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Plastic Extrusion Manufacturing Manager – New Haven, Connecticut

A captive plastic profile extrusion company has an immediate opening for a Manufacturing Manager to manage all manufacturing related functions, including; production, scheduling, shipping, inventory control, purchasing, and quality control. Direct reports include, Production Supervisors, a Shipping Supervisor, and an Inventory Control/Production Scheduler.

Manufacturing Manager Responsibilities:

  • Leading Supervisors to coordinate daily activities of the Production and Shipping Departments totaling approx. 15-20 employees.
  • Determining proper staffing by working with the Human Resource Dept. to achieve appropriate levels and addressing other personnel related issues.
  • Interfacing with Customer Service regularly on shipping schedules and other issues impacting customer

Inventory Management Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Kanban inventory system and interface with Purchasing to ensure orders are placed for ongoing needs and for large customer orders.
  • Negotiate directly as needed with vendors and carriers for cost reduction and to address quality issues.
  • Monitor finished goods and raw material inventories for accuracy and appropriate stocking levels.
  • Determine root cause of inventory variances and make needed corrective actions.
  • Ensure accurate raw material and bill of material files in ERP system.
  • Interface with the Maintenance Department for equipment repair and preventative maintenance of all equipment.
  • Working closely with Production Department and Engineering/Tool Room on tooling issues, process improvement projects, and new product tooling/set-ups.
  • Coordinating trial run of new tools.
  • Monitoring quality, scrap, on-time shipments, and other metrics and take corrective action as needed.
  • Implement and/or maintain 5S and Lean manufacturing practices.
  • Improving and maintaining product quality as per specifications while minimizing cost
  • Reviewing products with sub-standard profitability and implement changes in process to correct.
  • Conduct performance reviews for all direct reports.

 Education/Experience Requirements:

  •  Bachelor’s Degree, preferred but, not required
  • Minimum of 5 years of production management experience preferably, in plastic profile extrusion.
  • Thorough understanding of plastic product manufacturing, ERP, and Lean principles.

In addition to an annual salary in the $80,000 to $95,000 range and an excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, vision, vacation, paid holidays, life insurance, currently a 40% match up to 5% on 401(k) plan.

Thermoforming Process Technician – Burlingame, CA

A leading plastics thermoforming manufacturer is searching for an In-line Thermoforming Process Technician. The Thermoforming Process Technician will provide Extrusion & Thermoforming technical capability, with regard to process optimization, product specifications and technical decision making.

The Thermoforming Process 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 3 years of experience in a similar Process Technician role and experience in Plastics/Extrusion/Thermoforming.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills Technical and Mechanical background experience.
  • Lyle and Brown Thermoforming machine experience preferred.

In addition to an annual salary in the $65,000 to $80,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits and relocation assistance.

Plant Maintenance Engineer – Minneapolis, MN

A rapidly growing Injection and Extrusion Molding Company is seeking a qualified individual to be the Plant Maintenance Engineer. The company needs an individual that can make a difference in a progressive, privatively owned company. The Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for the increasing the operational uptime of the facility and plastic molding equipment.

MAINTENANCE ENGINEER ACCOUNTABILITIES/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Monitor and maintain preventative maintenance program.
  • Repair, adjust, maintain and re-assemble plastic molding machines, mechanical and hydraulic equipment.
  • Install and maintain multi-axis Industrial Robots
  • Install and qualify plastic molding and auxiliary equipment.
  • Support and improve the Preventative Maintenance (PM) program
  • Continuing education to update and expand skill set
  • Document custom equipment and modifications
  • Specify and order replacement components to maintain spare parts inventory
  • Communicate with multiple departments in a professional, positive, team-oriented manner
  • Operate a personal computer, utilizing the Microsoft Office Suite.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Education in electrical and hydraulic training preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience maintaining injection and/or extrusion molding machines.
  • Hydraulic and Electrical proficiency.
  • AS in electronics preferred.
  • Good troubleshooting and mechanical skills with ability to read blueprints.
  • Strong background in hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical and robotics.
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations.

In addition to an annual salary in the $75,000 to $80,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits and relocation assistance.

Plastic Injection Molding Project Manager – Anaheim, California

A plastic injection molding manufacturer of custom injection molded consumer plastic products is searching for a Project Manager.  The Project Manager is responsible for leading the customer plastic product design, development and manufacturing efforts.

Project Manager Responsibilities

  • Managing three engineers; designing plastic products, developing the mold tooling, debugging the tooling.
  • Working with the manufacturing department to place the tooling into production and assuring customer product specifications are met.
  • Working with the customer product customers to develop product costs in conjunction with the Sales Department.
  • Developing production schedules with the product customers.
  • Tracking product manufacturing implementation schedules to assure they are being met.
  • Working with internal and external mold builders to assure customer approved injection molded design requirements are being met.
  • Hiring and training engineers, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees.

Project Manager Education and Skills Requirements

  • A four-year technical degree is preferred but, equivalent experience will be considered.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience managing engineering projects in a plastic injection molding company.
  • A minimum of 3 years of Project Management experience.
  • Experience communicating (verbally and written) directly with product customers, as well as, internal customers, i.e., manufacturing.

In addition to an annual salary in the $75,000 to $85,000 range the company offers competitive Healthcare benefits.

