Injection Process Technician in Carol Stream, IL at DAVIES MOLDING, LLC

Date Posted: 8/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Davies Molding LLC, a Pettibone company, has been a leading supplier of standard knobs, handles, cases and custom plastic components since 1933. The company has an extensive range of molds and utilizes multiple plastic types that gives its customers the widest selection of styles and mountings available. With over 400 products and 9,000 variations in size, shape, color and molded-in metal inserts, Davies supplies top-quality parts engineered to meet virtually any requirement. The once small plastic molding company that stood in downtown Chicago is now the largest manufacturer of plastic knobs and handles in the world today.

Job Description

  • Assign work schedules for setup and molding with aid of Department Lead or Supervisor.

  • Review material to assure correct for job running.

  • With more latitude and independent judgment, optimize the department setup and molding schedule for best labor utilization and throughput

  • Process machine startups by setting proper operational parameters. Make proper adjustment, such as loading programs, and program adjustments as needed.

  • Verify mold is set correctly.

  • Generate first sample part for Quality Control to inspect.

  • Monitor the job throughout run to ensure parts meet print specifications.

  • Make adjustments to process or tooling to improve efficiency, quality and reduce scrap

  • Troubleshoot processing and set up problems with operators when needed. Determine root cause and corrective action for parts that do not meet print specifications and/or visual standards. Implement corrective action as needed. Identify and document any problems with tooling. On a daily basis, report any process or equipment problems to Supervisor.Work with Project Engineers/Tool Room to resolve molding, set up, and tooling problems.

  • Must know and follow all plant, departmental and job safety rules.

  • Must know, understand and demonstrate a thorough knowledge of and follow all applicable safe operating procedures and rules including housekeeping requirements.

  • Must be able to perform the essential physical requirements necessary for this skill or job area.

  • Direct and organize work for setup techs and operator.

  • Provide training to personnel as needed.Assist operators with their operational problems. Maintain a safe working environment and prevent injuries.

Perform additional duties as assigned, such as work in other departments as needed.

Job Requirements

  • Fluency in English

  • Requires extensive set up experience.

  • Ability to add and subtract whole numbers and fractions.

  • Knowledge of mold set ups and thermoset processing.

  • Requires previous Lead or Supervision and training experience.

  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to be Forklift certified.

    • Safety Conscious

    • 5S and Lean Principles a plus