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Machine and Process Technician

ALPLA INC. / Raeford / North Carolina / United States / Production

Your responsibilities

  • Preparation of change over
    • Ensures material availability and performs weekly inventory of all raw materials
    • Coordinates and performs mold change activities with production
    • Confirms (with Planner) current order is complete prior to beginning change over
    • Ensures line clearance procedures have been completed prior to initiating changeover
  • Performs mold changes
    • Changes molds and format parts in blow molding equipment
    • Ensures mold changes are complete in defined timeframes
    • Performs start-up and process in molds that have been used for established products to meet QA approval
    • Ensures supplementary systems are set-up and functioning (e.g. orientation units, trimming or coating systems, vision systems, etc) with support of downstream engineer or maintenance team as appropriate.
  • Machine maintenance during mold changes
    • Identifies mechanical issues during changeovers
    • Effects minor repairs and adjustments (e.g. replace blow nozzles, gripper fingers, machine component adjustments, etc.)
    • Informs machine and process technician team lead of any mechanical issues outside of the scope of changeover team
  • Execution
    • Processes bottles to QA approval
    • Supports all necessary reports

Your competencies and qualifications


  • Associates degree in technical field
  • Technical background
  • Good knowledge of Blow Molding process


  • Basic computer skills
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Able to operate Forklifts

We offer

  • Health and Wellness Care Program
  • Dependent Care Cost Savings Program
  • Recognition Programs
  • Promotional Opportunities
  • 401K Retirement Plan and excellent Matching Plan
  • Medical, dental, vision plan
  • Education assistance program
  • Short Term, Long Term and Life insurance paid by ALPLA
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays

Contact person
Stephanie Mcleod, Human Resources

101 Faberge Blvd, 28376 Raeford, United States
T 910-878-4084,