Plastic Injection Molding Maintenance Technician – Anaheim, CA

A custom plastic injection molding company wants to hire a Maintenance Technician to maintain; plastic molding equipment, facilities, auxiliary equipment, and support mold maintenance.

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 molding machines, molds, downstream support equipment, and plant utilities, i.e., HVAC.

Requisite Skills/Education:

  • Competent in several of the following areas: windows based programs, blueprint reading, pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical principles, basic plumbing and welding.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience maintaining plastic injection molding machines, molds, and auxiliary equipment.
  • Experience with maintaining stack molds would be a plus.
  • Knowledge of general electrical codes, PLC’s, and electrical controls.
  • Ability to operate machine shop equipment and metal fabrication equipment, such as, CNC machines or standard milling machines.
  • A technical college degree in a maintenance 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 $35 and $40 per hour, the company offers competitive health care benefits.

 

Plastic Injection Molding Process Engineer – Anaheim, CA

A plastic injection molding company is seeking an innovative individual that demonstrates significant ingenuity in problem solving and processing for the position of Plastic Injection Molding Process Engineer. The Process Engineer will support injection molding process development, process improvement and operator training.

Injection Molding Process Engineer Responsibilities:

  • The complete set-up, change over, adjustment, and troubleshooting of mold tooling in plant injection molding machines, as well as related auxiliary equipment.
  • Debugging new mold tools, establishing molding process parameters, and reviewing existing jobs for process improvements.
  • Acting as a resource to other departmental personnel in troubleshooting problem molding jobs.
  • Assist with automation, developing robotic path motions, testing procedures, and documenting results.

Requirements

  • Technical college or college training/degree in related plastics manufacturing or engineering program preferred.
  • Plastic Injection Molding Scientific Molding and/or RJG Master Molding Training and Certification would be a plus.
  • Prior experience setting up and troubleshooting plastic injection molding machines in a production molding environment required (3+ years desired).
  • Strong mechanical aptitude, problem solving skills, and ability to visualize spatially in three dimensions.
  • Solid oral and written communication skills, with an ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with co-workers and other employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Willingness to operate production machinery as needed.

In addition to an annual salary in the $75,000 to $85,000 range, the company offers healthcare benefits and relocation assistance.

Injection Molding Automation Engineer – Anaheim, CA

A custom plastic injection molding company wants to hire an Automation Engineer. The Automation Engineer, plans, maps, sequences and performs assembly of complex electrical, mechanical and pneumatic robotic and equipment from verbal and written instructions. Performs layout of mechanical, pneumatic and electrical schematics.

RESPONSIBILITIES
· Performs a variety of diagnostic troubleshooting activities on assembly automation equipment.
· Makes mechanical, electrical, pneumatic or hydraulic repairs to assembly automation equipment
· Performs equipment failure analysis, repairs, and scheduled preventative maintenance on robotic and automated equipment.
· Sets up manual and semi-automatic assembly lines and assists in operating pre-production runs.
· Assists in installing new automated equipment and in moving equipment to new locations.
· Creates new robot programs and edit existing robot programs.
· Updates manuals and programs for automated equipment.
· Keeps accurate reports of all activities performed on each piece of equipment.
· Provides input to engineering staff on areas for machine improvements.
· Sets up and maintains production maintenance schedule and parts inventory.
· Ensures all software is backed up and up-to-date.
· Works with Maintenance and Process Technicians to maintain daily production operations and assembly through preventative and corrective maintenance.
· Supports all company safety and quality programs and initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS

· Ability to use advanced trades mathematics together with use of complex drawings, specifications and charts.
· Ability to use all varieties of precision measuring instruments
· Must be able to apply judgment to perform more difficult work with use of complex drawings, specifications and charts.
· Ability to program and troubleshoot PLC (programmable logic controllers) and ladder logic.
· Ability to read and understand electrical drawings and schematics.

In addition to an annual salary in the $80,000 to $90,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits but no relocation assistance.

Plastic Injection Molding Production Manager – Anaheim, CA

A custom Injection Molding Company is seeking a qualified individual to be the hands-on Injection Molding Production Manager. The company needs an individual that can help grow the company.

Production Manager Responsibilities Include:

  • 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 manufacture’s recommendations and specifications.
  • Coordinating multiple departments and priorities to meet customer expectations.
  • Leading the Plastic Injection Molding Process Technicians.

Position Requirements

  • Must have a High School Diploma plus a Technical Degree or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of five years of Injection Molding experience including 2 years of Management/ Supervision experience.
  • 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 $100,000 range the company offers competitive benefits.

Chief Operations Officer – Mateo, CA

A rapidly growing manufacturer of plastic thermoformed products serving the medical and food industries wants to hire a Chief Operating Officer (COO).  The COO must have experience in the thermoforming manufacturing environment or other plastics manufacturing and be willing to take a strong leadership role implementing growth strategies to increase revenues while developing opportunities for cost savings.  The COO will also be responsible for providing strategic financial and operational leadership for the company.

PRIMARY CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER RESPONSIBLILITIES

  • Planning, developing, implementing and directing the organization’s operational and fiscal function and performance.
  • Leading the overall day-to-day operations of the company, ensuring company priorities, goals and objectives are being met.
  • Mentoring, coaching, and leading the management team in order to meet the company goals and objectives.
  • Evaluating the company’s financial operational, sales and marketing structures to plan for continual improvements and increasing efficiencies.
  • While leading company growth, keeping a focus on; product quality, meeting customer requirements, social impact, and product sustainability.

