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Process Technician

Job Number:  39674
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Norplas Industries Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular





Job Number: 39674 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: Norplas Industries Inc. 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: NORTHWOOD 


Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


Role Summary

•    Exhibit teamwork skills and actively participate in team activities in a positive working environment.
•    Demonstrate problem solving skills in a work environment that is striving for continuous improvement.
•    Follow Company policies and display conduct expected of Norplas employees as described in the employee handbook consistent with the Magna Employee Charter which are Job Security, A Safe and Healthful Workplace, Fair Treatment, Competitive Wages and Benefits, Employee Equity and Profit Participation, Communication and Information, Employee Relations Advisory Board and The Hotline.
•    Adhere to all safety and health objectives, policies and procedures of Norplas to provide for a safe and healthful workplace.  Work in a safe manner at all times and report any unsafe conditions to your supervisor in order that the situation can be corrected.  Report all accidents and near misses in a timely manner when they occur.
•    Maintain proper ergonomics at all times when performing assigned tasks.
•    To meet and maintain all customer quality standards as well as the standards of Norplas.
•    To perform daily cross-functional job assignments in all areas of your assigned department per the established procedures and work guidance.
•    Participate and support all lean, continuous improvement programs, initiatives and activities.
•    Meet or exceed daily process goals as directed by the Process Engineering Manager and the departmental objectives.
•    Clean all assigned work areas after completion of the required work, return all tools to proper storage area at the end of the shift and report any malfunctioning equipment to the Process Team Leader.
•    Maintain proper radio etiquette when using company radios, business use only.
•    Must be able to work overtime as needed in accordance with Company Policy.
•    Perform other duties as assigned by the Process Team Leader.

Key Responsibilities

•    Initiate machine process, make adjustments within process tolerance and recommend any changes for improved efficiencies to the Molding Process Engineering Manager.  This includes but is not limited to crane operation, robotics and injection molding machines.
•    Continually monitor all processes related to injection molding to ensure equipment is running smoothly and efficiently.
•    Analyze and work to resolve any process problems.  Resolve any product non-conformity issues that may arise per the request from the Production Team Leader or Production Manager.
•    Assist the Molding Process Engineer in the set-up and start-up of new tools and resins for trial.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    Associate’s Degree in a technical field of study required.  Six years work related experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.  Work experience combined with current schooling towards degree will be considered.
•    Course work relating to injection molding an asset.

Additional Information

•    Three years minimum injection molding experience preferred.
•    Must have experience processing plastics and setting tools.
•    Knowledge of automation systems and controls a must.

Nearest Major Market: Toledo

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