Process Technician - $2,000 Bonus*

Location
Anoka, Minnesota
Salary
Dependent of Experience and Qualifications
Posted
Feb 18, 2021
Closes
Mar 20, 2021
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

$2,000 HIRING BONUS!!***

Lakeland Tool & Engineering, a complete precision thermoplastic, engineering and manufacturing services provider for the worldwide market, is searching for Process Technicians to join our team in Anoka, Minnesota. 

Summary of Position:

The Process Technician is responsible for maintaining the control of processes in injection molding, molding/tool changes, set-ups, and start-ups of molding.  Additionally, the Process Technician is required to troubleshoot problems and correct parameters to maintain quality and efficient production and reporting to the shift supervisor.

Shifts Available:

2nd Shift Schedule: Monday - Friday 3:00pm - 11:30pm, overtime as necessary

3rd Shift Schedule: Monday night - Saturday morning 11:00pm - 7:30am, overtime as necessary

Wages: DOE

***EXTERNAL CANDIDATES ARE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A $1,000 BONUS AFTER 90 DAYS OF EMPLOYMENT AND ANOTHER $1,000 BONUS AFTER 6 MONTHS OF EMPLOYMENT (MUST MEET PERFORMANCE AND ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS)***

Essential Functions:

  • Perform processing adjustments on injection molding equipment, auxiliary support equipment, material handling systems, and robotics
  • Complete mold changes, set-ups, and start-ups
  • Start-up/shut down machinery, manifold controllers, cooling systems, valve gate systems, material loading systems, and power supplies
  • Analyze and trouble-shoot machine-related problems, providing technical guidance and taking the appropriate corrective measures to minimize downtime and interruption of production schedules
  • Respond to all machine, robot, and secondary equipment alarms ina timely manner
  • Work closely with Operator Supervisors, Lead Operators, QA Inspectors and Press Operators to improve product flow, improve quality, and reduce scrap
  • Train Mold Set Up Technicians to understand, measure, and use the key processing parameters and injection molding principles (“rules of thumb”) to transfer, troubleshoot, and make minor adjustments to the injection molding process in a controlled, systematic and logical manner
  • Implement and monitor real time process monitoring system for assigned production jobs, utilizing data as necessary, as well as assist in establishing process control limits (tolerances) for production
  • Ensure accuracy, completeness, and updates of all production and processing related documentation to maintain standardization of setups/startups run to run

Qualifications:

  • Requires a high school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 3-5 years of related injection molding processing experience and/or training, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of automation and robotics
  • Demonstrated abilities in plastic processing control, improvement, debugging, and cycle time reduction
  • Ability to read and comprehend directions, procedures, instructions, specifications and setup sheets to determine correct machine set-up
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and management
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving skills

Pre-employment drug testing and background check is required.

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