Newell Brands Technician in Winfield, Kansas
Job Title: Technician
Reports to: Technical Supervisor
Work Schedule: Rotating 12 hour shifts – three days on and two days off (Night Shift Position)
Desired Skills and Attributes:
Experience or knowledge in any technical trade, examples are automotive, maintenance, HVAC, plumbing, etc.
Willingness to learn
The Process Technician monitors, troubleshoots and makes minor repairs on plastic or foam forming machines and auxiliary equipment. They diagnose and make process changes necessary to keep product in specification and ensure quality product is being produced in a safe and efficient manner.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Startup/lineout machines and perform appropriate “First Part” activities for all mold changes, color changes, and job changes including appropriate paperwork and quality checks.
Troubleshoot molding, quality, or mechanical issues to assure parts are manufactured to correct quality specifications, at correct cycle times, and labor contents.
Perform preventative maintenance on molds including scheduled (daily or each shift) “in-press” mold cleaning and maintenance.
Identify, tag, report, and communicate issues with molds, machines, and auxiliary equipment that do not meet efficiency, quality, or housekeeping requirements/expectations.
Provide recommendations, solutions, and implement processes for continuous improvement.
Complete all required documentation to record process changes, quality issues, downtime, lineout/startup times, on corresponding forms, technical reports, etc.
Perform mold changes and auxiliary equipment for related equipment in a timely and efficient manner.
Proficient in all safety and housekeeping requirements.
Maintain team oriented mindset and assignment flexibility with an approachable attitude.
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Job Qualifications and Requirements:
Minimum of one-year stable and verifiable work history required.
High school diploma/GED required.
Must possess basic math skills.
Must possess good communication skills to ensure that clear and concise information is communicated as required.
Must be able to read and interpret equipment manuals, document and implement work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
Must be a self-starter, self-motivated and able to work independently.
Must be able to multi-task.
Must be able to become certified on operating forklift, scissor lift snorkel lift and overhead crane.
Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.
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