Process Technician

Anoka, MN

Inginaire is seeking an Process Technician for their client in Anoka, MN. In this role you will be responsible for the development and execution of all key technical molding operations including the establishment of process parameters, support of validation activities, and troubleshooting production issues in an injection molding manufacturing facility. This is a Direct Hire position.
Duties
  • Utilize scientific molding principles to establish capable processes for new and existing tooling including the use of modelling tools to simulate and understand the material flow
  • Standardize and support set-up procedures and standard tools to continuously reduce set-up times
  • Develop, model and document processes that demonstrate the achievement of functional, financial, and quality goals
  • Participate in the development of validation protocols in cooperation with Quality, Sales, and Operations functions
  • Execute comprehensive OQ protocols that clearly define, demonstrate, and document process windows sufficient to achieve Process Capabilities that meet or exceed Customer's and/or Cretex Process Capability requirements on critical to quality features
  • Support the Quality team while they execute comprehensive PQ protocols that clearly define, demonstrate, and document process windows sufficient to achieve Process Capabilities that meet or exceed Customer's and/or Cretex Process Capability requirements on critical to quality features
  • Identify and support continuous improvement opportunities for processes that are performing below Cretex quality standards
  • In collaboration with Quality, analyze weekly yield and inspection data to identify and resolve problem processes and tools
  • In collaboration with Operations, analyze weekly delivery and productivity data to identify and resolve problem processes and tools
  • Provide technical coaching and feedback to production employees and the support team
  • Communicate with customers as necessary regarding technical details of the molding and validation process
  • Subject matter expert in: Plastics Processing
  • Monitor the utilization of employee safety and OE programs
  • Partner with the other business segments: sales/marketing, customer service, engineering, quality, and finance
  • Understand customer needs and the core business markets we serve
  • Ensure business systems are implemented, maintained, and functioning properly
  • Support and comply with the company Quality System, ISO, and medical device requirements
  • Read, understand, and follow work instructions and standard work
  • Partner with other business segments: sales/marketing, customer service, engineering, quality, and finance
  • Understand customer needs and the core business markets we serve
  • Ensure business systems are implemented, maintained, and functioning properly
  • Participate in required company meetings
  • Maintain an organized work area (5S)
  • Participate in the Operational Excellence Program
  • Complete all other work duties as assigned
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment
Requirements
    Desired
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or equivalent training and experience
  • Experience with molding small-micro molded components
  • Supervisory experience
  • Continuing Education; including participation in local chapters, associations, and/or organizations
  • Required
  • 3-5 years of injection molding experience with a strong preference towards Plastic Injection Molding
  • Ability to read and understand quality plans
  • Must possess the understanding of the Rheology of polymers
  • Must possess the ability to troubleshoot issues using disciplined root cause analysis tools
  • Complete understanding of a variety of plastic injection molding machines and secondary operations equipment
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Ability to consistently achieve short- and long-term business results
  • Ability to follow through on commitments and holds team members accountable
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
Schedule
  • 1st Shift - 6:30am - 3pm, Monday - Friday
  • Pay - $31-$35/hour

Post Date: 11.04.2021

Salary: Dependent on Qualifications

Shift: 1st

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