Process Technician

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Posted: 02/12/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: KB57037628

Job Description

PROCESS TECHNICIAN:Our client is seeking an ambitious Process Technician to join their growing team!  If you are strong in innovation, presentation and have the right determination for the job, then apply for the position of Process Technician today!
SUMMARY:This position coordinates the activities and employees of assigned work area / machine under the direct supervision of the shift supervisor, in association with the Plant Manager.
  • Manage assigned work area and injection molding machine operators by providing direction, coordinating operator activities and assigning work duties.
  • Verify work area set-up is correct prior to start of manufacturing.
  • Process setup and startup of jobs.
  • Verify mold profiles. Completing process verifications.
  • Troubleshoot and make process changes assuring acceptable product is manufactured.
  • Review all process changes outside of documented process parameters with shift supervisor for final approval.
  • Complete production orders for the assigned areas on time; with direction from shift supervisor.
  • Assist in problem solving and corrective actions for customer generated or internal corrective actions.
  • Issue tooling and maintenance work orders in Plex.
  • Communicate with Tooling Engineer the need for a documented molding profile and/or necessary changes to existing mold profiles.
  • Responsible for improving cycle times. Responsible for reducing scrap and downtime.
  • Set-up operator breaks schedules and assists with giving breaks.
  • Perform first and last shot inspections. Including controlling and maintaining these samples as required.
  • Assure proper identification of all materials; includes manufactured products, hoppers, grinders and material containers.
  • Verify all inspections are complete, recorded on inspection documents and within specification. Notify shift supervisor to any out of specification conditions.
  • Managing 5S standards.
  • Complete written shift report when supervisor not present.
  • Complete any assigned and related duties as directed by management.
  • Minimum HS Diploma or Equivalent
  • Previous experience working as a Process Technician in a Plastic Injection Molding environment is required (Two shot & Traditional Horizonal Molding).  
  • Excellent Troubleshooting and demonstrated Root Cause experience.
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