Website Engineered Plastic Components Inc.

Engineered Plastic Components INC.

Lebanon, KY

Job Description Form

Job Title: Process Technician Department: Technical

Location: _Lebanon__ Date Released: __3/15/2010__

X Hourly Salaried Exempt: Yes X No

Responsible for processes to ensure that finished product meets customer standards.

Strong mechanical aptitude.

Able to prioritize and be self managed to make effective use of time.

Proficient in processing Engineering grade polymers, as well as commodity polymers.

Proficient in trouble shooting processing issues that arise and able to take action in solving them.

Customer interface, internal and external, of plant operations.

Understanding of the Lean Manufacturing Principles.

Ensure that all equipment is operable and maintained by reporting any problems to the appropriate
support group.

Responsible for performing process set-up on new tools utilizing transducers including monitoring
and documenting results on start up sheets.

Monitor proper use of tools/molds containing transducers, computers, conveyors and related
secondary equipment.

Identify mold changes for the shift by reviewing priority sheet.

Ensure that all machines are running a capable process and document according to procedures.

Respond to machine alarms and order raw materials if necessary for machine operations.

Tag molds for tooling enhancement work or repairs and complete mold PM sheet.

Assist Quality Engineer’s or Supervisors on NCR’s and corrective actions.

Complete shift reports and maintain documentation on all work performed.

Responsible for safety and housekeeping of work area.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

If needed act as backup to supervisor.
Assist in training of operators as needed.

High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Minimum of three years experience in injection molding and/or equivalent experience or ability.
Understanding of Scientific Molding Principles (De-coupled).
Supervisory skills are a must.
Good verbal and written communication skills.

Medium physical demand level.
Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
Stretches out, up and across occasionally to change end of arm tooling on robots, to clean molds inside a press, to remove parts, to load inserts, etc.. ..
Squatting, kneeling, bending, or crouching may be required when inspecting machines and finished plastic products.
Twisting of the body or neck may be required on an occasional basis.
Frequent lifting is required. Should be able to safely lift, push, or pull a maximum of fifty lbs. Loads larger than 50 lbs. should be handled by other means.
Bends occasionally over machines, conveyer belts and when picking up supplies or products from low levels.
Repetitive large hand and arm movements may occasionally be required for some tasks.
Should be able to safely operate cranes, forklifts and other equipment necessary to perform job.
Job involves visual effort and concentration.
Good hand-eye coordination.
Ability to grip and hold hand tools.
Regular and reliable attendance and punctuality.
Ability to engage in shift work.
PPE- Safety Eye Wear, Cutting Gloves when using a knife, cotton gloves when handling hot parts, and approved safety, steel toed shoes.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Work Environment – indoors in plastic manufacturing factory.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
*Due to the factory not being climate controlled, extreme heat is experienced in the summer months.

*The above job description is a broadly based description and is not intended to contain all specifics of a particular job. This description is not a contract for employment. It does not include all aspects of the position such as potential duties assigned by supervisors with the requirement for flexibility in helping others for the company’s overall benefit.

Physical Demands: Check the appropriate box to indicate physical demands for this job.

Amount of Time spent:

None Amount up to 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 More than 2/3





Sit X

Climb or balance


Stoop, kneel, couch, or crawl


Push, Pull

Reach with hands and arms

Bend, twist, squat

Does this job require the use of:

None Amount up to 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 More than 2/3

Use of ladders


Stairs, climbing

Work on platforms

Lifting / how much how often:

None Amount up to 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 More than 2/3

Up to 10 pounds

Up to 25 pounds

Up to 50 pounds X

Up to 100 pounds X

More than 100 pounds X

Does this job require the ability to use:

None Amount up to 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 More than 2/3

Power tools X

Manufacturing equipment


Use of personal protective equipment (PPE)


Fine manipulation


Office Equipment: X

Typing/Keyboarding/Data Entry


Computer / Calculator


Other Specify X

Does this job require reliable attendance and punctuality? Yes No

Does this job require shift work? Yes No

What is the amount of Travel required for this job?

Less than 25% 25%-50% 50%-75% 75%-100%


Does this job require mobile equipment certification? Yes No

Working Conditions: Check as needed: Specify additional conditions if needed

Very quiet
(Forest trail) Quiet
(library/private office) Moderate noise
(business office) Loud noise
(metal manufacturing ) Very Loud Noise
(jack hammer)

Noise Levels


Extreme cold
(non weather) Extreme Heat
(non weather) Moderate temperature Severe hot weather Severe cold weather



Note: If employee will be working in extreme heat, then must meet the requirements of the Heat Stress Medical Evaluation

Ability to Adjust Focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus) Close Vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less) Distance Vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more) Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors) Peripheral Vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point) Depth Perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)

Visual Acuity X X X X X X

Form No. CF0046
03/09/10 (Rev. 0)

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