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Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 6:57 PM

Job Description
Process Technician (2ND SHIFT; 3:00 p.m. : 11:30 p.m., Monday through Friday)
The RD and E Process Technician supports the development and enhancement of prototype manufacturing processes utilizing thermoforming contact:heat and pre:heat machines (OMG:Lyle:GN) to ensure a smooth transition of new products/processes to production. This involves the installation, setup and troubleshooting of thermoforming tools as well as the development of thermoforming processes (recipes) on thermoforming contact:heat and pre:heat machines (OMG:Lyle:GN). Under the guidance of the product design team and the Process Engineering manager, the technician will use scientific tools/approaches to investigate, develop, and document the process parameters, provide hands on process troubleshooting and also the collection and analysis of data. This role will also identify processing improvement efforts, and suggest design changes that could increase the overall process windows for transfer to production. The Process Engineering Technician reports to the RD and E Process Engineering Manager.
Essential Function/Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function/duty satisfactorily. Other duties/functions may be added or assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Fluent use of hand tools to work on thermoform machines.
Use of electrical meters in troubleshooting and analyzing machine problems.
Use of hand and power tools to fabricate machine parts necessary to maintain and update machinery.
Assembles wires, insulation, and electrical components, such as timing devices, relays, solenoids and regulators.
Installs electrical assemblies and hardware in housing.
Tests assembled equipment for circuit continuity and operational reliability.
Analyzes test results and repairs or adjusts equipment according to analysis.
Records test results and writes report on fabrication techniques used.
Calibrates instruments according to specifications.
Perform set:ups on GN, Sencorp and Lyle equipment.
Assists in training of Setup
Understand and troubleshoot low and high voltage electrical circuits.
Understand and troubleshoot pneumatic and hydraulic equipment.
Perform and document preventive maintenance on the production equipment as well as on the production support equipment.
Work with production automation equipment like robots, palletizers, case erectors and high speed jet printers.
Understand and troubleshoot PLC (Programmable Logic Controls).
Understand and troubleshoot Servo motors and drives.
Supports the RD and E Process Engineering Manager during troubleshooting of complex/critical processes or equipment using 6:Sigma statistical tools (DOEs, Process Capability, Sampling, Hypothesis testing, etc.); includes data collection and analysis from development process runs; transforming the data to product specifications which includes CTQs
Documents process development, adjustments and resulting data. Works with Tooling engineering to document, using ECOs, any tooling or machine modifications resulting during product or process development.
Operates independently to define processing parameters and recipe development for new products
Attends Design Review meetings as part of the new product development team to provide insight and expertise in regard to the process and tool design, capability and part handling
Mentors, and provides training to operators
Works with manufacturing to scale up process from RD and E to production
Supports Market sample runs
Identifies factors that negatively affect cycle time and work towards resolving such problems
Provides RD and E team with process information
Monitors condition of equipment and tooling and notifies management about areas that nee


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