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Injection Molding Process Technician
Summary
Title:Injection Molding Process Technician
ID:1216
Job Location:Grafton, WI
Description

Company Overview
Young innovations is a manufacturer and marketer of high quality dental equipment and supplies with the sales in excess of $120 million. With an outstanding reputation for quality, our company has a broad portfolio of market leading products across a variety of categories.

Role Overview
Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Injection Molding Process Technician is responsible for leading/supporting injection mold operations, repairs, and improvements. Responsible to maintain complex manufacturing, production, and process equipment. Installs, troubleshoots, repairs, and modifies equipment and systems where knowledge of interrelationships among various supporting processes and components is essential.

Essential Duties

  • Assist in the development of equipment operating discipline & protocol for machine start-ups, shut-downs, cycle-time compliance, changeovers, purges, and routine mold/equipment maintenance
  • Provide technical expertise for all molding operations
  • Adjust injection mold machine using manual speed and pressure adjustments on all types of machines
  • Inspect parts under quality control procedures
  • Verifies conformance to specifications by checking dimensions, clearances, and alignments
  • Troubleshoots for problems during production
  • Independently performs repairs, preventive maintenance, and troubleshooting on all equipment
  • Applies aptitude for mechanical and electrical repairs and knows when to consult with engineers on any technical problems beyond ability
  • Makes recommendations for part design and tooling and/or manufacturing capability
  • Develops and provides technical guidance and training to lower level trades
  • Comprehends and performs all required calibration procedures
  • All other job duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Associate degree in technical discipline or Master Molding Certificate, preferred
  • 2+ years of experiencing in molding processes required
  • Requires a progressive record continuing and broadcasting knowledge and scope in maintenance techniques and equipment technologies
  • Hands on injection molding setup and knowledge of mold design; and plastic process optimization
  •   Must have mold maintenance experience
  • Project management
  • Proficient with computers specifically Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Strong technical problem solving skills for automated systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with operators, technicians, and engineers
  • Ability to identify and execute improvement project on automated molding manufacturing equipment
  • Requires comprehensive and practical knowledge in maintenance of a wide variety of equipment including mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical power, digital and analog electronics
  • Ability to recognize systematic problems and develop solutions
  • Demonstrated analytical nature and excellent problem diagnostic skills
  • Strong written skills
  • Able to sit, stand, stoop, bend, and walk frequently during the shift
  • May be necessary to work extended hours as needed and on weekends  
  • May need to lift up to 75 lbs on occasion
  • Visual acuity to see and read fine prints

 

 

 

 

 

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