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Danaher Corporation Injection Mold Technician in Kansas City, Missouri

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences’ mission is to empower those seeking answers to life’s most important scientific and healthcare questions. With a legacy spanning 80+ years, we have long been a trusted partner to our customers, who are working to transform science and healthcare with the next groundbreaking discovery. As part of our team of more than 2,900 associates across 130 countries, you’ll help drive our vision of accelerating answers—and our commitment to excellence.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Summary

The injection molding Processor is a “hands on” position responsible for coordinating the molding efforts on new program launches, setting up and/or revising existing processes to ensure quality product is produced at the highest yields, and assists the manufacturing operations in problem solving and driving continuous improvements in a high volume, high tolerance molding environment. The primary mission of our injection molding technicians is to operate injection molding and molding support equipment to successfully meeting production demands and quality standards. This position is a 12 hour rotating shift opportunity.

Job Requirements

  • Set-up, troubleshoot, process, and maintain plastic injection molding machines.

  • Install, removal, adjustment of all injection molding machinery and equipment.

  • Clean and change tools and molds as needed.

  • Connection of water, hydraulic, and air lines.

  • Ability to read drawings and set-up sheets.

  • Make adjustments for short, flash, pressure, speed, and temperature.

  • Ensure molded components meet all product quality criteria including dimensional criteria.

  • Verify correct set-up of molds, presses, and auxiliary equipment before machine start-up.

  • Establish proper molding conditions. Obtain mold approval at the appropriate time.

  • Must be able to work independently on new process development as well as troubleshooting current production issues.

  • Develop new processes, assess and document new and existing processes. Implement and evaluate changes to existing processes designed to improve product quality, productivity and overall equipment efficiency.

  • Validate molds and equipment.

  • Input master molding parameters into each press.

  • Communicate any process changes in both written and verbal form.

  • Recommends equipment, tooling or mold changes or replacements to improve quality and overall efficiencies.

  • Document all significant events, including process changes, alarms, mold cleanings, etc.

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment following OSHA, company policy, and 5S methodology.

Qualifications

  • Two+ years of experience in plastic injection molding processing.

  • Experience in high volume/high tolerance injection molding.

  • Must be able to lift up to 45 lbs consistently. Must be able to stand up to 12 hours. Bending and reaching are necessary to perform job effectively.

  • Ability to effectively manage time and meeting scheduled deadlines.

  • Must have high school diploma or GED.

  • In depth understanding of injection molding concepts, processing, and system operation.

  • Ability to stay organized while managing multiple critical tasks.

  • Demonstrated performance proficiency with Microsoft Office.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Sumitomo and Engel hydraulic and electric machines a plus.

    When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

    Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong, and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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