Available Jobs in Extrusion Molding

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Extrusion Blow Molding Technicians – SOUTHERN, NJ

A custom plastic molding company is looking to hire Extrusion Blow Molding Technicians to work in a clean room environment manufacturing a new line of medical devices.  The Extrusion Blow Molding Technicians will operate multi-cavity Extrusion Blow Molding machines and auxiliary equipment.  The right candidate will have experience in clean room environments, medical focused molding processes, and advanced manufacturing technologies.  This is a Full-Time, 12 hour day or night shift position with paid overtime.

Molding Technician Responsibilities

  • Perform and maintain safe and efficient tool and machine set-up, operation, and process capabilities to meet customer on-time delivery and quality expectations.
  • Perform extrusion blow molding startups including completion of all required quality management system documentation.
  • Troubleshoot quality/part issues by confirming plastic conditions and performing root cause analysis to determine true root causes.
  • Verify process parameters prior to start up and assure process is running to validated parameters.
  • Identify machine problems and communicate to maintenance as required.
  • Follow all required Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Documentation Practice (GDP) procedures.
  • Work flexible shifts and overtime as needed and maintain reliable attendance.
  • Perform required maintenance and cleaning per Clean Room procedures.
  • Maintain the integrity of the clean room requirements in all job duties.
  • Keep machinery, work area and floors neat and orderly.
  • Wear company issued required personal protective equipment (PPE) for an ISO-8 Class clean room environment.

Molding Technician Education/Experience Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Computer user skills – proficient in basic computer use – able to quickly learn and efficiently use new systems.
  • Basic math skills – add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Working knowledge of molds, molding machinery, and vision systems.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience operating extrusion blow molding presses.
  • Reliable and dependable attendance.
  • Flexibility with work schedule and willingness to work overtime when needed.

In addition to an hourly rate in the $24 to $26 range, the company offers competitive healthcare benefits, a 401(k) with matching, a $2,000 sign on bonus and relocation assistance.

Assembly Technicians – Southern, New Jersey

A custom plastic molding company wants to hire Assembly Technicians to work in a clean room environment manufacturing a new line of medical devices.   The purpose-built clean room will house industry leading molding, automation, and robotic technologies and will be managed by a small, highly skilled, and cross trained team

ASSEMBLY TECHNICIAN POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Inspect, maintain, and assist machine production.
  • Conduct daily inspections of production assembly equipment to monitor performance, recommend appropriate preventative maintenance (PM) repairs, and record findings.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance for production systems & equipment to sustain optimal availability and reliability, and safe operating status.
  • Disassemble, repair, and reassemble equipment according to operating manual, schematics, blueprints, and external technical assistance.
  • Perform in-process parts inspection to company standards.
  • Validate that equipment is operating safely and to OEM / company standards.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair machinery as needed.
  • Write legibly and practice proper Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) in a manufacturing area.
  • Responsible for production recording, and maintaining a safe work
  • Responsible for maintaining the highest quality parts produced, production performance, Statistical Process Controls (SPC) and documentation.
  • Assist in training fellow team members in the work cell to drive for optimum performance.
  • Follow all required Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Documentation Practice (GDP) procedures.
  • Maintain the integrity of the cleanroom requirements in all job duties.
  • Keep work area and floors neat and orderly.
  • Wear company issued required personal protective equipment (PPE) for an ISO-8 Class cleanroom environment.

ASSEMBLY TECHNICIAN POSITION EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • A minimum of a year of product assembly experience.
  • Basic math skills – add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • An understanding of continuous improvement, six sigma or lean manufacturing concepts.
  • Good time management practices. Lift and/or move up 25 pounds and occasionally more 50 to 100 lbs. with assistance of equipment.
  • Reliable and dependable attendance.
  • Flexibility with work schedule and willingness to work overtime when needed.
  • Stand for most of the work shift. Occasionally walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

In addition to an hourly rate in the $20 to $22 range, the company offers competitive healthcare benefits, a 401(k) with matching, etc..

Plastic Extrusion Manufacturing Engineer – Minneapolis, MN

A small but rapidly growing company has an exciting opportunity for a Plastic Extrusion Manufacturing Engineer to support that growth. The successful candidate will be responsible for thermoplastic elastomer and polyurethane plastic profile extrusion processes, profile die designs and all ancillary equipment.  In addition, the Plastic Extrusion Manufacturing Engineer will trouble shoot profile and coextrusion process issues, develop tooling designs, and implement quality, productivity, and safety improvements.

