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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Mold Technician in Sumter, South Carolina

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MOLD TECHNICIAN

Responsible and accountable for: working safely around injection molding equipment, maintaining the encouraged product quality, achieving adequate production levels, keeping assigned areas clean, and maintaining plant wide 5S program. Verify accurate set-up of injection molds, presses, and auxiliary equipment before machine start up. Ensure press runs within validated molding conditions. Maintain acceptable part quality and submit samples for quality inspection and mold approval at the appropriate time. Assist with the set-up and maintenance of equipment, including granulators, conveyors, liquid temperature controls, and mold electrical controls. Make minor repairs to machines and equipment and advise accurate personnel of vital major repairs. Working with limited supervision and maintain an atmosphere of teamwork among and between shifts, departments, mold repair, quality control, and management to facilitate departmental goals.

  • Assist mold attendant and relieve other molding technicians and mold attendants on breaks or in the event of absenteeism.

  • Assist supervisor with training programs for new employees.

  • Stay current with all departmental inspection procedures and standards. Responsible for the regular and periodic monitoring of product for acceptable quality to the most recent specification.

  • Maintain records and prepare legible reports, including SPC reports, QC inspection reports, housekeeping checklists, mold cavity sheets, production downtime reports, cycle time sheets and problem/corrective action logs, etc. in accordance with departmental standards and Quality System Standards.

  • Observe all safety and environmental procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices.

  • Ability to perform a "Cold Start" on a press/mold. Optimally put barrel heats and hot runner controller into Standby. Understand and explain the functions of the injection unit sled. Explain why and when sprue break is needed and demonstrate the ability how it is set.

  • Check the Surge Bins when there are material issues. Understand what needs to be done when preparing a mold and press for a gauge change

  • Understand how to verify part containment is put on accurately, when there is a part containment problem, and what actions need taken to accurate the problem

  • Able to work a 3/2/2/3 12 hour night shift

This job role requires the following or the ability to learn the following within 90 days of the employee’s start date.

  • General knowledge and safe operation of injection molding process, plastic materials processes and mold design and operation

  • Understanding of hydraulic circuits as applied to injection molding machines. Strong mechanical skills and knowledge of auxiliary equipment involved in injection molding.

  • Knowledge of good documentation practices and ability to maintain accurate records. Ability to use computer to generate product tickets and to make data entry.

Required Qualifications:

Education:

High School Diploma or GED

Experience:

Minimum of 2 years Technical Associate, Set-up role, or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

Injection Molding Training or Certification

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, or any other protected status.

Primary Work Location

USA SC - Sumter

Additional Locations

Work Shift

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, or any other protected status.

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, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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