Assist team and learn how to do the following: set-up, start-up for production, change-over and maintain molding machines, molds, material and their processes to produce quality products for internal and external customers in a safe and productive manner.
Graco is a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of highly-engineered systems for numerous industrial and commercial applications. This position supports our Process Division (PRO) in Minneapolis, MN. In this division, process equipment ( [ Link Removed ] ) and sanitary systems ( [ Link Removed ] ) are used in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and oil and gas industries. Graco was proud to be named a Best Place to Work in Manufacturing and Production by Fortune Magazine in 2016, 2018, & 2019.
Set-up and maintain production of injection molding machines, tooling and processes.
Inspect molded components to confirm quality.
Locate, transport, install and store injection molds in accordance with established guidelines.
Develop, maintain, and demonstrate injection molding procedures and processes.
Troubleshoot the manufacturing process to diagnose and resolve anticipated or actual manufacturing problems that may affect product quality.
Inspect, clean, and maintain molds and tooling subsequent to each production run.
Maintain a clean, safe work area.
Perform minor machine maintenance as required.
Read and understand operation layouts and blueprints.
Maintain quality of work as required and report any discrepancies.
Operate and maintain auxiliary equipment.
Perform other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Enrolled in a two year technical degree in related field
Ability to set-up and operate assigned equipment.
Ability to work in a continuous improvement environment by implementing improvements regularly.
Ability to perform various operations under minimum supervision, while maintaining required levels of quality and quantity.
Demonstrated skill and ability to use precision measuring equipment.
Attention to detail.
Ability to operate forklift.
Ability to stand/sit/walk, for up to eight hours per day.
Frequent, repetitive elbow movements.
Reaching, grasping, gripping and fine manipulation with hands is required.
Ability to occasionally stoop, bend, lift and/or load up to 40 pounds.
Completion of Math for Manufacturing and Basic Blueprint Reading for Manufacturing.
Personal computer skills.
Prior machine tool operation skills, schooling.
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