BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Molding Processor Apprentice (D Shift) in Holdrege, Nebraska

Job Description Summary

Job Description

About BD: BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. The company supports the heroes on the frontlines of health care by developing innovative technology, services and solutions that help advance both clinical therapy for patients and clinical process for health care providers. BD and its 65,000 employees have a passion and commitment to help improve patient outcomes, improve the safety and efficiency of clinicians’ care delivery process, enable laboratory scientists to better diagnose disease and advance researchers’ capabilities to develop the next generation of diagnostics and therapeutics. BD has a presence in virtually every country and partners with organizations around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. By working in close collaboration with customers, BD can help enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care. In 2017, BD welcomed C. R. Bard and its products into the BD family. For more information on BD, please visit bd.com.

SHIFT: D

Job Summary

Technical position in injection molding. Molding processor apprentice is responsible for trouble shooting process problems in molds and equipment, Performing Mold pulls and sets by using various Tools and equipment, setting up Process Parameters for molds, performing maintenance activities on molds and equipment, and being a leader on the production floor for the safety, quality and production of the people and equipment.

Supervision

1. Molding team leader

2. Molding Production Coordinator

3. Molding Department Manager

4. SR. Mold Processor

5. Molding Engineering Tech

Direction of Others

  • May be required to give direction to co-workers

Level of Education / Knowledge Needed

REQUIRED

  • High school diploma or GED (minimum requirement)

  • Ability to operate a Fork Lift, Electric Pallet Jack and Electric Stacker

  • Ability to operate a computer, use email and SAP

Level of Experience Needed

REQUIRED

  • PREVIOUS MECHANICAL EXPERIENCE OR ABILITY

  • Technical processing resource.

  • Covering for absent machine attendant

  • Lead by setting a "positive" example for all processors and associates to follow.

  • Ensure supportive accurate communication between the shifts.

  • Ensuring all job functions in the area, are done correctly prior to the arrival of the next shift.

  • Expect and accept personal responsibility for yourself and for others.

  • Help with the completion of continuous improvement projects

  • Understand the importance of cavity utilization.

  • Work very closely with the Sr. processor.

  • Follow the MD700212 daily

  • Promote and Support all of the Molding Departments goals. (SAFETY, QUALITY, PRODUCTION, FINANCIAL, Scheduling)

DESIRED

  • Previous molding experience or Mold Processor apprentice experience.

  • General knowledge of molding machines resins and processes

  • Good understanding of mold design and operation.

  • Thorough knowledge of all molded parts, quality specifications and inspection procedures.

  • Experience in hydraulics, mechanics and mechanical work and pneumatics.

  • Experience with the operations of large molding presses and controls

  • SAFETY 1. Able to perform proper LOTO procedures.2. Able to un-jam a plugged grinder properly While following correct LOTO procedures.3. Proper disposal of waste water.4. Proper clean up and disposal of waste oil.5. Location of machine safeties.6. Know and understand machine safeties, pinch points, and danger areas.7. Will be trained on fall protection safety8. Know and understand how to avoid potential burns from molten plastic and heat sources.9. Know the proper PPE to use and when to use it.10. Know the location of MSDS and their use.11. Demonstrate the safe method for clearing plugged hoppers and runner jams12. Know how to operate overhead cranes safely.13. Know what to do to address large and small oil leaks properly.

  • Training

Help SR. processor perform the technical "on the job" training for all machine attendants and material handlers.

Provide opportunities for associates to learn more about the molding process.

Drive to improve the capabilities of the associates.

  • COORDINATION/MONITORING 1. Monitor and Maintain equipment safety devices.2. Monitor /Maintain proper component quality standards3. Monitor/Maintain a clean and safe working environment.4. Monitor/Ensure part containment issues are addressed daily.5. Coordinate/Monitor proper start up and shut down of the molding processes and the area.6. Updating Molding Board7. Coordinate/ Monitor the maintenance and cleaning of the Conair system.8. Monitor/Ensure resin filters are cleaned daily.9. Coordinate/Monitor the disposal of the molding purges.

  • Technical Skills/Job Tasks

Answering machine alarms

Blocking parts in mold

Perform pull/sets of molding tools

Perform proper color change procedures

Address all component defects in a timely manner

Maintain press/mold/auxiliary control to avoid damage at start-up/shut down.

Be familiar with all inspection/mold approval procedures

Create SAP Work Orders whenever needed.

Check/Ensure that molds are processed correctly

Trouble-shoot and know how to correct problems with equipment, processes, and components.

Perform/Ensure that parameter sheets are updated

Assist with or ensure the daily cleaning responsibilities are complete on equipment.

Proper clean up and disposal of waste oil.

Check/Ensure that the open cavities are noted on each press every shift

Perform/Ensure that mold protection is checked daily

Will be able to perform the daily cleaning functions correctly in areas and on equipment they are responsible for according to the MD700212

Check/Ensure that the cycle times are correct and maintained every shift

Check/Ensure efficiencies are maintained every shift

Set up and maintain granulators, conveyors, separators, mold temp control units water temp control units, resin dryers and scales for assigned machines.

Able to enter information into the production report spreadsheet correctly and accurately

Know where the finished goods are stored.

Take inventory on molded components.

Perform Resin batch changes

Order raw material from the Warehouse.

Ensure accurate information is delivered to the SAP clerks

Know the contents and location of the surge bins and silos

Know how to correctly use and reset the cycle counters at the presses

Know how to find, determine, setup and use approximate part weight and the scales for bulk handled components.

Weigh bubbles on floor scales to track/record production.

  • OTHER FUNCTIONS

Miscellaneous cleanup of the area.

Required to know how to perform all duties of the Mold Attendant job description and to be able to fill in for an absent Mold Attendant

  • WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoor heated and cooled environment

Some daily intermittent exposure to noise and chemicals

Earplugs must be worn

Some amount of physical exertion required: walking, crawling, pulling, kneeling, climbing, and possibly lifting up to 30lbs frequently and 50lbs occasionally

  • CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT IN THIS DEPARTMENT 1. Must achieve Individual Impact Goals assigned to them by their team leader2. Must obey all safety programs, policies and regulations.3. May be required to pass forklift training class and driving test.4. Must follow all GMP/QSR rules5. Must cooperate fully with the safety and environmental program.6. Must be able to work in a team environment and fully cooperate with coworkers and management7. May not pose a direct threat or significant risk to himself/herself or others.8. Must have regular attendance.

  • CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT IN THIS FACILITY 1. The "Essential Functions" and Other listed in description do not restrict the addition or deletion of any other responsibilities to this position.2. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully.3. Management reserves the right to change any and all job descriptions without notice as business conditions dictate.4. All employees are expected to know and adhere to the Becton Dickinson Core Values which are:

We do what is right

We respect, collaborate, challenge and care about each other.

We innovate and improve continuously

We anticipate and address the challenges of patients and customers globally

We take personal responsibility

Primary Work LocationUSA NE - Holdrege

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status