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Mold Process Technician - 2nd shift

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Dayton, OH

Mold Process Technician - 2nd shift


Job Description


Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, the Process Technician is responsible to focus on satisfying all production and customer requirements of molded parts. Create, develop, design, manufacture, assist, install and maintain all production processes and equipment as it relates to the processing of plastic automotive components. Support of production both in-house and at outside suppliers. 


  • Monitor part and shift performance – daily, weekly, monthly and develop and/or lead activity to make improvements in cost, quality, productivity
  • Troubleshoot product, process, and equipment problems in forming and secondary operations as required.
  • Program and Troubleshoot and optimize robotic waterjet trim processes.
  • Create and/or maintain process and equipment.
  • Create operating procedures and work instructions as required for safe and efficient operation, and to comply with Corporate Quality Systems requirements.
  • Provide training as required to implement and maintain technical processes and procedures.
  • Develop/Lead/Coordinate tooling, process, or equipment changes in support of product launch or engineering changes.
  • Work with all technical levels and across disciplines as required
  • Develop processes/steps/work flow/layouts for manufacturing or assembly
  • All other duties/assignments required to support internal and external customers 


  • Practical knowledge of vacuum forming, compression molding, fiberglass molding, or plastics molding
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Technical aptitude in

  • Electronic circuit and Allen Bradley PLC
  • Hands on mechanical work
  • Troubleshooting
  • Process design
  • Knowledge of automotive quality systems and experience in new program launch an asset – TS16949/ISO14001, APQP, DFMEA, PFMEA
  • FANUC robot programming 


  • Minimum 3 years in an automotive plastics manufacturing environment as a Process Technician
  • Engineering coursework, applied technical training or equivalent
  • Experience in thermoforming and/or compression molding


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PDSI Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, military service or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, consideration of employment staffing submissions are based on demonstrated skills, qualifications, work experience, expertise and expectations meeting the position requirements as specified by the client, including compensation