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Kiefel Production Master Technician

Company: Tek Pak, Inc.
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Experience running a Kiefel? - -Tek Pak wants you! -Experienced -Production Master Technicians -are needed now for 2nd shift. -Apply today and begin tomorrow. -Receive a signing bonus of $10,000

  • Set up and operation of machinery
  • Startup, changeover and shut down of machinery
  • Adjustments to machines to maximize up times, rates and yields within engineering-approved parameter ranges.
  • Aid engineering in establishing production parameters.
  • Comply with all product safety, legal, regulatory and quality systems.
  • Follow Good manufacturing practices
  • Read and review daily production schedule for changes and confer with department heads when necessary.
  • Monitor and document all process parameters on a routine basis.
  • Maintain quality and speed control by continual adjustments (within ranges approved by engineering) of gauges that control temperature, pressure, trim, rolls, and speed to material.
  • Complete daily reports including cycle time, daily production, scrap tickets, packaging, production, and downtime.
  • Initiate troubleshooting and solving mechanical problems using small hand tools to make adjustments and minor repairs. If unsuccessful in making repairs, notify supervisor and or maintenance for assistance.
  • Ensure adequate materials and rolls are available in the department for production runs. Follow equipment change procedures and thread rolls -into machine. - -Monitor quality of product being produced and make routine adjustments to maintain specifications.
  • Must have good working knowledge of materials such as PVC, PETG, RPET, APET AND HIPS.
  • Must be able to adjust and set the proper heat profile for material and product.
  • Keep general work area clean.
  • Perform general preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Monitor machines for mechanical problems by listening for unusual noises and visually checking gears, hoses, gauges, materials, etc.
  • Assist in the development of training programs.
  • Provide training opportunities for Operators, Technicians and Trimmers.
  • Assess the skill level and abilities of incoming operators.KnowledgeEngineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application ofengineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques,procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods andservices.Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses,repair, and maintenance.Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, andtheir applications.Design - Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved inproduction of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes,quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effectivemanufacture and distribution of goods.SkillsCritical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths andweaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing relatedinformation to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking timeto understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and notinterrupting at inappropriate times.Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits ofpotential actions to choose the most appropriate one.Work ActivitiesMaking Decisions and Solving Problems - Analyzing information and evaluatingresults to choose the best solution and solve problems.Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates - Providing informationto supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail,or in person.Getting Information - Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining informationfrom all relevant sources.Drafting, Laying Out, and Specifying Technical Devices, Parts, and Equipment -Providing documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specifications to tellothers about how devices, parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated,constructed, assembled, modified, maintained, or used.Interacting With Computers - Using computers and computer systems (includinghardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data,or process information.Why Choose Tek Pak: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Salary & Benefits - In today's competitive job market we are proud to say we are committed to offering our employees benefits at costs that exceed market expectations.
    • Competitive Salary
    • Employee Benefits
    • *Signing bonus paid upon hire, at 6 months and completion of the first year
    • Paycom Performance/Learning Management System with Education Opportunities
    • Life Insurance - $20,000 - Employer Paid
    • AD&D - $20,000 - Employer Paid
    • Short Term Disability - 13 Weeks
    • Long Term Disability - 60% of Salary - Employer Paid
    • Voluntary Life and Add
    • Medical Insurance - United Health Care High Deductible
    • -99% single 80% family* - Employer Paid
    • AHR Gap Insurance with up to $0 Deductible
    • Health Savings Account
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Teladoc-Telemedicine
    • Employee EAP Program
    • Dental Insurance - Employee Paid
    • Vision Insurance - Employee Paid
    • 401k Plan - Empower Retirement
    • 30% match up to 6%
    • The value of employer profit-sharing contributions to the Plan, and any earnings they generate, are vested as follows:
    • 0 - 2 Year(s) = 0% - - - - - - - ---- - - -2 - 3 Year(s) = 20%
    • 3 - 4 Year(s) = 40% - - - - - ---- - - -4 - 5 Year(s) = 60%
    • 5 - 6 Year(s) = 80% - - - - - ---- - - -6 Years and over = 100%
    • Vacation
    • 1-2 Years of Service = 5 days Paid Vacation
    • 3-5 Years of Service = 10 days Paid Vacation
    • More than 5 Years of Service = 15 days Paid Vacation
    • Hourly vacation 160 maximum accumulation
    • Salary employees no annual carry over
    • Sick Pay- Employee earns 1 day every 6 months after 60 days of service or 2 days a year
    • Holidays- New Year's Day - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- Thanksgiving- Memorial Day - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- Friday After Thanksgiving- Independence Day - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- Christmas Eve- Labor Day - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - --Christmas Day
      Our Goals
      • Customers First - As an ISO 13485 Company our main quality objective is meeting customers' requirements the first time, every time, performing and truly providing a partnership.
      • Develop & Reward - as an entrepreneurial company we promote and reward entrepreneurship and encourage all employees to fully develop their professional and personal skills.
      • Innovate - We achieve a competitive edge by encouraging innovation in the design and delivery of our products and services. Your ideas make us stronger and offer better solutions for our customers!
      • Growth - We are an industry leader, sustain growth, and develop profit opportunities, while constantly working to develop our financial strength.Our Values, Employee Rights & Responsibilities
        • Safety - You are responsible for the safety of your own actions while on the job. Attend all company training and follow all safety guidelines. Always conduct yourself professionally and with your mind on your own safety and the safety of others; the workplace is no place for horseplay or lack of attention. Serve as a good role model to co-workers for safe work practices and behavior.
        • Integrity - Support Governance and Compliance programs and company code of conduct. -Maintain confidentiality; inspire respect and trust; do the right thing; report potentially unsafe conditions; take responsibility for own actions.
        • Teamwork - Work well in group situations; support everyone's efforts to succeed; contribute to building a positive team environment; share expertise with others; be consistently on time at work...
        • Communication - Balance listening and talking; speak and write clearly and accurately, positively influence others; communicate changes and progress; participate in meetings.
        • Respect for the individual - Show respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educate others on the value of diversity; focus on solving conflict, not blaming.
        • Data & process-driven decision making - Apply design principles; quality problem solving; develop alternate solutions; develop realistic action plans; develop strategies to achieve organizational goals.
        • Urgency without frenzy - Generate creative solutions; manage competing demands or unexpected events; adapt strategy to changing conditions; prioritize and plan work activities; set goals and objectives.
        • Accountability - Take ownership of work; do what is needed without being asked; follow through; Take responsibility for own actions; ensure work responsibility is covered when absent; observes safety and security procedures.
        • Continuous Improvement - Think of better ways to do things; understand the organization's strengths and weaknesses; adapt to changes in work environment; ability to assess own strength and needs; strive to continuously build knowledge and skills.
        • QMS - Quality Management System - Possess a general understanding of what ISO 9001/13045 is, and what your responsibilities are for maintaining the system and complying with requirements. Understand and follow all training, seek assistance when needed.
        • Housekeeping - Maintain your personal work area and common areas in a clean and orderly manner; good housekeeping means a safer workplace. Always wear the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) required for your job tasks.

Keywords: Tek Pak, Inc., Elgin , Kiefel Production Master Technician, Professions , Saint Charles, Illinois

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