SMED Technician

Date: Apr 16, 2021

Office Location: Lincolnton, NC, US, 28092

Company: Aptar Group

Primary Purpose Summary

Our fast-growing, technologically-driven manufacturing firm is seeking a SMED Technician. This position is to provide assistance to Lincolnton’s Manufacturing/Operational processes and systems. 


Detailed Description

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Setup, adjust and troubleshooting operations of all injection molding machines and auxiliary equipment. Setups to include mechanical hookups as well as water, hydraulics and electrical hookups.
  • Perform color changes as necessary – conduct time studies and kaizen events to constantly improve good part to good part changes.
  • Communicate the status of mold and color changes to the operators, supervisors, technicians, and process engineers.
  • Maintain organization of mold boxes and components.
  • Process setup and troubleshooting of injection molding machines and related equipment.
  • Work with the Process Engineer to establish the process control limits.
  • Create mold boxes and necessary components for new molds
  • Working Knowledge of SQF and GMP procedures.
  • Perform daily housekeeping to provide a clean and safe work environment
  • Performs all other duties assigned.


Required Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess strong mechanical aptitude, positive attitude, and strong work ethic.
  • Injection molding experience preferred but not necessary.
  • Crane and forklift experience preferred but not necessary.
  • The ability to complete crane and forklift certifications.
  • Knowledge of the Food and Beverage industry is a plus.
  • Ability to work overtime including weekends.
  • Ability to distinguish color and pass the EnChroma test for the color blind.



  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand for duration of a 12-hour shift; and will be required to walk regularly while using hands to handle material and equipment including reaching and bending with hands arms, legs and feet.
  • All employees must be physically able to have/ demonstrate full use and range of arms and legs as well as full visual, verbal and hearing abilities.
  • Employees must have the ability to lift and/ or move up to 50 pounds.


Job Type: Full-time

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord