Testing Tuner - Plastic Extrusion

Summary At Quanex Buillding Products Corporation you will be responsible for using a variety of testing equipment and analytical skills to obtain approval of tools, according to specifications and standard operating procedures that will meet customer needs while at the same time identify opportunities to improve the testing/tuning process. Responsibilities • Observe and analyze tools testing on line • Perform tool tests on-line • Evaluate test results, samples, flow slices and run conditions • Inspect and evaluate tools for alignment, polish and dimensional integrity • Understand original tool design and evaluate revision history. • Use research techniques to find solutions to tool performance issues. • Determine adjustments to tool needed to achieve approval. • Document and process tool revisions, working closely with tool designers and revision programmers. • Use problem solving tools to continuously improve testing, design, and revision processes. • Communicate successful tuning techniques and revision results to tool designers. • Record and maintain accurate tuning data to continuously improve original design standards. • Monitor the revision process and take appropriate action to improve tool design and reduce revisions. • Assist to create and maintain a seamless work flow from machine to machine, shift to shift. • Assist to allocate or obtain resources (people, materials, machines) to meet business needs. Education/Experience • Read prints to interpret job requirements (components, specifications). • Demonstrated Leadership skills including integrity, communication, cooperation, safety, and quality. • Strong analytical skills. • Ability to handle multiple priorities and multiple tasks. • Working knowledge of statistical control and quality tools. • Good computer skills including Microsoft Office and AutoCAD. • Must be able to use precision measuring tools. • Extensive knowledge of extrusion tool design and function. • Extensive extrusion experience, 3 years minimum. *Note: This position comes with a very good base salary plus excellent benefits. EOE
Updated 25-Jun-2014
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