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Plastics Machine Operator - Aurora, Colorado


Kärcher is the world's leading provider of cleaning solutions with around 13,000 employees in 70 countries and an innovative product offer for commercial and domestic customers alike. Renowned for our innovation, over 90% of our products have been developed in the past 5 years. We owe this success to our employees, their skills, dedication, ideas and commitment. Constant investment in R&D, quality, marketing and design make us a well-known brand and a most attractive employer to develop your career with. Do you want to be part of our growth story?

Plastics Machine Operator - Aurora, Colorado



Operates a variety of different types of equipment and uses numerous hand tools to produce plastics parts for production while meeting scheduling timelines.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Read and understands Engineering drawing, process sheets, work instructions, verbal instructions regarding work assignments.
  • Familiar with basic use of inspection tools such as Calipers.
  • Obtains a first piece and last piece inspection on every production run.
  • Able to identify materials used in producing plastic parts.
  • Produces parts according to set specifications.
  • Performs various Preventive Maintenance tasks on equipment.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working area.



Other duties assigned





High school diploma or general education degree (GED).


6 to 12 months forklift experience and blueprint knowledge.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Be proficient with operating equipment including scissor-lift platforms, control panels, weight scales, and stand-up forklift.
  • Has used hand routers, hand drills, band saw, hand grinder, air ratchets, impact wrench, and other hand tools to produce parts.
  • Possesses basic computer skills.
  • Retains information well.
  • Able to work in fast paced environment.
  • Possesses good hand-eye coordination.
  • Able to apply basic mathematical concepts to work being done.




Language Skills

Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words in English and recognized similarities and difference between words and between series of number. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.


Mathematical Skills

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and reach with arms and hands. Standing for 8 hours and frequent walking required. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually high, proper protective equipment is required.




This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.  These may be added, removed, changed or reassigned as needed to accommodate business requirements.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer – M/F/Disabled/Veteran

Nearest Major Market: Denver