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Job Summary

The Plastek Group
Erie, PA 16506
Manufacturing - Other
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
1+ to 2 Years
Education Level
High School or equivalent
Career Level
Student (High School)


About the Job

THE PLASTEK GROUP, a world leader in custom plastics molding, is seeking Molding Technicians / Troubleshooter for a plant located in Erie Pennsylvania.


Determines molding process problems while finding the best solution for the technical aspect of the molding machine, product and quality procedures. Technicians must have completed Mold Set Up training, Mold Processing and Troubleshooting courses or have or equivalent experience. Knowledge of injection molding and operation of Cincinnati, Ferromatik Milacron and Husky equipment. Experience with high volume multi-cavity stack molds and hot runner controllers preferred.Ability to work with all auxiliary equipment including dryers, thermolators, chillers, etc.

Those interested in applying that are not qualified to be Molding Technicians but are qualified to be Mold Setup personnel are also encouraged to apply.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES(include the following. Other duties may be assigned.)

·Check with the molding technician from the preceding shift for current status report of presses.

·Maintain open communication with the other floor personnel to discover where the problems may have occurred.

·Check all auxiliary equipment including the dryers, thermolators, chillers, etc.

·Assure that all equipment is working and the filters are clean.

·Responsible for the work order request for maintenance for the equipment.

·Responsible for the start up and shut down of the presses.

·Clean molds in area.

·Submit work order when starting up a job.

·Review the job requirements with personnel responsible for the running job.

·Complete the first piece checklist.

·Respond to all corrective actions as quickly as possible.

·Keep all processes up to date.If changes are made to the process, record the reason for the change on the molding log.

·Fill out the daily production report in assigned area.Include cavities blocked, cycle time, down hours, and codes.

This position requires an adaptive individual with a diverse range of skills, experience and abilities. This is individual must have strong communication skills due to the interaction between various groups. Computer skills and the use of some applications software are required.

This position will report to the Molding Department Manager.

Multiple positions available on 2nd and 3rd shift.  Overtime available.  Highly competitve pay rates and benefits programs.  Stable and growing company.  Apply to: hr@plastekgroup.com or fax 814.878.4403


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