Amcor Rigid Packasing - External Job Posting
Process Technician - 12 hours Shift Day
Performs a variety of duties necessary to monitor and maintain assigned productions line’s operation in compliance of production quality and quantity standards.
Specific Responsibilities / Essential Functions
- Adheres to Amcor Rigid Plastics Safety and Quality policies and procedures.
- Monitor assigned line’s operation while complying with safety, quality, production, and housekeeping standards by:
- Verifying operating conditions and settings against Process Set-up Sheet and Shop Order.
- Doing appropriate quality checks.
- Auditing the line for cleanliness and orderliness when your takeover from the previous shift.
- Maintain safety, quality and production standards by doing the following:
- Ensuring that safety guards are in place
- Monitoring the downstream auxiliary equipment to make sure it is not damaging bottles and is maintaining a smooth flow.
- Keeping the line clean and organized as your shift progresses.
- Maintain required documentation and read available documentation posted at the line (previous LO’s checklists, Quality Alerts, Line Notes etc.).
- Start-up and Shut down lines (purge out materials)
- Perform color and material changes without supervision and assistance.
- Alert supervisor and appropriate personnel of any deviations from standard or normal operating conditions.
- Perform changeovers when needed.
- Replace without assistance or supervision normal equipment wear parts such as clevis pins, hydra bake, trim tooling, various belts, chains, LR4 valves, molds, etc.
- Troubleshoot most aspects of bottle handling problems.
- Perform a complete Preventive Maintenance audit on all equipment. Must be able to lubricate, inspect and record conditions of wear and tear.
- Inspect for mold wear.
- Sandblast molds when needed.
- Perform all mechanical and processing aspects of a line set-up and start-up (including setting pin height, pitch circles, verifying tooling against specs, measuring and inspecting tooling, programming bottle programmer, and setting downstream equipment etc.).
- Troubleshoot all aspects of bottle quality and bottle handling problems.
- Read and interpret bottle specification sheets and all quality data sheets.
- Perform head cleaning, screw cleaning, changing grinder blades, and normal equipment teardown and assembly.
- Assist with new product trials/sampling when needed.
- All other duties as assigned
Specific Responsibilities / Essential Functions-continued
JOB DESCRIPTION: Process Technician
- Performs all corrective/ preventive actions as well as effectiveness check as needed. These are communicated by the Quality Engineer/ Supervisor anytime there is a complaint.
- Understand and communicate customer complaints to other employees to create awareness of the different defects.
- Analyze dimensional attribute data to identify any trends or non-conformances
- Train other employees in areas of expertise when required
- Assists other job classifications when required
- Performs other related duties as directed by the quality assurance manager, supervisor or lead.
- Those employees with authorized training, have the ability to shut down / stop equipment if continued operation is a threat to any employee’s health and safety
- Recommend Staff stop production for unacceptable quality
- Recommend Staff quarantine out-of-specification products, materials or supplies
Job Specifications and Requirements
- Contact any member of Management without fear of reprisal concerning questions, suggestions, or complaints regarding quality, working conditions or job environment
- Education and Experience:
- High school diploma or equivalent preferred
- Some post-secondary education preferred (i.e. technical or vocational education)
- Must be able to read, write and speak and understand English.
- Most be motivated and possess a high attention to detail.
- Basic math, computer, and organizational skills
- Physical Requirements: This is a higher physical demand job
- Employees must be able to work overtime, weekends and nights.
- Frequently carry greater than 10 pounds up to 50 pounds; occasionally lift 100 pounds overhead with assistance.
- Employees are required to stand / walk on concrete floors.
- Employees are required to bend; turn / twist; kneel; squat; crawl; climb; reach out and up; turn wrist; grasp; pinch; and have finger manipulations.
- Required Safety Equipment:
- Each facility requires personal protective equipment and may require protective clothing. See site specific rules.
- Environmental Factors:
- Occasional exposures to noise of 85dB
- Occasional exposure to chemicals
- Occasional exposure to vibration, dust / fumes / gas, confined spaces, humidity
- Other Requirements:
- Ability to recognize and understand numbers and values. This includes entering information into an on-line database accurately.
- Ability to visually and mentally make priority decisions / judgement calls based on the situation at hand.
The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.
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