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Throughout the Twin Cities, Minnesota
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Job Category:
Manufacturing - Production
Position type:
Full Time, Temp to Hire
St. louis park
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Date Posted:
January 16, 2018

Molding Set-Up Technician – 1st Shift (7am – 3pm) $20-$24 an hour




Position Summary


In- depth, complex understanding of one or two aspects of Injection Molding, Spinning and Compression Molding operations


Job Responsibilities (Essential Functions)


  • Sets-up and operates all Spinning, Injection Molding and Compression Molding machines and related equipment
  • Makes machine adjustments or process improvements to improve part quality or machine optimization
  • Arrives before shift begins and stays after shift ends to help with shift transitions
  • Works closely with support departments to address maintenance or tooling concerns
  • Makes suggestions for process or department improvements
  • Shrink wraps, tapes, weighs boxes and materials as needed
  • Samples material, molds, punches and dies
  • Monitors productivity by tracking downtime and cycle rates
  • Trains other manufacturing techs, assistants and operators
  • Creates schedules and machine utilization plans
  • Makes data entries including bar coding, material moving, shipping and receiving
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area and tool box
  • Loads and unloads trucks and  properly locates raw materials
  • Must be comfortable communicating with others through face to face, email or telephone contact
  • Organizes cabinets, mold storage areas and documentation in a neat and orderly fashion
  • Has a sense of urgency and anticipates potential problems
  • Promotes a healthy attitude and view of the department and the company
  • Assigns jobs for operators based on skill level


v  Must have in-depth knowledge of one or two aspects of the department (Spinning, Injection Molding, Compression Molding)

v  Able to perform visual inspection of parts and make any needed adjustments to machines and/or related auxiliary equipment

v  Must show initiative, motivation and be able to multi task without direction

  Physical Requirements

v  Stands entire shift

v  Twisting turning and stooping during material handling and machine set-ups

v  Periodically lifts 60 lbs. of material

v  High noise level- Hearing protection required

v  Exposure to airborne particles-Eye protection required

v  Exposure to high level of heat from machines or materials

v  Steel toe boots required



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