Available Jobs in Extrusion Molding

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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…….

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.

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