Job Title:

2nd Shift Plastic’s Set Up & Process Technician

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LAUNCH Industrial Jobs - CNC Operator/Set Up LAUNCH Industrial Jobs - Machine Operator LAUNCH Industrial Jobs - Material Handler LAUNCH Industrial Jobs - Quality Inspector
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Job Summary:

2nd Shift Set Up & Process Technician

We are looking for a 2nd shift, 3PM to 11:15PM, Set Up & Process technician for a large client of ours in Palatine, IL. They are a heavy plastics company that has been around for close to 65 years. They offer full benefits with the option to go direct after 4 months. 


Pay: $24 – $28 per hour, OT available 

Shift: 11 pm- 7 am

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs maintenance duties as assigned from maintenance team leader by completing daily work repairs.
  • Troubleshoots any mechanical, hydraulic or minor repairs on plant equipment by working with blueprints, test equipment or manuals to complete machine repairs.
  • Implements mechanical, electrical or hydraulic improvements by monitoring problems, designing and completing repairs or improvements.
  • Completes any welding, soldering or brazing through the use of acetylene torches and welding equipment.
  • Monitors plant safety through pro-active equipment repairs and improvements that meet OSHA standards.
  • Performs major building and facility repairs and rearrangements as required by maintaining and updating plant systems and facilities to meet current production requirements.
  • Performs preventative maintenance by monitoring preventative maintenance schedules on plant equipment and completing repairs.
  • Develops maintenance skills through training “on the job”, education and development of external and internal education resources.
  • Operates various testing equipment as required to complete maintenance repairs.
  • Orders parts as required by writing a purchase requisition for proper parts to maintain supply and complete repairs.
  • Increases customer satisfaction (internal and external) by participating in identifying customer needs, surveying customer satisfaction, involving customers in continuous process improvements, etc.  
  • Contributes to continuous process improvements by:
    • Understanding the concepts of process, process variation, waste identification.
    • Active involvement on formal teams, informal process improvements, formal and informal individual suggestions for improvements, etc.

 Qualifications and Requirements:  

  • 5+ years experience in set-up of injection molding equipment.
  • Have flexible hours with a willingness to complete the job as required.
  • Have good people and communication skills.
  • Have good mechanical ability.
  • Be a self starter that can work with minimum supervision.
  • Positive work record, attitude and good attendance record.
  • Good basic math skills.
  • Willing to accept responsibility and accountability.
  • Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
  • Engages in discussions to promote developmental insight and planning. 
  • Responds to information and situations in a self controlled manner. 
  • Conducts thorough gathering of factual information as a basis for decision making.
  • Uses and creates analytical tools to document, assess, and measure information to support business decisions.
  • Accepts responsibility for own actions including failure. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.