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • A minimum of ten years of management experience in the plastics industry with some thermoforming experience preferred.
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office and ERP Systems.
  • Knowledge of production, costing inventory control and purchasing principles.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • A minimum of two years of experience at a VP of Operations.

In addition to an annual salary in the $180,000 to $250,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits.

 

Plastic Products Account Manager – Anaheim, CA

A custom plastic injection molding manufacturer of consumer products wants to hire an Account Manager, for the: Customer Service Department.  The Account Manager will:

  • Process orders for material or merchandise received by mail, telephone, or personally from customer or company employee.
  • Edit orders received for price and nomenclature.
  • Inform customers of unit prices, shipping date anticipated delays, and any additional information needed by customer.
  • Prepare order forms and enter data into computer to determine total cost for customer.
  • Recommend scheduling adjustments to fulfill needed order per customer demands.

Qualifications:

  • A High School Diploma or Equivalent. An Associates or Bachelor of Science Degree would be a plus.
  • Experience working in a sales or similar role for a plastic injection molding consumer products manufacturing.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Products, i.e., Excel, in an office setting.

In addition to an annual salary in the $65,000 to $80,000 range the company offers competitive Healthcare benefits.

Injection Molding Process Technician – Lancaster, PA

 

A custom plastic injection molding company that has been in business for over 40 years wants to hire an experienced Plastic Injection Molding Process Technician.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Processing, changing and maintaining molds, and auxiliary equipment across 18 injection molding machines.
  • Setting-up, operating and processing acceptable quality first piece parts on injection molding machines.
  • Checking process of machines to regulate pressure, temperature, and speed and feed rates, and to set cycle times.
  • Installing molds into machines to meet production schedules.
  • Verifying; machine processes, and recording temperatures, pressures, and cycle times.
  • Performing quality assurance checks by observing continuous operation of automatic injection molding machines to ensure that products meet specifications.
  • Detecting injection molding press jams and malfunctions, making adjustments as required.
  • Measuring and visually inspecting products for surface and dimension defects in order to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Removing molds from machines after production runs are finished.

POSTION REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of 2 Years of Injection Molding Process Knowledge and Experience.
  • Strong Mechanical Aptitude
  • Team Player
  • Good Communication Skills
In addition to an hourly rate in the $25 to $30 range the company offers competitive benefits and relocation assistance.

 

Plastic Buyer – Hillside, NJ

A company that manufactures custom injection molded products is searching for a Plastic BuyerThe Buyer will work closely with the Supply Chain Manger and will be responsible for assisting in monitoring plastic resin inventory levels and processing Purchase Orders for materials to replenish those inventory levels. The candidate will be responsible for placing daily orders with vendors, following contracts/pricing, maintaining and building vendor relations, and follow up on shipments.

The ideal Buyer will have great customer service, and advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and familiarity with vendor relations/purchasing.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience: Purchasing Materials, Using Microsoft Excel, Pricing, Contracts, Inventory Planning & Reporting.
  • Experience working with IQMS would be a plus.

In add addition to an annual salary in the $70,000 to $85,000 range the company offers competitive Healthcare Benefits and relocation assistance.

Plastic Injection Molding Plant Manager – Minneapolis, Minnesota

A growing custom injection molding company in the consumer and general industry field has an immediate opening for a Plant Manager.  The Plant Manager will lead a team in a injection molding manufacturing facility.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage production operations of an injection molding facility.
  • Full Profit and Loss responsibility driving continuous improvement in safety, quality and profit performance.
  • Increasing and maintaining productivity/efficiency of the overall plant output.
  • Testing and monitoring plant processes.
  • Maintaining compliance with facility OSHA standards.
  • Preparing, analyzing and issuing production and performance reports as required.
  • Controlling costs to achieve company budget goals.
  • Maintaining a comprehensive preventative maintenance program.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a High School Diploma, a bachelor’s degree would be a plus.
  • Must have at least five years of management experience in a plastic injection molding operation, some extrusion experience would be a plus..
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication with leadership capabilities supporting the company’s goals, objectives and philosophies.
  • Knowledge of Profit Loss (P&L) statement preparation and application.
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office Products.

In addition to an annual salary in the $80,000 to $100,000 range, the company offer competitive benefits.

Injection Molding Machine Operators – Spartanburg, SC

A manufacturer of plastic injection molded plastic closures is searching for Injection Molding Machine Operators to work 12 hour day or night shifts.

Responsibilities:

*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
*Executing sample requests issued and process related activities focused on identifying root cause problems
*Auditing box counts and vision system to verify that the equipment is working correctly.

Skills/Education

*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
*A minimum of 3 years of experience with injection mold machines and secondary equipment
*High School Diploma or equivalent

Hourly rate is between $24 and $26 with competitive benefits.

Plastic Compounding Process Engineer – Duncan, SC

A growing company specializing in the compounding of nylon and polyester resin is searching for a Process Engineer.

