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Material Technician

Company: Monoflo International
Location: Winchester
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


The Material Technician is responsible for completing plastic raw material changes and colorant changes for production work orders. This responsibility impacts inventory accuracy and must provide extra attention to work order required blends to ensure accurate material consumption. This requires thorough calibration of equipment such as blenders and volumetric color dispensers. Technical ability is ideal for this role as the Material Technician will be the primary problem solver for material and vacuum system malfunctions. The system is comprised of multiple pieces of equipment from hoppers and color units to pneumatic air cylinders and pumps. System maintenance performed daily keeps the equipment running efficiently

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Read and understand work order required material blends comprised of raw material, color, additives
  • Program blenders and color dispensing units with accurate work order blend percentages (%)
  • Complete raw material changes at the Material System coupling stations, ensuring material connections are accurate to the Item Number required
  • Conduct minor system maintenance to ensure efficient material blend changes: color unit clean out, magnet cleaning, filter/screen cleaning, etc.
  • Apply problem solving skills to resolve material and vacuum flow problems at time of occurrence
  • Perform Audits of the system for function and accurate use/set up (i.e. Silo magnets, Silo traps, Receivers, Pumps, etc.)


  • Ability to understand a system & perform root cause when not operating correctly
  • Technical aptitudes in pneumatic and vacuum systems
  • Obtain Forklift Certification
  • Access equipment on machines using platform/ladder system
  • Understand basic math, weights, and percentages

What we offer:

  • On the job training
  • Consistent 12 hr shifts, working a 2-2-3 schedule
  • Annual bonus
  • Paid Time Off
  • 6 paid Holidays
  • Additional paid days off during shut down on and around major holidays
  • Temperature controlled work environment (Air Conditioning and Heat)
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401k with company match

Who we are:

Family owned and operated since 1973, Monoflo International, Inc. is a rapidly growing manufacturer of plastic, reusable transport packaging solutions. While we manufacture many kinds of products, we have one true focus: leveraging state-of-the-art technology to manufacture premium products that enable companies to move their own products. We empower our employees to take control of their career and we reward a job well done with opportunities for advancement. Though we work together as a team, individual accountability and responsibility are the keys to success here. If you want to be able to take ownership of your day-to-day tasks and projects, and work alongside others who take the same pride in their work, apply today!

Disclaimer: Monoflo International is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer.

Keywords: Monoflo International, Germantown , Material Technician, Other , Winchester, Maryland

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