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Plastic Injection Molding Process Technician- 2nd Shift

Company: Lasko Products
Location: Franklin
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Lasko Products, an industry leader of home environment products for over 100 years, is looking to add Plastic Injection Molding Process Technician to the team in our Franklin, TN manufacturing facility. We are hiring for both 2nd and 3rd shift. The Plastic Injection Molding Process Technicians will perform duties to set-up and cycle a variety of Plastic Injection molding machines and auxiliary equipment and make process adjustments to ensure proper function and quality parts. Essential Functions -

  • Set-up, start-up, troubleshoots, and monitors injection molding machines and related equipment to ensure production
  • Measure and visually inspect products for surface and dimension defects
  • Make machine adjustments, injection pressure, and cycle times for wide range of plastic materials to ensure proper quality and function of parts
  • Ensure part/material containment measures are implemented
  • Troubleshoot molding problems
  • Notify maintenance of any issues with any equipment; mold repair department and supervisor of any mold issues
  • Watch production monitoring software for machines stopping, cycles not to standards, color changes and mold changes
  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis of factors affecting overall product quality
  • Enter all scrap into the production monitoring system; weigh and document all purging before disposing
  • Communicate part quality issues, process issues, safety issues and resolutions to next shift
  • Occasionally responsible for leading department in the absence of the shift supervisor
  • Run scrap, -down time reports, from monitoring system and communicate large scrap numbers and major downtime codes
  • Use personal computer, dial/digital calipers, gauges, and hand tools
  • Follow safety rules and keep work area in a clean and orderly condition Required Education and Experience -
  • High School or equivalent. Technical education/background and Associate's Degree preferred
  • Ideally 3-5 years' Injection Technician experience
  • Team player who demonstrates the ability to relate to employees at all levels of the organization
  • Experience with robotics systems with ability to set-up, troubleshoot and start-up injection molding equipment
  • Familiarity with various types of plastic material and knowledge of Milacron injection molding equipment ranging up to 1000 ton capacity is also required. - Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. About the Company Lasko Metal Products was founded in 1906 by Henry Lasko in Philadelphia. Lasko designs, manufactures, assembles, and distributes portable fans, heaters, and humidifiers for the consumer market (Lasko brand), air purifiers (Germ Guardian brand), ventilation products such as range hoods and bathroom exhaust fans to the construction industry (Air King brand) and water damage restoration products such as air scrubbers and dehumidifiers (B-Air brand). - -Lasko's products are sold in North America, South America, the Caribbean, and Asia. The company is recognized as the leader in the portable fan and portable heating categories and proudly operates American manufacturing, assembly, and distribution facilities across the US. -Lasko's leading market share in fans and heaters is 2X - 4X larger than the #2 brand. - -Lasko's domestic production capabilities uniquely position Lasko to serve its customers. Lasko's Mission is to improve everyday life with trusted products which create a healthier and more comfortable environment. - The company's success is based on 5 Core Values:
  • Be Bold:
    • Challenge the status quo
    • Courageously pursue the impossible -
    • Reject mediocrity
    • Be Together -
      • Work together for success -
      • Drive trust and candor with each other -
      • Prioritize "We" before "I"
      • -Be A Leader
        • Lead with personal conviction -
        • Inspire each other to deliver high- quality results
        • Leverage resilience and agility to drive excellence
        • Be Accountable -
          • Consistently deliver to our customers -
          • Embrace commitments as a contract -
          • Take pride in our actions
          • Be The Change -
            • Demonstrate a passion to win -
            • Make a difference at work in our communities -
            • Step forward and take initiative The Lasko family owned and operated Lasko Products until November 2016, when private investment firms Comvest Partners and JW Levin Management Partners ("JWLMP") acquired the business. Comvest Partners and JWLMP are committed to growing the business with investments in growth and productivity. Geographic Reach Based in the greater Philadelphia, PA area, Lasko Products operates in locations throughout the US and Canada. The company's Tennessee, Texas, and Pennsylvania manufacturing facilities produce both indoor and outdoor fans and heaters. The company also sources select products internationally from China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia, and India. -Lasko operates distribution centers in all manufacturing locations plus Nevada and Ohio. -Diversity & Inclusion Comvest and its portfolio companies recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race/national origin, gender/gender identification, sexual orientation, age, disability status, veteran status, religious affiliation, and other protected status. - We have a clear vision to be the place where . - We know our companies run on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and smart employees. - We believe that diversity within an organization creates long-term value for the organization itself and its constituents. - Comvest and its portfolio companies are high performing organizations that seeks to hire hard-working and dedicated high performers. - While Comvest and its portfolio companies always strive to look at a diverse pool of candidates, we will always choose the most qualified candidate for the job being recruited for, in order to strive for success for both the employee and the firm.

Keywords: Lasko Products, Franklin , Plastic Injection Molding Process Technician- 2nd Shift, Professions , Franklin, Tennessee

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