3rd Shift Maintenance Technician

Adecco is assisting a client located in Janesville, WI in hiring for a Maintenance Technician on 3rd shift. This is a direct hire position. If you meet the qualifications listed, apply now!

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the setup, startup, diagnosis and trouble shooting of the injection molding presses, all auxiliary equipment and all secondary production equipment while ensuring that safety and quality are the prime initiatives. They ensure all machines run at optimum cycles. In addition, document process settings, process changes, water diagrams or anything that may be pertinent to aid in future set ups and production runs. This individual acts as the direct supervisor of all machine attendants, operators, material handlers, and grinders on the shift.

Job Requirements:
• Provide leadership and direction for other team members, assign tasks and machines to operators
• Direct and maintain machine operators and senior machine operators during the shift
• Assist with training new hires as needed
• Work with Production Leader if employees are absent to find coverage
• Update HR on absent employees for the shift.
• Ensure all time cards and attendance sheets are filled out correctly on a daily basis
• Work with Production Leader to ensure all machine operators clean and organize their areas prior to shift change
• Work with Production Leader on employee performance and disciplinary issues
• Responsible for the setup, startup, diagnosis and trouble-shooting of the injection molding presses, all auxiliary equipment and all secondary production equipment while ensuring that safety and quality are the prime initiatives.
•Trouble-shoot all process problems and make corrections; discriminate between process-related problems, mold-related problems, and machine-related problems
• Ensure all quality attribute inspections are completed on a timely basis 
• Accurately count/weigh parts for correct packaging
• Package all parts and build pallet quantities according to job specifications
• Perform minor machine and mold maintenance (e.g. cleaning, remove blockages, lubrication, repair minor for water or hydraulic leaks)
• Verify mold installation is correct, establish process starting point and control parameters
• Complete job start-ups and document activities on the Master Job Sheet (MJS) in a timely manner
• Submit start up part samples for quality control measurement and evaluation in a timely manner
• Maintain a clean and safe work area by performing routine audits of employee assigned areas
• Be able to perform all regular duties of machine operators and senior machine operators as needed
• Assist material handler with machine operator/senior machine operators break periods during the shift, fill in as needed so operators may take an uninterrupted break
• Insure that the operators accurately record production quantities and downtime codes for the shift
• Remove excess flashing, burrs, and gate connections from all parts in a manner consistent with quality standards
• Attend/operate all assigned molding machines, auxiliary equipment, and hand tools in an efficient and safe manner
• Change molds when required
• Ensure all machine operators are trained; ensure timely adherence and completion of the new hire learning path
• Study the daily production reports
• Knowledgeable of mold design, mold preparation and installation, and machine maintenance requirements
• Attend and conduct weekly meetings/huddle
• Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this job

Experience Required:
•Ability to understand, read, write English, Bi-lingual would be a plus
• Minimum five (5) years of successful injection mold machine operator experience
• Good knowledge of plastics, PVC, materials/resins 
• Usage of electronic device is a perquisite of the job
• High school diploma or equivalent is required
• Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
• Ability to work in a team environment and follow directions
• Proficient to excellent problem-solving skills
• Basic math skills
• Ability to work in a warm environment
• Basic computer knowledge
• Significant knowledge of the injection molding process, equipment and machines (180 to 1000 ton presses)
• Lifting a max. of 50lbs with standing/bending/reaching/walking daily

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