Molder 2nd Shift

Wabtec Corporation

Maxton, NC


Position summary

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at:

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Summary: Weigh out, assemble, and transport materials for each molding cycle by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Follow all company established safety and employment rules.
• Identify and use correct materials per the mold charge sheet.
• Clean and “soap” molds after each cycle (heat).
• Visually check mold pressures and temperatures for maintenance malfunctions.
• Move molded shoes from the press to the cleaning table or conveyor.
• De-flash excess material from molded slabs and shoes.
• Remove bars from slabs properly place slabs into saw.
• Visually inspect shoes for defects and notify QA of defects.
• Perform required thickness checks of shoes.
• Place finished shoes in correct storage boxes.
• Report all machine and maintenance problems immediately.
• Follow all 5S procedures including standard work
• Record production and quality information.
• Regular on-site attendance is required.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Ability:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and extreme heat (non-weather). The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Hearing and respiratory protection are required in certain areas of the plant and by job assignment.

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.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to:

• Stand at Mold Line which consists of 4 to 5 presses.
• Walk approximately 60 feet at 34 heats per shift, for a distance of approximately 1,980 feet per shift.
• Fill and stack on a cart 4 to 5 pans of materials weighing 35 pounds each at 34 heats per shift. This is then repeated for a total lifted of approximately 6,562 pounds per shift.
• Collect 5 stacks of plates weighing 8 pounds per stack per 34 heats for a total lifted of approximately 1360 pounds per shift.
• Pull each slab weighing 60 pounds out of the Press from waist height and place on a cart. The Press is then reloaded manually. Move cart to a cleaning table and unload slab onto the cleaning table. There are 5 slabs per heat for a total of 10,200 pounds lifted per shift.

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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About the company

Industry: Industrial: Equipment Manufacturing

At Wabtec, we are in the business of realizing potential. Our employees are the architects of the future. Go just about anywhere and you’ll find us. If you want to move and improve the world, start here.