Position Title: Technician, Process
Location: All Plastics Locations
Reports to: Location Specific
Job Code: PPC006
Last Updated: June 2018
Under minimal Supervision, will interface between production and tool department to assure product specifications are met and tool is ready for CIM SPC.
Responsible for mold set-ups and changes, including instructing employees in proper and efficient set-up techniques and methods.
Completes daily mold cleaning checklists.
Examines tools, machines and processes to maximize tool and process utilization and insure all processes and tools are running accurately.
Develops and establishes manufacturing process parameters utilizing established and innovative techniques.
Assists with color changes as necessary.
Works with Quality, Processing, Automation and Tooling as necessary to fix higher level problems.
Supports other positions as needed.
Understands and follows plant safety rules. Helps to identify and eliminate any safety hazard or concern. Assists in monitoring of quality of work output.
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.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Strong working knowledge of material behavior and rheology.
Familiarity with mold design and hot runner systems.
3-5 years’ general injection molding troubleshooting experience.
Computer skills necessary to effectively utilize CIM.
Skills to use a systematic approach in solving problems through analysis of problem and evaluation of alternate solutions; use logic, mathematics or other problem solving tools in data analysis or in generating solutions.
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.
Technical training in higher order injection molding operations (SPC, DOE, Paulson, RIG, etc.)
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.
Environment: Normal manufacturing environments; work with machinery and media in or around confined spaces; exposure to chemicals, grease and oils. Sitting at a desk or workstation approximately 40 percent of the work time. Standing and walking approximately 60 percent of the time.
Physical: Sufficient physical ability to perform light lifting and carrying; reaching, kneeling, crawling, climbing; standing for prolonged periods of time. May be required to lift up to 30 lbs. to the height of 4 feet and up to 20 lbs. to a height of 7 feet. May be required to carry, push or pull up to 45 pounds. On occasion must be able to lift up to 45 pounds. Must be able to routinely climb/descend stairs, ladders, and similar elevations.
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: Travel by automobile and commercial transportation. 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.