Injection Mold Setup Technician-2nd shift in Manchester, NH at Tecomet

Date Posted: 11/11/2019

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Job Description

SUMMARY:    Sets up injection molds, molding machines and auxiliary support equipment for production. Responsible for identifying defects and quickly providing process adjustments within allowable limits to eliminate defects. Provides support for operators for in-process inspection.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintains a clean and organized work area, including daily cleaning and organization of work areas, work tools, and surrounding areas. Assists in the cleaning of equipment.
  • Identifies 5S opportunities and takes initiative to clean, organize and improve department cleanliness.
  • Interprets production schedules to set-up equipment in support of production demand.
  • Installs injection molds into molding machines to company procedures.
  • Sets up injection molding machines to company procedures.
  • Prepares all auxiliary equipment for production support, including but not limited to drying equipment, degating equipment and packaging requirements.
  • Prepares raw materials for production support.
  • Reports labor and production transactions accurately in ERP system.
  • Supports other areas/functions within the department/facility when requested to support production operations.
  • Performs equipment start-up and shut down maintenance and troubleshooting operational issues with tooling, machines or auxiliary equipment.
  • Complies with all organizational, local and federal safety and health regulations

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Responsible for identifying defects and quickly providing process adjustments within allowable limits to eliminate defects.
  • Injection molding process parameters.
  • Defect identification.
  • Root cause analysis.
  • Scientific Molding Principles.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Shop math.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or equivalent; 4 years of related experience required. Proven experience in successfully setting up and processing injection molding machines required.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL ABILITIES

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Tecomet is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/W/VET/DISABLED

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