PLASTIC EXTRUSION MANUFACTURING ENGINEER RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Establish processes for all extrusion products and document setups.
  • Improve existing extrusion processes for part quality, cosmetic issues and cycle time reduction.
  • Provide direction for selection of new equipment including extruders, extrusion processing equipment, and automation.
  • Design profile and coextrusion tooling and lead the placement of the tooling into production for new programs and replacement dies.
  • Build a tool maintenance shop and maintenance program for maintaining dies and sizers.
  • Analyze new part designs for processability, throughput, and resolve potential issues.
  • Work with production team to design fixtures and cell improvements for productivity, quality, and ergonomic factors.
  • Design and build automated solutions in assembly and pack stations.
  • Repair existing automation and upgrade obsolete components.
EDUCATION:
  • BS in Plastics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
EXPERIENCE:
  • A minimum of 3 years related plastic profile extrusion experience.
SKILLS/KNOWELDGE/ABILITIES:
  • Must have technical knowledge and hands-on experience with thermoplastic extrusion, die design, and plastic processing.
  • Must have strong mechanical skills.
  • Requires strong organizational skills, close attention to detail and the ability to effectively handle multiple, competing priorities.
  • Independently driven.
  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to efficiently summarize information in an effective manner.
  • Must understand data and data validation and have the skill to use data in order to make educated business decisions.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as within a variety of teams. Must be highly collaborative to ensure timely completion of projects.
  • Proficient in Excel and SolidWorks (or some 3D modeling software).
  • Experience with designing and building automation.
  • Knowledge of secondary automation is desirable.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing is desirable.
In addition to an annual salary in the $80,000 to $100,000 range, the company offers; 10 paid holidays, PTO/vacation/sick pay negotiable, Company paid healthcare premium, a Company paid $50,000 life insurance policy, and a 401(k) with 4% company match.

Injection Molding Production Manager – Maple Grove, MN
A captive Injection and Extrusion Molding Company is seeking a qualified individual to be the Injection Molding Production Manager The company needs an individual that can make a difference in the progressive, privatively owned company.
Production Manager Responsibilities
  • Leading the entire  facility molding operation running four ten hour days.
  • Training Production Supervisors, Process Engineers, etc..
  • Scheduling production.
  • Upgrading and improving operations through implementation of Management Resources Planning (MRP) system.
  • Evaluating and troubleshoot the molding process to correct molding problems and/or to test new molds.
  • Championing lean manufacturing, preparing materials, and equipment to operate within the manufactures recommendations and specifications.
  • Coordinating multiple departments and priorities to meet or exceed customer expectations.
Production Manager Position Requirements
  • Must have a High School Diploma plus a Technical Degree or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of five years of Injection Molding experience.
  • A minimum of 10 years of Management/Supervision experience.
  • Production scheduling experience.
  • Knowledge of Management Resource Planning System (MRP).
  • Hands on problem solving skills, excellent communication, exceptional project/time management and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint.

In addition to an annual salary in the $80,000 to $120,000 range, the company offers; Company paid Healthcare premium, a 401(k) with 4% matching, relocation assistance, and Dental, Vision, and Life supplemental insurance.

Blow Molding Extruder Operators – Thomson, Georgia

A blown film manufacturing company is searching for set up technicians/operators to support their operations. The company is a leading manufacturer of plastic bags, stretchwrap film, flexible packaging, etc.

Job Requirements

The Blown Film Set up Technicians/Operators are responsible for setting the molds in, and operating, blown film machines.

Experience/Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma
  • A minimum of 3 years of extrusion blown film or injection molding experience.

In addition to an hourly rate in the $18 to $25 range, the company offers; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision insurance, and a simple IRA with up to 3% of salary matching.

Maintenance Technicians – Southern, New Jersey

A company manufacturing custom plastic injection and extrusion molded medical devices wants to hire two Maintenance Technicians to maintain; plastic molding equipment, facilities, auxiliary equipment, and support mold maintenance.  The Maintenance Technicians will work a 12 hour night shifts.

Maintenance Technician Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensuring all work is carried out safely and without injury.
  • Executing corrective actions for non-conformance related to production equipment and plant utilities
  • Performing Electro/Mechanical trouble shooting.
  • Providing support to the maintenance/tooling department as required.
  • Coordinating contractor support as necessary.
  • Performing maintenance and repairs on the following equipment: Injection and blow molding machines, molds, downstream support equipment, and plant utilities, i.e., HVAC.

Requisite Skills:

  • Competent in several of the following areas: windows based programs, blueprint reading, pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical principles, basic plumbing and welding.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience maintaining plastic injection molding machines, molds, and auxiliary equipment.
  • Experience with maintaining stack molds would be a plus.
  • General electrical code, PLC, electrical controls.
  • Ability to operate machine shop equipment and metal fabrication equipment, such as, CNC machines or standard milling machines.

Education:

Technical college diploma in related field or Industrial Trade License is preferred but a High School Graduate with the requisite skills will be considered.

In addition to a hourly pay rate between $24 and $28 per hour, the company offers very good health care benefits, a 401(k), tuition reimbursement and relocation assistance.

