Position:  Mold Set Up Tech-3rd Shift
Location:  Battle Creek, MI
Job Id:  477
# of Openings:  1

I I Stanley Company, Inc., a leading supplier of automotive lighting products, was established in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1985. Founded on the principles of respect, trust and value, we serve a wide range of customers – domestic and foreign – by supplying them with high-quality automotive headlamps, tail lamps, fog lamps.  We are seeking a talented Injection Molding Set-Up Technician. We are looking for someone who supports continuous improvement that will advance and enhance our manufacturing processes.
 
TITLE:  Injection Molding Set-Up Technician               
PLANT / SECTION: I I Stanley Manufacturing/ Forward Lighting/Component Supply
FSLA Status: Non - Exempt
DATE: 8/21/2019
 
BASIC FUNCTION
Under the direction of the Component Supply Supervisor, the primary role of the Tech is to support the production team to ensure that molded components can be manufactured safely without interruptions while meeting the company targets. 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES
 
  1. Maintains, modifies, and changes injection machine molds, robotic tooling, injection mold machine programs, and robotic programs with mold with a limited amount of machine downtime.
  2. Set up plastic injection molding machines.
  3. Understands three and six-axis robotic programming such that positions can be modified as required. Preferred knowledge of Yushin and Star Robots.
  4. Perform predictive and preventative maintenance.
  5. Read and interpret documents and drawings. These include but are not limited to: electrical prints, hydraulic, and pneumatic drawings.
  6. Troubleshooting and solving any production related problems (e.g. machine breakdowns, scheduling problems, etc) and the continuous improvement process.
  7. Provide support to the manufacturing sections.
  8. Turn valves and dials of machines to regulate pressure, temperature, and speed and feed rates, and to set cycle times.
  9. Performs other duties, tasks, or projects at the direction of immediate supervisor.
 
Reporting Relationships:
Above: Component Supply Supervisor
Below: None 
 
Required Qualifications:
3-5 years previous Molding Technician experience.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred knowledge of Meiki, Toshiba, Ube, Van Dorn, Cincinnati, and/or Engel molding machines.
 
Education Required:
High School Diploma or a GED Certification, Technical Courses/College
 
Physical Requirements and Work Environment: 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In this position you may be required to stand for extended periods of time as well the ability to lift up to 40 pounds and have specific vision abilities related to depth perception and color vision. While performing this position, you will often be exposed to moving or mechanical parts and moderate noise levels found in a factory environment. Position may require travel, occasionally overnight, to perform essential functions. Position is often required to work overtime on little or no notice, and to work varied shifts to conduct duties.
 
Benefits
In addition to a fully air conditioned work environment, I I Stanley provides a total compensation package to meet the needs of our associates and to be competitive in today's work environment. We are pleased to offer the following benefits to our full-time Associates effective on the first day of employment: 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Paid Time Off, Holidays
  • Training
  • Relocation Assistance for some positions
I I Stanley recognizes and values the unique talents of all associates. Valuing diversity leads to a more inclusive, productive, and vital work environment.
 
 I I Stanley supports development of this work environment by providing equal employment opportunities for all.  I I Stanley makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, social or economic status, or educational background.
 
To view the full job description or apply for this position, visit http://www.iistanley.com/careers.

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