BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Mold Technician in Sumter, South Carolina
Job Description Summary
Verify correct 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 auxiliary equipment, including granulators, conveyors, liquid temperature controls, and mold electrical controls.
Make minor repairs to machines and equipment and notify proper personnel of necessary major repairs.
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.
Responsible and accountable for: working safely around injection molding equipment, maintaining the expected product quality, achieving adequate production levels, keeping assigned areas clean, and maintaining plantwide 5S program.
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.
Work with limited supervision and maintain an atmosphere of cooperation among and between shifts, departments, mold repair, quality control, and management to facilitate departmental goals.
Demonstrate the ability to load or input the correct process settings based on the process sheet
Demonstrate the ability to perform a "Cold Start" on a press/mold
Demonstrate the ability to successfully put barrel heats and hot runner controller into Standby
Understand how to 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 correctly, when there is a part containment problem, and what actions need taken to correct the problem
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
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 of plastic materials and processes
General knowledge of mold design and operation
Good knowledge of injection molding processes
Skilled in safe operation of injection molding presses
Understanding of hydraulic circuits as applied to injection molding machines
Knowledge of auxiliary equipment involved in injection molding
Knowledge of good documentation practices and ability to maintain accurate records
Strong mechanical skills required
Initiative and ability to work with limited supervision
Ability to use computer to generate product tickets and to make data entry.
High School Diploma or GED
Minimum of 2 years Technical Associate, Set-up role, or equivalent
Injection Molding Training or Certification
Vocational / Technical School - Industrial Maintenance
IMT 104 – Schematics
IMT 107 – Basic Principles of Mechanics
IMT 108 – Introduction to Industrial Technology
Basic Thermoplastic Injection Molding
Advanced Thermoplastic Injection Molding
RJG Master Molder 1 Certification
Scientific Molding Principles
Applied Math - 4
Applied Technology - 4
Locating Information - 5
Observation - 4
Reading for Information - 5
Team Work – 4
Lifting up to 30lbs.
Carrying up to30 lbs.
Pushing up to20lbs.
Pulling up to20lbs.
Primary Work LocationUSA SC - Sumter
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.