Plastic Set Up- Mold Setter

Published
February 19, 2024
Location
Shedan

Description

ocationSheridan, AR Job Title Set-Up III Department PlasticsSUMMARY Sets up and adjusts machine tools for plastic injection molding machines for other operators by performing the following duties.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned by plant leadership, engineering, or supervision.1. Reads blueprint, bill of materials (BOM) or job order for product specifications such as dimensions and tolerances, and tooling instructions, and materials.2. Must have sound knowledge of dryers, blenders and granulators.3. Installs and adjusts holding device and fastens specified molding tools in position to enable operator to produce finished work piece to specifications.4. Selects and sets speed and feed of machine according to type of operation and specified material and finish.5. Starts machine to obtain first run work piece and verifies dimensional tolerances through gaging and First Article Inspection.6. Must be able to assist with process problems that may arise which include but are not limited to cycle optimization.7. Instructs operators or other workers in machine setup and operation.8. Sets up machines and equipment other than machine tools.9. Advanced processing knowledge of both toilet seat machines and component machines.10. As a Plastics Set-Up III, the person must maintain a proficient knowledge of both the set-up of Toilet Seat machines or Component machines. COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of SAP manufacturing software. Language Skills Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before employees of the organization. Mathematical Skills Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Reasoning Ability Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Other Skills and Abilities Good Knowledge of plastics resins such as ABS, PP, PE, Nylon, Acrylics, Gfyn, Acetal, Isoplast, Noral, Dynaflex, Santopreame and PVC. Basic hydraulic and pneumatic experience. Liquid Color experience a plus. Must have experience with robots and sprue pickers. Other Qualifications Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Education and/or Experience A Certificate from two-year College or technical school; or eighteen months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. In this position, the associate must complete scientific molding training within one year of assignment to this position. The associate must participate on a minimum of one Kohler Operating System Workshop per year. The associate must obtain KOS Yellow belt Certification within one year of being appointed to the position.Why Work at Kohler Co.? Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen.So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler. In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more! About Us Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com. It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com.Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement

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