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Injection Molder at Waterpik

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Role Summary                                                          

Perform safe and timely setups (material and molds) for production of molded parts, while maintaining production schedule and production documentation.  Troubleshoot and analyze injection molding production processes.

Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities 

Perform mold, material and auxiliary setups for production runs. Follow safety procedures and maintain high productivity by coordinating resources.

Troubleshoot problems to ensure minimum downtime.

Communicate/interact with appropriate personnel to ensure high-quality production parts, adequate crossover information, and production schedule attainment.

Responsible for following quality system procedures.  Assist in procedure development when required.  Ensure product quality and take appropriate action when non-conformities are identified. Maintain accurate records, as required.

Participate on appropriate teams (i.e., kaizen, inventory, First Response, 6-S, etc.).  Take and active part in the performance review process.

Promote continuous improvement by learning new techniques and possessing a willingness to maintain current technical knowledge of the injection molding field.

 Supports molding production schedule, manages inventory levels, and maintains proper storage of material and supplies within area of responsibility.

Contribute to ongoing continuous improvement of departmental documentation systems.

Conduct all activities in a fair, ethical manner which is in compliance with all corporate policies.

Essential Functions Quality:

Perform basic courtesy First Part inspection, addendum inspections, and melt flow index inspections of plastic resins as required with limited supervision.  Operate the Measuring Machine (CMM), Optical Comparator and various inspection equipment including calipers and micrometers, if applicable.

Advise appropriate personnel of required updates on part inspection procedures, blueprints, SPC records and inspection records.

Responsible for following quality system procedures.   Assists in procedure development when required.  Ensures product quality and takes appropriate action when non-conformances are identified.  Maintain accurate records as required.

Operating Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities                                                       

One to five years of practicing Scientific Molding (or Decoupled© Molding) techniques.

Previous experience in plastics material handling. 

Experience in molding machine and robotics operations in injection molding environment(s).

Education and Experience:                                                     

High school diploma or equivalent. 

A technical degree is preferred (two or four year); however, equivalent injection molding, plastics operations, and quality experience may be substitute

Required Training

One to five years of practicing Scientific Molding (or Decoupled© Molding) techniques.

Previous experience in plastics material handling. 

Experience in molding machine and robotics operations in injection molding environment(s)

Other Qualifications & Physical Requirements                                                        

Reporting Relationship: Reports directly to the Department Leader/Manager and may take direction from the Assembler III (Production Leads)

Supervisory Duties: None

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/


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United States

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DIVERSITY At Church & Dwight

Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

We win when we respect every employee for who they are – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other differences. We believe that our employees’ contributions are richer because of their diversity. We aim to be a diverse, inclusive and equitable company and are determined to build a culture where people have the power to win together.

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CULTURE At Church & Dwight

We care - about our people, our products, our consumers and our environment. To honor these priorities, we’ve built our culture around the tenants of courage, determination and team spirit. We’re united by our small company feel and inspired by opportunities to make our mark.

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Equal Employment Opportunity for the Disabled At Church & Dwight

As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to jobs@churchdwight.com. Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to jobs@churchdwight.com or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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