Molding Set Up Tech

Posted: Apr 26, 2023, 10:47 AM

Department: Manufacturing

City: Watertown

State: CT


To set-up Injection Molding Machines and produce parts of consistant qualiity that conform to established production requirements and safety standards.



  • Perform all tool set-ups as required by production scheduling.
  • Perform material changes as needed.
  • Ensure presses and quality workstations are properly set-up and ready for production.
  • Perform process adjustments, troubleshooting and routine maintenance on molds as needed to maximize daily production and to prevent mold damage.
  • Ensure that all safety features are properly adjusted on presses and auxiliary equipment.
  • Ensure that all molds are running to optimal standards, reviewing for necessary changes as needed and documenting changes accordingly.
  • Work closely with supporting departments to identify and resolve machinery or tooling problems.
  • Perform all necessary quality requirements including First and Last Piece inspections utilizing blueprints, quality documentation, and measuring devices.
  • Complete all required job documentation.




  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 2 years Injection Molding Technician experience.
  • 1 year Molding Material Handler experience.
  • Knowledge and operation of molding auxiliaries including Robots, Drying Equipment and Color Blending Equipment.
  • Knowledge of Quality Control functions including blueprint reading and measuring intruments.
  • Basic PC Skills including MS Excel and Word.



  • Strong PC skills, including MS Excel and Word.
  • Ability to solve problems and perform duties that require basic math aptitude.
  • Experience with engineering grade resins.
  • Strong experience with injection mold processing and troubleshooting.
  • Srong Verbal and Written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Scientific Molding.
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing including; 5s, Kanban and JIT concepts and techniques.
  • Forklift Driving Experience