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Denver, CO

Job ID: 869227 Industry: Skilled Trades

Set-Up Technician

Position Summary:

The Set-Up Technician is responsible for the proper set-up and removal of injection molds to ensure timely changeovers and the smooth production of parts to meet customer and company quality standards. This position also assists with the set-up of workstations and any required second operations equipment. The Set-Up Technician reports directly to the Shift Supervisor.

Major Areas of Accountability:

  • Set molds into injection molding press.

  • Locate mold and transport to designated press.

  • Use of forklift to insert mold into press safely.

  • Clamp mold into press ensuring proper installation and hook up water lines.

  • Assists with set-up of workstation and second operations equipment such as fixtures, etc. As required.

  • Learn and perform the basic set-up of machine operating parameters to process parts to specifications using established procedures.

  • Remove molds from the press and transport to proper location.

  • Perform routine mold maintenance and safety checks on equipment.

  • Complete and maintain appropriate documentation.

  • Maintain a clean and organized work area with an emphasis on safety, quality, efficiency, and utilization.

  • Adhere to all quality and safety standards.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED and/or related experience.

  • Minimum of 3 years set up experience in plastic injection molding.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude.

  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment.

  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

  • Demonstrated understanding of safety rules, regulations, and procedures.

  • Basic math skills.

  • Basic computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School diploma/ GED /or certificate in manufacturing technology, plastic injection molding, and/or related field.

  • Previous set-up technician experience in plastic injection molding.

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