 The Process Engineer be responsible for:

  • Being the Technical Lead for new product development in manufacturing
  • Improving plastic compounding and the extrusion operation
  • Supporting the twin screw extrusion machine and compounding equipment to increase the resin compounding capacity of the facility
  • Supporting manufacturing with Quality objectives, such as, productivity improvements and waste reduction
  • Providing technical support to the sales force on product and processing related questions
  • Active in the IQMS system including development of ISO documents, implementation and compliance
  • Proving technical support to the operations team on equipment maintenance and installation projects.
  • Providing direct technical support at customer trials
  • Providing input on new equipment purchases and installation
  • Providing technical support in complaint handling and remediation
  • Supporting manufacturing training of new employees
  • Providing technical support on Environmental Compliance Reporting

Candidate Requirements:

  • Must have hands-on plastic extrusion experience
  • Must have nylon and polyester hands-on compounding experience
  • Must have the ability to train others on plastic twin screw extruder operation and compounding
  • Engineering degree or equivalent experience
  • Must have very good verbal and written skills
  • Must have good interpersonal skills

The company offers an annual salary in the $65,000 to $80,000 range in addition to fully paid for healthcare benefits and relocation assistance.

Plastic Blow Molding Technicians – Riverside, CA

A well-established company that that manufactures blow molded products, such as, bottles and plastic cases wants to hire Blow Molding Process Technicians and Operators for all three shifts.  The company is operating 3 different types of blow molding machines; SBO-4, SBO-10, and SBO-18 (Vtek).  The company is also willing to consider anyone willing to be trained with couple of years of plastic processing experience.

Process Technician Responsibilities:

  • Check work quality continuously, making adjustments to equipment and other related changes if necessary.
  • Perform operator-based preventive maintenance on machines to include disassembly, cleaning, and reassembly.
  • Performed mold changes, resin changes, for machine set ups.
  • QA inspection on bottles and other products every 15-30 minutes.
  • Enter daily production logs and follow all GMP and PPE regulations.

Process Technician Requirements:

  • A High School or equivalent diploma.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience operating blow molding machines.
  • Anyone willing to be trained with couple of years of plastic processing experience.

In addition to an hourly rate between $25 and $35 per hour the company offers competitive health care benefits and relocation assistance.

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Plastic Regrind and Recycle Buyer – Houston, Texas

The Plastic Buyer is responsible for purchasing plastic scrap (PP&HDPE), and regrind to ensure that all aspects of the sourcing process meet quality, surety of supply, and cost to meet corporate procurement requirements.  May be able to work remotely.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Procure inventory: plastics for recycling and plastic regrind for production processes.
  • Participate in cross functional teams to develop strategies to source assigned commodity-based items at the lowest total cost of ownership;
  • Participate in planning group with production scheduling, implementation, inventory, and updating of item information in ERP system;
  • Monitor items received, issued and returned to ensure accuracy of inventory;
  • Provide regular updates and reports to the sourcing and management staff on cost improvements and new technologies or services;
  • Follow up regularly with suppliers to ensure part availability, expediting as required;
  • Analyze MRP and other data and propose/implement process improvements that reduce waste of all kinds.

Qualifications and Work Experience

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (or related field) and/or six plus years of direct work experience without formal education.
  • Position typically expects a minimum of three years of direct/relevant experience based on scope of position.
  • Technical purchasing and sourcing skills.
  • Relies on clearly defined instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  • Demonstrate flexibility when confronted with change.
  • Self-motivated and self-managing individual.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to calculate and analyze financial data such as ROI, make vs. buy, and other commercial requirements.
  • Microsoft Office Suite and other PC skills;
  • MRP/ERP system expertise.

In addition to annual salary in the $90,000 to $120,000 range, the company offers competitive healthcare benefits, a 401(k), profit sharing of 3% of corporate profits and relocation assistance, if needed, because the buyer may be able to work remotely.

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.

Thermoforming Supervisor – Oakland, California

A progressive and innovate thermoforming company that has been in business for over 40 years is searching for an Thermoforming Supervisor to lead the operation and set up Lyle Thermoforming machines. Salary will be commensurate with Lyle Thermoforming experience and the ability to supervise others.

Thermoforming Supervisor Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of hands-on thermoforming operating experience.
  • Experience with thermoforming equipment preventative maintenance.
  • Must be able to trouble shoot mechanical issues.
  • At least 3 years of supervisory experience.
  • High School or equivalent diploma.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00 – $80,000.00 per year plus competitive benefits and relocation assistance.

Laboratory Manager – Conyers, Georgia

A leading manufacturer of quality printing inks, coatings, and plastic colorants is looking for a Laboratory Manager.  The Laboratory Manager must have experience with color concentrate and/or compound, pigments, resins, additives, and processes. The ideal candidate is looking to build a career and grow.  Experience is necessary, a strong work ethic is essential.

Laboratory Manager Position Requirements

  • Ability to lead the development, processing, and testing color concentrates and/or compounded pigments resins and additives.
  • Ability to lead a development and testing laboratory with up to fifteen direct reports.
  • Knowledgeable of Masterbatch – Pellets (LEM, LPM), Pigment Dispersions – Powder (AGD, LED, LWF), and Colored Compound – Pellets
  • Ability to work closely with closely with and support plant operations management
Experience/Education Requirements
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working with color concentrates and compounded pellets.
  • A four year technical degree in Chemical Engineering or a related field.
  • A minimum of three years of experience as a laboratory supervisor or manager

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

Laboratory Supervisor – Burrillville, Rhode Island

An industry leader in the manufacturing and distribution of PVC and PU laminated and coated technical textiles is searching for an Laboratory Supervisor to; coordinate quality control efforts, contribute to product development efforts, and be part of the ISO team.  The company’s goal is to expand its position as a leader in the industry by optimizing employees’ skills.

