Operates the overhead crane to move molds to and from the injection molding press.
Connects molds to the crane by attaching the chains, hooks, and lifting rings properly.
Moves the mold cart to the press by connecting the tugger and the appropriate air supply line.
Installs mold in press according to specifications.
Connects all water and hydraulic lines from the press to the mold and checks for leaks.
Enters machine settings to specified parameters by loading the correct program into the press controller and into the robot controller.
Connects and sets the hot runner controller to the correct settings.
Installs end of arm tooling for the robot and adjusts as required.
Removes previous material, purges system, and loads new material.
Starts press and observes operation to detect malfunction.
The employee must understand the injection molding machine controller, its display screens, and their functions.
Must be able to work with a minimum of supervision.
Ability to inspect crane chains, hooks, and lifting rings for any physical defects.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Must have fork-lift and crane certification.
Has the responsibility to aid in the provision of a safe and clean work environment. This will be accomplished by participating in the safety process. Examples of participation would include, but not limited to: conducting internal safety audits, investigation of accidents and communication of safety related information