Thermoforming Technician – Wilkes-Barre, PA

A leading Plastics manufacturer looking for Inline Thermoforming Technician for a 12 hour rotating shift night position.  The  Thermoforming Technician will provide Extrusion & Thermoforming technical capability within the Inline department, with regards process optimization, product specifications and technical decision making.  The Thermoforming Technician will also be responsible for;  

  • Following Standard Operating Procedures
  • Setting-up new operating procedures as required for future department development.
  • Technical set up of machines to run at optimum speed, as per GPC benchmarks, including machine speed increases if required.
  • Completing parts changeovers as per production schedule and in accordance with established procedures and time frames and assist with tool changeovers.
  • Providing support to ensure machine efficiency targets are achieved (trouble-shooting).
  • Assisting with management of machine downtime, including breakdown & maintenance.
  • Preparing and checking changeover trolleys, and ensuring components are ready prior to tool change.
  • Ensuring all products conform to required quality standards, product quality optimization.
  • Minimizing waste & scrap and record relevant data.

  Qualifications:

  • Strong technical capability, evidenced by a minimum of 12 months experience in a similar Process Technician role and experience in Plastics/Extrusion/Thermoforming.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills Technical and Mechanical background experience.
  • Transfer of knowledge through training of others.

In addition to an hourly rate in the $27 to $30 range the company offers an excellent benefits package, company 401K match, and 20 personal time off days in the first year. 



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