Mold Technician

Tampa FL
United States of America
Injection Molding
Date Posted

Mold Technician

We have a client in the greater Tampa area in need of a Set-up/Machine Operator.
  • High school graduate or equivalent and or completion of vocational training
  • 3 year experience in mold/die setting, preferably in plastic injection, medical environment
  • Familiar with common safety and personal protective equipment as well as OSHA safety rules
  • Communicate clearly and professionally with internal and external customers
  • Work effectively as part of a team to achieve established outcomes
  • Pay close attention to detail in all aspects of the job
  • Make decisions using available resources and sound judgement, relying on self before others
  • Ability to troubleshoot by determining causes of operating errors and equipment needed
  • Use reasoning to discover answers to problems
  • Generate or adapt equipment and technology to serve user needs
  • Operate overhead crane and be forklift/forklift certified


  • Perform start-up and shut-down on plastic injection molding machines and related equipment; this includes cleaning and maintenance.
  • Must verify correct set-up of molds, processes and auxiliary equipment before the machine starts. Troubleshoot issues to correct.
  • Install, connect and verify knock-out bars, limit switches, hydraulic lines, water lines and temperature control units.
  • Change robot end of arm tooling (EOAT) and enter programming for robots.
  • Write preventative maintenance (PM) and Tool Room Work Orders.
  • Perform daily PM at start up and shut down.
  • Perform troubleshooting and basic mechanical repairs resulting from process monitoring and part inspections to insure part conformity and quality.
  • Help to attain scheduling targets and communicate possible issues and deviations timely and appropriately.
  • Monitor and attempt to reduce scrap.
  • Integrate mold system with company’s continuous improvement activities including idea submissions, safety observations, 5S, adherence to standard work and data tracking

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