Molding Technicians
Lasko Products

Job Info

Job Title: Injection Molding Technician

Job Description/Summary

The Injection Molding Technician will perform duties to set-up and cycle a variety of Plastic Injection molding machines and auxiliary equipment and make process adjustments to ensure proper function and quality parts.

Essential Functions

  1. Set-up, start-up, troubleshoots, and monitors injection molding machines and related equipment to ensure production
  2. Measure and visually inspect products for surface and dimension defects
  3. Make machine adjustments, injection pressure, and cycle times for wide range of plastic materials to ensure proper quality and function of parts
  4. Ensure part/material containment measures are implemented
  5. Troubleshoot molding problems
  6. Notify maintenance of any issues with any equipment; mold repair department and supervisor of any mold issues
  7. Watch production monitoring software for machines stopping, cycles not to standards, color changes and mold changes
  8. Conduct Root Cause Analysis of factors affecting overall product quality
  9. Enter all scrap into the production monitoring system; weigh and document all purging before disposing
  10. Communicate part quality issues, process issues, safety issues and resolutions to next shift
  11. Occasionally responsible for leading department in the absence of the shift supervisor
  12. Run scrap,down time reports, from monitoring system and communicate large scrap numbers and major downtime codes
  13. Use personal computer, dial/digital calipers, gauges, and hand tools
  14. Follow safety rules and keep work area in a clean and orderly condition

Competencies and Abilities
  1. Communication Proficiency.
  2. Results Driven.

Certifications and Special Requirements

Required Education and Experience

  1. High School or equivalent. Technical education/background and Associate's Degree preferred
  2. Ideally 3-5 years' Injection Technician experience
  3. Team player who demonstrates the ability to relate to employees at all levels of the organization
  4. Experience with robotics systems with ability to set-up, troubleshoot and start-up injection molding equipment
  5. Familiarity with various types of plastic material and knowledge of Milacron injection molding equipment ranging up to 1000 ton capacity is also requiredPhysical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Work EnvironmentOffice environment is a controlled atmosphere building, as well as a manufacturing environment exposed to This job description has been approved by all levels of managementHR ____________________________________ been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills appropriate.
  6. and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed
  7. The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have
  8. Manager: ___________________________
  9. Signatures
  10. dust, odors, and noise.
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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