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Process Technician

Fast Radius

Fast Radius

Pennsylvania, USA
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

Corporate Profile

SyBridge Technologies is the global leader in technology-enabled design, prototyping and manufacturing solutions for complex, high-precision parts. Our mission is to use technology to simplify and accelerate how parts are designed and manufactured. SyBridge is one of North America’s largest injection molding tooling platforms and the largest private on-demand digital manufacturer. Our AI/ML technology platform is supported by an industry-leading team of software engineers, computational geometry experts and data scientists. SyBridge Technologies is backed by Crestview Partners and comprises 15 acquisitions that bring together different products, services, and technologies into a unified technology-enabled platform. We are headquartered in Itasca, Illinois and operate through 18 locations across North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit www.SyBridge.com.

About Crestview Partners

Founded in 2004, Crestview is a value-oriented private equity firm focused on the middle market. The firm is based in New York and manages funds with approximately $10 billion of aggregate capital commitments. The firm is led by a group of partners who have complementary experience and backgrounds in private equity, finance, operations, and management. Crestview has senior investment professionals focused on sourcing and managing investments in each of the specialty areas of the firm: industrials, media, and financial services. For more information, please visit us at www.crestview.com.

Position Summary

In support of the Mission, Vision and Values of SyBridge Technologies Group of Companies, the Process Technician is responsible for running tryouts of tools by setting up molds in machine presses, maintaining work material, and troubleshooting within the Tryout Department. Reporting to General Manager, the Process Technician ensures quality is a priority each and every time while achieving deadlines and customer satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Control process start-up, shutdown and troubleshooting
  • As needed, adjust equipment, valves, pumps and controls and process equipment
  • Verify mold function in the press
  • Set up and remove tools from the press
  • Sample products, perform tests and record data
  • Responsible to seek out resin in preparation of tryouts, set up dryers, make sure correct nozzle tip is used, proper and safe setup of tool as well as machine parameters completion of all associated paperwork regarding tryouts
  • Regularly use the overhead crane to transport molds / mold components through the shop and set up molds in presses (weight up to 100,000lbs)
  • Regularly use the forklift to transport molds / mold components throughout the shop and prepare them for tryouts (weight up to 5,000lbs)
  • Regularly perform preventative maintenance on assigned press including:
    • Grease all joints in toggles, skates, and injection unit
    • Monitor the oil tank level
    • Monitor the oil level in screw motor
    • Seek out and repairing oil and water leaks on press
    • Report any maintenance repairs needed in a timely manner
  • Provide emergency response when required
  • Maintain continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs using provided paper and/or electronic logs
  • Responsible for maintaining safe operations by keeping work area clean and organized and by adhering to safety procedures and regulations
  • At the start and end of each shift:
    • Cleanup of assigned press
    • Empty scrap bins
    • Sweep pellets from tryouts
    • Storage of materials such as hoses and fittings put back in cabinet in the proper place
    • Clean scrap/purging from the pit and injection unit area
    • Return eyebolts to proper storage following the setup of a job
    • Return every piece of auxiliary equipment, packaging, or material component to its designated place after use
  • Participate in required meetings and training, as requested

Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years of related experience as a Process Technician
  • Ability to perform under pressure and work independently
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines as required
  • Ability to ensure quality standards are met
  • Strong attention to detail is required
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills
  • Proficient in time management and communication skills

Our commitment to you…

SyBridge Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of any kind. We are committed to the attitude of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at SyBridge are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, National origin, veteran or disability status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. SyBridge encourages applicants of all ages.

This position will require prolonged standing and sitting for periods of time. You will also be required to walk throughout the manufacturing facility. In accordance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), SyBridge Technologies will provide accommodations when requested by the employee. When the employee becomes aware of any disabilities that would affect them from performing their duties, they will advise SyBridge Technologies if accommodation is required.