ScottB Zip - R&D Tool Assembler Utility

Inline Plastics
Feb 06, 2018
Feb 19, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description


The RD&E Tooling and Process Utility is responsible for the assembly, disassembly, maintenance and storage of thermoforming tooling in the RD&E facility.

Responsibilities also include assisting in tool installation into thermo-formers, and supporting operations as needed by handling/ grinding web, packing finished product and other utility tasks as needed.

Essential Function/Duties and Responsibilities

Tool Assembly and Maintenance

  • Assembles thermoforming tools per the drawings provided by RD&E Tooling Designers.
  • Cooperates with Tool Room Staff to coordinate tool repairs and modifications.
  • Disassembles tools, cleans their components and stores them in their designated locations.
  • Organizes tools and tool components in the tool assembly area.
  • Inspects, Cleans and Maintains tools and tool components as they come from the thermoforming machines. Logs tooling condition and needed repairs in tool log.
  • Participates in incoming tool and tool component inspection per documentation provided by a tooling designer.
  • Moves tools to and from the tool assembly area, tool storage locations and the designated staging location for each thermoforming machine.
  • Documents tool assembly sequence during 1stassembly to be followed during subsequent assembly of the same tool.
  • Creates and follows tool assembly checklists.


  • Assists with setup of machines as needed.
  • Occasionally operate forklift and other load-bearing devices to load and unload trucks, move, convey, transport or locate product and other materials within the facility.
  • Performs routine daily pre-operational check of forklift and cleans them as needed in accordance with checklist.
  • Ensures that no pallets, tools or other items are blocking the emergency exits.
  • Ensures that good housekeeping practices are followed. Clean up any loose wood, stretch wrap, banding, and regrind.
  • Minimize product damage caused by warehouse activity through safe work practices.
  • Assists in taking accurate periodic physical inventory.
  • Arranges all raw material and finished product in the warehouse in an orderly fashion, according to warehouse location system.
  • Moves corrugated material to the area for assembly in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for performing Quality Control inspections of product for defects against the Q.C. Standard and properly document test results on QC013 form as required by WI-QC014-S at each work center at required intervals.
  • When/if defective product is found, set aside and notify his/her supervisor.
  • Removes parts from machines/stackers and packs properly in cartons.
  • Monitor, inspect and pack/stack multiple machines when assigned to machines with gravity and automated stackers.
  • Accurately monitors proper carton count.
  • Will fill in for Packer position when needed. Ability to pack/stack parts when machine is running at various cycle speeds.
  • Supports Grinding Operations & Grinder/Utility during capacity constraints.
  • Follows procedures for daily and weekly machine inspection, preventive maintenance, and cleaning and brings to the attention of supervision any items that may need to be fixed or looked at.
  • Ensures that lockout procedures are followed any time the equipment is being cleaned or maintained.

Preventive Maintenance Administration/Documentation

  • Accurately and consistently perform administrative tasks such as properly weighing, tagging and recording of grinding gaylord information.
  • Will document material movement and material types.
  • Properly completes paperwork and other administrative documentation as assigned.
Company Description Inline Plastics is celebrating its 50th anniversary next year. During those 50 years, we have proven to have innovation in our DNA. Starting with Safe-T-Gard tear strips that created the first tamper-resistant food container, to E-Z Open Cake containers to Hangables, Sandwich Wedges and Grab and Go Cups, Inline is a leader. We provide FDA Food contact recyclable products in extremely appealing designs and we are intent on continuing to be the leader. We even have solar panels on our Shelton Manufacturing Plant.

To service our customers, we operate three manufacturing plants, one distribution center and a Research, Development and Engineering center.
Our goal is to double our sales and we need your help. If you are a collaborative, high energy, high performing team player, we are interested in talking with you.

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