Processing Tech- with possibility of promoting to Plant Manager
The Lakone Company
May 9, 2018
Full Time - Entry Level
Job Description to start as Processing Tech:
The Process Technician is required to set up molds
The Process Technician is required to maintain control of processes for injection molding. Verify correct set-up of molds, processes and auxiliary equipment before machine start up. Establish proper molding conditions. Perform process monitoring and troubleshooting part inspections and various other functions to insure part conformity and quality.
Identifies and corrects problems: applies experience and knowledge in making adjustments; documents changes; addresses questionable parts; and monitors and focuses on scrap reduction.
Ensures product is consistent with product quality and adherence to the Quality System. Verify paperwork for jobs is completed at startup and shut down of production jobs.
Responsible for performing mold and/or material changes as dictated by the schedule and helping to teach and train material handlers on an ongoing basis.
Review work orders to insure the correct issuing of raw materials, packaging, inserts, etc.The ability to setup, start, troubleshoot injection molds and the injection molding process...Engel, Toshiba, Toyo…
Basic understanding of hydraulics as they apply to the Injection molding machine.
Basic understanding of electricity and electronics as they apply to the molding floor. The ability to check fuses, change out heater bands, check voltages, for example.
Read and follow the daily production schedule and prioritize work for improved efficiency
Maintain setup sheets and record changes and problems that are encountered.
Perform tooling change overs and tool maintenance.
Read and follow a control plan
*If the candidate possess plant manager qualities, Lakone management will interview the candidate for the position and go over the plant manager job description then.
The team member must wear Personal Protective Equipment at all times.
Must follow established Safety Procedures
Must be able to lift 50 lbs. on a regular basis
Understand and be able to perform in-process inspection
Must be able to enter production data when needed
Follow company policies and procedures.
Qualifications: Previous Experience with Injection Molding Processes
Knowledge of automation and assembly a plus.
Knowledge of Wittmann and Star robots a plus.
Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D.; Technical Certification preferred
Experience: 1 - 3 years with processes preferred. Experience with quality systems preferred
The Lakone Company offers benefits including health ins. and a 401K, Ect.
About The Lakone Company
Since 1944, The Lakone Company has manufactured the highest quality injection molded components. We are a diverse company that has vertical and horizontal injection molding presses ranging from 55 tons to 720 ton; capable of insert and over molding your products.
Plastic Injection Molding Services
Custom Assembly Services
Hot Stamping Services
Shrink Film Packaging for Consumer Products
Solvent Bonding Services
We are an ISO 9001 : 2015 family owned business with a dedicated team of coworkers that produce superior products through our continual improvement approach. We involve all levels of employees to this philosophy and keep one goal in mind - to exceed our customers' expectations.