Mold Setter

1st: 6:45am - 3:15pm 2nd: 2:45pm - 11:15pm 3rd: 10:45pm - 7:15am
General Labor

Job Responsibilities

 •  Install plastic injection molds on the molding machine; make necessary  connections of the electrical, hydraulic and cooling systems to the mold;  insure that the correct plastic material, plastic melt temperatures, shot  size, injection speed and pressures  are set; and cycle the machine and adjust the molding parameters until  acceptable parts are produced.
 • Observe continuous operation of automatic machines to ensure that products  meet specifications and to detect jams or malfunctions.
 • Measure and visually inspect products for surface and dimension defects in  order to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring  instruments.
 • Correctly utilizing, storing, and performing maintenance of mold setting  supplies according to procedures and work instructions.
 • Perform preventative maintenance as required on Injection Mold Machines and  secondary equipment according to training procedures.
 • Assist with material handling duties as needed.
 • Complete cleanup duties and return supplies to the proper location.
 • Operate presses as needed.
 • Serve as a member of a special project team or attend training sessions as  required.
 • Comply with safety guidelines, rules, regulations and procedures as well as  maintain work area in a clean and orderly manner.
 • Meet productivity standards; strive to increase productivity and able to  meet goals pertaining to requirements.
 • Interpret blueprint specifications, set-up documentation, control plans and  manufacturing instructions and use various inspection equipment or gauges to  verify product quality and plot statistical data as required; generally  involving several part numbers at a time.
 • Record operational data such as pressure readings, lengths of strokes, feed  rates, and speeds.
 • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.
 • Practical understanding of shop mathematics.
 • Instruct other workers in machine set-up and operation.
 • Operate overhead hoist/crane to position molds.
 • Operator forklift to transport molds.
 • Promote 6S mentality and push for strong housekeeping principles  


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