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Set-Up Technician I - 2nd Shift

Company: Parmatech
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Parmatech Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ATW Companies based in Petaluma, CA, is a leading supplier of complex custom manufactured metal components to demanding markets (medical, industrial, defense, aerospace, etc.) -Parmatech deploys established and emerging technologies such as Metal Injection Molding (MIM), micro-machining, and 3D Printed Metal (3DPM) to deliver consistent high quality product. -Parmatech is a pioneer in MIM, developing, patenting, and licensing the technology in the early 1970's to help kick start a market that is now over $2.5 Billion. - MIM is a low cost, high volume manufacturing process producing parts to near net shape, reducing or eliminating the need for secondary and machining operations. 3DPM is cutting edge technology that can deliver concept to prototype in 2 weeks and deliver complex shapes not possible with machining, casting or molding. Parmatech has recently announced a partnership with HP in launching the HP Metal Jet 3D printing system with the goal of continuing Parmatech's pioneering spirit of developing cutting edge metal fabrication technologies. -Parmatech has over forty-five years of operational experience on the world stage of metals fabrication, and in serving the Northern California community. Our goal is to continue our history of success and sustainability in business, culture, and community.
The Set-Up Technician I is responsible set-up and operate molding equipment and machinery in the molding department following industry accepted best practices and company process set-up instructions.
Set-up molding and automation equipment to best industry standards, with an emphasis on safety and housekeeping, and operate equipment to produce acceptable green MIM product as directed.
Troubleshoot equipment and process issues for molding and automation
Recognize variations from proper equipment/machine performance and seek corrective assistance when other than normal adjustments are required
Assist production employees in the set-up and operation of work stations when required
Assist in the set-up of first article molding jobs
Look for new methods and techniques to improve processes and quality of products.
Assist in development activities to establish methods to produce required finished parts within specification when instructed
Perform barrel cleaning operations when changing material on molding machines
Inspect machines for wear while disassembled for this operation
Maintain accurate records and logs as required
Perform routine maintenance of equipment, including preventive maintenance and maintaining cleanliness of equipment and work areas
Other duties as assigned.

High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Ability to read, write and communicate in English
1 or more years' experience in a plastic and/or metal injection molding environment with a minimum of 1-year mold machine set-up and maintenance experience.
Able to operate applicable machines, tools and equipment necessary to complete job duties
Basic computer skills

Keywords: Parmatech, Petaluma , Set-Up Technician I - 2nd Shift, Professions , Petaluma, California

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