American Metal amp; Plastics Inc. Process / Setup Tech in Grand Rapids, Michigan

ulliPerforms complete and timely mold set-up to prepare for production runs./liliEstablishes molding conditions required to produce good parts./liliStarts machine for production when directed to do so by shift supervisor./liliMaintains accurate, current, and complete set-up documentation for every production operation related to the molding machine set-up./liliTrouble-shoots and corrects routine molding problems./liliAssists operators in organizing work place at the molding machine./liliLooks for ways to optimize production and passes recommendations to appropriate people in the company./liliMonitors press and auxiliary equipment operation and alerts maintenance, tool room, and supervisor to potential problems./liliMonitors press cycle times and notifies process engineer of problem jobs./liliMaintains mold storage area in neat and orderly fashion./liliWhen possible, assists with set-up of finishing equipment when it is to be used at the press./liliMonitors product visually and takes corrective action when necessary. Ensures product is consistent with established specifications. Escalates quality issues as appropriate. Ensures highest possible product quality and adherence to the Entegris quality system ISO, and/or other standards./liliFocuses on key business processes to influence customer satisfaction, waste elimination, growth, cost effectiveness and product/system quality. Promotes and implements use of continuous improvement tools to eliminate non-value activities. Participates actively in continuous improvement activities such as 6s, Kaizen events, etc./liliPerforms hanging and clamping of molds, disassembling and cleaning of barrels and screws; along with annealing of molded product./liliRemoves mold to analyze for cleaning/repairs before storing. Removes all secondary and auxiliary equipment from the press area. Completes setup/cycle sheets and job packet and any special instructions./liliIdentifies and corrects problems: applies experience and knowledge in making adjustments and trains others in areas of expertise; documents changes; addresses questionable parts; and monitors and focuses on scrap reduction./liliCompletes miscellaneous tasks as assigned in support of the larger organization and production goals./liliMaintains a clean and safe work area. Wears required Personal Protective Equipment. Performs duties in a safe manner and observes approved safety procedures. Communicates potential hazards immediately to supervisor./li/ul