Plastic Injection Molding Process Technician

Permanent contract DEMGY Chicago Maintenance
Type of contract Permanent contract
Date of publication 30/05/2024
Horaire de travail 39
Remuneration 25.00$-34.00§ per hour , based on commensurate experience and knowledge

Job description

Primary Job Responsibilities

Use Scientific Injection Molding principles to keep molding processes running smoothly in order to produce high quality plastic components

Support production by optimizing and/or trouble-shooting existing processes

  • Provide technical support/solutions to manufacturing processes, improve yield and throughput, drive cost reduction activities and improve on part quality

Provide technical leadership and mentorship to technicians, operators and other production personnel.

  • Use systematic problem solving tools to troubleshoot both current and new product issues
  • Develop and maintain process documentation ensuring that processes and procedures are clearly stated and understandable for all employees
  • Write robot programs and develop processes on secondary operations equipment

Work with equipment and material vendors to resolve processing issues, as needed

Assist in the implementation of new product into production

  • Assist production team with process development, following qualification protocol requirements, and the creation of production's technical documentation
  • Use scientific injection molding principles in the development of qualifying a new mold

Troubleshoot existing processes to improve product quality, productivity and overall equipment efficiency

  • Implement technical solutions, including scientific and statistical methodology, to meet customer cost, quality, and delivery expectations
  • Facilitate and support safety, environmental, and ergonomics efforts
  • Mentor and train other production personnel as needed

Maintain 5S organization on production floor

Profil requested

Education and Job Skill Requirements

  • Minimum Education requirement: High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Proficiency in Scientific Injection Molding: Both a working knowledge of, and experience with, Scientific Injection Molding principles
  • 3 or more years injection molding experience
  • Good math computation skills (addition, subtraction, percentages, ratios)
  • Good Time Management skills to maintain organized work environment, multi-task effectively
  • Good communication (written and verbal), teamwork, and organizational skills
  • Good computer skills, Word, Excel, etc
  • Friendly, professional manner
  • Commitment to accuracy and quality of work
  • Exceptional attention to detail

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand and walk for an entire shift (8-10 hrs / day)
  • No restrictions on twisting and bending (to move product and set molds)
  • Ability to lift heavy objects (up to 55 lbs)
  • Regular use of hands (100% of time)
  • Ability to work in a shop environment frequent exposure to loud noises, dust, solvents, and oils
  • Frequent reaching, climbing, stooping, kneeling and crouching
  • Vision 20/20 with or without correction
  • Ability to determine slight differences in color and other visual blemishes (molding defects)

Our employees' well-being is important to us, so we offer more than just a paycheck.

  • Secure your Future: 401(k) with weekly company match
  • Secure your Peace of Mind: Personal/Sick leave benefits accrue weekly, and do not expire at year end
  • Secure your Health: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with Platinum, Gold and Silver Options
  • Enjoy your Free Time: 10 paid holidays annually, plus paid Vacation benefits that accrue weekly, and do not expire at year end

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