Processing Technician – 3rd Shift

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Job Summary

  • Change tooling, set-up, troubleshoot, and debug existing production processes.

Major Job Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Remove tooling from previous production run and safely store in designated areas
  • Thoroughly clean machine in preparation for future production runs
  • Document settings for the tooling that is removed to aid in the next startup
  • Inspect outgoing and incoming equipment to identify any mechanical or electrical problems for corrective action
  • Install Thermoforming tooling (molds and cutters) as required by production using operational procedures and forms
  • Set up and adjust machine and process controls to produce quality thermoformed parts.   Includes: pressure, vacuum, time, distance, temperature, sheet lubricant.
  • Supply production with all paperwork and forms to enable them to operate the machine and process
  • Ensure that tool change produces parts that conform to Quality specifications
  • Maintain a clean work area
  • Request tool repairs as needed in addition to offering design solutions to improve tool performance and reliability
  • Request and or perform minor machine repairs
  • Work closely with Tool Shop to insure tooling is in working condition
  • Develop procedures and methods to reduce total tool change time
  • Become familiar with all safety equipment and follow established safety practices at all times
  • Report all safety hazards or violations to management immediately
  • Adhere to all Tray-Pak established Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Experience in a job that required use of tools for equipment changeover preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to drive Raymond stand up fork truck
  • Basic proficiency in English including the ability to understand and execute instructions on the manufacturing floor.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Must have the ability to accurately measure with precision using Micrometer, Calipers, and Steel Rule.
  • Must be able to perform the necessary mathematics to center a tool on a platen.  This requires the ability to perform mathematical calculations quickly and seamlessly with both decimals and fractions.
  • Must know and be able to identify components such as sensors, cylinders, valves, gages, regulators, and other typical components on production machinery
  • Must be able to follow and complete step by step checklists to verify tool change steps are successfully completed.
  • Analytical abilities (measure parts and determine if the parts conform to customer specifications)
  • Computer literacy skills including the use of email and spreadsheets are required
  • Mechanical knowledge and aptitude
  • Strong attention to detail

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