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Injection Maintenance Technician

Job ResponsibilitiesWe offer an exciting opportunity for an innovative, self-motivated Injection Maintenance Technician who is looking for awell-rounded, hands-on experience within a stable and unique industry.
Plastipak is the largest privately-held plastic rigidmanufacturer in North America, with global operations.
In this role, you will be responsible for and have the authority for setting up, performing maintenance, troubleshooting, andmaking the necessary repairs to the machines and auxiliary equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
Responsibilities:
- Ability to adhere to the attendance and punctuality policy.
- Responsibility and authority as outlined in the Quality Manual, Operational Procedures and all Instruction manuals.
- Possesses at least two years previous Husky process tech experience- Help site improve meantime between failure (MTBF) performance.
- Complete mold repairs as assigned.
- Participate in on-call/off shift schedule- Functions effectively within a team environment.
- Performs mechanical and electrical troubleshooting, adjustments/repairs and changeovers on injection molding machinesand all of the related auxiliary equipment.
- Monitors and performs necessary adjustments and repairs on control systems for safe and efficient processing.
- Completes preventative maintenance tasks as assigned.
- Documents all work performed and parts usage in plant maintenance software.
- Assist Injection production personnel as needed.
- Observes all local and Company safety policies and procedures as well as housekeeping requirements.
- Attend team meetings and training sessions as scheduled.
- Miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
- Follows all safety requirements, policies and reports any unsafe conditions to a leader.
- Works in a safe and efficient manner at all times, monitors team members for safe practices and mentors best methods.
- Operate and monitor assigned machines and auxiliary equipment.
- Responsible for the completion of all required training and technical criteria with in a defined time period.
- Follows all company policies and work rules including but not limited to 6S (housekeeping), GMP, Lean Manufacturingpractices and BOS quality system.
- Participates in the development and implementation of line improvements.
- Maintains various daily reports in SAP as required.
- Responsible for reporting food safety issues to personnel with authority to initiate action.
- Miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
Skills/QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirementslisted below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
- Strong mechanical aptitude and experience.
- Technically orientated and knowledgeable in manufacturing systems.
- Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
- Able to multitask in a fast paced environment.
- Proficient in computer programs.
EDUCATIONS and/or
Experience:
- High School diploma or general education degree (GED)- Two Year degree in relevant major (such as engineering, packaging, or plastics) and/or 2+ years of relevant manufacturingexperience.
(4 year degrees preferred)PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully performthe essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach withhands and arms, and talk or hear.
The employee frequently is required to push or pull bins and carts, stand, walk, and stoop,kneel, crouch or crawl.
The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.
The employee must regularly liftand/or move up to fifteen pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to fifty pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more thanone hundred pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheralvision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


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