Injection Molding Process Technician

Oct 12, 2016
Nov 07, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Must be willing to work a night shift. Provide technical training and direction of molding technicians, material handlers, manufacturing quality inspectors and other Vision Technical Molding employees. • Coordinate mold sampling and interact with customers to assure successful completion and/or problem resolution. • Assume responsibility for overall scheduling and work direction in the absence of the Molding Manager. • Interprets process sheets, work orders, inspection instructions, component drawings, and preventative and corrective maintenance requirements of molding equipment and peripherals. • Verify that the processes and procedures in practice comply with established Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions within the work environment. • Maintain work related records in a neat, timely and complete manner. • Review quality plans, sampling requirements, inspection and test requirements for content accuracy and completeness. • Maintain a safe work environment in accordance with Vision Technical Molding and OSHA procedures and guidelines. • Setup, maintain and operate primary injection molding equipment. • Setup, maintain and operate auxiliary equipment commonly used in injection molding (i.e. robot pickers, water heaters, conveyors, separators, water chilling systems, bulk resin dispensing equipment, hopper dryers, etc.) • Maintain shop supplies in a neat and orderly manner and request essential equipment needs in a timely basis as not to interfere with normal production requirements. • Identify, troubleshoot, record and correct setup documentation, equipment problems, environmental and safety concerns, and nonconforming material. • Identify and correct nonconforming conditions and implement corrective actions in accordance with Company Policies. • Apply appropriate process control and statistical techniques to daily work as needed to ensure optimum product quality and productivity. • Assume the active leadership role in the area of safety in the workplace and use these principals to ensure that the work force is operating in a safe productive manner and give pertinent recommendations related to the appropriate areas. • Perform other tasks as required or assigned in support the company's needs, goals and objectives. *LI-USA Job Requirements Education: Must be able to work this shift - A2 shift which is 7a-7p S,M,T, and every other Wednesday • High School Diploma (GED) or equivalent experience • Advanced courses and training relating to thermoplastic injection molding processing Characteristics: • Ability to apply sound judgement to plan and perform molding operations to short and long term schedules making decisions as to priorities of setup, break-in for sampling, and general operations requirements. • Performs duties with minimal supervision of daily activities. Skills: • Good oral and written communication skills • Good interpersonal skills • Accuracy in working with numbers (math & basic algebra) procedures and forms). • Possesses good problem solving and reasoning skills • Thorough working knowledge of the molding process from raw material to finished goods with a thorough understanding of the effects of heat, pressure, and time on the process and end product. • Ability to process commodity and engineering grade thermoplastic polymers. • Ability to communicate an understanding of mechanical principals (vacuum, pressure, force, temperature, fluid flow, heat transfer, etc. to employees and customers. • Able to understand and use personal computers in a networked Environment including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, etc.) • Capable of performing dimensional inspection utilizing micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, pin gages, ring gages, optical comparator, microscope including toolmakers microscope, surface plates, and comparison and high amplification measurement instruments.

Company Description:

Flextronics is a place where you come to move mountains and accomplish the impossible. This is how we bring power to everything we do. What find here is a deeply collaborative, play-to-win culture and opportunities to flourish that you simply wont find anywhere else.

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At Flextronics, impossible is where breakthrough begins. As a socially-responsible, global leader in design, manufacturing, distribution and aftermarket services, Flextronics is unique in its ability to provide end-to-end supply chain solutions through its innovative and proprietary process all to enhance customer competitiveness and success.

What Flextronics creates is value. By increasing speed to market and driving competitive positioning for customers, Flextronics in essence solves customers most challenging problems better, faster and more cost effectively than any other company.

The Flextronics team spans 30 countries and four continents, and is over 200,000 people strong. Working across four business groups and several business units, Flextronics is able to unleash the full potential of the world's most valuable brands and new ventures.