Set-up Tech

Michigan, Grand Rapids-Muskegon-

Post Date: 06/13/2018 Job ID: 11766 Industry: Engineering Pay Rate: $17.00 - $25.00

Our client, a large plastics manufacturing company in Grand Rapids is looking for 2 Set-up Technicians to join their team.
2nd and 3rd shift (permanent) positions available!

A) The initial planning and ensuring that the following items are available, effective, clean and function able for all and any scheduled product run.
(1) Mould Tooling. Head Tooling.
(2) Tools that will be required.
(3) Blow pin and cutting sleeves.
(4) Trim press and Trim dies.
(5) Take out equipment.
(6) Any additional auxiliary equipment as necessary.
B) Ensuring the set-up is completed in a professional and timely manner.
C) Acceptance of same set-up completed with approved product signed as acceptable and subsequently handed over to the Shift Supervisor and Production Manager, once cycle time is established, as running to or better than costed cycle time or approved standard with minimal rejects (i.E. Less than 3% in a clean machine).
D) Establishing and ensuring proven set-up is comprehensively documented
on the first off set-up sheet, set-up timesheet, and die removal checklist.
E) Recommendations and technical input into the development of new moulds and continuous improvement.
F) Setting moulds to the complete satisfaction of the Customer and company specifications.
G) Set-up trim die and secondary equipment as required so that quality parts are produced. And concise to the cell layout when there is one available.
H) Ensure non-used moulds and related tooling is stored accurately so they can be retrieved promptly.
I) Perform inspections on moulds, tooling and fixtures at the end and beginning of each set-up to ensure that there are no defects. If there are any defects, report to Production Manager immediately. Per die removal check sheet.
J) Follow all lean, 5-S and TS policies and procedures.
K) Complete forklift checklist daily.

Prototypes Sample Moulds:

A) Test new moulds, inserts, heads and auxiliary equipment as required.
B) Make recommendations to improve moulds thereby producing better quality parts.

Damaged Moulds:

A) Always inspect tools prior to pulling mould or trim dies. Fill out Die Removal Checklist. If repairs or changes are required, report them to the Production Manager immediately.
Communication:

A) Ensure there are no quality or production interruptions or errors due to your lack of giving or seeking information by:
(1) Fully informing the Shift Supervisor of all events affecting production.
(2) Exchanging information with the Shift Supervisor regarding scheduling and any special instructions regarding the plant.
(3) Communicate with G.L./T.L./QA for approval of a product before turning machine over for production.
B) Inform Shift Supervisors and/or T.L. And Q.A. When quality problems occur.

MUST HAVE:
2+ years of prior set up experience with plastic molding machines
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