Berry Global Molding Process Technician in LAWRENCE, Kansas

Molding Process Technician

  • Job ID: 5491

  • Functional Area: MANUFACTURING

  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular

  • Shift: Any Shift

  • Location: LAWRENCE, KS

  • Education Required: High School or GED

  • Experience Required: Less than 1 year

SUMMARY:

Berry Global (NYSE: BERY) is a $7.1B global manufacturer and marketer of plastic packaging products. Headquartered in Evansville Indiana, Berry operates over 125 global manufacturing facilities and employs over 23,000 individuals. At Berry Global, we pursue excellence in all that we do and are always advancing to improve the way we work along with the products and services we provide. With our proven expertise in packaging and protection solutions, and our dedicated insights team that follows trends across a wide range of industries, we are uniquely positioned to serve a broad range of markets and customer needs. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. Here at Berry we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth and safety. We encourage you to be a part of Berry Global, the company that is always advancing to protect what’s important!

PURPOSE:

The Injection Molding Process Technician monitors the process of the machines, works in union with other departments and teams, makes adjustments to maintain target cycle and part quality, perform preventative maintenance on the molds, as well as following all Berry Global safety rules and regulations.

Training will be on the day shift (7am-3:15pm), then assignment will move to evening or overnight shift.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Know and follow all safety rules. Identify and resolve safety issues.

  • Perform pre-shift exercise / stretching activity to be performed before you can enter production area unless written doctor’s release can be provided to Human Resources.

  • Perform a Molding walk-thru at the start of each shift to determine the status of the floor – refer to document LAWFCD-0720 Rev 9 Molding Shift Change Check sheet.

  • Do daily/weekly PM's as assigned.

  • Know and follow the GMP'S, SQF, & HACCP.

  • Run reports and enter information in Web EFF.

  • Must be able to explain the operational sequence of the injection molding process.

  • Assist other employees as needed to optimize the performance of the Molding dept.

  • Accurately document press settings and process changes with required forms.

  • Trouble shoot & optimize equipment for maximum efficiency.

  • Proactively monitor part quality & take appropriate actions to maintain specified limits. QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a good work & attendance record

  • Strong mechanical ability

  • Must be able to work extended shifts and weekends as necessary

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent

  • Electrical experience a plus

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills

  • Good math & computer skills

  • Good safety record

  • Must provide own hand tools

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Injection Molding experience is a plus but not required. PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Must be able to lift 35 pounds regularly

  • Ability to climb up and down ladders

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods, bend, stoop and stretch regularly

  • Ability to work around grease, oil and solvents without adverse reaction

  • Must be able to differentiate color

BERRY GLOBAL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. APPLICANTS AND EMPLOYEES ARE EVALUATED ON THE BASIS OF JOB QUALIFICATIONS WITHOUT REHARD TO AGE (AS DEFINED BY APPLICABLE LAW), RACE, RELIGIOUS CREED, SEX, COLOR, MARITAL STATUS, CITIZENSHIP, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR DISABILITY (WILLING TO MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODAITION). THIS POLICY ALSO APPLIES TO DISABLED VETERANS AND VETERANS OF THE VIETNAM ERA.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.