CAREERS

At Viking Plastics, we are committed to investing in our people and processes. We are looking for dedicated, hardworking individuals to join our exciting, continuously improving culture.

We do more than just go through the motions of our job description at Viking Plastics; we continue to better ourselves every day. If you are a talented, enthusiastic individual longing to join a positive, upbeat culture, apply to join the Viking Plastics team.

Browse by location:

Corry, PA

Jeffersonville, IN

Louisville, KY

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

High School Intern

College Intern

Part-Time/Flexible Schedule

Corry, PA:

Maintenance Technician
  • SUMMARY: This position has responsibilities to maintain and improve plastics manufacturing equipment and facility.RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:
    • Repair, perform preventative maintenance, trouble-shoot injection molding and other types of machines.
    • Repair, perform preventative maintenance on facility.
    • Order supplies as directed by department.
    • Work with other departments to ensure all equipment is in condition to meet customer production requests.
    • Maintain work areas in professional manner.

    EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

    • Must have current driver’s license and good driving record
    • Must demonstrate good communication skills in both verbal and written form.
    • Must be familiar with electrical drawings, mechanical drawings, and hydraulic/pneumatic drawings.
    • Must demonstrate good knowledge of basic mathematics, measuring practices and working knowledge of test equipment.
    • Must have reliable transportation and communication means.
    • Must be able to work flexible hours and call-in.

    EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS/CERTIFICATIONS:

    • Must have high school diploma or GED equivalent with minimum of two years of electro-mechanical Training /experience in a production/plant environment.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    • Must be able to lift 70lbs without assistance on a frequent basis.
    • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, stoop, walk, push, pull, and climb.
    • Good sight and hearing required.
    • Must be able to work with and around chemicals/solvents.
    • Must be able to work in hot and cold environments.
    • Must be able to work in closed-in areas.
    • Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Frequently use hands to finger, handle, or feel; each with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to a manufacturing environment and elements such as odor, noise, dust, heat, cold, and chemicals.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Experience level:

    • 2 years

    Schedule:

    • 8 hour shift

    Experience:

    • Industrial maintenance: 3 years (Required)

    Work Location: In person

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Process Technician

JOB TITLE: Process Technician
EXEMPT: No
REPORTS TO: Shift Supervisor

SUMMARY:  This position has responsibilities to perform mold setting, troubleshooting, and processing.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assure the safety of all employees
  • Ensure GBC (Process Baseline) is maintained.
  • Startup and troubleshoot the injection molding process
  • Make adjustments to correct/prevent parts defects.
  • Maintain and improve manufacturing efficiencies (more good parts per hour)
  • Assure IATF16949 compliance through procedure adherence and paperwork flow
  • Maintain and improve cleanliness and orderliness in the area
  • Perform housekeeping chores as department requirements dictate.
  • Attend training as required.
  • Assist in covering the manufacturing floor on weekends

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

  • Two to three years of injection molding processing experience
  • Good mechanical ability and aptitude is essential in this
  • Preferred that position has RJG experience

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma or GED equivalent is required.
  • Working Knowledge of ERP systems and Windows-based computer programs are helpful in performing the duties of this position.
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Quality Inspector

We are looking for a responsible Quality Inspector to check the quality of all incoming and outgoing material and products as well as production procedures. You will be a firm advocate of quality in our business. You will embrace our culture of continuous improvement and be an advocate of our 2-Second Lean philosophy.

The ideal candidate will possess a trained eye for detail and will be reliable and committed. In depth knowledge and comprehension of quality standards is essential. Experience in an ISO 9001 environment is essential with experience in IATF 16949 desired.

You must have ambition, enjoy working in a strong-team environment and like to have fun at work while working toward high quality standards and goals.

Responsibilities

· Read blueprints and instructions to comprehend the quality expectations for the product and supplies

· Approve or reject raw materials with respect to quality standards and record supplier performance

· Select output samples and check them using appropriate methods (measuring dimensions, testing functionality, comparing to specifications etc.)

· Use automated systems to perform complex testing procedures

· Maintain records of testing, information, and various metrics such as number of defective products per day etc.

