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Setup Technician

Company: Phoenix Closures
Location: Davenport
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Location
DAVENPORT - Davenport, IA

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
High School

Travel Percentage

Job Shift
12 hours night 2 on, 2 off, 3 on, 2 off,

Job Category

Phoenix, founded in 1890 and manufacturing in Davenport since 2000, is a privately held, full-service manufacturing firm. We specialize in injection-molded closures serving a wide range of industries. Our mission is to provide the highest level of product quality and support to our customers. Weve experienced continuous growth over our long history and are looking to strengthen our team.

We are currently looking for team members to join Phoenix. We offer great benefits & competitive wages in a climate controlled clean environment. We will train candidates with desired skills and ability to be successful. Previous manufacturing experience is a plus.


  • To setup and maintain all Molding, Lining, Printing, and Vision Systems. This is a safety sensitive position.


    • Setup process machines; maintain and improve quality, cavitation; document current process setups, maintain efficient cycle times.
      • Assist with mold and plate changes; identify proper tooling, crane operation and machine calibration.
      • Inspect and clean nozzle/barrel shut-offs; identify mold controller issues.
      • Participate in all training related to job function and safety training.
      • Perform preventative maintenance on machines.

        • Setup punch and rotary machines.
        • Perform cut edge change on all punch/die machines.
        • Troubleshoot machines.
        • Troubleshoot minor issues with off-center liners, broken caps.
        • Adjust auxiliary equipment.
        • Perform preventative maintenance on machines.
        • Maintains tooling logs for punches and dies.
        • Keeps management up to date on end of life tooling.
        • Maintains sharpening of punches and dies.

          • Help ensure quality parts are being produced.
          • Technical support; Vision System and Printing.
          • Setup, troubleshoot and make minor adjustments to vision systems and train personnel.
          • Setup and troubleshoot printers and train personnel.

            • Ability to train personnel on machines.
            • Assist Maintenance as needed.
            • Follow GMP guidelines.
            • Responsible for all Food Safety related policies and procedures.
            • Responsible for following all Safety related policies and procedures.
            • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor/Management.
            • Backup: Off-shift Setup Technician
            • Utilizes IQMS software to complete tasks and logs accurate hours.

              • High School Diploma or equivalent.
              • Computer literate, good communication and interpersonal skills.

                • Mechanical aptitude required.
                • Prior molding experience preferred.

Keywords: Phoenix Closures, Davenport , Setup Technician, Professions , Davenport, Iowa

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