Process Technician

Plastics   Opelika, AL   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on October 2, 2020

Plastics

German-based ID Plastics is entering the Auburn, Alabama market with a newly formed joint venture establishing a collapsible box technology to assist manufacturing processes of all types.
The newly formed company is seeking energetic, motivated, and conscientious individuals to develop the southeast market for this innovative product!

Having made the jump from the Black Forest of Haiterbach, Germany to North America, the plastics technology group will have a new sister company in the US focusing on North American markets with production, warehousing and local sales presence allowing for regional response to customer solutions. 

Join the new team!
A unique opportunity to assist in developing this new company exists in the initial hiring of the following positions:

Process Technician

We are seeking qualified candidates for the position of Process Technician at our Auburn, AL facility.

Responsibilities:
Preparation and operation of equipment
Processing plastic sheets to sleeve-packs on various machines
Monitor and adjust machine parameters
Quality assurance measures: testing according to test protocols and quality control
Process documentation and documentation of process changes
Support in setting up and performing maintenance on machines
Support of maintenance during repair work
Material handling/transport of materials
Ensuring a safe working environment
Performs other duties as requested by Supervisor / Department Manager

Minimum Requirements / Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent
Ability to integrate and work in teams
Ability to work independently, self-motivated
Good communication skills
Basic math skills, ability to use measurement tools
A high degree of commitment and willingness to perform, as well as, physical resilience
Willingness to work in the shift system/overtime as required
Basic knowledge of 5S and Lean
Manufacturing principles

Compensation – Starting Range is $13.00 to $15.00 per hour based on Years of Experience and Skill Level