RCM Industries, Inc.
  • Franklin Park, IL, USA
  • Full Time

JOB SUMMARY

The Process Technician involves the proper documentation of process settings through setup sheets and maintenance of process books and their contents. Other tasks relevant to the Process Technician include overseeing metallurgical analyses, participating in work instruction development projects, and training others as necessary.

Reports to: Die Cast Manager


JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • 2+ Year degree in an engineering-related field

Experience

  • 3+ Years of experience as a process engineer in a metal die casting environment

Requirements and Certifications

  • Knowledge of LEAN principles

The Ideal Candidate Will Be...

  • Highly organized
  • Able to work independently and in a group
  • Objective in situations of uncertainty

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with Production, Engineering, and Quality to control the die casting process, produce high quality castings, and resolve quality and/or die cast machine operation problems.
  • Check that all encoders / transducers are transmitting information to the Shotscope System at the beginning and end of each shift.
  • Constantly monitor the die cast process (through the Shotscope system) and die cast machine performance to ensure a stable die casting process.
  • Verify that the die cast machine is set according the Die Cast Machine Set Up Sheet.
  • Prepare and update Die Cast Set Up Sheets by part number, sleeve number and machine.
  • Complete the Process Control Evaluation Sheet to determine the ideal parameters for a specific process.
  • Monitor the die cast spray concentration on a daily basis.
  • Respond to immediate Die Casting concerns as necessary.
  • Trouble shoot the die casting process to reduce and/or eliminate quality problems.
  • Document any problems/occurrences related to die cast process control on the Running History Problems Report.
  • Communicate any die casting problems to the following shift.
  • Initiates Change to Process Request(s) as needed.
  • Develop processes to manufacture new products and adapt existing processes to improve and/or reduce the cost of producing die castings.
  • Conduct machine capability studies on a semiannual frequency and generate graphs to compare against previous data.
  • Assist in D.O.E.'s to generate continuous improvement in manufacturing and quality of die cast product.
  • Report needs for Corrective / Preventive Action to the Director of Process Control and/or the Director of Quality Assurance.
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