Horton, Inc.

  • Injection Molding Technician - 2nd Shift Rotation (6p-6a)

    Job Location US-IN-Carmel
    Posted Date 6 months ago(4/9/2018 4:39 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview





    This position reports directly to the shift Area Manager/ Supervisor and must work in coordination with co-workers to be effective. In the absence of the shift Mold Tech II, this position is primarily responsible for setting and starting molds at current standard. Also responsible for troubleshooting processing problems and keeping updated setup records. This position works a rotation schedule, hours are 6pm-6am.





    MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: (*indicates peripheral functions)


    1. Change molds and inserts as needed, set and water molds per setup sheet.
      1. Load and verify proper Injection Molding Machine (IMM) set-up in a safe and effective manner
      2. Complete insert changes in a timely and safe manner
    2. Responsible for daily silo counting of resin and daily moisture readings
    3. Ensure area is clean and clear of tools, hoses and other equipment when setup is done.
    4. Make sure proper material is placed in hopper, purge barrel as needed.
    5. Perform basic PM on molds and equipment
      1. Clean and lube all running molds
      2. Perform weekly dryer PMs
      3. Perform daily/weekly/monthly Mold Machine PMs
    6. Take inventory of supplies and compounds (weekly)
    7. Perform hourly quality checks and record in the designated book
    8. Communicate any pertinent information to incoming and outgoing shift.
    9. Start-up molding machines with accuracy to ensure there is limited scrap – use the latest setup parameters assuring job is running at standard
    10. Shut down molding machines with accuracy to ensure limited purging is needed
    11. Complete scrap tickets as needed
    12. Initiate mold repair sheets when molds are pulled. Initiate maintenance work orders when machines or auxiliary equipment are in need of repair.
    13. Have a basic understanding of robotics operations and complete automation set-up for Sepro robots
    14. Perform minor mold/press repairs (water lines, nozzle tip replacements) and work closely with maintenance and engineering to ensure machines are repaired and operational
    15. Maintain and troubleshoot ancillary equipment including dryers and conveying system
    16. Responsible for the following Plantstar transactions:
      1. Loading and verifying proper work order and part number
      2. Entering scrap and downtime reasons
    17. Responsible for 6S in the IMM and Technician areas
    18. Complete daily safety activities including hoist and PIT inspections
    19. Relieve operators for break
    20. 11 Other duties as assigned





    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Requires a high school diploma, or equivalent, plus 2 years of related technical training or equivalent of 4 years technical work experience. Experience as a molding technician and/or mold setter is preferred.




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