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Compression Molding - Mold Operator

Pride Solutions is growing and is hiring Mold Operators to join our Compression Molding department! Come and work for a Diverse, Family Owned and Oriented manufacturing company located in Hutchinson, MN. Serving the Agricultural, Power Sports, Industrial and Defense Markets.

Job Title: Mold Operator

Work Shift: 3rd Shift: 10:00 pm to 8:00 am Monday – Thursday, four 10 hour shifts with paid lunch and 3 day weekends

Wage: Starting at $19.00 per hour ($17.00 per hour base, plus a $2.00 per hour shift premium)


  • Medical, Dental, Short & Long Term Disability Insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match

  • Health Savings Account (HSA) with Company Contribution

  • Flex Spending Account (FSA)

  • Company Paid Life Insurance

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Paid Holidays

Job Duties:

  • Safely and efficiently operate multiple compression molding presses to meet department needs including: Production, Quality, OTD and Safety.

  • Finish product by trimming flashing per specification.

  • Verify product meets specification and is free of defects by use of measurement equipment and visual inspection.

  • Respect equipment, facility and take care of workspace.

  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.

  • Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.

  • Document actions by completing production and quality forms.

  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED

  • Previous experience operating manufacturing equipment preferred; willing to train the right candidate

  • Good communication and interaction skills

  • Good mechanical aptitude

  • High attention to detail

  • Lift up to 50 lbs. throughout shift

  • Move/lift product while bending, rotating or raising arms above shoulders

  • Sit or stand for extended periods of time

  • Work 10 hour shifts

  • Work with limited supervision

  • Read and interpret written instructions and processes

  • Safe operation of all equipment

  • Maintain clean and orderly work area

  • Reliable attendance is critical

Company Culture Expectations:

  • Uphold company core values

  • Ability to build long term relationships

  • Ability to be a part of an effective team

  • Strong work ethic

About Pride Solutions:

Pride Solutions is a diverse plastics manufacturer specializing in UHMW poly. This industrious family-owned business has been on a growth trajectory since opening in 2002, powering its four business units to the top of their industries through an uncommon synergy.

Pride Solutions claims two legendary Minnesota businesses under its umbrella: C&A Pro high performance snowmobile skis and May Wes Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer of aftermarket poly agricultural accessories including the Original Stalk Stompers used by farmers to protect combine tires and tracks from expensive damage from tough-as-nails cornstalks. Pride Solutions also has been steadily growing its contract manufacturing division, Pride Engineered Plastics, as well as Pride Assembly, its contract assembly service. The four Pride Solutions divisions share a 25,000 square foot manufacturing facility, common administration and workforce talent.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.00 per hour


  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • Employee discount

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Referral program

  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift

  • Night shift


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

How to Apply:

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