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Technician - Automation

Company: polytainers
Location: Lees Summit
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Automation - Automation Technician

Lee's Summit, MO, USA Req #157

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Automation Technician


Perform set-up of various Plastic Containers and Lid Parts Handling Equipment

Setting up robots and associated equipment for production run

Load programs as necessary and make adjustment for blow by and adjust the floor

Repair parts handling equipment as required

Adjusts inline section, belt space and speed tension of belts and services mechanized pulleys

Calculates and setup the angle, space and speed differences for spin bars.

Adjust photo eye sensors to send signals to PLC

Clean the machines, platforms and surrounding areas clean of oil, parts and dirt

Perform basic robotic maintenance

Complete the mold run data sheet

Accurately complete all other required documentation and record issues as instructed

Able to accurately perform label change or any other material change as required

Perform line clearance and conduct front line quality check

Ensure full communication of all information to next shift to ensure smooth running of production

Always comply with plant safety and HACCP, using appropriate PPE while performing various duties

Escalate process changes to Process Technician

Identify product at risk and escalate to Shift Supervisor

Participate in continuous improvement projects

Monitor and Ensure Health & Safety / HACCP & SQF / 5S Compliance, including proactively identify and suggesting ways to eliminate hazards and participating in safety Investigations when required. Must follow food safety and cGMP processes and procedures - training is provided

Note: Work is performed in a production environment with high levels of noise. Heavy lifting and prolonged standing is required. Walking, climbing, reaching, bending, kneeling, pushing and pulling and some repetitive arm, wrist and shoulder movements are required in this position.


Educational Requirements: High School Diploma

Preferred Educational Requirements: Post-secondary education, preferably in Automation

Minimum Experience/Field: Minimum 3 - 5 years of technical experience in a fast paced, high volume lean manufacturing environment. Experience in injection molded plastics and/or food packaging industry preferred

Computer Skills: Good PC skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

Communication Skills: Proven track record working with people and problem resolution and strong interpersonal, collaboration skills

Additional Education/Experience/Skills: Strong mechanical ability and proven ability to root cause and determine permanent corrective actions. General knowledge of In Mold Labeling (IML) and injection molding operations is highly desirable. A bias for action and proven ability to deliver results

Polytainers is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Polytainers is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. Polytainers is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Keywords: polytainers, Lee's Summit , Technician - Automation, Professions , Lees Summit, Missouri

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