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DATE ADDED: Wed 26/09/2018

3Rd Shift Maintenance Technician - Blow Molding

Fontana, USA
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COMPANY: VPET USA

Job Description

Job Description Overview:

In the Process Technician-Blow Molding role, you will be responsible for machine maintenance to include diagnosing, performing preventative and corrective maintenance. This role assists in overhauling equipment and installing equipment. This role will be cross-trained in our Process/Maintenance Technician-Injection Molding role. This position supports process improvement and new technology processes to achieve goals for profitability, safety and ergonomics. Develop and document processes. In addition, you will be responsible for assisting the Chief Engineer and Management team with other projects as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Comply with all quality, safety, and work rules and regulations.
  • Adheres to all instructions, Good Manufacturing Practices and housekeeping procedures
  • Process, troubleshoot and repair of all Blow Molding machines and support equipment.
  • Monitor and adjust bottle processes to optimize bottle quality and minimize scrap, including product quality checks.
  • Manage bottle silo level, merge/dump gate set-up, and blower speeds.
  • Complete preform and bottle changeovers.
  • Become proficient in facility specific blow molder equipment operations & troubleshooting.
  • Replace or Repair machine parts.
  • Machine installation.

Process/Maintenance Technician-Blow Molding responsibilities

  • Process and troubleshoot and repair of all PET blow mold and support equipment.
  • Monitor and adjust bottle processes to optimize bottle quality and correct defects, including the completion of hourly quality checks.
  • Complete preform and bottle changeovers.
  • Become proficient in facility specific blow molder equipment operations & troubleshooting.
  • Replace or Repair parts.
  • Machine installation support.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 3 years minimum operation and adjustment experience with Blow molding Injection Molding machines.
  • Experience with Husky machines desired.
  • Technical School training in Injection/Blow Molding preferred

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, identifies problems, address problems and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • English skills must be proficient to read, write and communicate.
  • Basic math skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic mechanical trouble shooting and repair
  • Basic electrical trouble shooting and repair.
  • Basic machine shop skills.
  • Machine installation experience.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work effectively both independently and within a team environment.
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as required.
  • Must be able to operate material handling equipment.
  • Must be committed to the success of the entire organization
  • Understand and comply with applicable OSHA safety rules/regulations and Lock-out/Tag-out requirements.
  • Must be able to be forklift certified within 60 days.

Competitive Benefits:

  • Employer paid 100% medical (HMO), dental and vision insurance premium.
  • 401k plan, Employer contributes 3%, up to 4%
  • Company offers vacation and sick pay
  • Holiday Pay: Eight (8) paid holidays per year
  • Basic Life Insurance Paid (25K policy)

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics.


Role: 3rd Shift Maintenance Technician - Blow Molding
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Location: Fontana,

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