Thermoform Operator - 2nd shift in Manchester, NH at Tecomet

Date Posted: 8/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

SUMMARY

Sets up and operates thermoforming machines under close supervision. Inspect in process components using calibrated measuring instruments. Materials are of polymer/plastic sheets that must be removed from calibrated batch ovens and placed into forming machine.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  • Ability to measure thickness and identify color of material. (Ultem/Radel and others)
  • Retrieve molds listed on routings.  Set up formers, with supervision, for thickness and heating times with information on routings.
  • Ability to recognize proper sag time and engage forming cycle.  Ability to recognize cosmetic defects and functional problems with configuration.
  • Group leader or designee will inspect first piece from production lot.
  • Place parts in stacks on designated rolling racks.  Record transactions in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Machine parts using CNC type equipment
  • Drill and assemble lids
  • Retrieve molds and put away molds
  • All other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND WORK  EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or equivalent.  - 6 months experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Good communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Ability to read and follow work instructions
  • Understanding of shop math
  • Able to identify cosmetic defects in product

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and extreme heat.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

EQUIPMENT USED

Thermoformers, Ovens, Hand tools, Saws, stock picker, CNC machine, Bridgeport, trim machines, drill press

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

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