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