LABORATORY SUPERVISOR DUTIES:

  • Develop and test coatings for mildew resistance and flame retardation qualities.
  • Using a spectrophotometer, test for color matching to meet customer requirements.
  • Interpret applicable standards (ANSI, ASTM, AATCC, etc.) and ensure testing performed is appropriate and meets requirements.
  • Help maintain a cutting-edge, QLL-certified laboratory.
  • Review work performed by other lab personnel and provide guidance as required.
  • Perform mechanical and chemical testing.
  • Conduct lab scale trials to support Business Development and daily Production.
  • Support Production and Quality for incoming, in-process, and final inspections.
  • Perform visual, chemical, and physical evaluation of raw and manufactured material for defects and deviation from specifications
  • Provide documentation and reports for results for activities as required.
  • Keep clear and comprehensive notes for testing and development performed.
  • Participate as a team member and resource for on-going projects and support ISO based root cause analysis and documentation.
  • Ensure safe work practices are followed and in places for all laboratory areas and activities
  • Participate in Production, Engineering and Quality Focus Area Teams to assist in Continual Improvement activities.
  • Assist in determination of work priorities, current status and development of routine lab schedule.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • A bachelor’s or associate’s degree in chemistry.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in manufacturing.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in organic / polymer chemistry and polymer engineering.
  • Color matching experience.
  • Experience operating in an ISO 9001-2015 quality management system or equivalent.
  • Experience applying lab safety protocols.
  • Advanced working knowledge and use of Microsoft Office (i.e.: Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Ability to maintain accurate, legible, and complete documentation.

In addition to an annual salary in the $60,000 to $80,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits, 3 weeks of vacation, and a potential bonus, and relocation assistance.

Plastic Extrusion Production Supervisor – Augusta, GA

A manufacturer of plastic blow molded and extruded film is searching for a Production Supervisor to lead the company’s plastic extrusion operation on a 12-hour shift, Friday thru Monday.  The Production Supervisor oversees and directs the production personnel to achieve optimal production and safety. The position will require previous experience leading others and excellent communication skills. In this role. The Production Supervisor must be well organized and take ownership of his/her crew with little supervision. Reports directly to Plant Manager

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assign work duties for each employee
  • Ensure schedule is being followed on each line
  • Monitor the floor and ensure everyone is working safely and is on task
  • Complete/enter work orders into the system for record keeping
  • Complete daily toolbox talks with employees to keep open lines of communication
  • Communicates goals for production and safety to employees daily
  • Assists/assigns training for all employees at the floor level
  • Records safety and disciplinary actions
  • Evaluates employee’s performance and communicates this with management/employees
  • Completes/enters daily reports

In addition to an annual salary in the $75,000 to $80,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits, potential bonus of 10%, and relocation assistance.

  • Promotes teamwork and safety to create a positive and inclusive work environment

 Qualifications and Skills Requirements:

 High school diploma/GED with proficiency in math and reading.

  • A minimum of 2 years working in a manufacturing environment (preferably thermoplastics industry)
  • Technically inclined with interest to learn new skills in manufacturing environment.
  • Equipment maintenance experience preferred.
  • Experience leading a team
  • Good communicator with ability to articulate problems and solutions verbally.
  • General computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office products such as Outlook and Excel.
  • Strong work ethic and organizational skills
  • Good communication skills

 

Maintenance Supervisor – Southern, New Jersey

A company that specializes in custom plastic molding for the medical industry wants to hire a hardworking and enthusiastic Maintenance Supervisor to join the Plant Maintenance team and help drive operational excellence in its newest facility.

MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervising the implementation of first shift plant maintenance, machine maintenance, and preventative maintenance programs using a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Using the CMMS data, develop and justify cost saving opportunities and improve equipment performance.
  • Supervise the installation maintenance and repair of production, facility, and support equipment.
  • Comply with Environmental/Safety Equipment/Facility requirements and regulations.
  • Manage the assigned record keeping of service and maintenance performed on the machinery.
  • Coordinate with production on the job setups and scheduling of down times for repair and maintenance of equipment.
  • Maintain an effective parts system.
  • Ensure the regular and preventative maintenance on production and support equipment is performed in a timely and effective manner.
  • Assign and supervise work of hourly staff.
  • Train maintenance team on job duties, safety, and proper use of the CMMS system.
  • Give guidance to the hourly employees in the Maintenance Department.
  • Participate in the interview and performance appraisal processes.
  • Address complaints and resolve problems, escalating issues as appropriate.
  • Oversee vendor activities.
  • Develop maintenance processes to reduce failure modes on machines.

MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Training, Certifications, and Education in support of Maintenance processes.
  • Minimum of four years of Maintenance Supervision and/or Team Lead experience.
  • Experience in a plastic molding manufacturing facility. High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Strong engineering knowledge including basic electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical systems.
  • Ability to interpret specifications, blueprints, and schematics.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and prioritize tasks/projects based on business needs.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with employees, management, vendors, customers.

