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Position Title: Maintenance/Molding Set-up Technician

Reports To:      Lead Mold Technician

Job Summary: 

Ensure that all molds, mold components, and associated equipment are cleaned and are in safe, efficient operating condition. Perform “setup” and “change-over” duties.

Responsibilities:

 Mold Maintenance

  1. Keep molds clean and store them away properly when not in use.
  2. Maintain a cleaning schedule for each mold.
  3. Lubricate pins, locking rings, cores and guides.
  4. Maintain up-to-date mold logs and make special comments when warranted.
  5. Mold Breakdowns
  6. Repair minor problems with molds (i.e. broken pins, nicks, scratches, leaks etc.).
  7. Remove flash and PVC from molds, cores and mold components
  8. Mold Set-Up
  9. Set-up molds and all components for the weeks mold changes.
  10. Clean and put away molds and mold components.
  11. Organize the Maintenance area.
  12. Note any special problems during molds set-up.
  13. Keep tools organized and picked up and put away when done.
  14. Mold and mold component checks to be made regularly.
  15. Ejectors and ejector guide lubricated.
  16. Chips, scratches and component wear on molds and molding surface.
  17. Keep a list of parts & equipment to be ordered.
  18. Micro switches, wire, filters, thermal couples, etc.
  19. Computer cards.
  20. Follow all safety rules i.e. Lockout/Tag-out, Gantry, Forklift.
  21. Other duties as assigned by Management.

 

Essential functions:

 Standing for long periods of time.

  1. Lifting up to 50lbs, occasionally more.
  2. Bending and stooping.
  3. Operating machinery.
  4. Able to understand operating procedures and warning signs.
  5. Must be able to read a tape measure.
  6. Must be able to us hand tools.
  7. Must be able to use electric and air tools.

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Position:  Puller (WNF)

Reports To:  Leadperson

Job Summary:

To heat PVC pipe segments and accurately stretch out the sides for future components to be solvent welded to. 

1.   Perform setup procedures for the pipe to be worked on.

  1. Heater setup i.e. temperature setting, placement.
  2. Selection of correct tooling i.e., mandrel, heating pad.
  3. Puller shaft limit switch setting.
  4. Set machine cooling time according to guidelines provided.

 

  1. Place PVC pipe segment(s) onto heater.
  1. When pipe is heated properly, place mandrel into pipe and attach to hydraulic shaft through hole.
  2. Cool part down using wet towel.
  3. Stretch (pull) the part out so the lip is at least ¼" around the punch hole.
  4. After the part has been pulled, remove the mandrel from shaft and pipe segment.
  5. Make the part(s) if needed to identify the component part to be solvent welded into the body.
  6. Accurately record completed work on production sheet as well as rejects generated onto reject sheet.
  7. Clean up work area at the end of the shift. (10 –min. max)
  8. Follow Safe Operating Procedures and General Safety Rules.
  9. Other duties as assigned by Management.

 

Essential Functions: Must be able to bend and stoop, stand for long periods of time, read a tape measure. Lift up to 20 lbs. and occasionally lift up to 80lbs. 

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Position Title:  Large Rieber Belling (WNF)

Reports To:  Leadperson

Job Summary:

Operator heats up PVC pipe segments and places them onto the bellinghead machine, which shapes (bells) the ends.

General Duties:

  1. Set up heater (temps and depths) for the part to be reshaped.

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  1. Set up pusher / limit switch positioning, as well as other tooling accessories for the operation to be performed.

 

  1. Place PVC pipe segments into heater.

 

  1. Position the heated PVC pipe onto the machine so it can shape the end.

 

  1. Check the angle of the part to ensure accuracy.

 

  1. Using the overhead hoist, remove the part when the machine has released it and move to the cooling tank.

 

  1. Accurately record the completed work and any rejected items on the production sheet.

 

  1. Check the produced item for quality.

 

  1. Clean up work area at the end of shift. (Approx. 10 minutes - max.)

 

  1. Follow Safe Operating Procedures and General Safety Rules.

 

  1. Other duties as assigned by Management

 

Essential Functions:

Standing for long periods of time

Regularly lifting 20lbs up to 50lbs, occasionally 75+ lbs.

Operating machinery

Able to understand operating procedures and warning signs

Must be able to read a tape measure.

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Position Title:  CT Saw (WNF)

Reports To:  Leadperson

Job Summary:

Operator accurately cuts PVC (plastic) pipe into segments within a + - ¼” accuracy.

General Duties:

  1. Clean pipe prior to cutting.

 

  1. Transfer pipe on to rack.

 

  1. Set up machine using established procedures.

 

  1. Set up stop bar for correct length and safely cut pipe into segments.

 

  1. Communicate any problems found with the machine or PVC parts used to leadperson.

 

  1. Accurately record the completed work on the production sheet.

 

  1. When warranted, create a “work tag” and attach to the product completed.

 

  1. Clean up work area as needed and at the end of the shift. (10-15 minutes max.)

 

  1. Follow Safe Operating Procedures and General Safety Rules.

 

  1. Other duties as assigned by Management.

 

Essential Functions of the Job:

  1. Able to lift 50 lbs. and stand for long periods of time.
  2. Able to read, understand, and follow instructions, warning labels and postings
  3. Must be able to measure to within 1/8”
  4. Must be able to count.
  5. Must be able to walk to various other stations within the department with product of various weights.
  6. Occasional bending at the waist and at the knee.

