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Injection Molding Process Technician

Flex Libertyville, IL
  • Posted: December 04, 2019
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The Injection Molding Process Technician will be based inLibertyville, IL. The Injection Molding Process Technician performsmolding machine startupsand corrects non-conformances using scientific molding and root-cause analysis techniques. Additionally, the Injection Molding Process Technician installs, removes, and troubleshoots complex plastic injection molds using various tools in a safe and efficient manner.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration
  • Passionate customer focus
  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you'll do...

  • Complete daily cycle checklist toensuresafe and efficient operation of complexinjection molding equipment
  • Perform set-up of injection molding equipment
  • Setting and adjusting molds prior to production
  • Process test runs and prepare records, charts, and graphs of results for presentation to engineering and quality teams
  • Daily mold and line cleaning
  • Complete line clearance following color changes
  • Adjusting production rates
  • Respond to machine alarms
  • Monitor, audit,and provide guidance to line operators
  • Provide technical assistance to process development and engineering personnel

Here is some of what you'll need (required)...

  • High school diploma or equivalent andAssociate's Degree in related field, technical training or equivalent education and training
  • Experience performing mold setups or similar work using tools and machinery related to plastic injection molding
  • Minimum2 years of experience performing injection molding processing
  • Strong Hands-On injection molding processing and troubleshooting ability using scientific approach .
  • Experience with world class machines (Netstal, Krauss Maffei, Roboshot, etc) and tooling maintenance procedures
  • Comprehensive knowledge and thorough understanding of robotics (Wittmann, Sepro, Yushin) and auxiliary equipment used with Plastics Injection molding machines
  • Experience of Multi-Shot molding, automated color blending and central material drying system (Conair, Wittmann)
  • Experience with engineering grade materials
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels
  • Ability to work under limited supervision, to self-initiate activities and to work within time limits.
  • Proficiency using shop monitoring systems for proper assignment of various codes, mold cavitation, etc.
  • Ability to communicate root cause issues and actions being implemented
  • Relentless continuous improvement driver

Here are a few of our preferred experiences:

  • Degree, Certification, or training in plastics highly desired
  • Scientific molding such as RJG master molder highlydesired
  • 2+years experience performing mold setups or similar work using tools and machinery related to plastic injection molding
  • Good team building skills
  • Ability to lead, guide/coach/Mentor and direct team members to support molding operation
  • Medical parts/Device experience highly desired

Here are a few examples of what you'll get for the great work you provide...

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Matching 401K
  • PTO
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee discounts at local retailers
Job CategoryOperations

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