Injection Mold Technician- 2nd with Off Shift Premium

We are excited to be expanding our Winchester, NH Molding Department as our business continues to grow! We are looking for committed, driven, and eager individuals to join our team and grow with us!

  • Optional overtime opportunities- 8 hour M-F schedule

  • Health/dental/life benefits plan, a matching 401K up to 5%, and the possibility of a year-end cash profit sharing bonus!

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the safe, accurate, and timely set-up, processing improvements, and troubleshooting of plastic injection molds, tooling and equipment (including auxiliary equipment) operation while ensuring that safety, quality and productivity goals are achieved on a daily basis. Position Responsibilities Set-up molds, related tooling and equipment according to daily production schedules; verify equipment is running at required cycle time within specs and quality level prior to releasing for production.

  • Ensure tools and material are returned to proper locations before leaving workstation. Issue and close work orders for maintenance and process activities. Inspect and repair process equipment for potential problems and advise tool room of issues. Perform routine preventative maintenance on equipment, keeping all in working order.

  • Work with suppliers and contractors to purchase required parts for servicing equipment. Support other departments as needed. Maximize communication flow for effective performance within the department and between shifts. Follow all safety procedures in completion of job duties.

  • Verify all safety-related devices, machine guarding, signage, etc. are in place and functioning prior to releasing equipment for production. Wear required PPE. Participate in 6S events. Sustain 6S standards through good housekeeping and execution of standard work including knowledge of lock out, tag out procedures.
  • Perform first piece inspection and provide QA Tech part for approval after mold changeover. Troubleshoot equipment processing problems related to product quality.

  • Complete all required production and quality assurance documentation. Evaluate, recommend and execute continuous improvement suggestions to improve operating efficiency.

  • Utilize LEAN Thinking in formal and informal settings including participating in LEAN Events (Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen, Projects, Just-Do-It), submitting Suggestions, attending LEAN Training, and improving work cell/areas of responsibility daily.
  • Use visual tools and display boards and update them as appropriate. Document all changes resulting from LEAN activities according to ISO guidelines.
  • Accept/embrace change for continuous improvement. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with co-workers by willingness to take on additional responsibility and/or support. Substitute and back-up production line positions if and when necessary.
  • During 30-minute overlap clean-up workstation, supply next shift with materials needed, communicate issues & concerns for oncoming shift. Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Experience

One (1) to three (3) years of industrial manufacturing experience.

  • Basic computer skills needed with solid understanding of equipment and mechanical aptitude.

  • Good organizational skills with strong attention to detail required. Ability to work in fast-paced environment and meet operational deadlines.

  • Flexibility and dependability required to meet operational demands of 24-hour operation. Weekend and/or evening rotations may be required.

  • Knowledge of lockout/tagout, machine guarding and applicable OSHA/Oatey safety standards.

Education and Certifications High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!