Process Technician/Production Team Lead - Kansas - Day Shift at Monoflo International, Inc. in Ottawa, Kansas

Posted in Manufacturing 18 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

The Process Technician/Team Lead is responsible for producing parts that meet the company’s quality standards while maintaining standard cycle times and following established molding processes. The individual will perform level III QA audits; make color and material changes, mold insert changes and hot stamp changes. The individual will provide effective leadership of a small team of assemblers in the production area to ensure accurate assembly of parts and compliance with plant safety and quality policies.  Our Team Leads are responsible for learning, demonstrating, and ensuring Company policies are executed. 

Who we are:

Family owned and operated since 1973. Monoflo International, Inc. is a rapidly growing manufacturer of plastic, reusable transport packaging solutions. While we manufacture many kinds of products, we have one true focus: leveraging state-of-the-art technology to manufacture premium products that enable major household brands to move their own products. We empower our employees to take control of their career and we reward a job well done with opportunities for advancement. Though we work together as a team, individual accountability and responsibility are the keys to success here. If you want to be able to take ownership of your day-to-day tasks and projects and work alongside others who take the same pride in their work, read on.

Primary Responsibilities


  • Maintain standard cycle times for all products and document and communicate any deviations to the Production Manager

  • Troubleshoot common molding and automation problems and perform corrective action.

  • Perform changeovers, including mold inserts and hot stamp change overs, from installation to startup.

  • Correctly read, review, and fill out appropriate documentation for material identification, special production requirements, hot stamp type & foil selection, instructions tags and labels.

  • Report all damaged or malfunctioning equipment to the Production Manager for prompt repair.

  • Perform color and material changes in a safe, clean, and timely manner.

  • Program color blender by entering shot weight and concentrate let down ratio to provide correct color for molded part.

  • Execute scheduled color changes to ensure product color is correct and uniform and done with minimum production overruns or waste.

  • Clean metal separators and magnets and remove any contaminated material to the designated area.

  • Report unusual findings the Production Manager.

Supervisory Aspects


  • Provides guidance and coaching to employees on company culture, policies and procedure and compliance with plant safety and quality policies.

  • Ensures all production employees are following safety, quality and environmental standards.

  • Perform level III QA audits and monitor and maintain quality objectives

  • Report downtime reasons and rejects using IQMS.

  • Print work orders and perform 1st article inspections.

  • Work with production and support department managers/leaders to maximize objectives.

Qualifications:


  • Required - Minimum of three (3) years of experience in an injection molding environment

  • Minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience leading production employees preferred

  • Experience with automation a strong plus

  • Good leadership skills

  • Must be a self- starter with high initiative and able to work independently

  • Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment with shifting demands

  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office and manufacturing systems (IQMS preferred)

 What we offer:


  • On the job training

  • Consistent 12 hr shifts, working a 2-2-3 schedule

  • Annual bonus

  • Paid Time Off

  • 6 paid Holidays

  • Additional paid days off during shut down on and around major holidays

  • Temperature controlled work environment (Air Conditioning and Heat)

  • Growth Opportunities

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401k with company match

Take control of your career:

If you are a strategic problem solver looking to work in a fast-paced, high-tech environment and have a desire to learn and grow every day, we’d love to hear from you.

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