Process Technician – South Boston, VA

RTP Company, headquartered in Winona, Minn., is a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics. The company has over 20 manufacturing plants located in the United States, Mexico, Europe, Singapore and China. RTP Company’s engineers develop customized thermoplastic compounds in over 60 different engineering resin systems for applications requiring color, conductive, elastomeric, flame retardant, high temperature, structural, and wear-resistant properties.

We are currently seeking a 1st shift Process Technician for our South Boston, VA plant.

Responsibilities:

  • Clean up, set up, and operation of various equipment including but not limited to single and twin-screw extruders, volumetric and gravimetric feed systems, high speed mixers, paddle and tote mixers, and standard and underwater cut pelletizers
  • Assist in the execution of experiments on production and lab equipment
  • Investigation and resolution of problems with existing products to address customer concerns
  • Review of new processes, equipment, and procedures in the pursuit of improved product quality
  • Scale-up of new product offerings
  • Assist in the establishment of work procedures and training documentation specific to the manufacturing process

Qualifications:

  • Must have a high school diploma/GED
  • Must have five years of manufacturing experience; preferred experience in compounding filled and unfilled thermoplastics using twin screw, single screw, or Banbury technologies.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Must be willing to work in a fast paced, hands-on position
  • Must have a positive attitude
  • Must be capable of multi-tasking and working both as a team and independently
  • Must be well organized
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate courtesy, tact, and confidentiality when dealing with customers (internal and external)

We offer a highly competitive benefits package and a competitive pay based on experience. For immediate consideration please apply online.

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