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INJECTION MOLDER I

Company: Silgan Closures
Location: Athens
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION PURPOSE: Set up a variety of automatic injection molding machines and secondary operations. Run new mold piece part samples, maintain production runs, and troubleshoot mold machine. Use blueprints, procedures, instructions and variable measurement instruments. Check for safe and quality operation. Is considered the expert in all equipment, help resolve complex issues, and provide feedback to the supervisor regarding molding functions. B. SUPERVISORY RESPONSBILITIES This job has no supervisory responsibilities. C. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILIITES: 1. Preventative maintenance of assigned equipment according to procedures and work instructions. 2. Communicate with Supervisor, Quality Assurance Technicians, Packers, Molders, PMV Operators and all others associated with production related functions to ensure efficient operation of the injection molding process 3. Familiar with and proficient in all Injection Molding work instructions and associated forms and documentation. 4. Ensure closures are produced that meet quality requirements on assigned equipment. 5. Demonstrates the ability daily to resolve various quality or production issues through effective changes to the molding process. 6. Monitor cavitation and resolve issues without reducing overall equipment effectiveness. 7. Meet plant efficiency and scrap goals using a methodical approach to production and quality. 8. Demonstrate the ability to perform relevant mechanical and calibration tasks as required. 9. Use of hand tools, power tools, and intricate measuring devices is required. 10. Observe safety and security procedures; report potentially unsafe conditions; use equipment and materials properly. 11. Clean-up of production area and machinery. 12. Monitor and maintain material supply functions. 13. Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Food Safety and HACCP Pre-requisite Programs related to activities performed for this position. Job Requirements: Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience High school diploma or general education degree (GED); three (3) related experience in a manufacturing/maintenance environment. Skills and Abilities Documented demonstration of knowledge and performance of the job to the satisfaction of the Production Manager. Physical Demands 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must regularly ascend and descend stairs/crossovers. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Language Skills Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and handbooks. Ability to speak effectively with all team members and supervisors. Mathematical Skills Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Reasoning Ability Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- and two-step written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few variables in standardized situations. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is seasonally exposed to cold and warm environment. The noise level in the work environment is both loud and somewhat quiet. Hearing protection is required in designated work areas. Competencies To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; displays understanding of how job relates to others. Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Communications - Keeps others adequately informed. Cooperation - Offers assistance and support to co-workers. Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests. Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; supports organization's goals and values. Dependability - Takes responsibility for own actions. Initiative - Seeks increased responsibilities; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed. Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality. Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

Keywords: Silgan Closures, Athens , INJECTION MOLDER I, Other , Athens, Georgia

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