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
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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
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