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Process Technician OR 33 - 41k (J#26203)
Education: High School
Experience: 1 - 3 years

Vision Plastics, Inc. is a leader in the injection molding plastics industry in the Portland Metro Area.


Performs set-ups and advanced adjustments to Injection Molding machines and auxiliary equipment. Starts Pilot Orders as directed and follows up with complete documentation of run.


1.Set-up tooling in machines.
2.Enter molding parameters into press properly. Adjust for proper barrel temperature settings.
3.Check for proper material and dryer temperature. Verify dryer and all loading equipment is contamination free.
4.Provide any auxiliary equipment (drill presses, cooling fixtures, milling fixtures, arbor presses, etc.).
5.Attach end of arm tooling. Make adjustments to robot to properly remove part from press. Program robots.
6.Ensure proper work order and lot number entered in Shotscope prior to machine start up.
7.Remove tool when job is completed and follow tool removal procedures. Return tool to proper location.
8.Perform minor machine maintenance (screw tear-downs and cleaning, cleaning of the barrel, etc.).
9.Complete required documentation. Maintain accurate documentation of process parameters during entire shift.
10.Perform preventative maintenance on molds.
11.Properly complete tool write-ups for mold repairs.
12.Clean and perform preventive maintenance on assigned presses.
13.Start up presses; establish and document process. Perform new tool start up with engineering department.
14.Calibrate process on Shotscope to ensure that accurate data is being recorded.
15.Monitor press, part quality and quantity. Troubleshoot and make necessary adjustments and prepare proper documentation. Investigate cause and effect. Document root cause and develop corrective action.
16.Assist in training.


1.Perform machine operator duties as needed.
2.Keep area clean and neat for next shift.
3.Other duties as assigned.


1.Must be able to read, understand and verbally communicate work instructions.
2.Must be able to perform basic math functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division).
3.Must be able to lift, reach and pull 55 lbs. frequently and 100 lbs. occasionally.
4.Must be able to stand for long (at least 8) hours.
5.Must have advanced knowledge of material drying, blending and mixing requirements.
6.Must have good hand tool skills and mechanical ability.
7.Must have basic tools required for the job.
8.Must have basic reading, writing, math, and communication skills, as well as advanced problem solving skills.
9.Must have minimum six months experience as a Molding Technician and 18 months of related experience or equivalent.
10.Must be able to perform root cause analysis.

*Equal Opportunity Employer*
*Training on all shifts, regular shifts Swing (3:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.) or Grave (11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.)*
*Applicants must be able to work any day of the week*

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