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Greiner Packaging Corporation Dayshift Inline (Thermoforming) Technician in Pittston, Pennsylvania

Description

Position: Inline Technician  

Department:  Inline

Shift: Dayshift (12-hour shifts; Rotating Schedule 5:50am- 6pm (2 on, 2 off, 3 on, 2 off, 2 on, 3 off)

 

Greiner Packaging is seeking an Inline Technician to join our team in Pittston TWP, Pennsylvania. This position is essential to maintaining smooth production operations at our manufacturing plant. 

To provide Extrusion & Thermoforming technical capability within the Inline department, with regards process optimization, product specifications and technical decision making. To assist in establishing best practice in the department. To be trained in and apply specific GPC process, machine speeds, changeover times, product specifications and customer quality requirements. 

 

Main Responsibilities

 

Process Optimization

  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures, set up new operating procedures as required for future department development
  • Technical set up of machines to run at optimum speed, as per GPC benchmarks, including machine speed increases if required.
  • Complete parts changeovers as per production schedule and in accordance with established procedures and timeframes and assist with tool changeovers
  • Provide support to ensure machine efficiency targets are achieved (trouble-shooting)
  • Assist with management of machine downtime, including breakdown & maintenance
  • Prepare and check changeover trolleys, ensuring components are ready prior to tool change
  • Minimize waste & scrap and record relevant data

     

Product Specifications

  • Co-ordinate the set up and approval of new products, as per GPC customer requirements
  • Approve new products when required 
  • Carry out First Off Verifications/critical control points on Product 
  • Complete full quality check on product after attending any machine
  • Ensure adherence to GPC standards by completing spot checks at machines
  • Ensure all products conform to required quality standards, product quality optimization

Requirements

Technical Expertise

  • Detect, root cause and resolve NC/CC source efficiently and effectively, using the continuous improvement approach to problem solving
  • Carry out minor maintenance tasks
  • Provide assistance and/or technical support to maintenance engineers
  • Be a champion of Continuous Improvement Activity in the Inline department 

     

Training

  • Willing to undertake program of internal training as per GPC technician training program
  • Train Machine Operators as per their detailed training plan
  • Actively demonstrate the Greiner Values, Trust, Continuity, and Sustainability, to create the 'Greiner Culture' within the site.

     

Department Support

  • Provide machine cover if required to maximize machine hours
  • Operate machines as and when required
  • Update and input information on I.T systems
  • Maintain High levels of Housekeeping and Safety, in accordance with relevant procedures
  • Liaise with other technical staff and provide support to shift leader/department manager
  • Adapt role and duties as per operational requirements

     

Required Skills

  • Strong technical capability, evidenced by a minimum of 12 months experience in a similar Process Technician role, in a      plastics manufacturing organization, is* preferred but not necessary* (Extrusion/thermoforming)
  • Experience of Knowledge Transfer through Training of others
  • Minimum high school diploma, preferably also technical/vocational qualification at certificate level
  • Willing to travel internationally as part of the training plan for the role/site (if needed)
  • ·Requires hand washing multiple times throughout a shift, including exposure to cleaning agents that may be harsh to the skin. (PPE Provided)
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