Injection Molding Technician


Under the direction of the Component Supply Supervisor, the primary role of the Tech is to support the production team to ensure that molded components can be manufactured safely without interruptions while meeting the company targets.


Reporting Relationships:
Above: Component Supply Supervisor
Below: None

  • Maintains, modifies, and changes injection machine molds, robotic tooling, injection mold machine programs, and robotic programs with mold with a limited amount of machine downtime.
  • Ability to set up plastic injection molding machines.
  • Preferred knowledge of Meiki,Toshiba, Ube, Van Dorn, Cincinnati, and/or Engel molding machines.
  • Understands three and six-axis robotic programming such that positions can be modified as required. Preferred knowledge of Yushin and Star Robots.
  • Perform predictive and preventative maintenance.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and drawings. These include but are not limited to: electrical prints, hydraulic, and pneumatic drawings.
  • Participate in troubleshooting and solving any production related problems (e.g. machine breakdowns, scheduling problems, etc) and the continuous improvement process.
  • Provide support to the manufacturing sections.
  • Turn valves and dials of machines to regulate pressure, temperature, and speed and feed rates, and to set cycle times.
  • Performs other duties, tasks, or projects at the direction of immediate supervisor.

Experience Required:
3-5 years previous Molding Technician experience.

Education Required:
High School Diploma or a GED Certification.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In this position you may be required to stand for extended periods of time as well the ability to lift up to 40 pounds and have specific vision abilities related to depth perception and color vision. While performing this position, you will often be exposed to moving or mechanical parts and moderate noise levels found in a factory environment. Position may require travel, occasionally overnight, to perform essential functions. Position is often required to work overtime on little or no notice, and to work varied shifts to conduct duties.

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