Processor Technician

Silgan Dispensing Systems

Macedonia, OH


Summary

The Process Technician is responsbile for the setup and operation of injection molding machines to ensure the production of high-quality plastic parts. This role, situated within the Production Department, reports directly to the Tool Room Manager and indirectly to the Production Supervisor. The Process Technician plays a crucial role in supporting manufacturing activities, ensuring adherence to set standards for each production run to meet customer expectations.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Perform setup and troubleshooting of injection molding machines, including startup/shutdown procedures and mold setting.

  • Diagnose and address machinery issues to ensure the production of parts meeting specified quality standards.

  • Uphold processes to meet or exceed company benchmarks for efficiency and utilization.

  • Validate process parameters and implement necessary adjustments to enhance cycle times.

  • Monitor process and workstation data outline in mold setup sheets, ensuring accuracy and compliance with company standards.

  • Address and resolve scrap issues promptly.

  • Collaborate with Quality department to enhance process control measures.

  • Adhere to all company processes and procedures to maintain a safe and productive work environment.

  • Foster an environment conducive to personal and professional development and exccellence.

  • Ensure Complaince with all state and federal laws pertaining to workplace safety.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years' experience as a process technician in a plastic injection molding environment.

  • Experience with both hot runners and insulate runner sytems is preferred.

  • Proficiency in comprehending process setup instruction and company policies.

  • Scientific molding experience a plus.

  • Certification from an injection molding program a plus.

  • Familiarity with computerized inventory tracking systems (experience with IQMS is advantageous).

  • Demonstrated strong troubleshooting skills.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Mechanical aptitutde.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work indepedently or in a group setting with minimal supervision.

You should be proficient in:

  • Lean Manufacturing Principles
  • Machine Setups for Production Runs
  • Machine Safety Inspections
  • Mechanical Troubleshooting Skills

Machines & technologies you'll use:

  • Injection Molding Machine
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