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Machine Tender/Packer

Title: Machine Tender/Packer
Department(s): Production
Shift: Shift A/C (5AM – 5PM) –or – Shift B/D (5PM – 5AM)
Reports to: Shift Supervisor
Classification: Non-Exempt

 

Job Summary:
The Machine Tender/Packer is responsible for tending to a pre-set plastic injection molding machine.
Visually inspect parts for defects according to customer standards, perform secondary assembly, pack
parts, and label boxes of final product per customer requirements.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Tends pre-set plastic injection molding machines
  • Open gate (door) if necessary and remove part(s) by hand or with the tool provided.
  • Visually inspects and measures (if required) parts for defects per the quality criteria and/or Operator Instructions.
  • Notifies Floor Person and/or Supervisor of any defects.
  • Notify the Supervisor if the machine stops for any reason
  • May perform cosmetic tasks, such as remove flash, gates, etc.
  • May operate secondary equipment to perform drilling, punching, gluing, or other similar operations as required.
  • Report final production output along with defects and machine down-time.
  • Packs and labels finished product as required by customer requirements
  • Maintains a neat and orderly work area at all times
  • Participates in training and development activities sponsored by the company.
  • Must be able to report to work as scheduled and on time.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor

 

Skills and/or Competencies:

  • Three (3) months related experience and/or training.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions.
  • Ability to write basic communication to understand on-the-job work standards.
  • Ability to effectively present information in a one-on-one and/or small group.
  • Ability to apply common sense to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

 

Physical Demands and Working Environment:
The physical demands described here 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 the essential functions.

  • Perform job duties in the plant environment exposed to hot parts, varying temperatures, noise, dirt, dust, plastic pellets, odors, etc.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear, repetitive.
  • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or occasionally crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Requires manual dexterity to handle plastic parts, hand tools, and knives.
  • Tasks require lifting, standing, bending, reaching, climbing, pulling, pushing, visually observing plastic parts or other material, and distinguishing colors.

 

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Mold Setter

Title: Mold Setter
Department(s): Production
Shift: Shift A/C (5AM – 5PM) – or – Shift B/D (5PM – 5AM)
Reports to: Shift Supervisor
Classification: Non-Exempt

 

Job Summary:
The Mold Setter is responsible for the set-up and removal of molds including all ancillary equipment for injection molding machines and setting machine controls to ensure production of products meet the quality standards.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Personal work effort must be done with safety to preventing mold or equipment damage.
  • Obtain approval from supervisor for set-up and product produced.
  • Follow set-up procedures, if there is a problem, notify management.
  • Assist operator on start-up.
  • Performs diagnosis and solves operation or problems.
  • Identifies the need for mold or equipment maintenance.
  • Perform PM molds per specified procedures.
  • Stop any operation where there is an issue of safety or product quality.
  • If delegated by the supervisor, train or assist team members when operation problems occur.
  • Position, align, and secure assembled mold or mold components, and machine. accessories, onto machine using hoist, power tools and hand tools.
  • Set-up and maintenance of auxiliary equipment, including granulators, conveyors, liquid temperature controls, and mold electrical controls.
  • Must be able to report to work as scheduled.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

 

Skills and/or Competencies:

  • Understands productions and quality standards and has the judgment to determine the product meets standards.
  • Must have the ability to train operators for safety and efficiency.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions and/or direction.
  • Ability to write simple communication.

 

Education/Experience:

  • High School diploma/GED equivalent or 3-5 years’ experience in injection molding equipment set-up.

 

Physical Demands and Working Environment:
The physical demands described here 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 the essential functions.

  • Job duties in plant environment, exposed to high temperature equipment, noise, dust, odors, etc.
  • Regularly required to stand and walk.
  • Lifts, moves and handles mid to large items up to 3500 pounds. Technical assistance is available for heavy lifting.
  • Requires manual dexterity, care and caution to handle powered hoists to position molds in the injection molding presses.
  • Procedures require standing, lifting, bending, climbing, pushing and reaching for proper mold alignment.
  • Visual acuity required for process and product inspections.

