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Technician, Automation

Alltrista Plastics LLC Springfield ,MO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Position Summary

Responsible for the maintenance and technical support of automated manufacturing for a high-volume consumer products application.

 

Primary Functions

  • Observe continuous operation of automatic assembly machines to ensure that products meet quality and customer specifications.  Escalate any issues to shift supervisor and/or quality as necessary

  • Monitor production adherence to quality specifications and notify the supervisor of potential problems.

  • Troubleshoot automation equipment as needed, reporting machine jams and malfunctions

  • Maintain effective 6S methodology within and around the automation cell

  • Actively participate in Continuous Improvement Programs in the assembly cell.

  • Understand and follow safety rules.  Help identify and eliminate any safety hazard or concern and monitor quality of work output.

  • Maintains compliance with company policy and procedures

  • Maintains a clean, neat and orderly work area.

  • Performs general maintenance on automation equipment, such as R1 Automation.

  • Participates in the maintenance of the preventative maintenance program insuring optimum machine utilization.

  • Recommend innovative improvements to upgrade equipment and processes. 

  • Interface with production when necessary to schedule equipment maintenance.

  • Troubleshoot and repair both mechanical and electrical problems on equipment and provide timely short-term and long-term recommendations.

  • Where applicable, provide timely and detailed information to management on equipment status, issues, corrective actions, and updates on activities that had taken place during the applicable shift.

  • Coordinate with production and tooling on all issues that are beyond the skill level of the shift team to ensure accurate communication of needs for repair and timeliness for completion.

  • Support a quality first approach to daily tasks to provide the best product to our customers. 

  • Maintains compliance with company policy and procedures.

  • Maintains a clean, neat, and orderly work area.

  • Responsible for reporting any problems or concerns to direct Supervisor. 

  • Maintains good working relations with all other employees.  Strives to have no conflicts with other employees.

  • Requires regular attendance to perform essential element as contained herein between the assigned start and end times for work.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.  

  • 3+ years’ experience in Automation in a manufacturing environment, responsible for sophisticated manufacturing and automation equipment.

  • Detailed knowledge in PLC programming and electrical controls

  • Detailed knowledge in the mechanical and design areas of automation with general machining capabilities.

  • Thorough familiarity with hydraulic function of manufacturing equipment.

  • Thorough familiarity with Electrical/Electronic components of manufacturing equipment.

  • Self-motivated to learn and perform job tasks to meet or exceed customer and company expectations. 

  • Demonstrates the capacity to work at an efficient rate to meet production goals and standards. 

  • Effectively communicates with others both verbally and in writing. 

  • Ability to work 12 hour shifts, as applicable. 

 

Physical Requirements

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Please refer to the Physical Job Description, which is contained as a separate document, for more detail. 

 

Environment: Normal manufacturing environments; work with machinery and media in or around confined spaces; exposure to chemicals, grease and oils.   

Physical: Sufficient physical ability to perform heavy lifting and carrying; reaching, kneeling, crawling, climbing; standing for moderate periods of time.   

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents. 

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. 

Other: Ability to work overtime or occasionally on weekends with short notice. 

 

 The above statements describe the general nature and level of responsibilities for this position, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this position. Company management may assign other relevant, business-related duties. 

Company Description
Alltrista Plastics LLC, formerly known as Jarden Plastic Solutions, is a subsidiary of Jadex Inc., and is a leading manufacturer in high-volume, precision injection molded parts. The company designs and manufactures with proprietary engineering processes and extensive manufacturing capabilities, from five (5) locations worldwide. From the first spark of an idea, through the design of the mold to the actual manufactured product, Alltrista Plastics focuses all efforts on delivering innovative plastic solutions. The company’s core markets include Consumer Products, Medical/Healthcare, Personal Care, Health & Beauty, Caps & Closures, and Packaging.

Alltrista Plastics LLC

Why Work Here?

We care about our employees as much as we care about our customers, and we strive to ensure you can feel that.

Alltrista Plastics LLC, formerly known as Jarden Plastic Solutions, is a subsidiary of Jadex Inc., and is a leading manufacturer in high-volume, precision injection molded parts. The company designs and manufactures with proprietary engineering processes and extensive manufacturing capabilities, from five (5) locations worldwide. From the first spark of an idea, through the design of the mold to the actual manufactured product, Alltrista Plastics focuses all efforts on delivering innovative plastic solutions. The company’s core markets include Consumer Products, Medical/Healthcare, Personal Care, Health & Beauty, Caps & Closures, and Packaging.

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Springfield, MO
USA

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