Canon USA & Affiliates Chemical Process Technician 3 in Newport News, Virginia

Canon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia is a global manufacturer for Canon’s office and consumer products. Our innovative and efficient production methods along with our environmental commitment make us a leading global manufacturer. Since opening our doors in 1985, Canon Virginia has provided world class manufacturing services.

It is the policy of Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin, or physical/mental disability except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy relates to all phases of recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits administration and participation in company sponsored employee activities. This includes hiring, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, recall, training and terminations. Employment practices will conform to all federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination.

Responsible for operation of process lines. Maintains adequate line side supply of parts and materials, monitors process, and maintains optimal equipment functionality. Performs troubleshooting, minor repairs and maintenance to maximize line up-time.

  • Prepares process line start-up and shut-down functions (e.g., setting-up equipment, testing, loading, cleaning).

  • Performs daily related PM checks to inspection and line side tools. Performs daily quality checks.

  • Performs troubleshooting, minor repairs and maintenance (e.g., changes belts and parts, adjusts or replaces sensors, adjusts parts) on multiple process lines to maximize line up-time.

  • Monitors process line equipment operation on multiple process lines to ensure that all readings remain within specifications to maintain smooth process flow.

  • Loads and unloads parts and materials from process line equipment to maintain efficient production and prevent stops. Changes rolls of material.

  • Performs calibration checks on process line equipment and makes necessary adjustments to bring equipment within tolerances to ensure the quality of parts and/or materials produced by line.

  • Performs visual and/or dimensional quality inspections of units/materials in processes and makes adjustments accordingly.

  • Responds to machine stops and resets machines to resume production.

  • Performs manual operations of line by bypassing automatic system so that line can continue running during maintenance and calibration.

  • Organizes and maintains cleanliness in the work area.

  • Completes daily checklists, forms, and lists regarding defects, dimensional specifications, quantity and set-up.

  • Computes and completes daily totals of defects, dimensional specifications and quantity.

  • Monitors process line up/downtime, yield statistics, and line trouble and completes reports documenting this information.

  • May relieve Process Operators and/or Inspectors to ensure that all process lines and inspection functions are covered in the case of absences to maximize up-time.

  • Knows and complies with ISO requirements for designated work area(s).

  • Complies with ESD requirements regarding shoes, aprons and grounding straps to ensure personal and product safety.

  • Investigates machine stops and relays findings to expedite equipment repairs.

  • Repairs production units identified by inspection machine as defective to eliminate the need to defect out parts.

  • Run test cartridges on production line to assist QA/ Machine staff and/or Engineering.

  • May be assigned additional duties and/or special projects.

  • Position requires high school diploma or GED and some process operations or related manufacturing experience preferred.

  • Must be able to read and follow work standards and complete check sheets, forms and logs.

  • May be required to work overtime and may be assigned to other shifts based on company needs.

ID: 6988

External Company Name: Canon U.S.A., Inc.

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