Set Up Technician

Job Locations CA-ON-Brampton
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/6/2018 8:19 AM)
Number of Positions
Job Category
Manufacturing - Skilled Trades


This position reports directly to the Machine Shop Supervisor and ensures all tool /mould samples are completed in a timely basis.


Job Duties

  • Set up thermoforming machines to run properly and efficiently.
  • Troubleshoot thermoforming machine set up and process issues.
  • Work with Machine Shop Supervisor to ensure all tool/mould samples are completed on time.
  • Maintain sample room and mould samples in a clean and tidy environment.
  • Maintain and check inventory of raw material (e.g. Renshape styling and modelling board, Aluminum, Proto-block, Plastic Rolls, Tools and dies) on regular basis and arrange orders for replacement materials.
  • Follow 5S principles on everyday basis
  • Assists with tooling maintenance as required.
  • Actively participate in New Product, Tooling and Process development.
  • Adhere to company policies, procedures and safety standards.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management.


Job Requirements                                           

  • Good Mechanical Knowledge and aptitude
  • Understand the components related to producing quality products i.e. Angel hair, plug line, soft wall and bottoms i.e. wall thickness, Fitment test, SPC etc. and follows the specified quality procedures
  • 2+ years of working experience in thermoforming/plastics processing is an asset.
  • Ability to multi task
  • Able to work with minimum Supervision, must be proactive and be a team player
  • Able to properly operate crane, narrow aisle, forklift
  • Ability to analyze  data, keep proper records and trouble shoot process related problems.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills 


Work Conditions

  • 40hrs/ wk schedule with occasional overtime if required, including weekends.
  • Work in a machine shop environment with noise 
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment - safety glasses and shoes


Physical Requirements

  • Able to regularly lift boxes up to 25lbs


At Polar Pak, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. Polar Pak offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of our recruitment process. If you are in need of an accommodation during our recruitment process, please specify in your job application.




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