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Process Technician

Company: Westfall Technik
Location: Union City
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

Process TechnicianHere at Westfall Technik we pride ourselves on being the fastest growing Plastic Injection Manufacturing Company in the USA and soon Globally. While many companies outsource their work, we believe in keeping our jobs in the US. We currently support over 1,500 employees across 15 facilitates in the US, and we are still growing. At our Union City, CA facility, we invest in our people. Our overall success is largely contributed to our employees' skills and talents, that have been impactful and essential to the growth of our business. Here, you'll get the opportunity to test your knowledge and skills and become a critical player within Westfall. We want you to view your time at Westfall as an investment to your future. We are currently seeking a Process Technician with the below qualifications: Shifts Available: 2nd shift: 3pm- 11:30pm3rd shift: 11:00pm- 7:30am Shift Differential: 2nd shift: $1.003rd shift: $2.00Professional Attributes

  • Daily turnovers for effective communication with fellow molding technicians through detailed e-mail if face to face communication is not possible
  • Collect and monitor key molding process parameter on all validated tools looking for trends, spikes or shifts in the process and inputting the data into our SPC shop floor data base. Documenting activities in the event log
  • Responsible for training, coaching, and mentoring of new team members
  • Troubleshoot machine/process problems and correct in a timely manner
  • Provide continuous improvement and productivity ideas
  • Monitor materials, systems, equipment, and operations by practice 6s and Lean manufacturing principles
  • Material handling, mixing, drying, analysis, inventory & documentation
  • Mold interface hookups, water, electrical, clamping, knockouts, sprue, misc. to the molding machines is complete, & documented
  • Participate in sampling reviews as directed by molding engineer.
  • Production molding run setup & startup
  • Operate molding machines and all support equipment as necessary to complete production runs on designated shift as required.
  • Maintain the system for tagging/cleaning/storage of all molds
  • Maintain molding support equipment
  • Conduct Housekeeping as required
  • Mold wipe downs and basic preventative maintenance
  • Pull and set tools on molds
  • Press hopper setup
  • Troubleshoot machine/process problems and correct in a timely manner
  • Operate and diagnose IM machines and automated downstream equipment
  • Ability to perform thorough quality checks and perform tasks with accuracy
  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work environment
  • Must be able to work efficiently in a fast paced and team environment
  • Assist in the training of new operators
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities
  • Follow all policies and procedures
  • Additional duties as assigned
  • Desired Skills and Experience
    • 2-5 Years of experience in similar roles in injection molding preferred
    • High School Diploma or equivalency
    • Prior mold set up/technician experience required
    • IQMS system experience a plus
    • Able to read blueprints
    • Strong trouble shooting skill
    • Must demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude and experience
    • Effective communication skills both written and verbal
    • Experience leading a team and training new employees What You'll Love About Us:
      • Salary: $27.00 - $30.00 / hour (Based on education and experience)
        • 11 Paid Holidays, Sick Pay, COVID Sick Pay, Vacation Pay
          • 401K, Plus Employer Match
            • Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Sponsored Life and AD&D, Short and Long Term Disability, Paid Parental Leave, and More...
              • We understand how COVID has affected many businesses around the globe. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, many companies had to permanently shut down and lay off workers. Because Westfall Technik is an essential business, we kept our doors open, our employees employed and kept our employees safe by following our COVID policy and procedures, which still stand in place today.
                • We are committed to creating a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, region, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Keywords: Westfall Technik, Union City , Process Technician, Professions , Union City, California

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