Blow Molding Technicians – Buena, NJ

A specialty packaging company providing custom blow molding services for all types of rigid packaging, i.e., PET and HDPE plastic bottles, closures, etc., for the medical industry, wants to hire Extrusion Bow Molding Technicians.  There Extrusion Blow Molding Technician and Maintenance openings are on 12-hour (2,2,3) day and 12-hour night (2,2,3) shifts.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Setup and Operate the Extrusion Blow Molding machinery, tooling and equipment.
  • Troubleshoot the machine, process and any quality issues.
  • Maintain part quality expectations and production rates.
  • Maintain compliance with cGMP Standards.
  • Follows organizational and departmental practices and SOP’s to ensure safe operations of equipment, personal safety and compliance with customer quality standards.
  • Record all machine and quality issues in the IQ log and sample parts visually as well as dimensionally.
  • Enter Work Orders for any repairs or preventive maintenance in a timely manner.
  • Able to follow work instructions and maintain the ISO Class 8 cleanroom environment.
  • Understand all systems which support the work cell.
  • Assist production personnel as needed.
  • Perform verifications checks on logs on all paperwork in a timely manner and ensure documentation is completed before the end of their shift.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong mechanical and troubleshooting skills
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience with plastic molding
  • Mechanical and analytical background would be a plus
  • A High School Diploma
  • Proficient in reading and writing in English.
  • Ability to lead the shift when necessary
  • Proficient in mathematical skills (adding, subtracting, dividing and multiplication)
  • Must be able to take direction and work well with others
  • Must be able to work under the stress of deadlines
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to deal with problems in a professional manor

In addition to an hourly rate in the $22 to $28 range the company offers medical, dental, vision, 401k, tuition reimbursement and relocation assistance.

MANUFACTURING CLEAN-ROOM MANAGER – Southern, NJ

A company that manufactures plastic caps, closures, bottles and other containers and assembles them in a clean-room for the medical industry applications wants to hire a Manufacturing Clean-Room Manager.  The Manufacturing Clean-Room Manager is responsible for approximately 40 associates across four shifts.  The clean-room molding and assembly operations are highly automated and require a manager that has a working knowledge of plastic molding, robotic assembly and packaging in a clean-room environment.

MANUFACTURING CLEAN-ROOM MANAGER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as the expert on the automated robotic assembly and packaging equipment.
  • Lead staff to optimize performance and meet on time product delivery schedules.
  • Track and log maintenance and calibration schedules for molding, assembly and packaging equipment.
  • Ensure required spare parts are available.
  • Ensure daily equipment preventive maintenance and cleaning are performed and documented.
  • Manage and train clean-room employees on company policies/clean room  specific procedures, such as, Quality Management Systems (QMS) and Safety.

MANUFACTURING CLEAN-ROOM MANAGER POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Plastic Engineering or Industrial Engineering is a must.
  • 3+ years of experience in clean-room manufacturing, medical device or plastic molding operations.
  • Experience in Medical device validation.
  • Good technical knowledge of electrical and mechanical equipment, robotics, and HVAC systems.
  • Computer user skills: Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams), and ability to learn other computer software / systems.
  • Strong leadership and relation building skills.
  • Effective communication, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

In addition to an annual salary in the $90,000 to $110,000 range, the company offers competitive healthcare benefits, and relocation assistance.

Extrusion Machine Operator – Prineville, Oregon

A manufacturer of plastic pipe and fittings wants to hire two day shift, single screw, plastic extrusion machine Operators.  The Operators should have at least two years of single screw extrusion machine operating experience.  A High School Diploma or equivalent is also required.  In addition to an hourly rate in the $22 to $24 hourly range, the company offers company paid healthcare benefits, and relocation assistance.

Profile Extrusion Process Technicians – Columbus, OH

An expanding plastic profile extrusion manufacturing company wants to hire several Process Technicians in addition to Operators. The Profile Extrusion Process Technicians will manage the development, efficiency and documentation of profile extrusion processes while meeting continuous improvement objectives

ESSENTIAL PROFILE EXTRUSION PROCESS TECHNICIAN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Selecting machine dies.
  • Determining setup procedures.
  • Extruding plastic into shapes and diameters.
  • Setting-up secondary equipment to product specifications.
  • Specifying lengths and weights of structures.
  • Replacing worn dies.
  • Setting controls to regulate vacuum, air pressure, sizing rings, and temperature.
  • Synchronizing the speed of profile extrusion.
  • Reading and interpret blueprints and drawings.
  • Locating defects on extruded products.
  • Checking for conformance to specifications.
  • Adjusting controls as necessary.
  • Installing, connecting, testing, and adjusting equipment.
  • Cleaning tools.
  • Removing excess, entangled, or completed material from machines.
  • Ability to operate machines that extrude plastic structures.
  • Starting metering pumps.
  • Activating and adjust extruding machines.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in plastic profile extrusion or extrusion molding
  • Ability to work 12 hour shifts
  • Technically sound and hands-on in troubleshooting extrusion molding process issues
  • Mold set-up experience with a preventive maintenance background
  • Ability to use sound judgment and to prioritize workload
  • Strong written and communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic and results-oriented
  • Time management skills
  • Basic knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Practices – desired
  • Basic Microsoft suite computer skills

In addition to an hourly pay rate in the $25 to $31 range, the company offers; overtime pay, competitive health care benefits, a 401(k) with matching, relocation assistance and more…….

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