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Position Thermoforming Operator - Continental Night Shift - Etobicoke
Job Type Permanent
  • High School Diploma
  • Diploma from a plastic training institute or other technical certification or trade school preferred
  • 3 yrs+ experience in plastic sheet extrusion and / or thermoforming equipment and processing
  • Strong technical and manufacturing background
  • Strong knowledge of troubleshooting thermoforming and/or extrusion processing and tooling
  • Training in and troubleshooting experience with electro-mechanical, hydraulics, automation and pneumatics an asset
  • Experience with food packaging and SQF an asset
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Crane, Tow Motor and Skyjack training an asset
  • Experience in tool making or tool shop an asset
  • Prior involvement in Continuous Improvement projects / 5S / Six Sigma projects an asset
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literate (MS Office, Excel)
  • Able to operate electrical and electronic controls
  • Able to read machine manuals
  • Able to lift up to 75 lbs
Duties / Responsibilities
  • continental NIGHT shift (7:30 to 7:30)
  • Responsible for performing functions associated with thermoforming operations to meet safety, quality, and delivery targets
  • Responsible for operating and maintaining sheet extrusion, thermoforming lines and associated equipment / tools
  • Collect operating data for the purpose of conducting on-line adjustments to products, instruments, or equipment
  • Troubleshoot technical issues
  • Maintain correct blend of raw material through operation of automated blending equipment
  • Perform sheet extrusion machine set-up, including setting up extruder parameters, die gap and calendar roll to ensure sheet production is consistent and on gauge for the given production run
  • Complete tooling and insert changes with precision and speed without compromising safety to ensure quality and attainment goals are met
  • Purge and re-start extruder and thermo-former with machine parameters already set
  • Shut down machine for schedule down
Location Etobicoke, Ontario
Pay Range up to $30/hr to start + shift prem.
Date Posted 2018-08-27
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