Process Technician – Spartanburg, SC

A manufacturer of plastic injection molded plastic closures is searching for a Process Technician to work a 12 hour first shift.

The key responsibilities for the Process Technician are:

  • Ensuring that all work undertaken or supervised is carried out safely and without injury
  • Ensuring that all food safety issues are reported to the appropriate manager or supervisor
  • Initiating corrective action for non-conformance’s related to injection and vision system processes.
  • Operating: injection molding machines, vision systems, down-stream equipment, and material feed equipment
  • Assisting with the start-up of new equipment: developing process parameters and implement operator training plan
  • Monitoring critical process parameters on the injection machines, vision systems, color feeders, color blenders and secondary systems to include scheduled process and equipment audits
  • Establishing optimum calculated alarm parameters around the baseline process.
  • Leading role in advanced process analysis: identifying process improvements that result in cost savings, improved part quality, and improvement of related KPI’s
  • Conducting process related training for operators
  • Liaising with outside suppliers, machine manufacturers, and management.
  • Executing sample requests issued and process related activities focused on identifying root cause
  • Participating in mold and product design/drawing/process reviews when required
  • Auditing box counts and vision system to verify that the equipment is working correctly.

Skills

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective organizational skills with an attention to detail
  • Advanced injection molding knowledge related to troubleshooting and resin behavior
  • Advanced problem-solving skills focused on root cause analysis and lessons learned
  • Working knowledge of basic hydraulic/electric/pneumatic/vision systems
  • Ability to lift 35 pounds unassisted and work standing for 12 hours
  • Effective time management skills

Experience

  • 5 years of experience with processing injection mold machines and secondary equipment
  • Process design and mold qualifications preferred
  • Formal plastic process training such as scientific molding, Paulson or equivalent preferred
  • ISO or similar quality system and SQF or similar food safety system

Education

Degree or technical certification preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $28.00 to $31.00 /hour



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