     25 – 34 lbs.X
  1.     35 – 50 lbs.X
  1.     51 – 74 lbs.X
  1.      75 – 100 lbs.X

The employee’s job requires them to lift:


  1.     Up to 10 lbs.X
  1.     11 – 24 lbs.X
  1.     25 – 34 lbs.X
  1.     35 – 50 lbs.X
  1.     51 – 74 lbs.X
  1.      75 – 100 lbs.X

The employee’s job requires:


  1.     Verbal communicationX
  1.     Written communicationX
  1.     Hearing ordinary conversationX
  1.     Hearing high or low pitch soundX
  1.     Distinguishing colorsX

The employee’s job requires coordination for repetitive action:


  1.     In operating foot controlsX
  1.     In simple graspingX
  1.     In firm graspingX
  1.     In fine manipulatingX

The employee works:

  1. Inside   100 % of the time
  2. Outside   0 % of the time

The employee’s job requires exposure to:


  1.     Driving moving equipmentX
  1.     Poor ventilation, agents, adhesives,

toxic gases, dust, fumes, mists, & odorsX