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Philips Process Technician in Alajuela, Costa Rica


Job Posting Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Start-Up, operate, and troubleshoot thermoplastic and LSR injection molding production equipment and processes to complete work orders. Position requires higher levels of plastic and silicone transformation technical skill sets and abilities to perform specialized manufacturing processes, including fairly advanced practices, procedures, concepts, or principles. Consistently apply Lean tools and techniques to identify and solve operational problems and measurably improve processes.

You are responsible for

  • Operate thermoplastic and LSR injection molding machines, all auxiliary equipment, and processes in order to produce molded finished goods.Assist in moldsetup, mold validation activities, and troubleshooting ofmolding equipment to keep molding injection processes running.Train other Molding Operators on production-related processes

  • Control inventory levels by completing transmissions on rawmaterials/finished goods as they are produced/consumed. Routine cleaning of machinery, tooling and general housekeeping/6S work areas.

  • Perform minor calibrations on equipment.

  • Participate in the identification and elimination of waste within the production area. Prepare and actively use A3 and Problem Solving to implement improvements.

  • Complete maintenance work requests and work towards cost reduction goals.

You are a part of

A leading health technology company with a multinational workforce of approximately 77,000 employees and globally present with sales and services in more than 100 countries worldwide.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience


  • High school 9thdegree

  • Injection molding transformation certification


  • 3-5 years of molding injection experience.

  • Able to operate injection molding machines

  • Knowledge of all auxiliary and secondary process equipment required to run an injection molding machine (Drying Equipment, Hot Runners, Thermarator’s, etc)

  • Knowledge and use of scientific molding practices

  • Knowledge and experience in medical device validation processes (IQ, OQ, PQ)

  • Silicone Injection Molding experience is desirable but not required

  • Good at English reading, writing and speaking is desirable but not required

In return, we offer you

In order to develop your full potential, we will offer you the flexibility, encouragement and opportunities to keep you inspired and engaged. After all, working at Philips is more than a job. It is an experience full of amazing moments that will transform you in a lasting and positive way, since together we can improve the world.

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.