Injection Molding Process Technician Lead (1st shift)

Job Title:
Injection Molding Process Technician Lead (1st shift)
Sep 01, 2022
Day Shift

Job Description

Injection Molding Process Technician Lead (1st shift)
Position Summary: 
The lead process technician’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, training less experienced team-members in all aspects of injection molding processes, machine set-ups and tear downs, dialing in processes, troubleshooting, equipment maintenance, work flow, and documentation. A typical day in this role would be performing mold changes, screw and barrel break downs/cleaning, fine tuning processing parameters, ensuring parts are conforming (1st Piece inspection), documenting the process and handing over to production. The position heavily relies on one’s ability to troubleshoot the entire injection molding process, from the equipment to the molded product itself.
Responsibilities & Accountabilities:
  • Document the injection molding set-ups utilizing the Tri-Mack Set-up template and processes.
  • Set up and process molding machines for turnover to the molding operators. 
  • Troubleshoot any part quality problems or issues.
  • Attend material non-conformance meetings to discuss root cause and solutions
  • Attend tooling design reviews with engineering
  • Work with Engineering to develop NPI cycles and Process improvement cycles.
  • Assist in cycle development utilizing the scientific molding tools provided by Tri-Mack. Attend weekly meetings to review new processes
  • Document and communicate with other Process Technicians, Engineers, Production personnel, etc. as required.
  • Assist with the training of Operators, Process and Set-Up Technicians
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Adhere to all AS9100 requirements

Skills & Experience

Education, Skills & Experience:
  • Prior experience as a Process Tech in Injection Molding is required.
  • Excellent understanding of the anatomy of an injection molding machine.
  • Excellent measuring skills.
  • Ability to speak and read in English
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Strong Mechanical skills
  • Computer skills preferred but not necessary.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
 *Tri-Mack Plastics provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status or genetic information. Tri-Mack is a drug-free work environment. Pre-employment drug screening and background checks are required.