The Process Technician
ensures presses are running components that meet the quality standards. This position will set up, start up, shut down, and troubleshoot plastic injection molding presses.
The current opening is on the 12 Hour Day Shift. Work hours are 6:45am to 7:00pm under a 2-2-3 rotation, working 3 days one week (36 hours) and 4 days the next (48 hours).
As a Process Technician - Injection Molding
, you will:
- Check production process against documented process, which includes all support equipment.
- Perform preventative maintenance on production molds. (i.e. mold cleans, basic insert changes and proper greasing of tools).
- Perform set ups on 2-shot tools, rotary strippers, turn table style, spin stacks and robotics.
- Perform programming functions and troubleshoot for robotic/automation systems.
- Perform set-up and troubleshoot for injection molding.
- Perform start-up and shut-down procedures.
- Verify setting are accurate.
- Approve quality of parts to go into production.
- Record start up and in process checks and identify events.
- Update process window per procedure when necessary.
- Perform a viscosity curve.
- Perform a gate freeze.
- Perform 2-shot molding.
- Trouble shoot valve gate systems and trouble shoot hydraulic systems on tools.
- Monitor material handlers and provide training to ensure that they perform proper set up of materials.
- Monitor set up technicians and provide training to ensure that they do set ups properly.
- Any other duties as assigned.
Experience and Skills:
The ideal Process Technician - Injection Molding
will fulfill these requirements:
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required. Completion of an accredited two-year technical college program, or a four-year university program, in a related field of study is preferred.
- 3-5 years’ experience or accrued on-the-job training and experience.
- Fork truck and Lock out Tag out Certification.
- Plastics injection molding experience.
- Basic hydraulic, electrical and troubleshooting experience.
- Able to program a core sequence on a tool.