PURPOSE OF POSITION: Complete set-up and changeovers of injection molding machines.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Experience and proficiency in the set-up and changeover of both hydraulic and electric injection molding machines of 25 to 400-ton press sizes, as well as all related secondary equipment (i.e., material pumps, chillers, and temperature control units).
Installation Qualification responsibility to ensure press is set-up to requirements provided by Engineering and/or listed in the installation validation protocol.
Responsible for material management – the scanning of material in/out of IQMS when pulled and then the return of material to inventory.
Perform line clearance at the end of each production line.
Perform color refill as needed on every press.
Establish the production process using saved press programs and the standard listed on the traveler. Use forms and work instructions on the computer.
Understand and use travelers, blueprints, engineering specifications, Standard Operator Procedures (SOP) as required to perform set-ups and correct problems following Good Documentation Practices (GDP).
Meet turn around time goal for set-up.
Understand and operate all press controls and operator interfaces.
Place material and color at presses while following proper IQMS inventory transactions.
Maintain accurate written records and use the IQMS system as required for documentation.
Be knowledgeable of all the requirements involved in starting up and/or closing down the plant.
Promote safety by abiding to all related policies and procedures.
Participate in and lead training initiatives and 5S activities to improve personal and co-worker skill sets.
Communication with prior and oncoming shifts to give work assignments and expectations to achieve production requirements and promote shift interaction and awareness.
Communication with supervisors, manufacturing engineers, maintenance technicians, quality assurance personnel and press operators.
Hold a valid Fork Truck license within 90 days of hire date.
Perform other related duties as assigned by lead and/or supervisor.