Set-Up Technician and Trainee

Hagerstown, Maryland
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
$0 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Whitting, Laura, Spherion
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Job Description

Various levels of roles in a plastics production environment.
Perform daily walk downs to ensure machines are at required efficiency and production levels.
Complete machine/line changeovers, including all downstream equipment (leak detectors, conveyors, flamers, box erectors, etc.) to maintain production orders and levels per production schedule.
With direct supervision of Quality Control personnel help perform first piece quality checks (OFC, "T", "E", etc.) with the known bottle specifications, while completing the proper documentation to support findings.
Prepare in-house computer system with proper codes (downtime, jobs, etc.) during changeover process.
Maintains proper paperwork, logs and records (work orders, machine problems, settings, mold maintenance, and mold design changes) as required.
Makes complete machine changeovers and calibrations (heads, molds, tooling, stretch-rods, blow pins, blow nozzles, etc.) without any assistance or set-up aids (Set-up Sheets, Cartridges, or Saved Programs) within specified time period...
Work closely with management with total hands on processing of all new products / materials to determine proper materials and cycle standards.
Perform daily walk downs to ensure proper levels of materials (virgin and regrind) are being introduced to the process.
Work closely with management on items (tooling, etc.) that need to be purchased or repaired for the processing portion of the equipment.
Order and maintain inventory/stock regarding items for the processing portion (tooling and mold components, etc.) of the equipment.
During the machine set-up process perform housekeeping duties such as keeping floor clear of debris (scraps, blobs, excess flash, preforms), cleaning machines in a safe manner in accordance with Third Party regulations.
May be asked to cover for other shift Supervisors and Machine Operator / Mechanic (B or A Class) during personnel shortage (vacations, sick leave etc.)

Working hours: Varies

--Must have comprehensive mechanical tools to complete required machine tasks.
--Must have basic mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical skills.
--Requires constant visual attention, ability to discern flaws in containers.

May be exposed to both indoor/outdoor environments, hot and cold, noise and vibrations. Some physical requirements- must be able to lift 75-100 pounds occasionally and smaller amounts more regularly.

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