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Blow Molding Machine Operator Salary
in St. Louis, Missouri

$31,678 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$421

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Blow Molding Machine Operator is $31,678 a year and $15 an hour in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Blow Molding Machine Operator is between $24,428 and $37,577. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Blow Molding Machine Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates and sets up blow molding machine to mold plastic products according to specifications.
  • Turns valves to start flow of water and release air pressure to machine.
  • Moves machine controls to set timing unit and temperature of heating unit and start automatic feed mechanism.
  • Adjusts machine mandrel and aligns mandrel with mold chamber, using wrenches.
  • Starts molding machine that automatically feeds material from mixing unit to mandrel and to mold chamber.
  • Closes chamber to mold product under heat and pressure.
  • Removes workpiece from mold after timing device opens mold, and trims excess material from workpiece, using knife or bandsaw.
  • Regrinds excess material and unsatisfactory workpiece for reuse, using grinding machine.
  • May weigh completed workpiece to determine accuracy of machine operation.
Blow Molding Machine Operator Job Prevalence in St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Job family: Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 154,860

Estimated population of Blow Molding Machine Operator jobs: 1,129

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$36,724
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: St. Louis () is a major independent city and inland port in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is situated along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which marks Missouri's border with Illinois. The Missouri River merges with the Mississippi River just north of the city. These two rivers combined form the fourth longest river system in the world. The city had an estimated 2018 population of 302,838 and is the cultural and economic center of the St. Louis metropolitan area (home to nearly 3,000,000 people), which is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri, and the 20th-largest in the United States. Before European...

Blow Molding Machine Operator Job Listings for St. Louis, Missouri

Machine Operator/Line Mechanic - Day or Night shifts
May 23
Saint Louis, MO, USA
Alpha Packaging
We are currently seeking a full-time Machine Operators to join their St. Louis, MO team. This is a ... Company Description Alpha Packaging is a multi-national blow molding and related plastics ...
Machine Operator
Jul 4
Saint Louis, MO, USA
Serioplast
The Machine Operator reports to the Shift Leader. The purpose of this position is to supervise ... mold changes; blade, equipment and line cleaning; line set-up) · Packs finished goods using ...
Plastic Molding Machine Operator
Apr 19
St Louis, MO, USA
American Staffing
If you have worked with extrusion, injection, stretch or blow molding please feel free to apply. We are looking for experience in all areas of plastic and provide on the job training. Depending on ...
Plastic Molding Machine Operators
Jun 20
Union, MO, USA
Manpower
Operator of Plastic Molding Machine * Tasks include quality control, picking, packing and various other tasks depending on department * Moderate work pace with close attention to detail and following ...
Machine Operators / Assemblers
Jul 9
St. Louis, MO, USA
Presence From Innovation, LLC
Sets up and operates a production machine in accordance with established procedures and guidelines. ... Operates injection molding presses to produce injection molding components. Duties: * Trimming ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Blow Molding Machine Operator is $31,678 a year and $15 an hour in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Blow Molding Machine Operator is between $24,428 and $37,577. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Blow Molding Machine Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Blow Molding Machine Operator Job Listings for St. Louis, Missouri

Machine Operator/Line Mechanic - Day or Night shifts
May 23
Saint Louis, MO, USA
Alpha Packaging
We are currently seeking a full-time Machine Operators to join their St. Louis, MO team. This is a ... Company Description Alpha Packaging is a multi-national blow molding and related plastics ...
Machine Operator
Jul 4
Saint Louis, MO, USA
Serioplast
The Machine Operator reports to the Shift Leader. The purpose of this position is to supervise ... mold changes; blade, equipment and line cleaning; line set-up) · Packs finished goods using ...
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