In addition to an annual salary in the $65,000 to $75,000 range, the company offers competitive healthcare benefits, a 401(k) with matching, and relocation assistance.

Plastic Mold Repair Technician – Atlanta, GA

A company manufacturing consumer plastic packaging products is searching for a Plastic Mold repair Technician  to polish, maintain and repair plastic stack molds on second shift.

Maintenance Technician Responsibilities Include:

  • Performing mold repair work on cavities and cores due to damage or wear.
  • Noting any changes to molds, inserts, parts, etc.
  • Documenting work and keep accurate records.Dissembling and assembling molds, analyzing and solving basic mold problems including flashing conditions, galling, venting, cooling problems, etc.
  • Assembling, repairing, inspecting, cleaning and polishing molds using skill and care while handling and polishing critical surfaces.Laying out, fabricating and assembling metalworking dies, molds, and machine tool fixtures by analyzing blueprints, sketches, models and engineering or shop specification.
  • Using a variety of machinist’s hand tools and precision measuring instruments. Sets up and operates lathes, milling machines, electrical discharge machines, surface and cylindrical grinders.
  • Interpreting drawings, evaluating machining methods on assignments and occasionally instructing other toolmakers and apprentices in the operation and setup of tool room equipment.
  • Computing dimensions; determining machining and material or parts required. Perform precision work to exacting tolerances and dimensions. Solving problems relating to unusual material, work-holding arrangements, machine settings, fabrication methods, and production processes.

In addition to a hourly salary in the $24 to $26 range, the company offers; standard medical, dental and vision first of the month following 30 days of employment. tuition reimbursement, PTO, 401k, profit sharing, a employee stock option purchase program, Profit Sharing after 1 year of continued employment, and relocation assistance.

 Requirements

•Minimum of 3 years experience in the injection molding industry.

•Prior background in plastic injection mold maintenance, repair and troubleshooting.

•CNC experience would be a real plus.

Plastic Processing Manager – Fort Worth, Texas

A plastic injection and profile extrusion company that manufactures door frames and components wants to hire a first shift Manager . The Manager will lead a 10 hour day operation from Monday thru Thursday. 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 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

Experience/Education Requirements

  • Plastic Injection Molding Supervision and/or Management experience (3 – 5 years minimum) of at least 8 -14 direct reports
  • High School Diploma, two or four year technical degree preferred.
  • 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.

Plastic Injection Molding Process Technician – Burlington, IA

A custom plastic injection molding company, located near Burlington, IA, wants to hire a 12 hour night shift Process Technician to maintain production yields by directly inspecting and/or reviewing reports and coordinating with other shifts to keep the process at peak efficiency and quality. The Process Technician position refers to the entire molding process, including; equipment, settings, auxiliary units, robotics, etc…  In addition, this role directs and executes tool changes, utilizing RTC (Rapid Tool Change) techniques, per the production schedule.

Job Qualifications

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer including using a Windows based operating system and related software.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Read and understand visual aids.
  • High school diploma or equivalent education.
  • Knowledge and experience with Injection Mold Presses.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in manufacturing environment.

In addition to an hourly rate pay range between: $21 and $25, the company offers; benefits Coverage (Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Paid Holidays, Tuition Reimbursement, Site Profit Sharing (after completion of 1-year service) 401K and Employee Stock Purchase Plan) and relocation assistance.

 

 

Injection Molding Process Technician – Atlanta, GA

A custom plastic injection molding company, located in Atlanta, GA, wants to hire a Process Technician to maintain production yields by directly inspecting and/or reviewing reports and coordinating with other shifts to keep the process at peak efficiency and quality. The Process Technician position refers to the entire molding process including; equipment, settings, auxiliary units, robotics, etc…  In addition, this role directs and executes tool changes, utilizing RTC (Rapid Tool Change) techniques, per the production schedule.

Job Qualifications

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer including using a Windows based operating system and related software.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Read and understand visual aids.
  • High school diploma or equivalent education.
  • Knowledge and experience with Injection Mold Presses.
  • One to Two years of experience in manufacturing environment especially food packaging

In addition to an hourly rate pay range between: $20 and $23, the company offers, benefits Coverage (Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Paid Holidays, Tuition Reimbursement, Site Profit Sharing (after completion of 1-year service) 401K and Employee Stock Purchase Plan).

 

 

 

Senior Metrologist – Tucson, AZ

A custom injection molding company specializing in medical plastic components is searching for a Senior Metrologist.  The Senior Metrologist is responsible for:

