Production Support Technician

Company Name Toray Plastics America, Inc.
Location North Kingstown
Date Posted July 7, 2021
Job Type Full-time


Overall Responsibilities:
The Production Support Technician is responsible for providing safe and efficient operational support in their assigned production process. This includes assisting in machine turnarounds and setups, documentation, organization and housekeeping around the machines or equipment.


Essential Safety Duties:


  • Understand and follow all safety policies and procedures
  • Actively participate in TPA’s safety programs and develop improvement activities involving safety
  • Report all safety and equipment incidents promptly using Toray's incident reporting system


The following are responsibilities with technician/mentor oversight and direction:


  • Provide support to production processes by assisting in equipment setups and/or turnarounds
  • Assist with the monitoring of machine/process equipment instrumentation during operation as directed by the machine operator
  • Maintain proper documentation including computer data entry as necessary
  • Perform regular quality checks/inspections of product and equipment as directed
  • Assist the film technicians with correcting and improving product quality and machine operating efficiency
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of assigned work area and any assigned machine/equipment
  • Assist the production team with maintaining cleanliness and organization of plant per required standards (AIB, IMS, etc.)
  • Handle product and materials using power equipment (pallet jacks, lifts, etc.)
  • Basic understanding of ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 systems


Skill & Qualification required:

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. on a repetitive basis
  • Ability to push/pull 1500 lb. using wheeled cart
  • Able to work 12 hour work shift
  • Able to work required, mandatory overtime
  • Able to stand for long periods of time, possibly up to 12 hours
  • Proficiency in the use of a tape measure with the ability to add/subtract fractions to the 1/16 of an inch


Education & Experience required:

  • High School Diploma or GED

Some Computer Skills required

Toray Plastics (America) Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status. Toray Plastics (America), Inc. is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination based on any protected status, workplace harassment/bullying and retaliation for filing a complaint or providing information related to a complaint. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and medical related conditions), age (40 and over), national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local laws.

It is the policy of Toray Plastics (America) Inc. to maintain a work environment that is safe for all persons, including the community, and conducive to attaining high work standards. To achieve these objectives, we are committed to maintaining a drug, tobacco and alcohol free workplace and perform pre-employment testing.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.