Careers

Careers

Ready for a career where you’re treated like family? Good, we’re ready for you too.  

We’re family owned and we take that to heart. We have over 85 hardworking team members at Ess Tec, Inc. and we are growing!  

Benefits

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Education Assistance

 

401k

 

Paid Time Off

 

Internships

 

Apprenticeship Program

Ess Tec has developed a four-year, apprenticeship program where individuals become Industrial Maintenance Mechanic journeyman. Interested individuals should contact human resources.

Current Job Openings

Thank you for your interest in furthering your career with Ess Tec, Inc.!

If you don’t see a position that fits your skillset, please check back frequently as we post all openings here.

Material Technician - 2nd Shift

General Description:

The Material Technician is responsible to oversee the material and equipment from the stages of warehousing to production as well as the regrind area.

Organizational Relationship:

Reports to the Production Manager

Job Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years old
  • Must maintain an attendance record of 98% or better.
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalency
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Must have the ability to accurately follow instructions and procedures
  • Must be honest and have integrity
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must have a current hilo license
  • Must be goal oriented to meet timeframes

Job Responsibilities: 

  •  Perform the required planning and labor needed to provide material supply and equipment availability to support the efforts of the technical team.
  • Assure proper disposition of all non-part plastic material material and provide the labor to assure proper handling and timely movement of all material.
  • Manage the regrind area and operations.
  • Provide the equipment repair and preventative maintenance as required by our preventative maintenance schedule when it is incidental to the performance of related duties.  
  • Understand and follow Ess Tec procedures and systems.
  • Work in a safe manner.
  • Responsible  for knowing the Quality Policy Statement and how his/her job supports the statement and quality objective.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

Mold Machine Operator/Back-up Team Leader - 1st Shift

General Description:

A machine operator is responsible for monitoring machines, inspecting parts for quality concerns, packaging and labeling product.  As back-up Team Leader, fills in when Team Leader is off and is responsible for scheduling staffing, leading daily stand-up meetings, break coverage, and training of employees. 

Organizational Relationship:

Reports to the Production Team Leader/Manager

Job Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years old
  • Must maintain an attendance record of 98% or better.
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalency
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Must have the ability to accurately follow instructions and procedures
  • Must have the ability to make basic quality determinations from approved standards
  • Must be honest and have integrity

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

  • Production
  • Performs typical part handling operations
  • May load and unload fixtures
  • Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions
  • Package acceptable product by meeting quality standards
  • Document part and machine checks
  • Meet daily expectations
  • Work in a safe manner
  • Documentation
  • Follow instructions for what documentation is required
  • Maintain neat and accurate records
  • Measure specific areas of parts and chart data
  • Respond to concerns found in part and machine checks
  • Must maintain labels on proper containers
  • Must maintain accurate time clock punches
  • Work Rules and Policies
  • Maintain clean and safe work areas and general areas
  • Follow policies set to maintain a safe work environment
  • Communication
  • Communicate problems/concerns of product quality with other team members verbally and through the Andon system
  • Must be willing to accept and receive frequent supervision and assistance with regard to machine operations and quality of product
  • Maintain trust and respect with coworkers
  • Responsible for knowing the Quality Policy Statement and how his/her job supports the statement and quality objectives.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration.  The noise level in the area is below the decibel threshold that requires hearing protection.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

The employee is required to spend the majority of the day on their feet, standing and walking from one location to another.  Employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.  Continuous mental and visual attention required. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.  Eyesight correctable to 20/20 is required.

Mold Machine Operators - 2nd & 3rd Shifts

General Description:

 A machine operator is responsible for monitoring machines, inspecting parts for quality concerns, packaging and labeling product. The ultimate goal is to get today’s work done today.

