Molding Setup Technicians

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  • Location:

    Oxford, Connecticut

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  • Salary:

    US$15 - US$16 per hour + depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Vanusa Talho

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    over 1 year ago

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Valley Area Company is looking for molding set up technicians. Qualified technicians will be required but not limited to the following: As a Molding Setup Technician, you will be performing a number of duties related to the setup, startup, and change-over of production and sample jobs. This may range from the setup of a basic "shoot and ship" product to more complex assemblies utilizing robotics, ultrasonic insertion, thermal insertion, and automation. We are a fast-paced injection molding company with multiple change-overs per day; the ability to multi-task with attention to detail and be a self-starter is a must!!

Job Functions

Setting up molds and required automation, including secondary assembly equipment and auxiliary equipment

Responsible for starting up production jobs and ensuring the job is running smoothly

Strong trouble-shooting skills in thermoplastics to detect and diagnose various molding defects (mold, machine, material)

Ability to troubleshoot engineering thermoplastic materials

Perform basic machine and preventive maintenance

Ability to communicate job related information to the operators

Ability to utilize information from the process sheets

Ability to detect and diagnose surface defects of product (cracks, splay, sink, drag lines, blemishes, color variations, etc.)

Attend seminars as directed by management to broaden knowledge in materials, tooling, and quality programs

Ability to document all processes related to changes to the molding of a part


Process and results driven

Strong problem solving skills

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to lift 55lbs

Ability to work in fast-paced environment and pay attention to detail

Must be able to stand for long periods of time

Mechanically inclined

Must be able to read, write, and communicate English

Be able to work 12-hour shift (day or night)

Must be at least 18 years of age

Must clear drug test and national criminal background check

Monroe Staffing Services is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.