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Injection Molding Process Technician

Company: Applied Medical Distribution Corporation
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


Applied Medical is a new generation medical device company with a proven business model and commitment to innovation fueled by rapid business growth and expansion. Our company has been developing and manufacturing advanced surgical technologies for over 35 years and has earned a strong reputation for excellence in the healthcare field. Our unique business model, combined with our dedication to delivering the highest quality products, enables team members to contribute in a larger capacity than is possible in typical positions.

Position Description

As a Process Technician, you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities:

* Perform troubleshooting and dial-in processes for transfer molding, liquid injection molding, compression molding, and injection molding
* Conduct all setup operations in the work center
* Complete mold cleaning, maintain shop floor cleanliness, and meet productivity targets
* Enter information into event logs, mold books, and time sheets
* Adjust machines as required by Applied Medical's Quality Policy
* Monitor and maintain the working area for organization and safety
* Read and understand engineering drawings, shop order operations, and sequences
* Clear documentation practices including verifying parameters and calibration on equipment in work area
* Notify team Leaders of any hazards, process improvement ideas, personnel issues, and facility upkeep

Position Requirements

This position requires the following skills and attributes:

* High school education or equivalent
* Minimum of two years' experience in extrusion, injection molding, or rubber molding
* Minimum of two years of professional injection molding and robot programming experience or skill-set equivalent
* Read, write, and speak English
* Lift a minimum of 25 pounds
* Entry level understanding of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, and Word
* Basic knowledge of mold set-ups and basic resin properties related to injection molding
* Foundational understanding of auxiliary equipment, including part collectors, chillers, and MSI Mold
* Experience with mold preventative maintenance and cleaning
* Introductory understanding of process corrections and basic trouble shooting
* Understand standards as specified by engineering drawings, MIs, and standard operating procedures (SOPs)
* Recognize the functions of Initial Production Inspection (IPI) and quality inspection teams
* Shop orders start-up process proficiency, including all safety and machine and robot checklists
* Understanding of ALS and SAP software to maintain shop order status
* Team player who works well with others and succeeds in a highly collaborative environment


The base compensation range for this role is $25 - $30 / hour for the position in California. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and specific work location. The range displayed reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries in California based on the date of this job posting. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range compensation package during your hiring process.

Please understand that the compensation range may be modified in the future. Each amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation once such amount is earned and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefit or any other form of compensation may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.

The total compensation package for this position may also include [bonuses and/or other applicable incentive compensation plans].

Our total reward package also includes the following:

* Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses
* On-campus wellness activities
* Comprehensive medical and dental and vision coverage
* Education reimbursement program
* 401(k) program with discretionary employer match
* Generous vacation accrual and paid holiday schedule

All compensation and benefits are subject to the requirements and restrictions set forth in the applicable plan documents and any written agreements between the parties.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Applied Medical is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), or sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws in the locations where Applied Medical operates.

Keywords: Applied Medical Distribution Corporation, Lake Forest , Injection Molding Process Technician, Professions , Lake Forest, California

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