The Thermoforming Machine Technician is responsible for processing and maintaining the overall operation of the machine. Landmark Plastic is a Drug Free Workplace. Full selection of benefits available: medical, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability, life, 401K with match, paid vacation, paid personal time, legal, identity theft, accident, hospital indemnity, incentive plans.
Major Work Duties
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Load an extruded roll of plastic, per specs, onto the bed of the machine.
2. Feed raw material into the former, I-press, and Trim press.
3. Diagnose production problems and resolve. Be able to recommend corrective action to Maintenance or Crew Leader., if needed.
4. Perform minor maintenance and troubleshoot auxiliary equipment, and material handling systems.
5. Monitor and control product weight, product color, and product part thickness.
6. Reduce mold change and set-up time.
7. Optimize machine cycle times.
8. Develop and document mold set-up procedures.
9. Assist with set-ups, start-ups and preventative maintenance, as needed.
10. Understand and operate all heat, and cooling systems.
11. Understand Thermoforming schedule and adjust roll production to pounds required.
12. Monitors production.
13. Operate material handling equipment.
14. Assist Quality Control by making the necessary corrective action. Ensure proper notes, of any irregularities.
15. Report and work closely with the shift supervisor, with regards to packer requirement and their needs.
16. Will be required to scan new rolls, into QAD system.
17. Check gauges at roll change.
18. Take empty racks back to the Extruding dept, and for future use, and place in designated area.
19. Assist with overall housekeeping, of the department, and place appropriate items back in designated area.
20. Perform all shift change responsibilities.
21. Stop Thermoforming line in the event of an emergency.
22. Report any and all potential safety related issues.
23. Ability and knowledge on how to use general hand tools.
1. High School Education or GED preferred.
2. Basic hand tool knowledge.
3. General computer skills.
Machines You Will Run
1. Lyle’s In-Line Thermoformers.
2. Lyle’s I-Press.
3. Lyle’s Trim Presses.
4. Tow motor (requires Landmark Training and License)
5. Small capacity trim scrap grinder.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud and proper PPE is required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee normally stand and walk for extended periods, but will occasionally be required to sit; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently stand, climb, lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position with operations utilizing three (8) eight hour shifts. Weekend, overtime and evening hours may be required depending on business conditions.
Landmark Plastic provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national original, religion, age, equal pay, disability or genetic information.
Commitment to a safe work culture and attendance is critical to the success of the position. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
How to Apply
Qualified Candidates who are interested should
1) apply online (www.landmarkplastic.com) or
2) at our office: Landmark Plastic, 1331 Kelly Avenue, Akron, OH 44306 8-5 Mon-Fri. Visit our website to learn more about us www.landmarkplastic.com