Hayward Industries

  • Resin Technician

    Job Locations US-NC-Clemmons
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/2/2019 1:14 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2033
  • Overview

    Hayward Pool Products, a division of Hayward Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of residential swimming pool equipment in the world, with a significant presence in the commercial pool market that is continuously growing. Headquartered in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Hayward designs, manufactures and markets a full line of residential and commercial pool and spa equipment including pumps, filters, heating, cleaners, salt chlorinators, automation, lighting, safety, flow control and energy solutions.

    For over 80-years, Hayward has been enhancing pool ownership by manufacturing cutting edge, advanced pool and spa equipment. Hayward listens to our customers’ needs and makes sure they are implemented during the design and manufacturing process.  The goal is to become the preferred brand of choice with every residential and commercial swimming pool and spa.

     

    Position Overview:

    Responsible for maintaining proper resin material levels in all machine hoppers within the injection molding department. Changes out resin material as required by which resin is required for the part that is running.

    Responsibilities

    Major Tasks and Responsibilities:

      • Checks resin logbook for any problems or comments from the previous shift.
      • Makes a list of all machines and material at the beginning of each shift. Resin Technicians are responsible for using up all regrind material that is scheduled in our daily operation.
      • Follows standard procedures for changeovers.
      • Responsible for cleaning around, under and on top of each machine when changing color of type of material.
      • Verifies that all dryers are fully operational and meeting drying requirements.
      • Responsible for pick-up of scrap during and at the end of shift.
      • Responsible for keeping resin work area clean at all times.
      • Regularly monitor all hoppers to prevent material from running low or running out.
      • Must adhere to established break times.
      • Checks gaylords to see if they need changing; combines partial gaylords into new gaylord.
      • Breaks down all gaylords and stacks them up neatly.
      • Keeps wooden skids stacked neatly at all times.
      • Checks to see if any material changes are ready for changeover. Assures that material changeovers are not left for the next shift.
      • Drains and cleans hoppers after production jobs are finished. Properly weighs and labels material used for prior production job and stores material in the right location.
      • Keeps all gaylords covered to prevent contamination on the production floor and in resin area.
    • Ensures that grinders on the floor are being used. Cleans and changes over grinders when material changes are made for production jobs.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

     

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    Qualifications

    Qualifications:

    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals.
    • Ability to write technical reports and correspondence.
    • Ability to speak effectively before employees of the organization.
    • Accuracy in basic math skills including adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.
    • Must have knowledge of the different types of resin used in manufacturing at Hayward.
    • Must be able to drive a forklift and be certified to drive.
    • Education and Experience:

      High school diploma and at least two years experience in an injection molding environment;
      or equivalent combination of education and experience.

       

      Physical Requirements:

      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
      Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and peripheral vision.

       

      Work Environment:

      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes, dust and other airborne particles. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Safety glasses are required while on the plant floor.

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