Maryland Banks – Operator I
Occupation: Operator I
Industry: Metal Injection Molding (MIM)
Employer: Advanced Powder Products
City Where You Work: Philipsburg, PA
Please tell us about what do you do and how long you have been doing it.
My primary duties are to mix different powdered metal materials and process those materials through a hot oil extrusion machine (compounder) in order to make feedstock (material) for metal injection molding machines. I’ve been working at this position for approximately 4 ½ years.
How did you get into your career in manufacturing?
Through Express Employment Professionals staffing agency.
How would you describe a typical day at work?
Fun, energetic, and productive while maintaining a professional attitude and relationships with other employees; exceeding expectations while always looking for improvement; being accountable for my actions; and being open, honest and truthful about how I feel in any given situation.
What do you love most about what you do for your job?
I look forward to coming to work each day. Each day I give 100% in everything asked of me.