The Molding Technician III maintains production yields by directly inspecting and / or reviewing reports and coordinating with other shifts to keep the process at peak efficiency and quality.
Process’ refers to in this job context as the entire molding process including equipment, settings, auxiliary units, robotics, etc.
In addition, this role directs and executes tool changes, utilizing RTC (Rapid Tool Change) techniques, per the production schedule.
This role lead teams of manufacturing support and other mold techs.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Performs inspection and review tasks to keep process functioning at better than 95% yield.
Answers equipment alarms and documents changes as required.
Accomplishes repair of process / equipment as needed and directed by the daily priorities.
Maintains process efficiency by keeping all logs and information needed for production reporting current.
Performs daily mold cleanings as instructed in the Process Binders.
Performs shut-down and close-out activities.
Submits close-out / re-start data to Quality.
Works with Production Control to maintain RTC calendar.
Executes all RTC events utilizing the RTC Checklist.
Enhances team efficiency by training and directing the training of less experienced personnel as designated by the Molding Team Leader.
Improves working conditions by providing supervision of workplace environment with particular emphasis on safety.
Eliminates down time by writing and processing work orders for / on damaged equipment requiring repair.
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Education & Experience Requirements
Associates Degree with Trade Certification or equivalent years of work experience in related business area.
Minimum ten years experience in the technical aspects of molding systems.