- 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