Mechanical Assembler / Injection Mold Operator

08 Jul 2024

DEM Manufacturing is seeking several entry-level to mid-level new team members for a cross-trained position as both a Mechanical Assembler and Injection Mold Operator to perform injection mold machine operation as well as basic to complex assembly of mechanical and medical devices, wire cutting and preparation, and quality control with the highest standards of quality. This position reports to the Production Supervisor.

No experience is necessary and we will train.

Essential Responsibilities

This position will work in a team or individually to perform machine operator, workstation, cell, or line assembly production of plastics, mechanical and medical devices, assemblies, and sub-assemblies according to documented procedures and applicable standards:

-Perform polymer injection molding manufacturing according to machine directions, work instructions, drawings, bills of materials, work orders, and controls provided.

-Operate various manual or powered tools and equipment including air pressure or vacuum equipment, unit, hand drill, belt sander, glue gun, drill press, lathe, wire cutter, scissors, screwdrivers, and heat guns.

-Perform in-process quality control measurements and documentation.

-Participate with the Engineering Team to help define and improve work instructions, bills of material, process routings, time studies and production rates, and quality control (QC) processes.

-Assist with validation and first article production for new processes, components, or finished goods, and submit engineering change requests for continuous improvement opportunities.

-Able to work in a team to identify deficiencies and recommend opportunities for improvement.

-Excellent attainment of productivity and quality standards.

-Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.

-Other associated tasks as required.

Qualifications and Experience

-High school diploma (GED or High School Equivalence), trade, and/or specialized training.

-Zero to three years of experience in a manufacturing, injection molding, retail, food preparation, warehouse, or a construction workplace.

-Ability to work independently while following specific work instructions.

-Ability to learn and follow written instructions.

-Ability to use power tools.

-Ability to focus on details and quality of work.

-US Person.

This is a permanent, full-time position. DEM offers a retention bonus, referral bonus, quarterly bonus, and year-end bonus structure.


-Reliable and able to work daily and on time.

-Able to pass a background check and drug screen.

-Self-motivated attitude with the ability to multitask and thrive in a fast-paced, timeline-driven environment.

-Able to work both independently and as part of a team.

Physical Demands

Must be able and willing to:

-Perform repetitive motion tasks, and tasks requiring light to moderate physical effort. (45%)

-Lift up to 30 lbs. (10%)

-Perform work that requires extended sitting, standing, reaching, and movement throughout the facility. (45%)

About DEM

Design Engineering Manufacturing (DEM) is an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that specializes in developing, designing and manufacturing small, rugged, molded electronic components. DEM’s talented team and reputation for producing innovative high-quality products, has the company positioned for consistent and significant growth. Throughout its 26-year history of building long term customer relationships, steady growth, and high profitability, DEM has focused on the following key factors to position the company for continued growth and success:

1. Exceed our customer’s expectations.

2. Continuously develop and design new rugged, dependable and high-quality products.

3. Focus on establishing long term sustainable relationships.

4. Place a high value on, “American Made” by growing the manufacturing business in America.

5. A deep commitment to exploring and developing novel manufacturing methods and emerging technologies to realize gains in efficiency and capability.

6. Provide DEM team members with opportunities to participate in, and reap the benefits of, a growing the company.

The products DEM manufactures range from specialized custom-built communications cabling and connectors, push-to-talk (PTT) devices, voice amplification modules, circuit boards, and more. Our customers range from small companies to organizations with a global reach, and include market leaders in communications devices used in industrial, government, and tactical applications. We also serve the medical device community, first-responders, and the energy and industrial communications needs of a variety of additional industries. The company’s customers are time-sensitive and depend on DEM to deliver their products on schedule and with uncompromising quality.

Personal and career development and advancement, are core priorities at DEM. We provide an atmosphere where a personal investment in improving the quality and function of our products is recognized and rewarded. We believe that promoting this type of culture incentivizes our team members to play an integral role in the company’s continued growth and success.

The future is bright for DEM! Advancements in technology, the ever-increasing need for connectivity, and the recent commitments by our customers to modernize their communications infrastructures places DEM in an enviable position for growth. By focusing on adding talented individuals to our growing team and continuing our commitment to develop and deliver innovative and high-quality products and services, DEM will continue to grow and thrive.

DEM Manufacturing is ISO 9001 & 13485 certified, ITAR registered, and registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer.

Please visit our website for more information about us:

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 - $17.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week



401(k) matching

Dental insurance

Health insurance

Health savings account

Life insurance

Paid time off

Vision insurance

Compensation package:

Attendance bonus

Hourly pay

Overtime pay

Quarterly bonus


10 hour shift


Day shift

No weekends


Work setting: Assembly line, In-person

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

  • ID: #52053607
  • State: Ohio Cleveland 44101 Cleveland USA
  • City: Cleveland
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2024-07-08
  • Deadline: 2024-09-06
  • Category: Manufacturing