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Lead Operator - 2nd Shift

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Job description

The Lead Operator is responsible for overseeing and assisting Machine Operators to ensure they operate and maintain injection-molding presses or other manufacturing equipment safely. You will also ensure product is being produced per the Quality Inspection Plan to assure conformance to customer requirements are met. This role also provides direction and assists Operators for each scheduled break. The Lead Operator continuously monitors and ensures work policies and procedures are being followed at each press in assigned section. 

You'll be on a 6&3 rotating schedule working 6 days and have 3 days off! 

Available Hours:

  • 2nd Shift - 3:00pm to 11:30pm - ($17.50/hour)

***External candidates receive a $500 BONUS after 90 days of employment (must meet performance and attendance requirements). 


  • Preferred one year experience in manufacturing and/or assembly line or related production
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Maintain open communication with fellow employees, supervision and management and remain open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things
  • Prioritize and plans work activities and uses time efficiently
  • Must possess the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, fractions and decimals

If you have any additional questions, please call or text 651-407-5700.

Pre-employment drug screening and/or testing is required.

Our Rush City, MN facility is located within 30 miles of Hinckley, Mora, Braham, Stanchfield, Cambridge, Isanti, North Branch, Wyoming, Lindstrom, and Chisago, MN and Grantsburg, WI!

Job location
920 South Frandsen Avenue
P.O. Box 7
Rush City, MN 55069
Benefit packages*
  • High-deductible health plan with 100% preventive services (in network)
  • 100% coverage for preventive prescription medications
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life, accident, and disability insurance options
  • Dental and vision plan options
  • 401(k) and profit sharing
  • Employee assistance program
  • Additional benefits may apply to specific companies

*Available to qualified full-time employees

About Plastech Corporation

Acquired by Dennis Frandsen in 1963, Plastech is now a diversified custom manufacturer of high-quality, injection-molded components and fully assembled products. The company is still actively managed by Frandsen and his grandsons, Luca Bonvicini, Nick Frandsen, and Alex Knox. Financial stability, bolstered by 60 years of continuity, has enabled Plastech to steadily expand its injection-molding capabilities and plastics-processing technologies. Operating a wide array of press sizes (up to 1,500 tons), Plastech is an ISO 9001:2008 certified and complete supplier of injection molded, assembled, and packaged products for drop shipment to customers throughout North America by focusing on a single objective—Perfect Parts, On Time, Every Time.

Plastech Corporation is an affirmative action and equal employment opportunity employer.