Plastic Injection Molding Technician in Mukwonago, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 10/5/2020

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Manufacturing
Date Posted: 10/5/2020

Job Description

This position will be on 3rd shift. Sunday - Thursday 11p-7a

The Technician B -- Plastic Injection Molding is responsible for setting up molding machines and supporting the Molding department machines, and employees, with die set-up and removal.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set-up and start-up Molding Machines and auxiliary equipment with Journeyman guidance
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of all set-up hardware including waterlines, water fittings, clamps, bolts, washers and spacers
  • Troubleshoot machine stoppages such as stuck parts, blocked cavities etc. with Journeyman guidance
  • Perform color changes and insert changes
  • Perform first shot inspections and confirm job is ready for production
  • Material handling, die cleaning and break relief as necessary
  • Document set-up information
  • Relay pertinent product and quality-related information to Operators, Inspectors, Supervisors and peers -- written and verbal
  • Maintain and ensure work area is kept clean and safe
  • May assist with tool sampling, die disassembly/reassembly, and metrology lab work
  • Other duties and projects determined by production

Education, Skills, and Experience

  • Must have attained or be in the process of attaining one of the following:
    • Classroom portion of the Plastics Apprenticeship program
    • Classroom portion of a Plastics-related AS or BS degree program
    • Certifications in Plastics-related disciplines
    • One year OTJ training
  • Demonstrated ability to follow directions
  • Proficient problem solving skills required
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Basic skills in metrology and the use of measuring equipment
  • Proficient math skills including adding, subtracting, multiply, and dividing decimals
Apply Now

Not Ready To Apply Yet?

If you're interested in career opportunities, but not ready to apply, join our Talent Network to stay connected to us and receive updates on the latest job opportunities and company news.