Injection Mold Machine Operator

BUFFALO, NY

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Description

Summary:

Reporting to production Supervisor, the Injection Molding Process Tech is responsible to maintain injection mold equipment and processes to produce a first-time quality part. Will perform die changes as scheduled and provide input and support to reduce variables in the molding process; to reduce downtime and increase productivity

Responsibilities:

  • Perform die changes quickly and efficiently as scheduled per Kanban; including robot set up and programming
  • Order production components and supplies from warehouse
  • Perform start up and shut-down of injection molding machines as necessary
  • Repair and troubleshoot equipment as needed
  • Change heater bands as needed
  • Perform process checks and mold condition checks on a timely schedule
  • Improve quality and productivity by maintaining SPC (statistical process control).
  • Perform SPC on equipment.
  • Support quality technician as a team member to ensure quality products are produced as scheduled.
  • Will mix material as required when mixing/utility is unavailable
  • Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformities relating to product, process and quality system.
  • Conduct periodic check of production parts to ensure quality
  • Perform department 5S requirements on a daily basis
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
  • Will assist in making sample parts
  • Create work orders for die cleaning and repair

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School or GED required; continuing education/technical degree a plus
  • Prefer minimum of two years’ experience in injection molding
  • Knowledge of SPC
  • Basic Metrology experience preferred.
  • Commitment to further education and training
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