Injection Process Technician - Martinsburg, WV (USA)
Tabler Station, United States of America
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Logoplaste is currently seeking to recruit a Injection Process Technician, to join the plant team in Martinsburg, WV.
Reporting to: Plant Manager

The Process Tech is responsible for implementing and managing all mold and machine processes as well as managing the quality function for relevant machinery.

Key Tasks & Activities...
- Set up, repair and troubleshoot equipment, ancillary equipment and support equipment
- Make required mold changes/process adjustments and complete color changes as required
- Develop optimum bottle process for all lines
- Working knowledge of various product orders by following all material requirements and customer requests
- Perform quality control checks, and help maintain customer requirements, according to specification by bottle types and various dimensions
- Sets up and runs sample and production molds
- Assures that the performance of all new and existing molds meet engineering and production standards
- Establishes set up records
- Collects and inspects random shots from molding machines. Uses inspection procedures, specifications and blueprints to determine disposition of parts
- Ensure all molds and molding machine run at maximum performance
- Responsible for processes that produce bottles and/or preforms to the specifications determined by the Quality and Development teams
- Establish “Best in Class” documentation for all equipment
- Troubleshoot mechanical, pneumatic, electrical and hydraulic issues and partner with maintenance as required
- Order spare parts as needed
- Troubleshoot equipment, molding processes and cycles
- Complete preventative maintenance requirements in coordination with Maintenance team
- Promote continuous quality improvement processes, including SMED, 5S, Kaizen, problem solving, implement lean metrics etc.
- Maintains and completes all necessary reports and records
- Analyzes problem areas when parts are not meeting Quality control specifications. Makes all required adjustments to ensure that all parts meet specifications for size, appearance and functionality
- Train and document training for employees to ensure they are able to do their job with success
- Participate in the safety processes of the plant
- Comply with all company safety policies and procedures as well as maintain good housekeeping and GMP practices/Global Food Safety practices
- Communicates regularly with management on mold and machine problems
- Other duties as assigned by manager
Who we are looking for...
Background and Experience
- 3-5 years manufacturing experience in plastics technology or a similar technical area; Recognized certification or education in related field preferred
- Strong knowledge of PET, SPC, plastics, electrical, electronic hydraulics, mechanical and pneumatic functions
- Husky Knowledge
Technical Skills
- Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills
- Experience with downtime analysis and scrap reduction
- Ability to read blueprints and be able to use precision measuring and inspection equipment
- Good working knowledge of computer systems, including MS Office and SAP
- Ability to effectively communicate technical system issues
Interpersonal Skills
 - Must be able to work flexible hours to complete necessary changes and provide support for processing on all shifts
- Good communication and team building skills
Physical requirements and work environment
- Experience with lean manufacturing processes
- Ability to work in a fast pace, lean environment with heat above 90 degrees
- Ability to sit, climb, stand, bend, crawl and walk on a varying basis throughout the assigned work schedule
- Ability to carry and/or maneuver up to 50 pounds

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.