Orotex Corporation Tooling Technician in Novi, Michigan

Purpose of the Position: This position is required to disassemble, reassemble, maintain, repair and change the injection molding tooling and end of hand (EOH) tooling as necessary. Must be familiar with hot and cold runner tooling. This role also provides support in resolving injection molding issues and improving processing.Position Responsibilities and Duties:ulliDisassemble, maintain, reassemble and clean molding tools peer maintenance cycle./liliPrepare tooling for storage and production in between scheduled production./liliReplace standard components within mold such as inserts, springs, ejector pins, slides, friction pullers and fittings./liliBuild and maintain robot end of arm tooling./liliMaintain inventory control duties for spare parts required for maintenance./liliMaintain housekeeping and 5s of area./liliAssist and perform mold changes as required./liliAssist in troubleshooting and corrective action for tooling in production for process improvement./liliMaintain maintenance and repair records./li/ulRequired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:ulliTwo-shot injection molding knowledge preferred./liliExperience with tool room equipment./liliRead blueprints and able to use basic measurement tools./liliDemonstrated capability of diagnosing and repairing injection and EOH tooling./liliAble to operate crane./liliKnowledge of safety practices./liliWorking knowledge of all aspects of the injection molding process./liliIndependent approach on duties, problem solving and critical thinking./li/ulEducation and Experience:ulliMinimum of three years experience within injection tooling maintenance and repair./liliProcess technician experience./liliTraining certifications or 2 year degree preferred./liliValid overhead crane license./liliValid driver's license required./li/ulCompensation and Benefits:ulliComprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage./liliCompany paid Life Insurance and Short- term disability./lili401(k) plan with a generous company match./liliEnd of year Profit Sharing Bonus/li/ulPotential Work Conditions:Variable temperatures - hot and cold. Non-toxic fumes in production areas. Daily work environment can include dirt, oil and grime.Physical Requirements:Speaking, reaching, grasping, pushing and pulling objects, operating crane and Hi-Lo, ability to lift up to 50lbs, standing for 8hrs, working with hand tools.Personal Protective Equipment Required:Safety glasses required in molding press area. Closed toe, no-slip shoes required on plant floor.