Employment Opportunities

If you have Rubber Molding or Manufacturing Experience and would like to become a member of the KDL Team, please submit your resume to Julie Garcia at moc.noisicerpldknull@geiluj for consideration.

Current Job Postings at KDL: (Click on a Job Title below for more information)

Trim Operator

Reporting: Reports directly to the Trim Supervisor
Position: Hourly
Hours: 6:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday thru Thursday.
Job will require occasional work beyond 40 hour week including Fridays.
Hours may be adjusted at the discretion of your supervisor.

Overview:

As a Trim Operator, you will be responsible for the processing of rubber products according to verbal or documented procedures and/or instructions from your supervisor and/or product work guidance. These processes may include: preparing substrates for molding, hand trimming, cryogenic de-flashing of molded products, the cleaning, inspection, counting and packaging of rubber products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • You are responsible for the sign off specific areas of the work orders, which indicate that the job is completed.
  • You are responsible for following all verbal and/or written instructions by your supervisor.
  • You are responsible for following the guidelines of the Employee Manual including Safety related items.
  • You are responsible to communicate all Quality and Equipment issues to the appropriate Quality Inspector and your Supervisor should issues arise.

Essential Job Requirements:

Skills, Education and/or Experience

  • Must read, write and speak English fluently; bilingual in Spanish is a plus.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • You must be team oriented and willing to take responsibility for critical employee decisions.
  • Requirements may be changed or waived upon the discretion of the Vice President depending upon experience or results of the interview.

Certificates, licenses, registrations

  • Evidence of “US person” is required under ITAR

Mathematical Skills

  • General math proficiency
  • Ability to work with measuring devices

EEO Statement

KDL is committed to the principal of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment without regard to race, religion, creed, age, gender, physical characteristics, marital status, or any other status protected under the law.

At Will Employment

Either party may terminate the employment relationship at any time and without cause.

Please submit your resume to Ben Bensal at moc.noisicerpldknull@bneB for consideration.

General Machinist

Reporting: Reports directly to Engineering and Tooling Manager
Position: Hourly
Hours: 7:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday thru Thursday, 8:00 am to 2:30 pm Friday. Hours may be adjusted at the discretion of your supervisor.

Overview:

As a General Machinist, you will use machine and software tools to manufacture, modify repair, and assemble tooling in the form of molds, fixtures, and support equipment used for the rubber molding process; according to verbal and/or documented instructions, prints, and procedures per customer requirements and instructions from your supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conventional Mill and Lathe work.
  • Program, set-up, and operation of CNC Mills and Lathes.
  • Proficient with surface and tool grinders.
  • Utilizes CAD/CAM systems.
  • Machine and repair parts/assemblies correctly from sketches, technical drawings, 3-D models, and verbal instructions.
  • Support Engineering and Facilities projects in the capacity of fabrication, machining, and assembly per instructions from your supervisor and/or project lead.
  • Follows work standards for quality and productivity.
  • Preserve product, tools, equipment, and workplace in accordance with good manufacturing practices.
  • Supports 5-s and adheres to health, safety and environmental company guidelines.
  • Other duties and/or special projects as assigned by supervisor.

Employee Requirements:

Skills, Education and/or Experience

  • Strong understanding of machining practices, mechanical fitments, and assemblies.
  • Detail oriented – must be able to hold .001” total tolerance
  • Working knowledge and proper use of shop hand tools
  • Ability to accurately measure dimensions utilizing standard shop measuring and inspection equipment
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must read, write and speak English fluently; bilingual in Spanish is a plus
  • Good oral communication; must be articulate
  • SolidWorks and/or other CAD software experience
  • Upholds oneself with professionalism, while exhibiting strong teamwork, adaptability, and cost consciousness.

Mathematical Skills

  • Shop Math- Geometry, Algebra, Statistics,
  • Able to read and interpret Engineering blueprints and drawings

Certificates, licenses, registrations

  • Evidence of “US person” is required under ITAR

Physical demands, work environment, health and safety

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 required to:

  • Stand and walk for extended periods of time
  • Use eye-hand coordination, repetitive hand movement and manual dexterity.
  • Frequently bend, reach to shoulder level, and lift, carry and push/pull up to 50 pounds.

This is an “At Will” position and no guarantee of continued employment is made.

Please submit your resume to Ben Bensal at moc.noisicerpldknull@bneB for consideration.

Production Assistant 1 / Driver

Reporting: Reports directly to the Operations Manager
Position: Hourly
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday thru Thursday, 6:00 am to 2:30 pm Friday. Hours may be adjusted at the discretion of your supervisor.

Overview:

As a Production Assistant I, you will be responsible for the delivery and pick-up of items
according to verbal and/or documented procedures and per instructions from your supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follows a daily schedule of deliveries and pick-ups.
  • Supports shipping/receiving activities.
  • Stocks shelves and shipping pallets.
  • Operates forklifts and maintains the fuel supply of forklifts.
  • Maintains cleanliness of trucks, on a weekly basis.
  • Schedules regular vehicle maintenance (oil change, tune-ups, tire rotation etc.)
  • Ensures that trucks are fueled by the end of each week.
  • Supports maintenance and manufacturing as available.
  • Supports 5-s and adheres to health, safety and environmental company guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Employee Requirements:

Skills, Education and/or Experience

  • Must provide proof of good driving record
  • Must read, write and speak English fluently; bilingual in Spanish is a plus
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of hand tools
  • Detail oriented
  • Oral communication; must be articulate
  • Teamwork
  • Cost consciousness
  • Adaptability
  • Professionalism

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to work with measuring devices, including but not limited to weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • General math knowledge.

Certificates, licenses, registrations

  • Evidence of “US person” is required under ITAR

Physical demands, work environment, health and safety

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 required to:

  • Stand and walk for extended periods.
  • Use eye-hand coordination, repetitive hand movement and manual dexterity use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Occasionally bend, reach to shoulder level and lift, carry, push and/or pull up to 50 pounds.

This is an “At Will” position and no guarantee of continued employment is made.

Please submit your resume to Ben Bensal at moc.noisicerpldknull@bneB for consideration.