• Chore Time Set-Up Technician

    Job Locations US-IN-Milford
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/11/2018 11:56 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Summary

    Want to be a part of a global, high-tech company that is launching innovative agricultural solutions and experiencing phenomenal growth for themselves and their high performing employees? Enjoy working in an environment where integrity and a passion for success is valued and where people work together to get things done?  


    Then, Chore-Time has a place for you!    


    Who We Are:


    Chore-Time is a division of CTB, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway Company, and we are a global organization that is built around a commitment to bringing improved productivity to the poultry industry.  From the feed bins to the fans, you can count on Chore-Time to deliver the best solution. We have a long-standing tradition of demonstrating inspirational leadership through the innovation, development, and enhancement of our products for more than 60 years.   We attribute our success to our company’s ability to engage in the on-going development of technological advancements that meet the ever-changing needs of leading poultry industry producers.  And with these advancements, we are feeding the world with proven poultry production systems and products that are Made to Work. Built to Last. ®   So, as a team member, you will be a strong contributor to our mission in developing new technologies that help feed the world!


    Our Vision: Leadership through Innovation®


    What We Offer: 

    • Exciting innovative, collaborative, and family-oriented work environment with flexible work/life balance schedules
    • Challenging and progressive career development
    • Competitive salaries
    • Profit Sharing, Holiday Bonus & 401k
    • Excellent Comprehensive Health & Wellness programs
    • Best practice PTO policies and paid holidays
    • Tuition Reimbursement & Dependent Scholarship Program
    • Open communication, recognition programs, and team-building events
    • And much more to motivated, results-oriented individuals who want to make a real difference in their community and role!

    Specific Responsibilities

    What You’ll Do:


    As the Injection Molding Set-Up Technician, you will support the injection molding department – ensuring molds are set-up according to the schedule and machines.  You will troubleshoot machine or mold issues and ensure they are corrected - notifying the mold technician as appropriate.    


    Your Accountabilities in the Role: 

    • You will set up a wide variety of molds in different types of injection mold machinery – varying from 88 to 650-ton machines.
    • You will troubleshoot any issues or problems with injection molding machines throughout your shift.
    • You will perform ongoing preventative maintenance – including greasing the molds and general cleanup each shift.
    • You will purge material from machines and shut them down at end of each cycle run – ensuring machines are prepped and ready for the next mold to be installed.
    • You will work closely with material handlers to operate grinders, mix raw materials, and install materials into the vacuum hoppers and material handling systems.


    Position Requirements: 

    • Education: High School Diploma/GED preferred; will consider a combination of education and experience
    • Experience: 2+ years of injection molding machine set-up experience; Previous experience with multiple operating systems helpful; Systematic molding training, Master-Molder training, or RJG training highly preferred
    • Functional Skills: Must have previous experience reading/interpreting blue prints; Ability to use calipers, a wide variety of hand tools, tape measures, and precision gauges; Basic math skills required
    • Technology Skills: Basic PC skills
    • Language Skills: Ability to communicate effectively with Team Leader, Material Handlers, and other team members; Basic reading, writing, and verbal communication skills
    • Leadership/Behaviors: Problem-solving; Collaborative; Must be able to set priorities; Organized and detail-oriented; Quality-minded; Focused on safety
    • Culture Match: Candidates should be able to work within a team environment yet be comfortable working independently

    Other Important Information:     


    Position Wage: Wage is commensurate with proven skills and expertise!


    And, the compensation will grow as the team member grows!


    Reports To:  Plant Superintendent                                                                                                                                                


    Core Hours:  3:00pm – 11:00pm with OT as needed


    Typical Work Week:  M- F with some weekends as necessary. 

    Summer/Fall – 50 hours/week average

    Winter/Spring – 40 hours/week average


    Direct Reports:  None


    Travel:   Limited


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