  • Performing reverse engineering.
  • Developing reliable and repeatable measuring setups used on any programmable measuring system or in open setup.
  • Programming state of the art measuring equipment like Optical or Coordinate Measuring systems, and understanding corresponding output.
  • Developing data acquisition macros and or linked spreadsheets to be used in report spreadsheets, i.e.; Microsoft Excel.
  • Performing First Piece Inspections, capability studies, Measuring System Analysis, and any other engineering / metrology related activities.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the engineering and tool divisions metrology needs, i.e; performing reverse engineering activities using suitable methods including laser scanning and CAD software, handling complex metrology problems, as well as developing measuring methods and / or fixtures.
  • Solve complex Metrology problems to obtain measurements with either programmable measuring systems, or open setup measuring methods
  • Correctly interpreting different data/ print schemes, i.e.; GD&T
  • Develop and effectively document reliable and repeatable measuring setups, to be used on any programmable measuring system or in open setup.
  • Program sophisticated measuring equipment, i.e; CMM, RAM, Smart Scope using a CAD models or engineering drawings.
  • Assist engineering and tool divisions by programming part simulations using complex alignment schemes.
  • Perform first piece inspections, capability studies, and DOE (Design of Experiments) using measuring and test equipment with include, but not limited to:
    • Programmable CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine) and video equipment
    • Profilometers or surface finish testers Gear and roundness checkers
    • Hand held measuring tolls such as height gauges, micrometers, calipers, and pin gauges
    • Precision flat plates
  • Conduct Measuring System Error (MSE) analysis, i.e.; GRR studies, to validate measuring setups and or measuring systems
  • Generate MSE, 1st Piece Inspection, Statistical Process Control (SPC) studies, DOE, and other metrology related reports using Microsoft Excel and other database software packages
  • Thoroughly understand MSE, First Piece Inspection, SPC, DOE theory
  • Ability to interpret Measuring Software calculations
  • Adhere to and comply with the Metrology Lab procedures

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to program Video and CMM equipment
  • Strong skills in all aspects of mechanical dimensional inspection.
  • Complete knowledge of blue print reading, and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T).
  • Strong skills in Microsoft office, i.e.; excel, word, access, etc.
  • In depth understanding of relevant subjects like MSE, SPC. DOE theory, Measuring software interpretation, Program validation systems, etc.
  • Experience in designing gages and fixtures
  • Attention to detail – a must
  • Bachelors Degree in math, science, or the equivalent in education and work experience
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.

In addition to an annual salary in the $80,000 to $90,000 range the company offers competitive benefits and relocation assistance.

Injection Molding Machine Operators – Spartanburg, SC

A manufacturer of plastic injection molded plastic closures is searching for Operators to work a 12-hour shift either days or nights.

The key responsibilities for the Operators 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, such as, issuing work orders for non-conformance’s related to injection and vision system processes.
• Operating: injection molding machines, vision systems, down-stream equipment, and material feed equipment
• Monitoring critical process parameters on the injection machines, vision systems, color feeders, color blenders and secondary systems
• Establishing optimum calculated alarm parameters around the baseline process
• Packaging and tagging product
• Troubleshooting of process and auxiliary equipment
• Auditing box counts and vision system to verify that the equipment is working correctly.

Skills
• Effective written and verbal communication skills
• Intermediate computer skills
• Molding knowledge related to troubleshooting and resin behavior
• Good math and mechanical skills
• 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
• At least 2 years of experience with processing injection mold machines and secondary equipment
• Experience operating Husky and/or Netstal molding presses 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
High School Diploma or Equivalent

In addition to an hourly rate of $24 to $25 per hour, the company offers competitive healthcare benefits, a 401(k) and a $500 sign on bonus.

Maintenance Technician – Spartanburg, SC

A company manufacturing plastic injection molded closures wants to hire a Maintenance Technician to work 12 hour night shifts and maintain plastic injection molding machines and auxiliary equipment.

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 molding machines, downstream support equipment, high speed packaging equipment, and plant utilities.
  • Completing work assigned work orders in Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

Requisite Skills:

  • Competent in several of the following areas: windows based programs, blueprint reading, pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical principles, basic plumbing and welding.
  • General electrical code, PLC, electrical controls.
  • Ability to operate machine shop equipment, metal fabrication equipment.

Education:

Technical college diploma in related field or Industrial Trade License is preferred

Experience:

  • Two plus years’ experience in the following areas: PLC/PC controlled machinery, injection machine troubleshooting, high speed packaging equipment repair and maintenance and repair of plant utilities.
  • Working knowledge of injection molding processing preferred.
  • ISO or similar quality system and SQF or similar food safety system would be a plus.
In addition to an hourly rate of $27 to $29 per hour, the company offers competitive healthcare benefits and a $500 sign on bonus.

Automation Technician – Burlington, IA

A custom injection molding company wants to hire a 12 hour day shift Automation Technician.  The Automation Technician, plans, maps, sequences and performs assembly of complex electrical, mechanical and pneumatic robotic and equipment from verbal and written instructions. Performs layout of mechanical, pneumatic and electrical schematics.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
·         Performs a variety of diagnostic troubleshooting activities on assembly automation equipment.
·         Makes mechanical, electrical, pneumatic or hydraulic repairs to assembly automation equipment
·         Performs equipment failure analysis, repairs, and scheduled preventative maintenance on robotic and automated equipment.
·         Sets up manual and semi-automatic assembly lines and assists in operating pre-production runs.
·         Assists in installing new automated equipment and in moving equipment to new locations.
·         Creates new robot programs and edit existing robot programs.
·         Updates manuals and programs for automated equipment.
·         Keeps accurate reports of all activities performed on each piece of equipment.
·         Provides input to engineering staff on areas for machine improvements.
·         Sets up and maintains production maintenance schedule and parts inventory.
·         Ensures all software is backed up and up-to-date.
·         Works with Maintenance and Process Technicians to maintain daily production maintenance.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

·         Ability to use advanced trades mathematics together with use of complex drawings, specifications and charts.
·         Ability to use all varieties of precision measuring instruments
·         Must be able to apply judgment to perform more difficult work with use of complex drawings, specifications and charts.
·         Ability to program and troubleshoot PLC (programmable logic controllers) and ladder logic.
·         Ability to read and understand electrical drawings and schematics.

