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Injection Mold Technician in Lawrence, KS at Grafton Staffing Companies

Date Posted: 1/16/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Lawrence, KS
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 to 3 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Injection Mold Technician

All Shifts Available (1st, 2nd, 3rd)





Supply all Injection Molding machines with the required raw materials to meet production demands and to ensure the shift runs continuously and efficiently. Start up and shutdown of all injection molding and auxiliary equipment. Ensure all raw materials are properly contained, labeled and stored. Assist with monthly inventory.


  • Monitor multi-cavity injection molding machines that produce different types of molded parts on fully automatic cycle operation
  • Clean and lube molds at start of each shift
  • Clean loaders and filter as required 
  • Start machines and observe mechanical operation to determine efficiency and detect problems
  • Ability to read procedures and set-up parameters for mold and input them into injection molding press to correctly perform startup
  • Troubleshooting of injection molding machines and auxiliary equipment to fix defected product(sink, splay, air bubble, product sticking on mold, voids, gas burns)
  • Perform in process adjustments to auxiliary equipment as required
  • Empty waste containers after run.
  • Startup and Shutdown of Injection Molding machines and auxiliary equipment as required Communicate with Lead regarding required task.
  • Ability to understand and carry out written and verbal directions.
  • Perform visual inspection of molded product including the gauges and measuring equipment
  • Regularly monitor and interpret the daily production schedule to anticipate all mold and material changes.
  • Monitor plastic and regrind consumption and replenish as required.
  • Ensure that Injection Mold machines are clean, as well as continuously monitor housekeeping in and around production area and material storage area
  • Ensure that established Company quality and safety standards are being followed  Immediately report any safety, operational or quality concerns to Lead or Manager  Communicate with previous or oncoming shift lead or supervisor daily to discuss any open issues(safety, quality, maintenance, production) to coordinate a smooth shift transition
  • Ensure the accuracy of all shift and inventory count
  • Ability to work in all assigned areas of production and perform relief duties when required Maintain all cGMP guidelines at all times (i.e., no food or drink, correct labeling of product, boxes are closed properly, no product on floor, etc.)
  • All other duties and projects as assigned

Required Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • High School or GED equivalent
  • Injection Molding and/or Plastic processing certifications a plus


  • 1-3 years experience running/operating Injection Mold machines
  • Must be experienced in mold set-ups, trouble shooting, exposure to maintenance problems.
  • Authorized to work in the United States


  • High Energy, self motivated, attention to detail and to learn and advance in a fast pace paced department 
  • Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to communicate with Lead/Manager regarding work tasks
  • Ability to interpret and verify quality
  • Mechanical aptitude to perform basic repairs and maintenance on equipment 
  • Ability to use basic hand tools
  • Self-directed and ability to work independently or as a team 
  • Ability to interact with others in a polite and cordial manner


  • Ability to work under cGMP, FDA and other federal regulations/guidelines
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds