Viant is a global medical device design and manufacturing services provider that partners and innovates with customers to provide the highest quality, life enhancing medical devices. We do this through our depth and breadth of capabilities, end-to-end integration, technical expertise, and relentless focus on our customers and on operational excellence. With nearly 6,000 associates across 24 locations worldwide, we offer a unique combination of small-company service and attention with big-company resources. For more information, visit viantmedical.com or follow us on LinkedIn.
MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:
This is a highly independent and responsible position. The Process Technician I will service injection-molding machines, auxiliary, and processing equipment. Strong trouble shooting skills required. Responsible for mold changes, set-up, and process troubleshooting.
MAIN JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Support and uphold the Viant Values: Customer Oriented, Integrity, Servant Leadership, Own It, Teamwork, and Be Agile.
2.Treat employees with dignity and respect.
3.Put safety first. Ensure employees are working safely and all safety measures and procedures are being met and followed. Including good housekeeping.
4.Ability to read and understand blueprints.
5.Set-up, start, and process shoot injection-molding machines in accordance with standard work.
6.Ensure all secondary equipment is set-up and running accurately.
7.Diagnose production problems and make adjustments.
8.Document changes to cycles and job log during set-up and start-up.
9.Mold installation, assembly and disassembly, diagnostics.
Communicate and repair all malfunction of equipment or tooling to the proper support department.
Complete Total Preventive Maintenance (TPM) on assigned equipment.
Complete all documentation pertaining to injection molding machine set-up and tool cleaning / prepping.
Ensure molds are cleaned/prepped and tagged/staged properly per standard work.
Assist operator teams with operating problems.
Use strong problem solving skills to troubleshoot switches, heater issues, sequencing issues, mechanical, electrical, etc.
Determine the root cause of alarms and fix or pull in appropriate individuals.
Make all necessary adjustments, tools, and repairs or repair recommendations.
Ensure production times are met.
Check and complete all paperwork associated with the set-up and adjustments of tooling, machines, and auxiliary equipment.
Ensure compliance with all associated procedures applicable to the manufacturing process.
Communicate best practice to other team members and shifts.
Ability to work off shift and overtime.
Ability to multi-task and work in fast paced work environment.
Man machines as needed to fulfil production needs and customer requirements.
Other duties as assigned needed to help drive our Vision, Mission, and Values.
Must be 18 years of age.
Education through Apprenticeship, Vocational Program, or Technical College preferred.
Injection Molding Process Technician experience preferred.
Experience in Injection Molding, Basic CNC Machining, EDM Operation, and Tool and Die Repair preferred
Experience in medical molding operations and robots a plus.
Minimize equipment downtime.
Be knowledgeable with all equipment, tools and measuring instruments associated with measuring cycles.
Knowledgeable of processing characteristics of different types of materials (PET, PP, PVC, etc.).
Experience in cGMP, 5S, ISO13485 are preferred.
Knowledge of Sepro and Sustrama
Process troubleshooting and root cause analysis required.
Familiarity with clean room operations and requirements.
Ability to work independently
Ability to work as a team
Clean Room setting
Team Member is subject to inside environmental conditions: protections from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature change.
Team Member is subject to noise: there is sufficient noise to cause worker to shout out in order to be heard above ambient noise level.
Team Member is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical part, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
Team Member is subject to oils: There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.
Viant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Viant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.