Plastics Process Technician

Date: Oct 9, 2020

Location: Congers, NY, US

Company: Aptar Group

Plastics Process Technician

Injection Molding

Create, Innovate, Deliver Solutions!  Aptar Pharma  has an exciting opportunity for a skilled Plastics Process Technician running injection molding equipment within in our Production team at our facility in Congers, New York. Aptar Pharma has been setting the standard for the drug delivery industry for decades and continue to break new ground providing innovative drug delivery devices, components and services, enabling the success of our clients.

If you are eager for new challenges in Plastics and Injection Molding in a fast-paced growing Company, we are the next step in your career!


What You Will Do at Aptar Pharma:

The primary mission of our Process Technicians is to run injection molding equipment and processes, successfully meeting production demands and quality standards. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Utilize your mechanical skills to install, remove and adjust Injection Molding machinery and equipment
  • Troubleshoot Injection Molding machines, follow process to resolve failures, other problems
  • Perform set-up of molds for all mold changes
  • Assist in preventative maintenance and repair of molding machines, molds and peripherals (robots)
  • Coordinates and sets up machines, robots and other equipment performing necessary tests to ensure company compliance. Trains employees in the correct procedures for operation as needed.
  • Perform cleaning and general maintenance tasks
  • Maintain a safe work environment following Company’s safety, ISO standards
  • Achieve adequate production levels while maintaining the expected product quality
  • Ensure molded components meet all product quality criteria including dimensional criteria
  • Communicate to supervisor and other technicians and document all technical information and issues
  • Participate in reducing the rate of scrap
  • Assists in training of employees in proper work methods for safe and efficient performance of job duties.
  • Maintains records, files and other documentation pertinent to assignments.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as required.


What Aptar Pharma Is Looking For:

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and mechanical skills including troubleshooting.
  • 1-3 years of experience working with injection molding equipment including machine adjustment, troubleshooting and mold installation and removal
  • Acquired knowledge of layouts, materials, equipment and devices as to the design, purpose, production and operation related to plastic injection molding.
  • Familiarity with electrical schematics and diagrams along with knowledge of electronic process controls.
  • Familiarity with automation 6/3 robotics
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good mathematical aptitude
  • Effective computer skills
  • Ability to read blueprints, use precision measuring/inspection tools
  • Effective computer skills, documentation, reporting, file management and web skills
  • Ability to work different work shifts
  • Continual improvement mindset. Self-Learner, trend of continuous learning
  • Ability to work and operate machinery in a Clean Room Environment.
  • Physically capable of the required work including but not limited to: Extensive use of manual dexterity, ability to grip, firmly hold, turn and practice strong hand coordination in order to troubleshoot, service and repair industrial equipment and use hand tools to perform the same. Ability to regularly stand, walk, and bend during performance of essential job duties. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Understands and practices safe working procedures. Observes safety rules and policies; brings to managements’ attention any unsafe acts or conditions



Aptar Pharma, Congers
250 Route 303 North
Congers, NY 10920


Aptar is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information

Nearest Major Market: New York City