Job Description

Process Technician  (#8862) - IL
Industry: Plastic Injection Moldings

We are currently seeking a Process Technician for a Plastic Injection Molding facility located in IL.

Description:

Job Description
Clean, set up, and operates injection molding machines. Operates and adjusts injection molding machine in order to achieve the highest quality part.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Stops injection molding machine, performs daily tool PM in rotation to clean.
• Restarts injection molding machine.
• Insures that parts are conforming after restart.
• Install dies on machine, according to work order specifications, using clamps, bolts, and hand tools.
• Set-up the operation of injection molding presses, ranging in size from 55 to 300 tons, to cast products from thermoplastic materials.
• Operate forklift truck to remove and install molds.
• Prepare equipment for opening/ shutdown of shift or when necessary ensuring that heats and auxiliary equipment are properly adjusted.
• Set-up and implement both pre- and post-molding auxiliary equipment.
• Material handling and manually switch over materials used on machinery.
• Read water diagrams and water molds accordingly.
• Provide input and obtain information to and from data terminals
• Read specifications and set machine controls, regulating prescribed molding temperature, volume of plastic, molding pressure and time, according to knowledge of plastics and molding procedures.
• Perform preventive maintenance and periodic checks on assigned equipment as prescribed or instructed.
• Obtain and use a scientific approach to processing with injection molding machines in order to optimize processes and achieve the highest quality part.
• Provide ownership and input of injection molding process and equipment for the reduction of defects, overall process improvement, and/or the reduction of downtime.
• Document all process changes.
• Modify existing robot programs to handle parts without causing damage to the equipment or parts.
• Evaluate parts for quality based on established criteria.
• Make any necessary adjustments to equipment to obtain desired operating results.
• Monitor and troubleshoot processing problems; observe specific parts of equipment and materials in process to determine or analyze the cause of machine malfunctions.
• Constantly review machine performance to include: maintain current cycle times, monitoring
quality, production, scrap, operators and correcting issues involving production of parts.
• Read and understands operator instructions. (i.e. operating machines, quality)
• Use of inspection tools. (i.e. micrometer)
• Handling of raw material.

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