Job ID R-376809 Date posted 11/12/2020 BACK TO SEARCH RESULTS Apply

Mold Technician

Job Description Summary

Job Description

  • Verify correct set-up of injection molds, presses, and auxiliary equipment before machine start up.
  • Ensure press runs within validated molding conditions.
  • Maintain acceptable part quality and submit samples for quality inspection and mold approval at the appropriate time.
  • Assist with the set-up and maintenance of auxiliary equipment, including granulators, conveyors, liquid temperature controls, and mold electrical controls.
  • Make minor repairs to machines and equipment and notify proper personnel of necessary major repairs.
  • Assist mold attendant and relieve other molding technicians and mold attendants on breaks or in the event of absenteeism. 
  • Assist supervisor with training programs for new employees. 
  • Responsible and accountable for: working safely around injection molding equipment, maintaining the expected product quality, achieving adequate production levels,  keeping assigned areas clean, and maintaining plantwide 5S program.   
  • Stay current with all departmental inspection procedures and standards.  Responsible for the regular and periodic monitoring of product for acceptable quality to the most recent specification.
  • Maintain records and prepare legible reports, including SPC reports, QC inspection reports, housekeeping checklists, mold cavity sheets, production downtime reports, cycle time sheets and problem/corrective action logs, etc. in accordance with departmental standards and Quality System Standards. 
  • Observe all safety and environmental procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Work with limited supervision and maintain an atmosphere of cooperation among and between shifts, departments, mold repair, quality control, and management to facilitate departmental goals.
  • Demonstrate the ability to load or input the correct process settings based on the process sheet
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform a "Cold Start" on a press/mold
  • Demonstrate the ability to successfully put barrel heats and hot runner controller into Standby
  • Understand how to check the Surge Bins when there are material issues
  • Understand what needs to be done when preparing a mold and press for a gauge change 
  • Understand how to verify part containment is put on correctly, when there is a part containment problem, and what actions need taken to correct the problem
  • Understand and explain the functions of the injection unit sled 
  • Explain why and when sprue break is needed and demonstrate the ability how it is set 
  • Able to work a 3/2/2/3 12 hour night shift

This job role requires the following or the ability to learn the following within 90 days of the employee’s start date.

  • General knowledge of plastic materials and processes
  • General knowledge of mold design and operation
  • Good knowledge of injection molding processes
  • Skilled in safe operation of injection molding presses
  • Understanding of hydraulic circuits as applied to injection molding machines
  • Knowledge of auxiliary equipment involved in injection molding
  • Knowledge of good documentation practices and ability to maintain accurate records
  • Strong mechanical skills required
  • Initiative and ability to work with limited supervision
  • Ability to use computer to generate product tickets and to make data entry. 

Required Qualifications:


High School Diploma or GED


Minimum of 2 years Technical Associate, Set-up role, or equivalent

Vision Requirements

Depth Perception

Color Vision

Preferred Qualifications:

Injection Molding Training or Certification

Vocational / Technical School - Industrial Maintenance

  • IMT 104 – Schematics
  • IMT 107 – Basic Principles of Mechanics
  • IMT 108 – Introduction to Industrial Technology
  • Basic Thermoplastic Injection Molding
  • Advanced Thermoplastic Injection Molding
  • RJG Master Molder 1 Certification
  • Scientific Molding Principles

WorkKeys Scores:

  • Applied Math - 4
  • Applied Technology - 4
  • Locating Information - 5
  • Observation - 4
  • Reading for Information - 5
  • Team Work – 4

Working Conditions





Lifting     up to  30 lbs.

Carrying  up to 30  lbs.

Pushing   up to 20 lbs.

Pulling     up to 20 lbs.










Manual Dexterity



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