Senior INJECTION TECHNICIAN

  • Little Tikes
  • Hudson, OH, USA
  • Nov 04, 2017
Full time Engineering

Job Description

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Plan, direct and coordinate all shift activities through departmental staff for production operations to meet or exceed plant objectives and goals through efficient use of resources.

Key responsibilities include: providing leadership; meeting production demands; continuous improvement; compliance with safety and policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform mold and color changes
  • Make necessary machine & cycle adjustments to meet part quality requirements
  • Evaluate & suggest cycle reduction opportunities
  • Plan, direct and coordinate production activities through department staff to meet stated objectives.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement cost reductions to reach bottom line savings.
  • Responsible for meeting objectives within departmental business plan.
  • Achieve performance measures in critical success target areas of attainment, labor efficiency, indirect labor use, safety, and quality.
  • Assures that safety and environmental standards, housekeeping and safe working conditions are maintained and encouraged throughout the department.
  • Meet defined quality standards
  • Direct, measure, control, and maintain performance of hourly workforce in all areas to meet departmental objectives.
  • Operate within the defined budget.
  • Create/Encourage open dialogue between management, hourly associates, planning, maintenance and distribution
  • Provide leadership and developmental opportunities to hourly associates.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 2 - 4 years of experience in a supervisory or technical role in injection molding.
  • Four-year degree, or the equivalent in experience.
  • Experience in training, directing, and coordinating the activities of others in a manufacturing environment.
  • Above average verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed organizational and time management skills.
  • History of achievement, innovation, initiative, self-improvement, involvement and leadership.
  • Positive associate relations approach and experience promoting teamwork.
  • Good analytical and computer systems skills.
  • Experience with "lean manufacturing" practices.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in polymer technology or equivalent preferred
  • 3-4 years. Experience as an Injection mold process Engineering preferred

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must complete all OSHA required training.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Education and/or GED required .
  • 7-10 years' experience as an injection mold process technician required

Shift - 12 Hour shift/6pm - 6am with alternating weekends off.

*THE ABOVE IS A REPRESENTATION OF THE GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A COMPLETE DESCRIPTION. THIS POSITION MAY REQUIRE OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES AS DEEMED NECESSARY BY THE MANAGEMENT TEAM..*

An Equal Opportunity Employer