Process Technician 3rd Shift

Rohrer Corporation
Published
September 7, 2022
Location
Bensenville
Category
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Description

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OBJECTIVE OF THIS POSITION

The Thermoforming Process Technician is responsible for operating specialized machinery for high-end retail and medical packaging needs. They are accountable for performing various tasks to pre-stage, setup, operate, monitor, and troubleshoot thermoforming machines & equipment as well as perform routine preventative maintenance on machinery. The Thermoforming Process Technician will perform in-process inspection of parts to ensure product meets visual standards of acceptance and conformance while making adjustments, or tool changes as necessary to maintain quality of product to meet customer specifications and expectations.

ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS OF A PROCESS TECHNICIAN:

  • Keep clean & orderly work stations; including machines and equipment by maintaining a high level of Housekeeping and 5S of assigned lines and designated areas.
  • Follow all safety policies and procedures, including LOTO and GMP Practices to meet company standards.
  • Recognize and correct safety hazards as they are identified and notify the appropriate personnel.
  • Monitor machines for mechanical issues by visual and auditory inspection.
  • Take corrective action and assist in problem solving for machine issues and notify the appropriate personnel.
  • Obtain & ensure all correct stock and materials are used at all times and located by machine.
  • Perform machine line setup, lineout, and troubleshooting for production runs.
  • Perform machinery start up and shut downs.
  • Develop machine set-up parameters and heat profiles for production runs.
  • Perform in-process inspection of parts and ensure they meet visual standards of acceptance and conformance.
  • Recognize product defects and make adjustments to equipment as necessary.
  • Review and maintain required logs, check sheets, inspection sheets, and work orders.
  • Assist in overall maintenance of machines & equipment including minor repairs.
  • Complete preventative maintenance requirements on machines following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshoot malfunctions, and call for repairs as necessary.
  • Calculate dimension, size, shape, and tolerance of tooling and equipment based on specification and monitor product quality by use of visual inspection and other quality and dimensional measuring tools.
  • Ensure all materials, tooling, and master tooling is properly labeled, segregated and/or returned pre- and post-production.
  • Perform pre- and post- production Tool inspections and preparations, tool install, and tool removals.
  • Maintain machine efficiency according to department standards to achieve performance rate goals.
  • Maintain and manage supply inventory.
  • Communicate job status and production issues to next shift Process Technicians, Lead, and/or Supervisor.
  • Participate in Lean Manufacturing Events as required.
  • Assist in on-the-job training and coaching of team members and support other machine operators as needed.

Additional Duties as Needed:

  • Gather packing supplies & build cartons for assigned lines.
  • Sort & pack finished product into specified containers (bags, cartons, etc.…)
  • Stack finished cartons on skids in proper pattern.

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATOINAL REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma
  • Previous Machine Operator experience (preferred)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITES

  • Exemplify Rohrer’s Core Values: PartnershipIntegrityDriveInitiative
  • Ability to analyze data and address issues proactively.
  • Ability to be on feet majority of the day.
  • Ability to solve problems and make quick decisions.
  • Ability to see data at close range.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects by hand or use of pallet jack (average 75 lbs.).
  • Ability to drive a fork truck and pass certification.
  • Excellent organization, communication, and comprehension skills.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, quality control, cost, and other techniques for maximizing production efficiencies and distribution of goods.
  • Mechanical & mathematical aptitude.
  • Understanding of safety practices and precautions.
  • Strong leadership ability.

Available Shift:

  • 3rd Shift11:00PM - 7:00AM / M-F / Must be flexible to work Saturdays
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