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Injection Molding Set up Technician

Elk River, MN
Sep 09, 2013
Sep 09, 2013
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time
Recognize names such as Nessei, Toshiba and Battenfeld? Join a great plastic injection molding company on a 3rd shift basis (11pm-7am Tuesday through Saturday) in the Elk River area as a set-up technician.


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DESCRIPTION/DUTIES: In this position, the injection molding set-up technician primary responsibilities include: Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for hanging and setting up tools in preparation for production run, as well as starting up production jobs and troubleshooting.

To set up and start production jobs as well as adjust and trouble-shoot those jobs when issues arise during a production run according to procedure and/or blue book specifications.

-Hang and setup tools, following standard setup procedure.

-Startup presses, process to established parameters.

-Troubleshoot problem tools primary source of investigation and adjustment as necessary.

-Train B and C setup technicians as assigned.

-Document processes, including processing/press adjustments, etc.

-Press tear down, follow mold pull procedure.

-Sample new tools (when required).

-Cleanliness responsibility work area and presses.

-Update IQ/Realtime for down-time codes or setup of tools.

-Ensure press is running properly, inform Supervisor of problems.

-Perform all "B" and C setup functions as directed by Shift Supervisor.

-Ensure all cycles are running at the Master cycle and producing quality parts.

-Move to Press Operator A when directed by Shift Supervisor or designated Lead Mold Tech.

-Lead Mold Technician backup.

-Follow all safety policies and procedures.

-Regular, dependable punctuality and attendance.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an injection molding set-up technician must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be willing to seek additional education and/or training as directed by the company. Will be expected to complete processing training, pass "A" Setup written test, and complete the A Setup training checklist.

LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent. All other mathematically necessary formulas required by the job.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an injection molding set-up technician encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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