Plastic Injection Molding Technician - 2nd Shift

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Teams: Manufacturing
Date Posted: 8/24/2021

Job Description

This is a 2nd shift position. Monday - Friday 3p-11p
Empire Level - Division of Milwaukee Tool has an exciting opportunity for a Plastics Process Technician who wants to work for a dynamic and fast-growing organization.

The Plastics Process Technician is responsible for setting up, processing and qualifying thermoplastic components for precision tools, working with a dedicated team of Plastics Professionals

As a Plastics Process Technician, you will:

  • Utilize CMM equipment and other measuring tools to qualify First Shot dimensional specifications
  • Monitor and maintain process control using RJG and WinSPC tools
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of all set-up hardware including waterlines, water fittings, clamps, bolts, washers and spacers
  • Maintain order and cleanliness of all work areas using 5S principles
  • Set up and program automation
  • Identify and records any problems relating to the product, process, and quality system
  • Set-up and start-up Molding Machines and auxiliary equipment
  • Troubleshoot machine stoppages such as stuck parts, blocked cavities etc. with Journeyman guidance
  • Perform color changes and insert changes
  • 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
  • Perform tool sampling, die disassembly/reassembly, and metrology lab work
  • Other duties and projects determined by production

Required Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.
  • Completion of an accredited two-year technical college program, or a four-year university program, in a related field of study is preferred.
  • 5 + years of plastics injection molding experience.
  • Working knowledge of injection molding processes.
  • Troubleshooting skills.
  • Mechanical skills.
  • RJG Master Molder certification is a strong plus




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