Process Technician
RCM Industries, Inc. - Wheeling, IL

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DUTIES

  • Report directly to the Director of Process Control for die casting process control concerns.
  • Work with Production, Engineering, and Quality to control the die casting process, produce high quality castings and resolve quality and/or die cast machine operation problems.
  • Check that all encoders / transducers are transmitting information to the Shotscope System at the beginning and end of each shift.
  • Constantly monitor the die cast process (through the Shotscope system) and die cast machine performance to ensure a stable die casting process.
  • Verify that the die cast machine is set according the Die Cast Machine Set Up Sheet.
  • Prepare and update Die Cast Set Up Sheets by part number, sleeve number and machine.
  • Complete the Process Control Evaluation Sheet to determine the ideal parameters for a specific process.
  • Monitor the die cast spray concentration on a daily basis.
  • Respond to immediate Die Casting concerns as necessary.
  • Trouble shoot the die casting process to reduce and/or eliminate quality problems.
  • Document any problems/occurrences related to die cast process control on the Running History Problems Report.
  • Communicate any die casting problems to the following shift.
  • Initiates Change to Process Request(s) as needed.
  • Develop processes to manufacture new products and adapt existing processes to improve and/or reduce the cost of producing die castings.
  • Conduct machine capability studies on a semiannual frequency and generate graphs to compare against previous data.
  • Assist in D.O.E's to generate continuous improvement in manufacturing and quality of die cast product.
  • Report needs for Corrective / Preventive Action to the Director of Process Control and/or the Director of Quality Assurance.
QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education Minimum: High School Diploma, with concentration in math and science curriculum.
  • One year experience in die casting / production industry in production or process areas.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
Preferred Qualifications

  • Training in the use of the Shotscope System.
  • Certification in various NADCA die cast process courses, including Die Casting Defects, Process control and Thermal Aspects of Process Control.
  • Training in Statistical Process Control.
  • Ability to read & understand blueprints.
  • Mechanical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience with die cast machine set ups. * Report directly to the Director of Process Control for die casting process control concerns.
  • Work with Production, Engineering, and Quality to control the die casting process, produce high quality castings and resolve quality and/or die cast machine operation problems.
  • Check that all encoders / transducers are transmitting information to the Shotscope System at the beginning and end of each shift.
  • Constantly monitor the die cast process (through the Shotscope system) and die cast machine performance to ensure a stable die casting process.
  • Verify that the die cast machine is set according the Die Cast Machine Set Up Sheet.
  • Prepare and update Die Cast Set Up Sheets by part number, sleeve number and machine.
  • Complete the Process Control Evaluation Sheet to determine the ideal parameters for a specific process.
  • Monitor the die cast spray concentration on a daily basis.
  • Respond to immediate Die Casting concerns as necessary.
  • Trouble shoot the die casting process to reduce and/or eliminate quality problems.
  • Document any problems/occurrences related to die cast process control on the Running History Problems Report.
  • Communicate any die casting problems to the following shift.
  • Initiates Change to Process Request(s) as needed.
  • Develop processes to manufacture new products and adapt existing processes to improve and/or reduce the cost of producing die castings.
  • Conduct machine capability studies on a semiannual frequency and generate graphs to compare against previous data.
  • Assist in D.O.E's to generate continuous improvement in manufacturing and quality of die cast product.
  • Report needs for Corrective / Preventive Action to the Director of Process Control and/or the Director of Quality Assurance.

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