Responsible for safely setting up Molds on operating injection molding machines and make adjustments to auxiliary equipment that makes injection molded plastic products, for the support of production requirements.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lifts and installs specified molds into molding machines. Bolts molds in position, adjusts mold height and sets ejector stroke for a wide range of Molding Presses. (set up)
Ability to set / select the molding conditions, processes or programming for Molds at the right press
Proficient with all auxiliary equipment, Chillers, Mold Heaters, Conveyors and Yushin Robots.
Removes molds from molding machines when run is completed for proper PM.
Connects hoses and sets valves to regulate flow of water circulating through the mold to control temperature of molds. Inspects hoses for wear, replaces as needed.
Adjusts controls on molding machine to control temperature, pressure and cycle time.
Loads feeding hoppers and dryers with plastic resin, when a material change is required.
Visually inspects parts produced from the molding operation, completes log in MII reports.
Completes required documentation / check lists as required by existing SOPs.
Sets up equipment, as necessary, for the performing of secondary operations.
Maintaining cleanliness and safety of the work area including the use of Safety Barriers.
Assists in the transportation and installation and setup of molds in molding machines.
Education or experience (in Years)
Knowledge and skills:
Vocational classes or previous "hands on" experience gained while working in other Injection Molding Facilities or similar Industries.
Forklift and Crane certification.
Lift molds and install in molding machines, using cranes and hoists.
Some experience in operating manufacturing and packaging equipment.
The ability to understand SOPs and demonstrate understanding through verbal and/or written format is required.
Basic Industrial equipment set-up procedure.
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Proper use of basic hand tools