Available Jobs in Extrusion Molding

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Injection Molding Supervisor/Manager – Fort Worth, TX

A plastic injection and profile extrusion company that manufactures door frames and components wants to hire a first shift Supervisor/Manager.  The Supervisor/Manager will lead a 10 hour day operation from Monday thru Thursday.  There is no night shift.  The ideal candidate the company would like to hire is someone who can manage the injection molding and extrusion departments but, if a candidate lacks the background in profile extrusion, the company will look consider hiring an injection molding processing supervisor.   The company operates large tonnage injection molding presses in the 400 to 1,000 ton range, in addition to, extrusion molding presses.

  • Plastic Processing Supervisor/Manager Requirements
    • Hands on injection mold experience with molding presses up to 1,000 tons
    • Experience with processing parameter set up and mold qualification
    • Rapid changeover experience
    • Main materials are ASA, HIPS, PVC, and Polypropylene
    • Experience with holding tight tolerances on color
    • Supervision experience of 8 -14 direct reports (3 – 5 years)
    • Preferred
      • Experience with plastic extrusion of lineal profiles
      • Automotive experience (Toyota production system, lean, etc.)

In addition to an annual salary in the $75,000 to $85,000 range the company offers a retirement plan, medical, dental, vision, and paid leave time but no relocation assistance, because they are looking to hire locally.

Molding Technician – SOUTHERN, NJ

A custom plastic molding company is looking to hire Molding Technicians to work in a clean room environment manufacturing a new line of medical devices.  The Molding Technicians will operate multi-cavity Extrusion Blow Molding machines and auxiliary equipment.  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. The right candidate will have experience in clean room environments, medical focused molding processes, and advanced manufacturing technologies.  This is a Full-Time 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 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.
  • 1-2 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 $28 range, the company offers competitive healthcare benefits, a 401(k) with matching 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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