Process Technician I

Sonoco Tullahoma , TN 37388

Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Summary Pay Range $17.58--$20.31

Perform tasks that are necessary to provide high quality, efficient, timely shipment of products. Spearhead process improvement through improved process documentation, elimination of errors. Work with lead manufacturing technician & engineering to resolve quality and work flow issues.

The essential functions of the position include:

  • The safety and health of employees take precedence over all duties of this job.

  • Monitors cycle times and adjusts as needed.

  • Maintain accuracy of processes during production. Modify processes as required for product orders. Correct errors and work with operators to constantly improve process clarification and effectiveness.

  • Conducting mechanical tasks such as process monitoring, sampling and testing, preparing and isolating equipment for maintenance

  • Provide technical support to shift for trouble shooting and problem resolution. Ensure equipment and processes meet and sustain standard production outputs

  • Monitors operations process, work, and material flow to ensure quality and customer specs are met.

  • Assists maintenance with preventative maintenance projects.

  • Back-up on running presses during breaks, etc. and also back up to shift supervisor.

  • Conducts test and trial runs as needed.

  • Assists in mold changes and repairs as needed to optimize the molding process

  • Maintains cleanliness of work area.

  • Training of Production Supervisors and other Process Technicians

  • Performs all duties in a manner that demonstrates the highest level of quality and safety.

  • Providing repair and replacement of electrical and/or pneumatic instrumentation and control systems

  • Maintain and improve upon existing manufacturing practices for the manufacture of finished goods

  • Provide ideas and corrective actions for ongoing manufacturing issues

  • Installing new equipment

  • Other duties as required

Physical demands of the position:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to safely perform the essential functions of the job, unless such accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the Company.

  • Ability to push, pull, lift and/or carry up to 75 pounds on a frequent basis and up to 100 pounds on an occasional basis.

  • Ability to frequently bend, stand, stoop and grasp.

  • Ability to manipulate small parts on a consistent basis.

  • Ability to operate hand and power tools

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.

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