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Plastic Process Technician

Company: 2gen Manufacturing
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSetup Technician/ProcessorThis person performs set up, processing and provides technical support to manufacturing and engineering in all phases of injection molding and secondary operations. BASIC QUALIFICATIONSThis position requires a high school diploma, prior technical training and experience with plastic molding. Must be highly motivated with good organization, communication, and writing skills. Knowledge and experience in processing polypropylene, nylon, acetal, polycarbonate, and other engineering grade resins required. Must be hands-on with a high mechanical aptitude and excellent problem-solving skills. Ability to work well under pressure and handle tasks simultaneously is a must. Candidate needs to be in decent physical condition due to frequent lifting of heavy materials. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs all setup work on injection molding machines. This includes cleaning up after yourself and maintaining a clean work environment and associated equipment, fine-tuning and adjustment of machines according to parts being produced and color changes.
  • Performs all processing of injection molding machines per process sheet specifications.
  • When the process sheet is not available, start the process with a standard decoupled molding process.
  • Responsible for quality parts of the tool. Thorough knowledge of all operations.
  • Set up auxiliary equipment during changeovers.
  • Responsible for the condition of the tools and for following the tool repair/maintenance procedure.
  • Responsible for machine safety and for following all prescribed lock out procedures. Always working in a safe manner.
  • Troubleshoots molding process as necessary.
  • Completes required documentation including First Part Checklist, Process Setup Verification & Time Tracking Sheets.
  • Recommends continuous improvement methods.
  • Clean hoppers, grinder, and purges.
  • Cleaning molds and checking that leader pins are not dry at least once per day
  • Checking machines daily for oil leaks, nozzle leaks, and other potential conditions that could cause damage or loss of production time.
  • Manage mold locations by putting them back in a proper location. If they dont have a location, then find a place for them out of the production area.
  • Material handling
  • Fill in as Direct labor when needed such as situations for breaks and absent operators.
  • Load and unload truck when needed
  • May need to work weekends as required to meet our customers needs.
  • Will perform other tasks as assigned by Operation Manager.
  • Ensure quality products are being packed on machines.
  • At all times must be an asset to the company. This will include stepping outside of job description to help others. by Jobble

Keywords: 2gen Manufacturing, Grand Rapids , Plastic Process Technician, Professions , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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