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Injection Molding Process Technicians

San Antonio, TX 78224

Posted: 07/12/2024 Job Number: 21403780

Job Description


Injection Molding Process Technicians
Night Schedule
8: 30 pm to 6: 30 am - 3 days (M, T, W -or- Th, F, Sat)

Job Summary :
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.

Minimum Qualifications: Education:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 2 years in a position as a Mold Setter/Setup or similar role required.
  • 5 years working as a Process Technician with various brands of injection molding/ Blow Molding machines.
  • Experience with various automation equipment including Sepro, Whittman, and others.
  • Process knowledge of different resins such as polypropylene, nylon, PPO, Acetal, etc.
  • Experience in an automotive JIT manufacturing environment preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: RJG/Paulson training preferred. Computer Skills:
  • Intermediate level in MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and in the use of e-mail, web browser applications.
Mathematical Abilities:
  • Intermediate-advanced math skills.
Analytical or Reasoning Abilities:
  • Strong analytical, planning skills and critical thinking ability required with orientation for continuous improvement.
  • Ability to understand and follow written technical procedures/instructions
  • Ability to effectively prepare business and technical documentation such as procedures, reports, presentations, etc.
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