MOLDING OPERATOR III - 3rd Shift

Function:  MANUFACTURING - MOLDING / MOLD MAKER
Requisition ID:  20029
Location:  Greensboro, NC, US, 27409
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Education Experience:  High School or Equivalent
Employment Experience:  3-5 years
Travel:  None

Company Information

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today's increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations - redefining what's possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS - www.TE.com.


TE Automotive is one of the leading providers of advanced automobile connectivity solutions. We enable nearly every electronic function in the car -- from alternative power systems to infotainment and sensor technologies - all in a harsh environment. No matter which technology path OEMs choose to innovate for the connected car, we're committed to helping our customers meet evolving challenges and requirements.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Molding Teams operate assigned automated molding machinery, ensure component flow, troubleshoot and correct machinery issues to ensure quality and productivity. They perform changeovers and setups according to production schedule, perform quality checks according to established processes and document the results as required by our quality procedures. Every team member is responsible for maintaining housekeeping and organization of the work area as well as following TE Connectivity's EH&S policies and procedures.

 

Set-up molds in molding press using all process and material information available to achieve repeatable automatic injection molding cycle within the prescribed timeframes. Operate and maintain injection-molding presses to standard rate and check product being produced to specified Quality Inspection Plan to assure conformance to requirements. Must trouble shoot molding process as necessary to maintain quality and productivity requirements.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform mold changeovers – this includes pulling and hanging molds, plumbing molds for correct water flow, inputting process parameters to guarantee product to Quality Inspection Plan and ensures product is being produced at a specified rate.
  • Performs verification of process parameters per the IPCS (Internal Process Control Sheet).
  • Answers alarms and troubleshoots auxiliary molding press equipment (this includes metal detectors, hoppers, loaders, blenders, vision systems and thermolators).
  • Set-up cameras and troubleshoot vision systems.
  • Visually inspects molded product and gages product per the Quality Inspection Plan and the mold book.
  • Packages completed product per the packing process sheet – this includes weigh counting, filling totes/boxes and labeling product to ensure count accuracy when necessary.
  • Completes required paperwork to report production, scrap, press downtime, problems and issues related to the presses (die repair log), service requests for molds and molding presses and labor reporting.
  • General housekeeping of work area.
  • Follow company and department guidelines, procedures and policies.
  • Follows safety guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  • HS diploma or GED required.
  • Associate’s Degree in Plastics or similar subject is preferred.
  • Understanding of Plastics.
  • Understanding of Mold Tooling.
  • Ability to operate an injection molding machine.
  • Ability to use measuring devices (calipers, micrometers, etc.)
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to interpret product blueprints.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work in order to successfully accomplish job duties.
  • 3 years prior experience in a molding manufacturing operation required.

 

Competencies

  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

 


Nearest Major Market: Greensboro

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