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Position Title:  Large Horizontal (WDF and WNF)

Reports To:  Leadperson

Job Summary:

To accurately stretch out PVC pipe in a variety of ways after it has been heated.

General Duties:

Stage PVC parts to be worked on.

Perform setup procedures:

Mounting of pipe pusher onto machine.

Heater temperature selection.

Adjust heat depth on heater.

Selection and mounting of correct mandrel, rings, mold, clamps, etc.

Input cooling cycle time on machine.

Rotate and monitor parts in heater to ensure uniform heating when applicable.

Shape PVC pipe by positioning the part accurately onto the machine, which will shape it.

Take the part when the machine has released it. (via hoist if needed)

QC the results of the reshaping process i.e. socket depth/diameter, tears etc…

Place in water tank if applicable.

Accurately record completed parts on production sheet as well as rejects generated onto reject sheet.

Clean up work area at the end of the shift. (15-min. max)

Follow Safe Operating Procedures and General Safety Rules.

Other duties as assigned by Management.

Essential Functions:

Standing for long periods of time

Walking 20 ft, occasionally 50ft.

Lifting up to 50lbs, occasionally 75-100lbs.  (overhead lifts available)

Push up to 50lbs, occasionally 100+

Operating machinery

Able to understand operating procedures and warning signs

Must be able to read a tape measure.

Regular hand tool use

Able to follow safety rules and use proper PPE

Able to work in an occasionally warm / hot environment

 

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Position Title:  Welder (WDF and WNF)

Reports To: Leadperson

Job Summary: To assemble two or more PVC pipe components using primer and solvent cement. The solvent welder applies the primer and solvent cement to the parts with a paintbrush. 

General Duties:

  1. Apply primer and solvent cement on PVC pipe, and assemble them according to established quality control guidelines.
  2. Use vice grips with brackets to clamp cemented parts together if needed.
  3. Accurately record completed work on welding production sheet.
  4. Assist the wiper when needed.
  5. Help the partsmover when directed by leadperson.
  6. Clean up work area at the end of the shift. (15-min. max)
  7. Follow Safe Operating Procedures and General Safety Rules.
  8. Other duties as assigned by Management.

 

Essential Functions:

Standing for long periods of time.

Lifting up to 10 lbs, occasionally 50 lbs.

Bending and stooping.

 

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Position Title:  Molding Operator (C Shift)

Reports To:  Molding Supervisor

Job Summary:

To provide post-production support relating to injecting molded fittings.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Inspect molded PVC pipe fittings which are produced, and report any deficiencies (excessive burning, short-shots, water lines etc.) to your supervisor right away.
  2. Trim excess flash and wipe off any grease, or other material if needed by using the tool(s) provided.
  3. Operate gasket installer (Mambo) machine to insert rubber gaskets into PVC fittings.
  4. Install fitting straps as needed.
  5. Place clean fittings into proper box/container.
  6. Box fittings to the quantity indicated on label.
  7. Wrap completed pallets with shrink-wrap material.
  8. Assemble boxes and apply label when directed.
  9. Accurately record rejects produced and place part in the reject cage.
  10. Monitor the workstation machines and notify the Supervisor if problems arise.
  11. Follow clean-up procedures. (max.15 minutes)
  12. Follow Safe Operating Procedures and General Safety Rules.
  13. Other duties as assigned by Management.

 

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Open Positions

  • • Rieber (Weekday Fab)
  • • Mold Technician (A-Shift)
  • • Large Horizontal (Weekday Fab)
  • • Corer - Custom Projects (Weekday Fab)
  • • CT Saw (Weeknight Fab)
  • • Twin Puller (Weeknight Fab)

 

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Molding - Shift Hours

A-Shift
Week Day: Mon
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM (5.5 hrs) AND
Tue – Thurs 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM (11.5 hrs) = 40 hrs

B-Shift
Week Night: Mon-Wed
6:00 PM – 6:00 AM (11.5 hrs) AND
Thurs 6:00 PM to 12 AM (5.5 hrs) = 40 hrs

C-Shift
Week End Day:
Fri-Sun 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM (11.5) AND
Mon 6:00 AM – 12:00 PM (5.5 hrs) = 40 hrs

D-Shift
Week End Night:
Thurs 12:00 AM – 6:00 AM (5.5) AND
Fri-Sun 6:00 PM – 6:00 AM (11.5 hrs) = 40 hrs

J-Shift (NO POSITIONS AVAILABLE)
Mon-Thur 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM (8 hrs) AND
Fri 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM (8 hrs) = 40 hrs

Fabrication - Shift Hours

Wk. Day Fab. (WDF) 7:00AM – 3:30PM (8 hrs.) Mon.-Fri.

Wk. Night Fab. (WNF) 3:25PM – 1:55AM (10 hrs.) Mon.-Thur.

GPK Benefits

  • • Health
  • • Dental
  • • Vision
  • • Company paid Life Insurance
  • • 401(k) + match up to 5%
  • • Health Savings Account
  • • Vacation
  • • Personal/Sick Time
Voluntary Benefits Include:
  • • Critical Illness
  • • AD&D
  • • Hospital Indemnity
  • • Short-Term Disability
  • • Long Term Disability
  • • Voluntary Group Life
  • • Discretionary Annual Bonus