Process Technician, Injection Molding

Location:North Carolina
Salary:50K - 55K
Relocation:Yes
Travel:No
Contact:
Ron Eliason
reliason@midlandconsultants.com
P: 440-971-0681
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Function:

Very successful and growing company involved in plastic injection molding is searching for an Injection Molding Process Technician.

 

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

 

  • Set-up, adjust and troubleshoot all injection molding machines and auxiliary equipment.

  • Perform mold changes including mechanical, water, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical connections.

  • Set processing parameters for each mold/machine and update as necessary.

  • Document process parameters by filling out and updating the SAR form as needed.

  • Set-up part containment for all molds as needed.

  • Update all mold maps whenever changing cavitation including providing information as to the reasons for blocking cavities.

  • Maintain clean and safe work cells at all times – especially immediately following the start-up and/or processing of molds.

  • Communicate any changes in machine status to the operators, engineers, inspectors, and supervisors as necessary.

  • Work with the Process Engineer to establish and maintain process control limits.

  • Perform daily housekeeping to provide a clean and safe work environment.

  • Working knowledge of SQF and GMP procedures.

  • Communicate respectfully and effectively to all members of the team – especially when using the radio.

  • Respond to all radio inquiries in a timely manner.

  • Be flexible to company needs regarding productivity on a daily basis.

  • Periodically cover time off for other technicians as required.

  • Participate in continuous improvement projects as directed.

  • Perform Kaizen events regularly in support of company improvement goals and objectives.

  • Ability to work unsupervised at times.

  • Ability to run some machines to cover breaks for operators when necessary.

Requirements:

  • Requires 2+ years of work experience and knowledge of plastic and plastic processing.

  • Requires extensive knowledge of how an injection molding machine works.

  • Understand and have some knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics and electronics.

  • High School diploma at a minimum.

  • Has the ability to take direction and criticism in a constructive manner.

  • Positive, can-do attitude.