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Job Title: Production Line Packer Department: Production
Reports To: Shift Supervisor Status: Non-Exempt

Summary:

The primary role of a production line packer is to run various types of injection molding machines and assembly operations producing a large assortment of products and packing them in preparation for shipping. This includes assembly, quality checks and supervisory roles. A specialist must demonstrate a positive work attitude driven towards producing quality products at all times.

Roles and Responsibilities:

· Understand Midgard’s Quality Policy as it relates to your job.

· Before operating any equipment or machine, review the job folder and work order for detailed manufacturing instructions: including packaging and any special quality requirements.

· Operate mold press machines, equipment, or operations as assigned. Operations may include, but are not limited to: removing gates, trimming, drilling, sonic welding, assembly, pad printing, and packaging.

·Maintain accurate and complete production counts and the required level of efficiency and product quality.

·Keep workstations and surrounding areas clean and in an orderly manner.

·Follow all safety regulations and the use of equipment as directed by the Supervisor.

·Perform all other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability required.

·Education and/or Experience:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is desired. The associated must have the ability to comprehend detailed written instructions and procedures. Training is provided to entry-level positions.

·Language Skills:

  • Must know how to read and write English. All paperwork requirements must be in English.

·Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

·Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Must be able to work in a team environment.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk, stand and reach with hands and arms. Lifting of up to fifty-five (55) pounds is required. Standing for up to eight (8) hours is required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and machinery. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Health, Safety, and Environmental Issues:

Employees must be fully aware of the potential hazards in the work area and have comprehensive knowledge of the associated safety standards and procedures.

COVID-19 precautions
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Beyond standard safety equipment, all employees must wear masks on-site following a temperature screening each morning. All surfaces are disinfected at least once per shift.

Job Title: Toolmaker Department: Tooling
Reports To: Shift Supervisor Status: Non-Exempt

SUMMARY:

 

Responsible for the manufacturing of new tooling, fixtures and equipment as well as repair of maintenance of existing tools and fixtures. The Tool Maker has authority to set-up and operates all machine tools, manual and CNC controlled. Machine components or prototypes within specified tolerance requirements working from approved drawings.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understand Midgard’s quality policy as it relates to your job.
  • Manufacture new tooling, per print provided by Engineering.
  • Design and construct fixtures as required.
  • Repair and maintenance of existing tools and fixtures.
  • Assist in maintaining the Tool Shop in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Machine prototype molds and components from 3-D model files.
  • Enforce all safety rules and report any unsafe conditions.
  • Perform other duties as they may be assigned.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability required:

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Experience in injection mold making or general machining required.  Blueprint reading, assembly drawings, shop math, geometry, and use of precision measuring instruments. Proficient in bench work including: drilling, tapping, filing, assembly, and inspection of components for form, fit, and function. Working knowledge to use conventional shop equipment such as; milling, lathes, surface grinders, etc.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret drawings, work orders and procedures. Must know how to read and write English, all paperwork requirements must be written in English.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Both basic math and advanced skills (i.e., Trigonometry) and working knowledge of statistical methods and controls.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establishes facts and draw valid conclusions from them. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk, stand and reach with hands and arms.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee works near moving mechanical parts and machinery.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

HEALTH SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES:

Be fully aware of the potential hazards in your area and have comprehensive knowledge of the associated safety standards and procedures.

Job Title: In-Process Inspector Department: Quality
Reports To: Quality Manager Status: Non-Exempt

Summary:

Responsible to perform first piece, in-process, final, and receiving inspections to verify conformance of product to customer specifications. Inspections are performed by using basic inspection tools to compare parts, materials, and products to drawings or specifications for the purpose of making accept or reject decisions. Responsible to identify, separate, and process suspect product or materials as needed and participate in sorting or reworking the same when required. Notification to pertinent personnel of any defective conditions found is required continually, for the purpose of maintaining quoted scrap rates. Detailed inspection records and continual communication are required to be maintained, as well as preservation of all quality related samples and retention products. Perform all other quality related activities as defined in this designated Job Description.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Understand Midgard’s Quality Policy as it relates to your job.
  • Read and interpret drawings/blueprints, and utilize inspection tools both efficiently and effectively, including calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, pin gauges, height gauges, etc.
  • Perform visual, dimensional, and functional testing/inspection as per established instructions and procedures for first piece, in-process, and final requirements on product.
  • Perform hourly visual inspections at workstations.
  • Identify, establish, maintain and preserve first piece parts and quality samples from each molding production lot.
  • Ensure all production and quality samples are provided at each workstation before or at the time of start up.
  • Perform a walk-thru of the facility with oncoming quality personnel communicating any issues or changes incurred through the shift.
  • Identify, separate, and process suspect product or materials as per procedure.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to display proficiency in blue print/drawing reading, and the use of all measuring devices. Must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily and have factory experience, good trouble shooting skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with all fellow employees. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability required.
Education and/or Experience:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is a minimum requirement. Advanced education is desired. A proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required. Quality Assurance experience preferred.

