Process Technician

Location Georgetown
Discipline: Manufacturing and Production, Technical
Salary: $65,000 - 75,000/year
Job ref: 230
Published: 23 days ago

Thompson First Group is currently seeking a qualified Process Technician for a local client in Georgetown, DE.

Candidates who have a background working in plastics manufacturing and as a process or mold technician are encourage to apply.

Job Duties:

  • Establish and monitor parameters for all injection molding machines and processes.

  • Perform sampling of all new tools and resins

  • Optimize molding processes and cycles to achieve or exceed standard cycle times and part quality

  • Troubleshoot process challenges, product defects, both visual and dimensional

  • Perform mold installations and removals as needed

  • Starting and stopping of machines as directed / needed

  • Work with Tool and Die department to maintain defect free products

  • Work with the Maintenance department on all machine / mold / equipment issues

  • Support the department 5S and housekeeping standards and implementation

  • Perform preventive maintenance of all tools that are in the molding machines.

  • Establish and maintain documentation relevant to molding set up and processes

  • Any assignment as directed per management within the scope of personal capabilities

  • Perform housekeeping

  • Color, additive, and resin changes

  • Teach, instruct, and otherwise educate set up technician(s)

  • Support new product / project planning and implementation within the department /facility

  • Assist others in the cleaning / repairing of molds out of the press

  • Familiarity with various resins. Primarily: Polypropylene, High Impact Polystyrene, High Density Polyethylene

  • Familiarity with various molding machines. Primarily Toshiba, Husky, and Engel

  • Demonstrated ability to write legibly, to maintain records, and follow oral and written instructions.

  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.

  • Available to work overtime, including weekends and vacation coverages

  • Ability to communicate in English effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels.

  • Understanding of basic computer programs.

  • Comfortable in the use of walkies and sit-down forklift. Training to be provided if necessary.

  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs frequently. Physically capable to assist with the moving and handling of tooling components

  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs frequently. Physically capable to assist with the moving and handling of tooling components

Thompson First Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.