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Setup Technician

Apply Job ID REF5769Z Date posted 04/14/2022 Address 22501 Bohlmann Parkway, Richton Park, 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. 
The Body and Fuel Division drive 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 door handles, assist grips, decorative interior, fuel housings, fuel doors, charge ports and innovative Capless solutions for all 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

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.  For individuals with disabilities who may need help with the application process, ITW offers a contact to evaluate requests for assistance and, where appropriate, provide a reasonable accommodation to help the applicants apply for a position. If you would like this assistance, please call 708-720-7120 and leave your name, number, and a brief message.   

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

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ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

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