Organizational Relationship:

Reports to the Production Team Leader, Supervisor or Manager

Job Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years old
  • Must maintain an attendance record of 98% or better.
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalency
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Must have the ability to accurately follow instructions and procedures
  • Must have the ability to make basic quality determinations from approved standards
  • Must be honest and have integrity

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

  • Production
  • Performs typical part handling operations
  • May load and unload fixtures
  • Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions
  • Package acceptable product by meeting quality standards
  • Document part and machine checks
  • Meet daily expectations
  • Work in a safe manner
  • Documentation
  • Follow instructions for what documentation is required
  • Maintain neat and accurate records
  • Measure specific areas of parts and chart data
  • Respond to concerns found in part and machine checks
  • Must maintain labels on proper containers
  • Must maintain accurate time clock punches
  • Work Rules and Policies
  • Maintain clean and safe work areas and general areas
  • Follow policies set to maintain a safe work environment
  • Communication
  • Communicate problems/concerns of product quality with other team members verbally and through the Andon system
  • Must be willing to accept and receive frequent supervision and assistance with regard to machine operations and quality of product
  • Maintain trust and respect with coworkers
  • Responsible for knowing the Quality Policy Statement and how his/her job supports the statement and quality objectives.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration.  The noise level in the area is below the decibel threshold that requires hearing protection.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

The employee is required to spend the majority of the day on their feet, standing and walking from one location to another.  Employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.  Continuous mental and visual attention required. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.  Eyesight correctable to 20/20 is required.

Mold Technician II - 1st & 3rd Shifts

General Objective:

The Mold Tech II is responsible to see that all equipment and materials are in place to support the manufacturing team, with the ultimate goal of timely delivery of quality parts.

Organizational Relationships:

Reports to: Technical Team Leader

Job Requirements:

  • Must be a full time employee
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalency, associate’s degree preferred
  • Must maintain an attendance record of 98% or better
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language
  • Ability to use and read measuring devices (i.e. micrometer, calipers, etc.)
  • Minimum of 5 years injection molding technical experience
  • Meet all Machine Technician 1 requirements and skills
  • At least 1 year experience in support automation preferred
  • Must have the ability to obtain Ess Tec forklift and overhead crane licenses within 30 days.
  • Must have practical experience and knowledge of engineering thermoplastics and injection molding related equipment.
  • Must have a mechanical aptitude and make sound judgements
  • Must be able to prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities
  • Must maintain a proven track record of appropriate process / work cell improvements including documentation and justification of need and driving follow-through
  • Must be capable of working with computers, smartphones, ERP/MES systems.
  • Must understand and promote adherence to company rules, procedures and methods to actively support and promote corporate vision, culture and goals

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

  • Ensure all necessary equipment and materials are ready, and in place, to support manufacturing requirements.
  • Ensure all necessary equipment and components are in good working order prior to need. Including but not limited to hoses, fittings electrical fittings, clamps bolts etc.
  • Communicate with other technicians at shift overlap to ensure technical support is consistent from shift to shift.
  • Collaborate and work with the shift leadership, materials technicians, and quality technicians to meet the shift production schedule.
  • Work in a safe manner so personal safety, equipment safety, and part quality are not jeopardized.
  • Set up injection molding work cell to instructions, including, but not limited to: injection molds, robots, packaging equipment, conveyors, inspection equipment, material handling equipment, hot runners, cooling systems.
  • Install end of arm tooling, verify tooling is production ready, and replace components if needed.
  • Load programs on injection molding machines, robots and other automation equipment.
  • Be familiar with each material being processed and how to use it safely and properly as well as demonstrate understanding of how it responds to process changes.
  • Understand all equipment being used including hydraulics, electrical, pneumatic, heating/cooling, and controls systems to understand how each works and how to use them properly and safely.
  • Troubleshoot injection molding machines, robots, molds, and automation equipment.
  • Interact with engineering as needed to support continuous improvement and ensure adequacy of documentation.
  • Effectively adjust molding machine and robot setting within established guidelines
  • Clean injection molds including high polish, specialty finishes, and textured surfaces
  • Clean equipment in work cell to maintain our clean orderly work environment.
  • Request maintenance support if needed to maintain safe and clean working equipment.
  • Support maintenance with tasks such as starting, stopping, or cycling equipment to ensure safe effective resolution to maintenance issues
  • Communicate clearly and effectively through verbal, written, and electronic communication
  • Capable of performing a start up and / or shut down of the plant.
  • Interact and provide technical assistance and mentoring to Machine Technician Level 1 employees.
  • Responsible for knowing the Quality Policy Statement and how his/her job supports the statement and quality objectives.
  • Understand and follow Ess Tec procedures, systems, work rules and policies.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Working with Ess Tec, Inc.

We are committed to treating each of our customers with respect regardless of size or industry. Through operational excellence, we produce precision parts, with on-time deliveries, accuracy and dependability. We promise to be a trusted business partner.