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As a driver of innovation, Viega is one of the most important technology leaders in the installation industry. We develop intelligent systems and integrated digital solutions. Quality is incorporated into everything we do. We believe that this is about much more than supplying pipelines. We turn spaces into living rooms: More comfortable. More intelligent. More secure. More sustainable.

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Process Technician - Extrusion Pureflow KS - 2nd shift

Job-ID 6766 - McPherson, KS 

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

 

The Process Technician is responsible for ensuring machines are operating at peak levels of quality and efficiency; driving improvements through the continuous improvement process; developing, training, and motivating other team members through knowledge and expertise.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION DETAILS

 

Leadership

 

  • Provides leadership to other team members based on strong knowledge of and experience with processes and equipment
  • Develop, implement and maintain training procedures
  • Train and develop new employees. This may require temporary assignment to other shifts

 

Production

 

  • Completes changeover of machines for production runs
  • Monitors machines per control plan to ensure the process is running according to specification
  • Relieves operators and fills in for supervisors as needed
  • Maintains set-up records for each machine and products produced; submits first article inspection parts to quality for approval
  • Possesses a high level of knowledge about all processes used throughout the department. This includes material handling, system transactions, quality testing and reporting, emergency procedures, etc.
  • Makes minor mechanical repairs and adjustments to machines. Notifies leadership when major service is required
  • Assembles equipment and tooling for scheduled production runs
  • Answers equipment alarms
  • Observes machine operation to detect workpiece defects or machine malfunctions, adjusting machines as necessary
  • Ensures efficient production to help ensure the achievement of production scrap and OEE goals
  • Safely and efficiently shuts down equipment
  • Possesses some knowledge about all equipment used throughout the manufacturing process. This includes machinery, auxiliary equipment, tooling, electrical components, controllers, relevant lab equipment, etc.

 

Continuous Improvement

 

  • Formally communicates production information to Supervisor daily via production boards
  • Drives improvements in production through Viega’s continuous improvement process
  • Suggests equipment and tooling improvements based on production experience and results
  • Drives root cause analysis and proper corrective actions

 

Tooling

 

  • Inspect tooling before and after production runs to ensure quality. Communicates any issues to the appropriate tooling department, quality, and leadership as needed
  • Capable of performing some preventative maintenance on tooling including but not limited to: complete teardown, cleaning and greasing, visual inspection, and complete assembly

 

Administrative

 

  • Maintain documentation on processing and tooling issues
  • Ensure company policies and guidelines are being followed
  • Recommend improvements to policies and procedures aimed at improving efficiency, safety, quality, etc.
  • Ensures team members maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Helps maintain appropriate records such as shift logs, QMS documents, etc.

 

Quality and Recordkeeping

 

  • Process and control any non-conformance defects with production parts
  • Update and maintain necessary documentation

 

Cleaning and Area Upkeep

 

  • Ensure a clean and safe work environment
  • Perform the 6S activities (sort, straighten, shine, standardize, sustain, and safety) to organize and manage work stations
  • Assists in daily cleaning and maintenance of production area, machinery, tooling, etc.
  • Help ensure tooling is put away in the proper location

 

Other

 

  • Attends operational and safety meetings as required
  • Performs other duties as required and/or assign

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 

  • Knowledge of companies’ policies and procedures regarding health and safety issues
  • Ability to carry out instructions in written, verbal and diagram form
  • Ability to prioritize and resolve problems
  • Ability to comply with quality system procedures
  • Proficient in MS Office suite
  • Experience in SAP
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to work with little supervision
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to solve problems and make quick decisions
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to perform with superior service, reflecting a positive company image while sustaining a positive attitude with those you interact with; always going above and beyond to help others out, regardless of their position or department.
  • Ability to adhere to the highest standards of quality while continually performing at the highest possible level.

 

Education, Certification/License & Work Experience

 

  • High School Education or equivalent

 

Our Benefits

A complete and comprehensive benefit package is offered to all full time regular employees. This includes: - 2 Medical Plans - Dental - Vision - Company Paid Life, AD&D, STD, LTD - Voluntary Supplemental Life for employee and family - 401(k) Safe Harbor and Optional participation with additional Company Match - Legal Insurance - Pet Insurance - Tuition Reimbursement and more

 

 

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