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Injection Molding Process Technician

San Antonio, TX 78264

Posted: 01/18/2024 Job Number: 21134004

Job Description

An Injection Molding Process Technicians primary job is to start up, monitor, program and troubleshoot plastic injection-molding machines and auxiliary equipment related to the injection molding process. This requires specialized knowledge of materials, specific tools, and equipment. Troubleshooting tasks might include dealing with inconsistent material, faulty equipment, human error, and preventing defects from occurring.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work flexible schedule at times (nights/days as needed)*
  • Ability to problem solve proficiently.
  • Ensure injection molding machines, auxiliary equipment, and connected automated systems are set to regulation parameters, meet quality standards and all production goals.
  • Set up and start up molding machines, read part prints, and have a working knowledge of hand tools to measure parts such as calipers.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot processing problems, perform preventive maintenance tasks, and document process changes.
  • Able to understand and apply all aspects of scientific molding.
  • Understand the importance of reducing and re-using material scrap to protect our environment and save costs.
  • Maintain process logs/monitors in keeping with SWI's
  • Maintain a positive attitude at all times exhibiting professionalism and willingness to work as a team for the best solution.
  • Identify and request mold repairs as needed.
  • Enter work orders into maintenance connection software.
  • Coordinate & escalate various maintenance/processing issues in a timely manner.
  • Follow escalation policy.
  • Perform start of shift walk through with off going/ ongoing Process Techs.
  • Coordinate 5S activities.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 2 years in a position as a Mold Setter/Setup or similar role required.
  • Experience working with various brands of Injection Molding or Blow Molding machines.
  • Experience with various automation equipment including Sepro, Whittman, a plus.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Highly effective, articulate communication skills (verbal & written) and the ability to work with all levels in the organization and across cultures
  • Bilingual English-Spanish preferred
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