The Process Tech II takes full ownership of the various processes in the injection molding department and specifically in their assigned area. Their main responsibilities are directed at maintaining optimum daily performance, run efficiency and repeatability of all the Injection department's molds and machinery. The Process Tech II performs accurate, efficient mold set-ups and start-ups daily, maintaining high level machine output and utilization for assigned cell.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Performs all Set-Up Tech I and Set-up Tech II responsibilities including mold preparation, mold removal, mold installation, and robot and secondary equipment set-up.
Demonstrated ability for maintaining maximum utilization/up time on machinery in assigned area.
Daily monitors all running jobs for adherence to department standards including part quality, cycle time, and part weight conditions.
Takes initiative to troubleshoot and resolve any processing range issues that are abnormal or outside of standard operating procedures.
Works closely with the Sr. Tech Supervisor, Engineering department, Mold Shop, Scheduling and Quality Control departments to perform mold/material testing. Accurately documents test results and makes recommendations.
Strong initiative to perform mold changeovers and lead group efforts to meet schedule adherence requirements. Ability to train others on proper set-up and start-up procedures.
Assists in identification, recommendation and implementation of new procedures to improve department's safety, efficiency and profitability goals.
Provides technical support to other set-up technicians to fine tune jobs to maximize output; reduce cycles, part weights and help increase department profit margins.
Recognizes and corrects safety hazards as they are identified.
Ensures that production areas are kept clean and orderly.
Maintain reliable and consistent attendance, including being punctual, and dependable in order to meet the needs of the department and the organization.
Execute each essential duty satisfactorily in order to perform job successfully.
Follows all safety procedures required in work area, wears PPE as needed, attends all safety meetings, and reports safety issues regarding equipment or unsafe/hazardous conditions.
Performs effectively as a team member, able to work well with others, open to receive and give feedback, and treats everyone with respect.
Takes ownership of own work and behavior, accepts accountability for own actions, encourages solutions, and communicates status of work/projects.
Follow all department quality standards/criteria. Raise concerns and issues to immediate manager.
Able to understand and demonstrate Cambro company culture, display company core values (Safety, Quality, Respect, and Service).
Understands department's key performance indicators and contributes to achieve these goals both individually and as a team.
Other duties as needed or required.
Must have knowledge and ability to perform all aspects of the material handler and set-up positions
Must be able to work overtime as needed, remain flexible and open to possible schedule changes in order to meet business needs.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Walking, standing, bending at the neck, bending at the waist, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting at the neck and waist, repetitive use of hands, simple grasping, power grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and pulling, reaching above and below the shoulder, and lifting up to 75 lbs..
Driving cars, trucks, forklifts and other equipment
Working around equipment and machinery
Exposure to excessive noise
Exposure to dust, gas, fumes or chemicals
Working at heights
Use of special visual or auditory protective equipment
Steel-toe slip-resistant shoes
Hearing protection (e.g. ear plugs, ear muffs)
Face mask, in accourdange with company policy
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three to 4 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must possess previous demonstrated advanced level processing/troubleshooting skills and can quickly identify and resolve root causes of processing/quality issues.
Must have the ability to develop, optimize and document run parameters for new or existing department molds, materials, auxiliary and secondary equipment.
Must be able to coordinate activities with various positions and personnel in the Injection Molding department as well as with supporting department personnel to accomplish specific assigned goals and objectives.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to solve practical processing related problems in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Excellent knowledge of the injection molding process, materials, molds, and machinery. Demonstrated ability to lead a group of people to accomplish a predetermined goal. Knowledge to perform all aspects of the utility, material handler, and all set-up technician levels.
Previous mechanical/electrical/hydraulics training or experience helpful.
CAMBRO is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to and will not be discriminated against based upon race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.