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Industry: Electrical / Electronic Manufacturing
Type: Public Company
Headquarters: 2 Changi South Lane, Singapore, 486123
The Injection Molding Technician will be based in Manchester, CT. The Injection Molding Tech is responsible for programming machines and creating the programmed instructions that control automated devices in a manufacturing setting. This responsibility will be carried out primarily through the program, set up, adjustment and efficient operation of machines to perform injection molding processes requiring close/exact tolerances, while working with unusual contours and finish specifications.
We are looking for someone who demonstrates:
Passionate customer focus
Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
Relentless drive to win
Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do…
Provide technical training and direction of molding technicians, material handlers, manufacturing quality inspectors and other Vision Technical Molding employees.
Coordinate mold sampling and interact with customers to assure successful completion and/or problem resolution.
Assume responsibility for overall scheduling and work direction in the absence of the Molding Manager.
Interprets process sheets, work orders, inspection instructions, component drawings, and preventative and corrective maintenance requirements of molding equipment and peripherals.
Verify that the processes and procedures in practice comply with established Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions within the work environment.
Maintain work related records in a neat, timely and complete manner.
Review quality plans, sampling requirements, inspection and test requirements for content accuracy and completeness.
Maintain a safe work environment in accordance with Vision Technical Molding and OSHA procedures and guidelines.
Setup, maintain and operate primary injection molding equipment.
Setup, maintain and operate auxiliary equipment commonly used in injection molding (i.e. robot pickers, water heaters, conveyors, separators, water chilling systems, bulk resin dispensing equipment, hopper dryers, etc.)
Maintain shop supplies in a neat and orderly manner and request essential equipment needs in a timely basis as not to interfere with normal production requirements.
Identify, troubleshoot, record and correct setup documentation, equipment problems, environmental and safety concerns, and nonconforming material.
Identify and correct nonconforming conditions and implement corrective actions in accordance with Company Policies.
Apply appropriate process control and statistical techniques to daily work as needed to ensure optimum product quality and productivity.
Assume the active leadership role in the area of safety in the workplace and use these principals to ensure that the work force is operating in a safe productive manner and give pertinent recommendations related to the appropriate areas.
Perform other tasks as required or assigned in support the company’s needs, goals and objectives.
Here is some of what you’ll need (required)…
High School Diploma (GED) or equivalent experience
Advanced courses and training relating to thermoplastic injection molding processing
Good oral and written communication skills
Good interpersonal skills
Accuracy in working with numbers (math & basic algebra) procedures and forms.
Thorough working knowledge of the molding process from raw material to finished goods with a thorough understanding of the effects of heat, pressure, and time on the process and end product.
Ability to process commodity and engineering grade thermoplastic polymers.
Ability to communicate an understanding of mechanical principals (vacuum, pressure, force, temperature, fluid flow, heat transfer, etc. to employees and customers.
Capable of performing dimensional inspection utilizing micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, pin gages, ring gages, optical comparator, microscope including toolmakers microscope, surface plates, and comparison and high amplification measurement instruments.
Here are a few examples of what you’ll get for the great work you provide…
Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
Employee discounts at local retailers
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Flex is a leading Sketch-to-Scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help the world Live smarter, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets.
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