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Laitram®

Regrind Technician - Materials Distribution Group

Location:

New Orleans, LA

Category

Manufacturing & Production

Division

Intralox
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Intralox, L.L.C. has an exciting opportunity for a Material Distribution Group Technician within our state-of-the-art injection molding facility.  This facility is a 24/7 manufacturing operation utilizing injection molding machines to produce components used in the manufacture of plastic modular conveyor belts.  The qualified candidate would be responsible for monitoring the performance of the group, maintaining and improving equipment, ensuring quality of material and services, and assisting in the development of an overall high performance team.

Intralox is a division of Laitram, L.L.C., with an extensive portfolio of innovative products and services that improve lives and optimize business worldwide each day. Intralox’s conveyance solutions enhance food safety, power e-commerce, and solve challenges for industries from automotive to industrial manufacturing to consumer goods.

Together, our 3,000+ global employees are reliable problem solvers, continuously developing and directly delivering solutions that have driven our customers’ growth worldwide for more than 45 years. We consistently and sustainably work together to create long-term value by continuously improving products, services, and processes for our customers. Our award-winning customer service team provides comprehensive support and access to technical experts to deliver fast, reliable solutions. 

Intralox was founded upon the principle of doing the right thing, by treating customers, employees, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect.  We aim as a company to practice these principles every day, which is why we have been consistently recognized for innovation and workplace excellence.

We listen objectively, think creatively, and deliver results.  To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page.

Responsibilities

  • Adhere to production schedule and ensure regrind material is available for production runs
  • Document issues and improvement opportunities
  • Ensure high quality standards for Material Distribution Group
  • Participate in meetings as MDG representative as required
  • Audit safety and housekeeping procedures
  • Assist in development and training of MDG team members
  • Ensure accurate receiving, storing and distribution of raw material and regrind
  • Ensure quality of incoming and outgoing material
  • Monitor transactions of product movement and ensure accuracy
  • Diagnostics of basic technical issues on regrind equipment
  • Report and document procedures, issues, and daily summaries
  • Complete weekly cycle/production counts
  • Complete all aspects of shipping request accurately
  • Schedule weekly PM’s on equipment
  • Lead LEAN improvement projects

Requirements

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Must be able to operate/diagnose Regrind equipment
  • Oracle Inventory Management Module experience
  • Experience with transaction and audit trail analysis
  • Basic computer skills
  • Forklift/Pallet jack experience
  • Ability to work a core M-F (3:00 p.m.- 11:30 p.m) schedule with periodic schedule adjustments that may include nights/weekends
  • Intralox systems knowledge
  • Ability to perform essential job requirements as set forth in the WorkSaver Functional Job Description for the plastics technical group including the ability to lift 56 pounds safely
  • Stand and walk continuously while checking machinery,
  • Obtain safe postures during lifting, lowering, reaching, pushing, pulling and carrying while working in awkward positions,
  • Sufficient flexibility to safely climb onto machines, climb stairs, bend at the waist when picking up inserts and other tools,
  • Ability to perform frequent endurance tasks expending 5.6-7.5METS.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and issue resolution skills
  • Stable work history preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Highly motivated team player possessing a continuous improvement mindset and a positive attitude
  • Strong interpersonal, communication skills both oral and written

Desired Qualifications

  • Specific Regrind experience
  • Previous team leader experience
  • Previous safety training
  • Understanding of 5S/LEAN concepts
  • Forklift certification
EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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