Process Technician

Company Name:
Silgan Containers Corporation
1549">Process Technician
Job Code :1549
Division :SPCS
Location :Kingsport TN US 37660
Job Type :Direct Hire - Full Time
Career Level :Student (Undergraduate/Graduate)
Education :Associate Degree
Skill :Engineering ->Continous Process Improvement
Computer Programs ->Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Category :Engineering
Job Description :

Evaluating, correcting and eliminating day-to-day processing problems that would result in improved productivity and reduced scrap.


Establishing optimum molding processes through machine, mold and process capability studies.
Establishing process controls and maintaining parameter setup sheets at the molding machines.
Working with Process Engineers and Corporate Engineering to bring new products to our customers in a timely manner
Working with Process Engineer and Mold Maintenance to effectively refurbish and maintain molds.
Helping out in the day-to-day activities in the mold shop when necessary.
Problem-solving, investigating root causes of repetitive problems and implementing permanent corrective action.
Continuous improvement of overall molding operation.
Participating in the formal Quality program.
Filling in as a supervisor or mold technician when the need arises.
Helping out in the day-to-day activities in the molding room when the need arises.
Following all safety and housekeeping practices.
Working on special projects such as color trials, resin trials, and etc.
Working independently to improve cycle time and cavitation on a daily basis.
Giving feedback to mold technicians and supervisors as necessary
Identifies and participates in continuous improvement activities
Job Requirements :
Minimum two year technical degreeor3 years of experience with multi-cavity high speed injection molding.
Minimum 3years doing processing and setting-up molds.
Familiarity through hands-on experience with majority of plastic resins.
Familiarity and/or experience with Compression Molding
Exposure to or involvement in ISO systems
A good understanding of processing principles and techniques.
Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills and basic math skills.
Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Outlook).
Good knowledge of mold design and its relationship with processing
Ability to lift and carry 40 pounds and be able to stand on concrete surface for several hours

Physical Requirements:
Repetitive bending from the upright position to approximately a 35-degree angle.
Ability to transport boxed weighing up to 27 lbs.

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