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Process Technician - 2nd & 3rd Shift

Apply Job ID REF1100Q Date posted 12/18/2020 Address 21701 South Harlem Avenue, Frankfort, IL Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

ITW is a Fortune Manufacturing Company with Multi-Billion Dollar revenue and fifty thousand employees world-wide. Known for innovation, diversification, and excellent financial performance.
ITW’s products and solutions are at work all over the world, in deep-sea oil rigs, aerospace technology, bridges and wind turbines, healthcare, the spaces in which we live and work, the cars we drive, and the mobile devices we rely on. We are never, whether we know it or not, more than a few steps from an innovative ITW solution. 

ITW’s Automotive segment designs and manufactures innovative fasteners, interior and exterior components, and powertrain and braking systems for OEMs and their top-tier suppliers. ITW’s automotive businesses have a high level of customer intimacy, enabling customer-back innovation to address complex needs such as vehicle efficiency, safety, and quality. Deep market knowledge and strong manufacturing process capabilities allow ITW’s automotive businesses to be nimble, niche problem solvers for their sophisticated customers.
The Body and Fuel Division drives profitability by leveraging its innovative solutions and application engineering. In addition to ITW’s industry leading research and development capabilities, ITW Body and Fuel enhances our customers’ competitive advantage. Body and Fuel is a business group within ITW’s Automotive segment with manufacturing locations in North America. Our Body and Fuel products are made up of housings and doors, innovative Capless solutions and charge ports for major OEMs around the world
 

Summary: 
Ensures molding machines and peripheral equipment are maintained and efficiently producing good quality parts.


Responsibilities:
•Mold set-up and adjustment on molding and assembly repairs, equipment troubleshooting and minor repairs, quality checks, material handling including filling and emptying machine hoppers and grinders, housekeeping and operator instructions.
•Maintain machines in proper operation: To include verifying set-up parameters of process, as well as condition of machine. Verify all monitors are on and set to proper parameters.
Trouble shooting of processing problems and defects. 
•Setting molds, dies, etc., to conform to scheduled requirements, to include leaving the work station clean and organized, with quality parts coming from the process, while minimizing downtime.
•Periodically (as set by the Manager) checking machine cycle time and yields are met, quality of parts coming from process, and overall consistency of process.
•Maintains set-up sheets. •Maintaining production records for shift.
•Ensure last shot in capture for molds coming out of production.
•Ensure good housekeeping.
•Has authority and responsibility to stop molding process due to quality concerns.
•Performance of Preventive Maintenance.
•Training of Material Handlers and Operators as needed.
•Monitor Materials.
•Assure proper product is running
•Assist with cost saving, labor, & ergonomic improvements.
•Support the shift needs as necessary
•Complete any and all tasks as assigned.

MATERIAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Overhead Crane, hand tools, hand and lift trucks, grinders, scales and drying equipment.

Qualifications:
•    High School Diploma, GED or equivalent work experience required
•    5+ years Set-up Technician experience in plastic injection molding environment required
•    Complete understanding of injection molding machine(s) and auxiliary equipment operations and repair.  Strong problem solving and analytical skills. 
•    Good communication both written and verbal skills.
•    Knowledge of Wittmann robots.
•    Understanding of OSHA requirements (i.e. Lockout/Tagout, Forklift) 
•    Must be able to work a flexible schedule which includes overtime and weekends

Qualifications:
•    High School Diploma, GED or equivalent work experience required
•    5+ years Set-up Technician experience in plastic injection molding environment required
•    Complete understanding of injection molding machine(s) and auxiliary equipment operations and repair.  Strong problem solving and analytical skills. 
•    Good communication both written and verbal skills.
•    Knowledge of Wittmann robots.
•    Understanding of OSHA requirements (i.e. Lockout/Tagout, Forklift) 
•    Must be able to work a flexible schedule which includes overtime and weekends

Physical Demands
•    Must have excellent near vision for accessing functionality of equipment
•    Must be able to bend, stoop & reach, get onto and off of molding machines, stand for extended periods of time
•    Must be able to lift up to 65 pounds
•    Must be able to push & pull molds w/mechanical help. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus

Interpersonal Skills: 

Alternative or combined skills in understanding, counseling, and/or influencing people are important in achieving job objectives, causing action, understanding others, or changing behavior; and, skills of persuasiveness or assertiveness, as well as sensitivity to the point of view of others. 

Working Conditions:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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