 

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Process Engineer/Continuous Improvement

Title: Process Engineer/Continuous Improvement
Department(s): Production
Reports to: Plant Manager
Classification: Exempt

 

Job Summary:
Responsible for process optimization and improved process flow of new and existing molds, capability studies, material sampling and overall continuous improvement projects in the manufacturing operations. This will include working closely with Quality Engineers, Engineering personnel and Production in the planning, design, process flow and implementation of new products and processes as well as improvement of existing processes.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Represent manufacturing at Post Award and Quote meetings.
  • Provide input on new mold projects to insure production requirements are met.
  • Sample new molds and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Perform capability studies on new and existing molds to verify process stability.
  • Perform Design of Experiments (DOE) with Quality Engineers on new and existing molds to optimize the molding process.
  • Sample new resins for cost reduction or performance improvement.
  • Verify all ancillary equipment is ordered on new projects to ensure press can be run in automatic mode.
  • Determine equipment needs on existing presses to pick sprue/runner, grind and convey back to hopper.
  • Complete all setup/processing documentation on new molds required for production operation.
  • Expand usage of SPC capability of Plantstar system as needed to meet customer requirements.
  • Assist in APQP requirements.
  • Assist in the training of supervisory personnel on setup and processing of new molds.
  • Work in a team environment on projects.
  • Present a professional image at all times.
  • High level of inter-department communication.

 

Skills and/or Competencies:

  • Attention to detail, Information collection and monitoring
  • Problem analysis, Problem solving, good communication skills,
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as customer documents, reports, safety rules, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5-7 years of experience in a similar role
  • High School Diploma (or GED equivalent) and some college preferred

 

Physical Demands and Working Environment:
The physical demands described here 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 the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • The employee frequently is required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Process Technician

Title: Process Technician
Department(s): Production
Reports to: Shift Supervisor
Shift: Production Shift – A/C – 5AM – 5PM or B/D – 5PM – 5AM
Classification: Non-Exempt

 

Job Summary:
The Process Technician is responsible to control the processes in injection molding. The role also provides support to the execution of the production schedule including mold changes, setups and startups.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directing and performing mold and/or material changes as dictated by the production schedule
  • Performing process troubleshooting
  • Responding to machine alarms as necessary
  • Part inspections and various other functions to insure part conformity and quality
  • Verifying paperwork for jobs and completion of inspections at start-up of jobs and in process inspections
  • Monitoring and preparing support equipment i.e. water, circulators, grinders, robotics, etc. as needed in the production area
  • Assisting in break coverage as needed.
  • Create and maintain set parameter documentation for production equipment.
  • Cover for supervisory personnel as needed
  • Work in a team environment on projects
  • Present a professional image at all times
  • High level of inter-department communication
  • Understand and execute customer specific requirements
  • Other duties as assigned by the management team.

 

Skills and Competencies:

  • 5-7 years of experience in a similar role
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Some college or technical training preferred
  • Attention to detail; information collection and monitoring
  • Problem analysis; problem solving, good communication skills,
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as customer documents, reports, safety rules, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

Physical Demands and Working Environment:
The physical demands described here 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 the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • The employee frequently is required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Summer Work Opportunities for Students

Summer Work Opportunities for Students!
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Come and join a Winning Team!

 

  • Attend a pre-set  molding/assembly machines producing a wide variety of molded parts.
  • Visually inspect molded parts for defects,
  • Trim, sort, assemble, weight/count parts
  • Make boxes, pack parts, & record production
  • Work from verbal and posted written instructions at the work station
  • Maintain work area clean and organize
  • Observe safety rules and wear proper GMP & PPE

 

Work Hours (Monday Friday):
1st Shift 8am 4pm
2nd Shift 4pm 12am
3rd Shift 12am-8am

 

Requirements:
Must be 18 years of age
Must be able to stand / walk for an entire eight hour shift
Proficient in reading / writing English
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test

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