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Posted on: April 25, 2023

Apprenticeship: Molding Technician, Silgan, Winfield, KS

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Safely and properly pull and set tools
  • Maintain knowledge and safe operation of various brands of machines: Engel, Husky and  Arburg
  • Difference in series and parallel timers
  • Understanding differences in control panels.
  • Know and implement proper watering of tools.
  • Properly route and set up of thermolators.
  • Proper hook-up and temperature settings of various electrical heater box controllers.
  • Know and implement OSHA Lock-out/Tag-out procedures.
  • Know and implement procedures for setting a mold up for process control.
  • Perform troubleshooting.
  • Maintain familiarity with various molds and how they work.
  • Maintain familiarity with various Resins used.
  • Accurately track downtime and record on the P Report using MIU.
  • Complete P-Reports accurately.
  • Checks accuracy/correctness of MIU settings- ie. Out of spec conditions etc.
  • Maintains cleanliness of assigned areas, especially machine tie bars, conveyors, oil pans, and oil spills.
  • Completely cleans each molding machine and peripheral equipment including maintenance activities to grinders and separators.
  • Move approved material to weigh-up activities, accurately completes necessary documentation, and moves product to appropriate storage location.
  • Assists Process Technician with mold sets/pulls as required
  • Maintains part collection systems in process to ensure maximum part collection, minimizing scrap
  • Restarts, purges and shuts down machines as assigned as needed.
  • Counts, weighs, and records number of units of material moved or handled on daily production sheet as needed.
  • Attaches identifying tags or labels to materials or marks information on cases, bales, or other containers
  • Operates industrial truck or electric hoist to assist in loading or moving materials and products.
  • Perform duties of a Molding Associate as necessary.
  • Participates in training activities (Aroutis, Seminars, etc.)

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