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Mold Setter

United States - AL - McCalla

Job Description

Summary:
Ensure injection molding machines are properly set-up and run to customer quality standards and meet all production goals. 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. 
 
Responsibilities:
- Change molds in an effective, safe manner.
- Assure that all safety and housekeeping procedures are followed.
- Report all quality and scrap issues to the Production Supervisor/Lead Process Engineer as soon as possible.
- Remove mold and ensure both sides are cleaned.
- Clean MAG plate on both sides.
- Assist in the development and execution of the plan for the Mold and Color Changes working with the team leaders and assigned leaders for the area.
- Sets up machines (assembly equipment) associated with mold including changing the RJG to new mold that has been set.
- Maintains a clean and safe mold storage area.
- Maintains all mold change equipment.
- Reports damaged equipment to the Production Supervisor/Technical Manager.
- Uses a crane in a safe manner to change molds.
- Wears proper protective equipment as required.
- Complete Mold Change Checklist.
- Ensure the pit is cleaned out and all previous parts are tagged and removed.
- Maintains Gaylord and hopper levels.
- Ensures that all material gaylords are covered.
- Ensures all material is properly labeled.
- Ensures that material is stored in the correct area.
- Empties and cleans grinders/blenders .

Education:  High school diploma or equivalent
  Required Qualifications:
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in injection molding.
Must pass  a general mechanical aptitude test
Must be able to lift up to 100 lbs
Willingness to work required hours – overtime, weekend work and early morning startups is likely
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Published: 06/25/2021
Job Field: Manufacturing Operations
Location: United States - AL - McCalla
REQ. NO.: YFREQ_20002798
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