Entegee Rotating Shift Fibrex Extrusion Technician - 52628070 - JE in North Branch, Minnesota

Rotating Shift Fibrex Extrusion Technician - 52628070 - JE

Job Code: 52628070Job Location: North Branch, MNCategory: TechniciansLast Updated: 10/21/2016Apply Now!

Job Description:

Fibrex Extrusion Technician II


Provide extrusion troubleshooting services to production as needed to resolve problems, including process modifications, tooling alterations to maintain a process capable of meeting customer requirements. In addition to troubleshooting, tool maintenance and minor flow adjustments will be performed as necessary, along with process improvements to maintain a competitive productivity level.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Able to assess a situation and determine if an issue is machine related or process related and take corrective action.

• Efficiently work on non-conforming processes to get them in specification.

• Diagnose complex extrusion problems to resolve issues, inclusive of flow corrections.

• Work with the supervisor, lead, engineering, and maintenance to resolve complex issues.

• Assist with production qualification runs including capability assessment.

• Participate in and support projects that are driven by business initiatives.

• Provide training, instruction, and guidance to production associates.

• Support, train, and assess associate learned skills through the Pay for Skills program.

• Work in a safe manner and follow safety policies. Ensure co-workers are working safely and following safety policies.

• Train new operators.

• Analyze SPC data to determine process/product conformance and trends.

• Analyze production data and make necessary adjustments to operation of machines within the work cell.

• Identify and communicate appropriately when electrical/mechanical/technical support is needed.

• Participate and sustain 6S activities.

• Participate in and lead kaizen events and sustain improvements from those events.

• Maintain and develop back-up tooling and transition tooling into production.

• Help transition and qualify new materials, processes, and profile applications.

• Identify and implement process improvement concepts.

• Help to identify and assist with experiments aimed at reducing customer related concerns, improving process capability and tooling longevity.

• Help develop and train associates.

• Conduct and provide feedback where applicable for associates as it relates to the pay for skills environment.

Secondary Responsibilities:

• Participate and support projects that are driven by business initiatives.

• Set-up and start-up any profile for all machines in a work cell.

• Tend to and operate machines in a work cell to produce required parts as determined by customer requirements and the production schedule.

• Perform maintenance tasks as necessary

• Attend and participate in appropriate training and development programs

• Perform other duties across the plant as needed as directed by supervision or management.

Direction of Others:

• Assists crew lead and supervisor with the training and development of entry level and senior level operators.


Skill/Education Preferred:

• 2 year degree in Technology program or relevant experience.

• Minimum 5 years’ experience with profile extrusion.

• Strong prioritization and multi-tasking capability.

• Strong aptitude in problem solving and process improvement.

• Strong computer skills – Windows, MS Access, MS Excel

• CAD experience preferred or willingness to get necessary training.

• Strong knowledge of quality systems

• Mastery of all skills and knowledge required of a Technician I.

• Equipment maintenance experience

• Proven leadership skills; influence people and projects.

• Ability to articulate problems and solutions verbally

• Ability to read and comprehend written instructions and process procedures

• Ability and skills to collaborate effectively in a team environment.

• Self-motivated and capable of managing stressful situations.

• Machining, welding, and tool & die training or experience

• Possess a working knowledge of statistical process control.

For more information about this position, please contact the Entegee New Hope, MN office at 763-577-9000 or techteam@entegee.com.

Please reference job # 52628070JE

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