Language Skills:

  • Must know how to read and write English. All paperwork requirements must be in English.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools. The employee is frequently required to walk, stand and reach with hands and arms. Lifting of up to 30 lbs. is required.

Health, Safety, and Environmental Issues

Employees must be fully aware of the potential hazards in the work area and have comprehensive knowledge of the associated safety standards and procedures.

Beyond standard safety equipment, all employees must wear masks on-site following a temperature screening each morning. All surfaces are disinfected at least once per shift.

Job Title: Quality Lead Department: Quality
Reports To: Director of Quality & Employee Development Status: Non-Exempt
Summary

Perform and maintain essential functions within the Quality Department, including but not limited to: Receiving inspection, 1st article inspections, quality alerts, certificates of compliance, sample boards/samples, Inspector training, and quality instructions/processes as needed as part of continuous improvement and product compliance efforts. Read and interpret drawings/blueprints, and utilize inspection tools such as micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, pin gages, and height gages. Support the ISO9001 Business Management System (BMS). Perform all other quality related activities as defined in this designated Job Description. This position has the authority to provide disposition for shipment, stop and report any process that is producing nonconforming product, and report to management any safety violations.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Understand Midgard’s Quality Policy as it relates to your job.
  • Essential activities and responsibilities assigned to the ‘Quality Manager’ are to be performed by the Quality Lead position during absences or vacancy of the Quality Manager position.
  • Confers with Supervisors, Production, Engineering, and other Managers as needed to assist with investigations related to quality related issues.
  • Directly interface with all three shifts of Quality Department personnel on a daily basis to ensure continuous communication and resolution of any issues.
  • Utilize measuring equipment efficiently and effectively, including CMM, calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, pin gages, height gages, etc.
  • Perform training of new In-Process Inspectors on job duties and safe work practices, including familiarity with Midgard products and terminology, customer specifications, and upholding of company safety rules.
  • Serve as back up In-Process Inspector for all inspection operations on any shift, when required.
  • Perform 1st Article Inspections when required, prepare reports and maintain records. Communicate report results to Engineering, and any other applicable personnel.
  • Generate C of C’s (Certificates of Compliance) on a daily basis for outgoing product per customer request, and maintain all associated files.
  • Create, edit, and maintain Quality Alerts, and any associated records.
  • Develop documented Quality related work instructions and procedures/processes as needed.
  • Perform timely sorting and/or reworking of non-conforming and suspect materials as needed, ensuring communication of results as required.
  • Perform Receiving Inspection functions and Assembly Department inspection activities daily, maintaining documentation as required.
  • Assist in processing non-conforming and suspect materials through the established system, including reporting, dispositioning of product, internal/external communication, NCSM Ticket Log and record maintenance.
  • Review RMA & Hold Area items for proper identification (Customer & P/N) and documentation (NCSM Ticket or RMA Document), and provide weekly status report of all items to the Director of Quality.
  • Address and resolve vendor quality issues for components, including documentation, internal/external communication, and disposition of product.
  • Assist during the processing of customer complaints as needed, including customer visits and communication when directed.
  • Coordinate the creation and maintenance of quality samples, quality sample boards, and their associated databases, in order to assure continual availability and quick retrieval.
  • Review, scan, and retain material certifications received daily, and maintain existing material certifications to ensure quick retrieval.
  • Review and approve color chips received using previously established color chips, approved samples, or other specifications. Resolve variances found and communicate issues as needed. Retain color chips through established system.
  • Review and scan completed inspection plans, ensuring any issues or missing data is addressed before retention. This includes editing inspection requirements or notes upon verification of change.
  • Perform in-house calibration processes as per schedule, update and maintain calibration log, schedule outsourced needs, communicate calibration schedule internally, and maintain all associated documentation and records as needed.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily and have factory experience, good trouble shooting skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with all fellow employees in a manner that fosters a “teamwork” environment. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability required.

  • Education and/or Experience:

A high school diploma or equivalent is a minimum requirement.  Advanced education is desired. The associate must have experience working with and understanding production procedures, have the ability to comprehend detailed written instructions, and be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Quality Assurance experience preferred.

  • Language Skills:

Must know how to read and write English. All paperwork requirements must be in English.

  • Mathematical Skills:

Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

  • Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, set priorities and react to multitask situations in an efficient manner.

  • Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk, stand and reach with hands and arms. Lifting of up to 30 lbs. is required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and machinery. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Health, Safety, and Environmental Issues

Employees must be fully aware of the potential hazards in the work area and have comprehensive knowledge of the associated safety standards and procedures.

Job Title: Mold Setup Technician Department: Production
Reports To: Shift Supervisor Status: Non-Exempt

Summary:

Integral to optimizing efficiency in manufacturing, a mold setter’s primary responsibilities are to change molds on injection molding machines, set-up their run processes and troubleshoot cycles as necessary in order to produce a quality product within a planned time. When doing so, the mold setter records their experience with each job and provides recommendations for the purpose of cost savings and/or production improvements to greater benefit overall efficiency when running the same part in the future. In the event of defective equipment or a safety violation, the Mold Setter has the authority to stop the job and notify the Shift Supervisor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·Understand Midgard’s quality policy as it relates to your job

·Select the correct mold per the work order, determine its suitability for the job, and set it up according to the process instructions

·Ensure all loose pellets and purging are removed from the top of the machine, under sleds and that the correct material is being used

·Maintain a safe and efficient operation of molds and machines while in production and make any necessary adjustments

·Coordinate with the supervisor what changes are scheduled and what priority order is required

·Operate hand lift and forklift trucks

·Assist with operator’s breaks as necessary

·At shift start, always discuss with the previous mold setter any existing problems or changes and follow through with the same procedure with the on-coming mold setter

·Perform all other duties as required by the supervisor

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have a basic understanding in the use of mechanic tools and experience in the operation of hand lift and forklift trucks.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret drawings, work orders and procedures. Must know how to read and write English, all paperwork requirements must be in English.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to define problems, set priorities and react to multi task situations in an efficient manner.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk, stand and reach with hands and arms. This job also requires lifting of 30 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and machinery.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

HEALTH SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES:

Be fully aware of the potential hazards in your area and have comprehensive knowledge of the associated safety standards and procedures.

STATEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING:

I have read the job description as described above and understand the requirements.

COVID-19 precautions
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Beyond standard safety equipment, all employees must wear masks on-site following a temperature screening each morning. All surfaces are disinfected at least once per shift.

Job Title: Material Handler Floorperson Department: Production
Reports To: Shift Supervisor Status: Non-Exempt

Summary:

Directly aiding the Production Supervisor as well as each Press Operation Specialist, the Floor Person/Material Handler supplies raw materials, components, and all packing supplies to the injection molding machines. Then, they must move all finished goods to their proper location in accordance with their predetermined work order using pallet jacks and/or forklift trucks. It is necessary that all materials are labeled correctly for instant verification and proper record maintenance. In the event of defective material or equipment, the Floor Person has the authority to stop the job and notify the Shift Supervisor immediately.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·Understand Midgard’s quality policy as it relates to your job.

·Ensure materials are drying at the correct temperatures and dew points, level indicators are connected and activated and conveying equipment is working properly.

·Verify the hopper loaders and/or dryers are clean prior to loading any resins and empty grinders when they are full at the end of each shift. Record the material type on the Material Log sheet attached to the dryer and record the material lot number on the work order.

·Ensure all material is labeled correctly, with all proper information, when entering onto the floor as well as when leaving the floor, including scrap and re-grind containers.

·Make boxes as required for each job, ensuring that they are correctly labeled and numbered.

·Maintain all machines with adequate amounts of material, cartons and skids for continuous operation (Refer to job folder and work order).

·Remove finished product away from machine, wrap if necessary, and put in warehouse or Secondary Department depending on where the work order dictates. (For jobs that are not being skidded at the machine, put boxes on the finished good skid and add to the finished good check-off sheet).

·Participate in change-over when applicable Inform supervisor of any maintenance needed, quality and safety issues observed.

·Assist in giving operators breaks, maintaining all material equipment and overall housekeeping.

·Perform all other duties as required by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability required:

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or equivalent along with previous related experience in material handling. Working knowledge of materials, mold presses and equipment such as pallet jacks and forklift trucks.

Satisfactory completion of Midgard’s Forklift Training is required.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Must know how to read and write English, all paperwork requirements have to be written in English.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY:

Must have good communication skills and the ability to follow-up on actions in a timely manner. Must work well in a team environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk, stand and reach with hands and arms. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job also requires lifting of up to 30 Lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and machinery. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

HEALTH SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES:

Be fully aware of the potential hazards in your area and have comprehensive knowledge of the associated safety standards and procedures.

STATEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING:

I have read the job description as described above and understand the requirements

COVID-19 precautions
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Beyond standard safety equipment, all employees must wear masks on-site following a temperature screening each morning. All surfaces are disinfected at least once per shift.