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Project Engineer

Provides leadership and implements the launch of new business and design changes to current products. Documents and monitors program objectives and ensures countermeasures are initiated to correct unfavorable variances. Works with internal and external resources to meet or exceed costs/timing goals with emphasis on meeting customer program schedules. View Full Posting >

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

B.S. degree in engineering, quality or business, or equivalent, with a minimum of 1 to 2 years experience with manufacturing, assembly and purchasing. Requires ability to project manage multiple projects.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Working knowledge of quality techniques including SPC, PFMEA, Capability Studies, Gauge R & R, and control plans.  General knowledge of operations, including scheduling, purchasing, manufacturing, engineering and quality systems.  Working knowledge and use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Project.  Knowledge of plastic injection molding, design of injection molds and processing injection molding machines a plus, but willing to train a qualified applicant.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Responsible for execution of multiple projects from initial release through launch into mass production.
  2. Participates in production, purchasing decisions, and quality planning concerning new product launch and engineering changes.
  3. Knowledge of PPAP process for approval of new parts by the customer.
  4. Responsible for production communication flow and coordination between all resources, internal and external.
  5. Works directly with the customer to resolve concerns or product rejections.
  6. Tracks projects against its schedule and budgets.
  7. Develops and implements recovery plans for off-schedule and unanticipated issues.
  8. Coordinates with customers to provide necessary project status and obtain customer feedback.
  9. Recommends and lead efforts to improve existing processes to improve quality and costs.
  10. Works closely with Purchasing and Quality on decisions affecting new products.
  11. Strong attention to detail and organizing skills required.
  12. Must be a self-starter with ability to work with minimal supervision.
  13. Performs other duties as necessary for completion of projects and achievements of goals.

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Process Technician

This person performs set up and processing and provides technical support to manufacturing and engineering in all phases of injection molding and secondary operations. View Full Posting >

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires high school diploma. Prior technical training desirable.  Must be highly motivated with good organization, communication, and writing skills.  Knowledge and experience in processing polypropylene, nylon, acetal, polycarbonate, and other environmental grade resins required.  Must be “hands-on” with high mechanical aptitude and excellent problem-solving skills.  Ability to work well under pressure and handle tasks simultaneously is a must.  Candidate needs to be in decent physical condition due to frequent lifting of heavy materials.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performs all setup work on injection molding machines. This includes cleaning of molding machines and associated equipment, fine-tuning and adjustment of machines according to part being produced and color changes.
  2. Performs all processing of injection molding machines per process sheet specifications.
  3. Able to make judgments regarding when to ask for maintenance work. Performs minor repairs on same machines and assists with major repairs. Writes maintenance work requests.
  4. Responsible for quality parts off the tool. Thorough knowledge of all operations. SPC knowledge.
  5. May set up auxiliary equipment during changeovers. This includes air tools, date stamps, conveyors, etc.
  6. Responsible for the condition of the tools and for following the tool repair/maintenance procedure.
  7. Responsible for the cleanliness of machines and surrounding work areas.
  8. Responsible for machine safety and for following all prescribed lock out procedures.
  9. Troubleshoots molding process as necessary.
  10. Completes required documentation including First Article Checklist, setup log books, etc.
  11. Recommends continuous improvement methods (i.e., reducing changeover time).
  12. Responsible for ensuring that all machines are producing to data sheet.
  13. May clean hoppers and grinder, purges old material.
  14. Troubleshoots molding process using RJG equipment.
  15. May act as backup for Mold & Machine Preventative Maintenance Technician.
  16. May need to work weekends as required to meet our customers’ needs.

Will perform other tasks as assigned by Director of Operations and Team Leader

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Injection Molding Maintenance Technician – 1st, 2nd & 3rd shifts

Conducts machine setup, troubleshooting, repairs and preventative maintenance services. Must be highly motivated with good organization, communication, and writing skills. Must be hands on with high mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic aptitude, electrical including 3 phase and D.C. and excellent problem-solving skills. Ability to work well under pressure and handle tasks simultaneously. Must be a self-starter. View Full Posting >

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performs typical maintenance tasks to support the assembly floor and the entire facility.
  2. Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor.
  3. Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations.
  4. Assists in organizing and maintaining equipment spare parts inventory. This includes searching, specifying, and in some cases, ordering needed parts to repair or inventory.
  5. Performs prescribed preventative maintenance on machinery and the building or grounds as required.
  6. Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  7. Performs mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair.
  8. Needs to be willing to work overtime as required. Will be expected to be on-call and willing to come in as needed.

Flexibility to perform other duties as required.

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Utility Operator

Performs mold changes and set ups on injection molding and related machines. Also sets up equipment and fixtures. Assists with Material Handler responsibilities. View Full Posting >

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Perform mold changes and set ups with a Process Tech.
  2. Perform machine shut downs and purging for contamination as needed.
  3. Performs basic maintenance/troubleshooting of equipment, including cleaning nozzle tips, making water lines and cleaning machines. Writes maintenance work requests.
  4. Thorough knowledge of all operations.
  5. Sets up equipment during changeovers. This includes air tools, date stamps, conveyors, etc.
  6. Responsible for the condition of the tools and for following the tool repair/maintenance procedure.
  7. Will operate lift truck.
  8. Completes required documentation including Set Up Checklist, setup log books, etc.
  9. Responsible for ensuring that all machines are set up to Process Book.
  10. Assists Material Hander as necessary.
  11. Performs clean out/material changes for mold changes as needed.
  12. Cleans auxiliary equipment (hoppers, grinders, dryers) purges old material.
  13. Answers and troubleshoots Motan alarms
  14. Test material with moisture analyzer as needed.
  15. Restocks material at press and/or Motan.
  16. Will need to work weekends as required to meet our customers’ needs.
  17. Will perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor.
  18. Responsible for maintaining of 5S standards.

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Production Associate – Machine Operator

First level of plastics injection molding machine operation. Work includes cycling the machine, removing part(s) from the mold. Responsible to check molded parts as required. View Full Posting >

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Must be able to operate appropriate equipment and assembly processes.
  2. Required to meet established rates and quality standards within required training time.
  3. Follow written Work Instructions and quality procedures.
  4. Complete daily production reporting paperwork.
  5. Responsible for maintaining housekeeping.
  6. Attends and participates in regular work team meetings.
  7. May rotate task responsibilities and learn all tasks within the area.
  8. May operate a lift jack.
  9. May move production materials up to 55 pounds.
  10. Must be able to work without constant supervision.

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If you are interested in any of the positions listed above please send your resume to jobs@kamplastics.com. Please feel free to apply in person at our main office at 611 Ottawa Avenue, Holland, Michigan 49423.