Injection Blow Molding Extrusion Technician
Amcor - Manchester, MI

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POSITION: Technician (commensurate with experience)

REPORTS TO: ADP Group Coordinator

LOCATION: Manchester, MI

Position Summary

Responsible for developing and executing best processes for injection, blow molding and extrusion (EBM) platforms in support of development activities for multiple products. Assist the Manchester R&D team, the Corporate Quality team, Commercial teams and all production facilities in the development of containers that meet both customer and company requirements.

Essential Responsibilities

· Follows all established safety rules and guidelines as outlined in the Employee Handbook, and, in accordance with the various safety-related programs. Understands and communicates all hazards and safety issues to co-workers and managers/supervisors. Properly uses all personal protective equipment.

· Knows and practices safe and proper procedures specifically related to the operation of injection, blow molding and EBM platforms.

· Optimizes the use of equipment platforms to ensure continued production of the best possible container samples.

· Verifies and documents container quality through defined inspection and testing protocols.

· Documents all process, tooling, and machine parameters relevant to the production of container samples.

· Clearly identifies and communicates limitations or issues that may impair or prevent the production of container samples.

· Pursues training related to machine platforms, systems, processes, and materials.

· Understands and maintains housekeeping of all assigned areas.

· Assists in continuous improvement of plant operations.

· Assists with writing policies and procedures.

· Meets timelines and delivers on aggressive schedule and work assignments.

· Understands and adheres to standards associated with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), American Institute of Bakers (AIB) and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) programs.

· Performs other related duties as directed by the ADP Group Coordinator.

Essential Functions/Skills

· Checks and verifies mechanical condition of relevant equipment.

· Converts machine from one process type to another.

· Installs standard change parts.

· Reviews performance requirements.

· Adjusts process parameters to achieve required performance.

· Produce sample containers.

· Operate machines under supervision.

· Organizes work in best sequence.

· Interacts with internal customers regarding container performance and objectives.

· Follows standardized practices and procedures and carries out instructions in an existing work routine.

· Consults supervisor on scheduling platforms, go-ahead decisions, direction on preventative maintenance, and purchasing decisions.

· Knows job function and works to gain both internal and external knowledge of business.

· Thinks within procedures and specific precedents rather than specific instructions.

· Requires safety consciousness, accuracy, integrity, interpersonal understanding, teamwork and cooperation, achievement orientation, listening, understanding, and responding.

Education and Experience

· Requires a minimum 2 years of experience in a development or manufacturing facility, plus, technical discipline certification or equivalent.

· Fundamental knowledge of properties, processing and performance of polymers, blends and additives, as related to injection, blow molding and EBM. Emphasis is on injection molding.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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