· Inspect procedures of the entire production process to ensure they are efficient and comply with safety standards

· Monitor the use of equipment to ensure it is safe and well-maintained and discard any that does not meet requirements

· Prepare and submit reports to the quality manager

Requirements

· Proven experience as quality inspector, quality technician, or a role directly responsible for quality decisions.

· Familiarity with quality testing machines and systems (calipers, mics, pins, cmm, force testing stands, etc.)

· Thorough knowledge of quality control standards and testing methodologies

· Certification of quality control is a strong advantage (ISO 9000, IATF 16949)

· Working knowledge of MS Office

· High School Degree: Further qualifications will be a plus

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Experience:

  • Quality: 2 years (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Overnight Shift (Preferred)
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Setup Technician

SUMMARY:  This position will be responsible for a variety of duties to pull and set molds, prepare auxiliary equipment, and set process parameters in preparation for job startup

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintain work areas in professional manner
  • Prepare the press and mold for the next job
  • Clean and prepare all auxiliary equipment
  • Stage all materials and equipment prior to the setup of the next job
  • Maintain the setup priorities on the dispatch list
  • Minimize press downtime due to setup
  • Complete setup/startup/job paperwork as required by ISO 16949
  • Complete Line Clearance procedure
  • Communicate with operators, process technicians, changeover, and quality assurance as to the status of the job
  • Troubleshooting of process parameters on poorly performing jobs
  • Startups as determined by the Supervisor
  • Coverage for Process Technicians as required
  • Perform housekeeping chores as department requirements dictate
  • Attend training as required.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The individual must possess a high mechanical aptitude, have good problem-solving skills, and be adept at using hand tools.  They must have the ability to set and pull molds from an injection-molding machine using a forklift.  They must understand the elements of mold setting and the plastic injection molding process and have a basic knowledge of the material, machines, mold types, and auxiliary equipment being used at Viking Plastics.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS/CERITIFCATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Three to five years of experience in injection molding setup and formal education in setup/troubleshooting of the injection molding process is preferred.  Forklift certification is required
  • A working knowledge of ITAF16949 and ISO14001 policies and procedures and their effect on work practices as related to the setup and process positions

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Use of sight, hearing, smell and touch senses is required to be proficient in all responsible job functions. Fine motor skills in upper body necessary to evaluate physical objects and operate computer and manufacturing equipment.  Long periods of sitting and reaching and/or standing should be expected, depending on the day’s work responsibilities.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and frequently required to stand; walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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Tool Room Technician

Viking Plastics in Corry, PA is looking for an experience Tool Room Changeover Technician to join our growing team!

REPORTS to: Tool Room Manger

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Tooling preventative maintenance adherence
  • Minor machining of mold components
  • Measurement of tooling and spec performance
  • New tooling spec verification
  • Changeover time reduction
  • ISO/TS 16949 & 14001 adherence
  • Cleanliness and organizational improvements
  • Safety
  • Efficiency improvements
  • Lean Manufacturing Implementation
  • Communication of equipment and output problems to supervisor
  • Shift to Shift communication

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

  • Two years experience in tearing down, changing over and cleaning molds
  • Experience with measuring tools including but not limited to calipers, tape measures, etc.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Evening shift
  • Night shift

Work Location: In person

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Jeffersonville, IN:

Production Technician

JOB TITLE: Process Technician
EXEMPT: No
REPORTS TO: Shift Supervisor

SUMMARY:  This position has responsibilities to perform mold setting, troubleshooting, and processing.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assure the safety of all employees
  • Ensure GBC (Process Baseline) is maintained.
  • Startup and troubleshoot the injection molding process
  • Make adjustments to correct/prevent parts defects.
  • Maintain and improve manufacturing efficiencies (more good parts per hour)
  • Assure IATF16949 compliance through procedure adherence and paperwork flow
  • Maintain and improve cleanliness and orderliness in the area
  • Perform housekeeping chores as department requirements dictate.
  • Attend training as required.
  • Assist in covering the manufacturing floor on weekends

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

  • Two to three years of injection molding processing experience
  • Good mechanical ability and aptitude is essential in this
  • Preferred that position has RJG experience

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma or GED equivalent is required.
  • Working Knowledge of ERP systems and Windows-based computer programs are helpful in performing the duties of this position.
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Louisville, KY:

Operators

Not ready to change jobs, but would like to be considered the next time there’s an opening at Viking?

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