SBM Machine Technician

Louisville, KY 40299

Posted: 07/10/2024 Industry: None Job Number: 1685710

Job Description


Position Title

SBM Technician




Position Summary

Responsible for SBM machine processing and daily machine production requirements.




Essential Functions
  • Responsible for SBM machine processing systems within appropriate process guidelines;
  • Responsible for working with  the shift to maximize production requirements
  • Insures that the quality of all products produced meet the customer’s specifications;
  • Reviews daily production performance to insure that the department is meeting efficiency goals;
  • Serves as an example for housekeeping and safety standards;
  • Works with maintenance staff to ensure that mechanical issues are corrected.
  • Responsible for maintaining the Food Safety Program (GMP)
  • Other duties as assigned 




Position Requirements
  • Can verify quality of finished product (measure/visual to control plan) and properly react to problem
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of dryers and reacts to “out of control” conditions
  • Understands and demonstrates proper safety procedures (LOTO, safety block usage, proper propane torch usage, the opening of safety latch door for 2nd safety, etc.)
  • Can verify barrel heats, nozzle heats, and hot runner heats to process document and identify an actual temperature outside of 5 degrees of set point.
  • Can verify actual injection pressures by gage to Process Sheet
  • Demonstrates proper Daily PM compliance with all paperwork completed
  • Demonstrates proper/safe “purging”
  • Demonstrates proper Burn out procedures (gates and sprue bushing)
  • Can start all SBM press from cold (verifies all water is turned on, heats on, dryer on, air on)
  • Can stop all presses and perform all proper shutdown procedures
  • Can remove a short shot from an injection core and cavity using brass tools
  • Can identify a quality problem by neck ring, cavity, and injection core
  • Can troubleshoot and correct daily processing problems (bubbles, strings, contamination, holes, etc.)
  • Can verify actual cycle time variation and reacts to “out of control” situations 
  • Can verify air pressures by gage, water temp by gage, and water pressure by gage
  • Can detect a water leak at the molds and nozzle and react correctly
  • Can detect an oil leak within the machine (shut-off nozzle, hydraulic line, rotary seal) and prevent product contamination
  • Can detect an air leak and identify general location (air line, blow mold obstruction, etc.)




Position Hours
  • B Shift 7pm to 7am
  • Schedule rotates as follows: two days on, two days off, three days on, two days off, etc.

Meet Your Recruiter

Heather Kenney
Branch Manager

Core Value: Believe

I believe that I am part of something bigger than myself.  I believe that I am a part of company that really cares about their people and that  we have the  freedom to grow our business to be come a well know name  in the market.  And, I feel that I have started at the right time so that I can also grow with the company.  The future is bright.

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