In addition to an hourly rate in the $20 to $25 range, the company offers a 401(k), competitive health care insurance, and relocation assistance.

Plastic Compounding Operations Manager – Corona, CA

A custom compounding facility wants to hire a Operations Manager to oversee manufacturing activities in a three-shift custom compounding facility. The company has been in business for over 40 years compounding: polyolefins, nylons, ABS, TPU, and reinforce plastic resins. The Operations Manger will ensure products are produced to high quality standards, on time and meeting established standards. The Operation Manager must also be able to; utilize their polymer compounding knowledge to improve machine efficiencies, procedures, and training of team members.

Operations Manager Responsibilities:

  • Creating and maintaining a safe working environment.
  • Providing daily “hands on” management of extrusion and secondary operations personnel.
  • Ensuring that all machinery is running at or above budgeted cycle times.
  • Managing, assisting and facilitating changeovers and setups.
  • Managing the material mixers to ensure prioritizing material mixes such that all machinery is ready for product changeovers.
  • Working with the scheduler for proper allocation of resources to start up prioritized job orders.
  • Ensuring that all process log sheets are being filled out correctly by all employees.
  • Performing required inspections, tests and audits and process capability studies as assigned.
  • Inspecting the work of the production crew to ensure that product specifications are adhered.
  • Training shift personnel on full scope of job functions and established procedures.
  • Implementing the instructions of the VP of Operations regarding Quality, Safety, ISO, and Productivity issues.
  • Ensuring compliance with all company policies.
  • Developing daily/ weekly manpower and material requirements for manufacturing and scheduling personnel to meet or beat company labor goals.

Position Requirements:

  • Extensive experience leading plastic extrusion and pulverizing processes and operating related machinery.
  • Proven track record of managing, achieving goals, and maximizing results in a 3-shift plastic resin compounding manufacturing operation.
  • Capable of working and functioning in a “smaller” company environment.
  • Bilingual is a plus

In addition to an annual salary in the $80,000 to $90,000 range, the company offers competitive healthcare benefits and a 401(k) with matching up to 4%.

Injection Molding Process Engineer – Fort Worth, TX

A rapidly growing manufacturer of tight tolerance plastic injection molded parts is searching for a Process Engineer.

The Process Engineer:

  • Develops, configures and optimizes processes from inception through to start up and certification.
  • Designs, runs, tests and upgrades Molding systems and processes.
  • Assesses processes, takes measurements, and interprets data.
  • Develops best practices, routine, and innovative solutions to improve production rates and quality of output.
  • Performs process simulations.
  • Performs risk assessments and clearly articulate issues or opportunities to upper management.
  • Holds weekly meetings with technical staff to brief on currently state of processing (I.E. Tools, Machines, Test run results, etc.).
  • Provides process documentation and operating instructions to reduce product variations.
  • Participates in new mold procurement as a process advocate.
  • Helps close loop between new or troubled molds and final FAI/re-release to Manufacturing.

In addition to an annual salary in the $80,000 to $90,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits and relocation assistance.

Requirements

Education and/or Experience

A four or two year technical degree would be a real plus but related plastic injection molding processing experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience would be acceptable.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications Word Processing software; Microsoft Office Applications Spreadsheet software and Web-Based Software.

Plastic Extrusion Blow Molding Process Technicians – Cortland, NY

A rapidly growing bottle manufacturing company wants to hire two Plastic Extrusion Blow Molding Process Technicians.  One of the extrusion blow molding process technicians will work second shift and the other will work third shift. Experience with the ability to perform set-ups and maintain process control related to time, pressure, and temperature adjustments on BEKUM, Uniloy, Rocheleau and Automa shuttle blow molding equipment is required. General machine, secondary equipment, and support equipment maintenance is also required.

Blow Molding Operator – Riverside, CA

A custom blow molding manufacturer of consumer-packaged goods is searching for a second shift plastic injection Blow Molding Machine Operator. The company manufactures plastic bottles and containers.

Essential Blow Molding Operator Job Functions

– Experience operating blow molding machines
– Experience with programmable parison heads
– Assist with mold changes
– Starting-up blow molding lines
– Making adjustments to machines to improve bottle quality
– Basic understanding of the properties of HDPE
– Able to run the bagging and de-bagging tables
– Understand and perform quality checks on bottles that including; leak and-tests, and dimensional checks.
– Fully complete all associated QC paperwork
– Adjust and maintain leak detection PLC on the lines
– Set-up cooling beds
– Make adjustments to the trimming machines and keep them clear and running
– Perform material compounding and maintain grinders
– Able to complete all shift paperwork
– Able to lift up to 50 pounds

Qualification Requirements

– Blow Mold experience is required
– Basic computer knowledge (Microsoft Word and Excel) is needed
– Must be able to multi-task
– Must have good oral and written communication skills
– Must be a team player who leads by example
– Possess mechanical skills and aptitude

Benefits:

The company offers very competitive benefits including; health, wellness, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $25,000.00 to $30,000.00 /year

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