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Pelham Plastics is dedicated to hiring talented people who bring diverse and new work experience, skills and perspectives. This is the foundation to our team success. We offer an attractive work schedule of 4 day/10 hour work week and opportunity to work on projects, products and processes that result in life saving devices.  If we do not have a job posted at this time or in your particular area of interest, we encourage you to apply anytime.

Job Title: Molding Set Up Technician / Shift Lead

Department: Molding

Reports to: Molding Area Manager

Leads the manufacturing area on second shift for both molding and assembly, sets-up and runs
process molding machines and equipment for the efficient production and assembly of plastic
molded components for medical devices. Monitors equipment and performs basic level
troubleshooting to ensure effective set up operations and efficient production.

In accordance with written and verbal work instruction, sets-up and runs molding machines and
equipment in preparation of production and assembly. Adjusts machines and process equipment,
within defined parameters to maintain conformance to specifications.

Communicates challenges and information to first shift regarding inconsistencies or issues with
operating procedures, quality issues, or other notable details. Effectively communicates and
responds to employee questions. Refer issues and other employee relation matters to the
supervisor for further review and/or action.

Follows production schedule and shift priorities set by supervision/management. Oversees the
workflow and assigns jobs to floor personnel to ensure product is produced to meet customer
delivery and quality expectations.

Evaluates initial production samples and assesses output through in-process inspections to ensure
conformance to defined specifications.

Troubleshoots basic equipment and process issues and escalates the more complex equipment
issues to higher level technician or engineer for further analysis and resolution.

Contributes to Material Review Board (MRB) investigations to determine assignable cause and
corrective action.

Monitors and verifies production outputs through auditing and checking outputs for quality and as
determined necessary. Monitors shift activities to ensure employees are properly trained, certified,
and following required company standards and guidelines.

Inspects, cleans, and maintains molding equipment, machinery, and tooling according to
cleanliness and safety standards.

Audits and monitors the quality of manufactured components during the assembly and molded
process through random inspections and prior to final QA inspection to confirm quality standards
are being followed by floor personnel.

Performs quality in-process inspections utilizing specialized inspection equipment (i.e., laser
micrometer, vision system, calipers, etc). Confirms conformance to specification based on
customer drawings and inspection documents.

Verifies and as necessary, performs line clearance and completes documentation in accordance
with the company guidelines. Completes manufacturing documentation (i.e., job travelers/run

Loads, measures, and dries material in each molding machine to continue production through the
duration of the shift. Allocates material and labor appropriately via the ERP system.
Maintains compliance to Pelham Plastics Quality Management System procedures.
May identify areas where efficiency and/or quality can be improved.

Monitors floor safety by ensuring employees follow safety policies and procedures, highlighting
safety issues and participating on committees and efforts related to the company’s safety program.

Communicates to supervisor any safety concerns.

Attends meetings as required.

May support the production of components as needed.

Supports other departments as assigned.

Completes manufacturing documentation as required (i.e., job travelers/run sheets).

Maintains compliance to Pelham Plastics Quality Management System procedures.

Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

EDUCATION: High School diploma or equivalent.
EXPERIENCE: 5 years of related molding setup experience, including 2 years of technical
experience or the equivalent.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Able to read blueprints and schematics; mechanical abilities and aptitude;
proficient in the use of measuring equipment; proficient in the use of specialized inspection
equipment, good written and verbal communication skills, attention-to-detail.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Molding: Able to lift up to 50 lbs.; sit and/or stand for long periods of
time, bend and stoop intermittently; good visual acuity and capable of fine motor skills

If you are an individual who cares about making quality products that save lives, consider joining our team.  You will enjoy great benefits, a supportive team, and a 4-day work week.

Resumes may be submitted via:

Website:  jobs@pelhamplastics.com

Mail:  Pelham Plastics, Inc., PO Box 997, Pelham, NH  03076

Fax:  603-886-3311

Pelham Plastics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.