Mold Setter - Day Shift

Wadsworth, Ohio 44281, EE. UU. N.º de req. 1829
lunes, 17 de junio de 2024



The Plastic Injection Mold Technician – Day Shift analyzes specifications, lays out stock, sets up and operates machines, troubleshoots plastics injection molding machines.


Day Shift  7:00 am- 7:00 pmWeek One - work four (4) days (48 hours) with three (3) days off: Week Two - work three (3) days (36 hours) with four (4) days off.



  • Lifting - proper and safe technique to maneuver and lift up to 100 pounds.
  • Rigging – proper and safe techniques to maneuver odd shapes in narrow spaces.
    • Forklift license maintained current, daily checklists performed, seatbelt worn, safety-minded operation.
    • Behavior-based safety mind-set, planning job tasks to prevent on-the-job injuries, complying with safety policies and OSHA standards.



  • Understands how one’s job contributes to the success of the entire organization.
  • Woks in teams and independently to ensure quality products.
  • Read and interpret set-up sheets and related technical data to determine tooling requirements, set-up procedures, control settings, and machine methods and sequences.



  • Operate walkie-talkie / radio to exchange information with supervisor, set-up, maintenance, floor person.
  • Suggest improvements in work methods and procedures directly to supervisor.
  • Communicates production progress information to the next shift.
  • Inputs and updates data into production software using computer.
  • Shares knowledge, offers training to newer entrants into the set-up / mold technician role.


Equipment Operation:

  • Forklift use - Safely and effectively
  • Rigging – Safely and effectively
  • Injection Molding Machines – optimize efficiency, sustain production, change molds, operate manually as needed.


  • Set machine controls, regulating molding temperature, volume of plastic, molding pressure and time, according to knowledge of plastics and molding procedures.
  • Follow proper procedures for machine start up and shut down.
  • Verify and/or change proper material and colorant used in hopper during mold and color changes.
  • Enter data and commands into the injection molding machine computer for adjustments and set up.
  • Monitor displays and machine operation to detect malfunctions.
  • Troubleshoot work-related problems by following proven problem-solving methods.
  • Make proper settings and adjustments of safety features on plastic molding machines
  • Observe operation and regulate injection molding machines.
  • Operate machinery manually to perform molding functions when machine malfunctions.
  • Hook hydraulics to mold and perform basic repairs, such as replacement of lines by applying basic knowledge of hydraulics.
  • Know proper procedure to follow in case of emergency, such as water or gas leak, and power failure.
  • Perform basic machine maintenance, such as changing timers.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, College credits / degree
  • Previous experience in a similar role, working with injection molding machinery highly preferred.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and interpret operating and maintenance instructions, procedure & manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

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  • Función de trabajo Manufacturing
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  • Wadsworth, Ohio 44281, EE. UU.