Techmer PM is currently seeking a Process Technician for its Rancho Dominguez, CA facility. The Process Technician will improve the manufacturing cost component of profitability for all products and to optimize existing products for increased productivity and quality. To lead manufacturing process and capability improvements and aid efforts while maintaining customer satisfaction.
The ideal candidate will be a motivated individual that is driven to learn and solve problems. This job will require at least 50% of the time on the production floor an troubleshooting the process. The ideal candidate will be personable and have the ability to relate to production operators so this individual can listen to and tech the operators to sustain a best practice. Additionally, this candidate must be able to operate the equipment (mixing, extrusion, and auxiliary) and run trails. Someone that is mechanically inclined would be ideal as we often need to solve problems by designing a mechanical fix. Lean manufacturing experience is plus as part of the job involves finding ways to drive "waste" out of our process. The ideal candidate will have experience with design of experiments (DOEs).
Key Result Areas include:
Product and Process Improvement
Manufacturing Capability & Cost Optimization
Other duties may be assigned.
Completion of high school or GED equivalency.
3 or more years of relevant experience in compounding and extrusion is required.
Understanding of the functionality and operation of plant equipment
Demonstrated extrusion and mixing troubleshooting.
Self-starter. Proven history of working with minimal to no supervision.
Ability to develop, execute, and document product trials.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Computer literacy is necessary to create a database that simplifies the saving and retrieval of trial data.
Plastics knowledge (additives, resins) is essential.
Must be able to work out of 8:00AM-5:00PM business as needed.
About Techmer PM
Techmer PM is a leading materials design company and works in deep partnership with plastics processors, OEMs, and designers to solve some of their most difficult business, manufacturing, and sustainability challenges. For more than 30 years, we have helped consumer and industrial product manufacturers achieve the finest color, texture, appearance, and functional enhancements for a variety of product applications.
Our solutions not only modify the aesthetics, but also extend and maintain the physical properties of plastic products. We design custom solutions for customers to maximize performance through collaboration and by leveraging our leading-edge technology.
Techmer PM is a family-owned company that’s based in Clinton, Tennessee where we operate our largest production facility, as well as five others throughout the U.S.
Our mission guides us to provide the best technical support, problem solving, and predictable quality in the industry. It also ensures we approach the marketplace with a sense of responsibility to the community and environment. We’re meeting these goals by creating new solutions for our customers and driving innovations that benefit the industry.