Here is a great opportunity to join a leading plastics manufacturer who is hiring an injection molding technician.

Position Summary:

The Mold Utility Technician is responsible for setting molds and starting presses within established process guidelines.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to process and operate Injection Molding Machines, preferably Toshiba and Cincinnati Milacron Machines.
  • Monitor, maintain and recommend improvements to standard molding cycle times and part quality
  • Identify and implement productivity improvements that include cycle time reductions and resin alternatives,
  • Launch new molds and obtain first piece approval to engineering standards. Develop and implement operating instructions working closely with QA. Train team members to effectively use the procedures in day-to-day roles.
  • Develop and implement well-managed process for mold changes to optimize uptime and ensure performance objectives are achieved. Continuously explore opportunities to reduce changeover times.
  • Train and mentor mold setter apprentices in safety, proper mold setting techniques, and process optimization.
  • Set molds as required by schedule and process to conform to quality standard
  • Perform insert changes and PM tasks as required working closely with production.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • Ability to lift, climb, bend, stoop, push and pull.
  • Intermittent standing and/or walking.
  • Moderate physical effort.
  • Good eye/hand coordination.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Computer skills
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics and the ability to apply it in a work situation
  • ID key characteristics of types of resin and their performance under various process parameters
  • Processing experience with both open and closed loop systems
  • Basic understanding of mold construction including types of material and mechanical function
  • Machining experience is a plus
  • 3+ years of experience in injection molding and mold pm/repair
  • Experience in setting up and launching 1st piece production
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Industrial Vocational Training on Injection Molding or equivalent.

New Albany,
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
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