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Injection Mold Technician job in Birmingham, AL


Job summary

Injection Mold Technician
Location: Birmingham, AL Category: Engineering
Status: Temporary/Contract Reference: US_EN_2_105982_258980
Posted: September 02,2014 Salary: N/A

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Job description

Adecco Engineering and Technical has a current job opportunity for an Injection Mold Technician on a contract to hire basis in McCalla, AL.
Essential Job Functions & Summary - Injection Molding Process Engineer

To assure injection molding machines run to quality standards and meet all production goals.
Assure all safety and housekeeping procedures are followed.
Report all quality and scrap issues to appropriate Supervisor / Manager as soon as possible.
Assure housekeeping standards are met. Create and maintain an environment for a safe and healthy workforce.
Maintain and monitor TS 16949 system. Maintain and monitor ISO14001 environmental system.
Responsible for keeping all plastic injection molding machines producing quality product.
Perform DOE's. Set up optimal process parameters using RJG technology.
Maintain and optimize “end-of-arm” robot extraction tooling.
Stop the flow of production to correct quality issues and document any findings and/or adjustments on designated forms.
Verify process parameters and implement changes as appropriate to improve cycle times.
Complete job change set up sheets.
Ensure machine and surrounding areas is free of oil and by-product material.
Maintain and update a process log / set-up instruction book for each tool.
Work in conjunction with the Quality department to improve process control.
Trouble-shoot processing problems including normal adjustments and checks.
Ensure injection molding machines, and supporting automated systems, are set to parameters contained within process books.
Assure scrap issues are addressed and fixed in a timely manner.
Act as Production Supervisor as needed.


Preferred 4 year technical degree (Plastics degree which includes RJG technology) or equivalent experience (6-8 years without technical degree).
With degree (1-3) years of injection molding experience as a Process Technician, preferably within the automotive industry (experience should include automated delivery systems and robots).
Candidates should have worked with PP, TPO, Nylon and ABS resins; and should have the ability to train resin processors (aka as Color Changers).
Strong troubleshooting skills on injection molding machines (Engel, UBE, and Toshiba brands), ranging from 85 ton - 3500 ton.
**Experience with valve gate tools (3-8 sequential valve gates on 30-40% of our current tools) a must; and multi-color injection and/or mold behind applications.
Understanding of mold flow and RJG technology. Knowledge of plastic part design, processing and equipment.

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