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Plastic Molding Technician

Company: Sumitomo SHI Demag
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Customer service and training are your passion. Troubleshooting and injection molding are your strengths. Independent is your spirit._Sumitomo (SHI) Demag's team of talent is what distinguishes our company from the rest. If a fast paced, collaborative environment is one you thrive in and you are ready to be a part of a Fortune 500 sized company, then we want to start a conversation with you!_ Summary/Objective: Under the general supervision of the Processing & Applications Manager, the Plastic Molding Technician follows directions to set up, maintain, and operate plastic injection molding machines to prepare them for molding plastic parts or products. This person will also be responsible for providing excellent customer service at all times to assist customers with any and all processing troubleshooting needs. Core Functions/Duties: Sets up plastic injection molding machines. Prepares machine parts for installation consisting of plumbing, electrical (main power hookup). Participates in training opportunities as required. Shadows mechanical and software engineers to learn functionality of software on machines. Provides hands-on and verbal training in the areas of process optimization and uses the machine controller for internal associates and/or customers as needed. Maintains plastic injection molding machines. Transfers molds from one machine to another. Adjusts velocity on machines. Performs setup operations as requested. Troubleshoots injection molding machines. Loads software and/or other requests made by engineers to prepare for tests or molds. Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor's degree in Engineering preferred. Minimum 6 years' demonstrated experience in processing _Why Join Us?_ Sumitomo (SHI) Demag offers a competitive benefits package, which include Medical, Dental, 401(k) with _standard_ company contribution, Health Savings Account, Short and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, 11 paid holidays per year, plus a generous Personal Time Off package. We also value the importance of innovation, teamwork and independence. Through our wellness and employee engagement initiatives, you will see that we have a work hard, play hard atmosphere. At Sumitomo, you will be consistently challenged and your opportunities will only be limited by your ambition! _Are you ready to be a part of our team?_ _Apply now and start a conversation today!_ Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery North America, Inc. is part of a worldwide group of companies dedicated to helping plastics processors compete more effectively in the global market. Specializing in the manufacture of high-precision, high-performance, plastic injection molding machines, and selling over 5,000 machines annually. Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, together with its Japanese parent company, Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd., is one of the largest manufacturers of injection molding machines in the world. With over 100,000 IM machines installed worldwide, the company has a presence in all major markets around the globe. Equally important, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has an extensive worldwide support network, ensuring customers of sales, parts, training, service, and processing assistance when and where it is needed._Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery North America, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training._Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shiftWork Location: One location

Keywords: Sumitomo SHI Demag, Buffalo Grove , Plastic Molding Technician, Professions , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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