Logoplaste is currently seeking to recruit an S BM Process Technician , to join the plant team in Martinsburg, WV.
Reporting to: Process Manager
The Process Tech is responsible for implementing and managing all mold and machine processes as well as managing the quality function for relevant machinery.
Key Tasks & Activities...
- Set up, repair and troubleshoot equipment, ancillary equipment and support equipment - Make required mold changes/process adjustments and complete color changes as required - Develop optimum bottle process for all lines - Working knowledge of various product orders by following all material requirements and customer requests - Perform quality control checks, and help maintain customer requirements, according to specification by bottle types and various dimensions - Sets up and runs sample and production molds - Assures that the performance of all new and existing molds meet engineering and production standards - Establishes set up records - Collects and inspects random shots from molding machines. Uses inspection procedures, specifications and blueprints to determine disposition of parts - Ensure all molds and molding machine run at maximum performance - Responsible for processes that produce bottles and/or preforms to the specifications determined by the Quality and Development teams - Establish Best in Class documentation for all equipment - Troubleshoot mechanical, pneumatic, electrical and hydraulic issues and partner with maintenance as required - Order spare parts as needed - Troubleshoot equipment, molding processes and cycles - Complete preventative maintenance requirements in coordination with Maintenance team - Promote continuous quality improvement processes, including SMED, 5S, Kaizen, problem solving, implement lean metrics etc. - Maintains and completes all necessary reports and records - Analyzes problem areas when parts are not meeting Quality control specifications. Makes all required adjustments to ensure that all parts meet specifications for size, appearance and functionality - Train and document training for employees to ensure they are able to do their job with success - Participate in the safety processes of the plant - Comply with all company safety policies and procedures as well as maintain good housekeeping and GMP practices/Global Food Safety practices - Communicates regularly with management on mold and machine problems - Other duties as assigned by manager
Who we are looking for... Background and Experience - 3-5 years manufacturing experience in plastics technology or a similar technical area; Recognized certification or education in related field preferred - Strong knowledge of PET, SPC, plastics, electrical, electronic hydraulics, mechanical and pneumatic functions - Previous supervisory experience required
Technical Skills - Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills - Experience with downtime analysis and scrap reduction - Ability to read blueprints and be able to use precision measuring and inspection equipment - Good working knowledge of computer systems, including MS Office and SAP - Ability to effectively communicate technical system issues
Interpersonal Skills - Must be able to work flexible hours to complete necessary changes and provide support for processing on all shifts - Good communication and team building skills
Physical requirements and work environment - Experience with lean manufacturing processes - Ability to work in a fast pace, lean environment with heat above 90 degrees
- Ability to sit, climb, stand, bend, crawl and walk on a varying basis throughout the assigned work schedule - Ability to carry and/or maneuver up to 50 pounds