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PM Set Up Technician 2K SignOn IL Open (J#26526)
Education: High School
Experience: 4 - 9 years

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Covidien is a leading global healthcare products company that creates innovative medical solutions for better patient outcomes and delivers value through clinical leadership and excellence. Covidien manufactures, distributes and services a diverse range of industry-leading product lines in three segments: Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Supplies. With 2012 revenue of $11.9 billion, Covidien has 43,000 employees worldwide in 70 countries, and its products are sold in over 140 countries. Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Covidien both in the lives of others and your career.

We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


Our Crystal Lake plant has 2 focus factories under one 500,000 square foot roof: Containers and Syringes. Containers range in size from one quart to 30 gallons, used by hospitals to hold medical waste and sharps. Our Syringes are 12 ml syringes that will mainly be filled with saline and used to flush intravenous lines.

The PM SetUp Technician's primary responsibilities are to repair and maintain all molding equipment and facilities expediently to ensure the safe and efficient operation of all equipment required to maintain a positive and productive workplace in the Container Focus Factory. Troubleshoot and repair all electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical systems in the molding department (robotic systems, IMM, ultrasonic welders and other auxiliary equipment)
Perform maintenance repairs and PMs on injection molding machines, auxiliary equipment, and material handling/delivery equipment.
Strong multi-tasking skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels throughout the organization and strong decision-making skills based on established policies, procedures, and guidelines
This position requires an individual with mechanical ability, molding machine and auxiliary equipment knowledge (dryers, loaders, grinders, water controllers etc.)
Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
Working knowledge of SPC, Lean, FMEA, Six Sigma and process improvement procedures
Run and maintain a continuous improvement system to reduce machine downtimes and mold change times (MAXIMO, SMED, TPM, TPR, RCA, RCM and FMEA).
Ensure that all maintenance records and related paperwork are filled appropriately and kept in compliance with FDA & ISO standards.
Note: Job description statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.


Education required/preferred:
High School degree or equivalent required.

The Candidate must have extensive experience (+5) repairing injection molding presses and auxiliary equipment and performing troubleshooting; specifically Nissei, Toshiba, Van Dorn, Mitsubishi and Netstals.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:
Must be able to work independently from written or verbal instructions and possess basic computer skills.

Ability to operate forklift, overhead hoist, and any other equipment necessary to perform duties.

Extensive knowledge of measuring equipment, blueprint reading hydraulic and electrical schematics are also required.

Organizational Relationships/Scope:

Frequent contact with: Production Personal, QA, Purchasing, Accounting, Leads, Supervisors, Management and Outside Venders.

Working Conditions:

1. Office and Manufacturing Production Floor Setting.


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