Injection Molding Technician

Midland Recruiters

Job Description

The individual will be working in custom injection molding and automation environment as an injection molding technician setting-up, running, and monitoring injection molding machines, and auxiliary molding equipment – grinders, chillers, loaders, robots, etc. Must be comfortable troubleshooting, have a background in manufacturing and be electrically and mechanically inclined. Responsible for maintaining all components of machinery in the manufacturing cell to ensure its running at maximum efficiency.

Set-up and run injection molding machines – all basic process steps.

Remove and set up molds in injection molding machines.

Ability to monitor and run auxiliary molding equipment – grinders, chillers, loaders, robots etc.

Troubleshooting of process issues.

Experience performing preventative maintenance on machinery.

Troubleshooting and repair of equipment.

Communicate actions and problem resolution to the next shift.

Works from specifications and blueprint drawings.

Tear down; replace defective component units and parts such as injection molding machine. screw/barrels, check ring and nozzles, bearings, motors, servo motors, PLC's, gears, electronic drives, clutches, breaks, belts, chains and electrical parts.

Ability to read and write English at an appropriate level in order to correctly perform essential duties.

Moves, installs and adjusts appliances, fixtures, motors and other electrical/mechanical equipment for safety.

Requests assistance from others for any problems beyond area of knowledge or expertise.

Uses a variety of hand and power tools.

Follows detailed instructions from others or written format.

Makes routine checks on equipment; documents status; completes necessary reports

Job Requirements

             Minimum of 5 years of experience in setting up and running injection molding machines MUST have prior experience running injection molding machines.

             Must be self-directed and have the ability to work with minimal supervision.

             Experience working in maintenance at a manufacturing facility





Please reference Job Code 4-30SB when responding to this position.  Please send your resume as an attached document in Word form.