TOOL CHANGE MECHANIC

Easton, PA

Posted: 10/29/2018 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: TOOL - CB Pay Rate: VARIED Branch: Division:
  • Primary responsibility is changing molds and trim tools in Irwin formers, adjusting forming process variables and cleaning all tooling.
  • Adjust shut height and mold gap to achieve proper part thickness.
  • Adjust die penetration and treadle guides to properly trim parts with uniform lips.
  • Responsible for measuring gauge of all parts and balancing oven temperatures to achieve uniform thickness of parts in all mold cavities.
  • Make process adjustments to heats and timing, and adjust/replace shear keys when needed.
  • Insure recipes are correct for the product being manufactured, including proper temperatures, cycle speeds, and index variation.
  • Insures product meets all QC specifications and fills the box correctly.
  • Works with the Lead Operator to insure correct packaging is at the thermoformer at start up.
  • Provide written E-mail report to management after every tool change.
  • Responsible for initially monitoring machines after tool installation, for proper operating conditions and ensure efficient operation of the thermoformer.
  • Responsible for identifying mechanical items on all thermoformers that need to be repaired and advising Maintenance. Maintains a repair log of date submitted and date corrected. Issues list weekly.
  • Maintains the tool change area, tool storage rack, and spare tool parts. Maintains maintenance log on all tools.
  • Order replacement parts and do repairs on all molds/trim tools, to ensure tooling is in optimal condition.
  • Clean molds/trim tools when not in use.
  • Assist thermoforming operators in troubleshooting process problems as time permits.
  • Uses and teaches LOTO safety, while working alone or with others.
  • Trains thermoforming operators on correct tool change procedure
  • Must be able to climb ladders/scaffolding occasionally.
  • Must be able to work in an environment of 90 to 105 degrees.
  • Good work history required.
  • Must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Able to use dial calipers and other precision measuring tools.
  • Must exhibit excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Responsible for lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Previous mechanical experience a must.

                                                                                                           Previous experience at another foam plant, would be greatly

Payrate will depend on prior work experience in the field.

 

Email resumes to CATHERINEB@ATWORK.COM

Cathi Brown
Senior Account Representative

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