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Department: 063501 - Nonwovens Institute
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
The Process Technician will perform skilled work in nonwovens process development equipment maintenance and repair, and process development execution.
Responsibilities of the Process Technician include, but are not limited to the following:
Maintaining a clean and organized lab environment.
Performing general mechanical maintenance using both power and hand tools.
Aiding University and Industry Researchers in experimental plan execution.
Leveraging a working knowledge of nonwovens fabric characteristics and how machine process effects these characteristics.
Learning and applying skill sets pertaining to polymer extrusion, equipment operation, lab cleaning, and equipment maintenance.
Recording and documenting experimental conditions and observations during nonwovens process trials.
Contributing to the documentation of standard operational guidelines and safety procedures related to nonwovens processing.
This is a time-limited position with an expected duration of up to 3 years.
Perform other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
The ability to lift and carry up to 60 pounds frequently, with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Good communication skills.
Commitment to safety standards.
Ability to follow instruction or standard operating procedures for assigned tasks.
Ability to ask for clarification of instructions as needed.
Ability to perform tasks completely and accurately. Ability to check work for mistakes prior to handling testing equipment.
Ability to respond to system/equipment failure or to issues that arise when conducting nonwovens process trials or when performing equipment maintenance.
Ability to identify and resolve standard/routine problems with nonwovens process equipment through routine inspection, preventive maintenance, and basic testing.
Ability to operate nonwovens process equipment according to standard operating procedures, and to define problems and troubleshoot problems together with the operating team, when they occur.
Preferred: Experience within a manufacturing environment. At least six months of industry experience/training on the following:
Meltblown and spunbond line
Wet spinning unit
Use of hand tools
Required license or certification:
Forklift license required within first 90 days of hire.
A valid driver's license is required by date of hire with a valid NC driver's license within 90 days.
Licenses and certifications must be maintained as a condition of employment.
Position Number: 00108021
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