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IDEX Injection Molding Technician in Middleborough, Massachusetts

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses (https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/) around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

BUSINESS UNIT:

IDEX Health & Science LLC

JOB TITLE:

Injection Molding Technician

JOB LOCATION:

Middleboro, MA

REPORTS TO:

Senior Director of Business Implementation

IDEX HEALTH & SCIENCE, LLC

IDEX Health & Science is the global leader in life science fluidics, microfluidics, and optics, offering a three-fold advantage to customers by bringing optofluidic paths to life with strategic partnerships, solutions, and expertise. As one of the few companies in the world with component, sub-system, and application level experts, IDEX Health & Science helps instrument developers solve the most demanding fluidic and optical challenges in a wide array of applications. With over 1,200 employees around the world, we believe partnership will change the way the world innovates, leading to new technologies that improve our health, protect our planet, and enrich our lives. For more information visit: www.idex-hs.com

FLUIDICS AND MICROFLUIDICS TEAMS

Our fluidics team is located across Oak Harbor, WA, Rohnert Park, CA, Bristol, CT, and Middleboro, MA. At IDEX Health & Science, we don’t just build components; we also create innovative solutions that maximize performance and enable complete optimization of the fluidic pathway. Product lines include: Column Hardware, Degassers, Fluidic Connections, Manifolds, Pumps, Pump Components, Sensors, RI Detectors, and Valves.

Our microfluidics team is located in Wallingford, CT, and Zweibrücken, Germany. As the number one provider of microfluidic consumables across the globe, we are ready to help you solve the next big thing with the broadest portfolio of capabilities. Product lines include: Microfluidic Consumables, Sample-to-Answer Solutions, Supporting Labware.

ABOUT IDEX CORPORATION

IDEX Corporation, based in Northbrook, Illinois (suburb of Chicago), is a $2.2 billion engineered solutions company. The company operates globally across a variety of markets, including: Agriculture, Analytical Instrumentation, Food and Beverage, Chemical Processing, Clinical Diagnostics, Custom Precision Dispensing, Fire & Rescue, Fuels & Energy, Medical, Sanitary, Semiconductor and Water.

These businesses comprise a strong platform for growth at IDEX. Chairman & CEO, Eric Ashleman, is committed to strategic (organic and acquisitive) growth across the business. With a strong balance sheet, IDEX is in a very good position to make strategic acquisitions going forward. At the same time, IDEX is committed to finding value and has no interest in overpriced acquisitions for the sake of top line growth alone. As the company continues to evolve and grow, it will be an exciting and rewarding environment for the strategic, results-oriented and emotionally intelligent business leader.

SCOPE OF THE ROLE

The Injection Molding Technician is the first line of defense to ensure the molding process is operating efficiently. This includes set-up, initiation, break down, shut down, tooling, and performance of the molding machine and tooling. With the support of others, the injection molding technician keeps the operation up and running efficiently in a high-volume, 24-hour environment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & REQUIRED ABILITIES

  • Responsible for all aspects of the injection molding process including, but not limited to, set-up and tear down, troubleshooting minor issues, maintaining equipment performance, and workflow, all according to applicable work instructions and SOP’s

  • Mold tool removal from and installation to molding machine

  • Operate Injection Molding Machine, Auxiliary Equipment, Robots, Tumblers, and Packaging Machine as required

  • Measure and visibly inspect all finished parts for conformity and work order specifications

  • Perform mold equipment shutdown protocols including managing water lines, mold temperature controllers, pressure sensors, Hot Runner Electrical Connections, Hot Runner Controller etc.

  • Perform molding material management tasks such as purging material from barrel, turning off barrel heats, and PMing material feed system

  • Perform routine preventive maintenance on mold tooling and equipment as required

  • Read, follow, and contribute to improvement of work instructions and procedures in compliance with ISO13485 QMS requirements

  • Instruct and advise molding operators as needed

  • Use safe practices and comply with all company policies, procedures and health, safety and environmental regulations, as required

  • Follow all safety requirements pertaining to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Perform other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3 years of Injection Molding experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Mechanically inclined with respect to working with hand tools (wrenches, hose clamps, brass instruments, etc.)

  • Ability to read, measure, and scale in both metric and standard measures using industry standard gauges

  • Basic understanding of Lean manufacturing principles

  • Mathematical Aptitude

  • Basic computer skills required, including experience using major Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, etc)

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills with Root Cause Analysis mentality

  • Significant attention to detail

  • Good time-management skills

  • Organized, Disciplined, Flexible

  • Cleanliness approach to all work

  • Ability to work within a team environment

  • Approaches Work with Safety First Principles

  • May occasionally lift up to 50 pounds

  • Experience in ISO13485 Cleanroom operating environment preferred

  • Experience interacting with automation HMI preferred

  • Experience with Mold Disassembly and Reassembly of Molds preferred

  • Understanding Scientific Injection Molding (SIM) preferred

DISCLAIMER:

The information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role at the Middleboro facility of IDEX Health & Science. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.

IDEX Health & Science LLC., a Unit of IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity.

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

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