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Molding Technician in Wheeling, IL at Dynomax, Inc.

Date Posted: 8/1/2018

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Molding Technician

A family-owned company, Dynomax designs, manufactures, and develops high-precision machined components, injection molding and tooling, sub-assemblies, automated work cells, specialty machines, and machine tool spindles since 1986. We are seeking a Molding Technician to join our 2nd Shift team.

The Molding Technician will perform duties required to assist with mold set-ups and the troubleshooting of plastic injection molding machines.

Job Responsibilities:

• Read specifications sheet to determine machine set-up and prescribed settings and verify correct set-up of molds, presses, and auxiliary equipment before machine start up
• Ensure proper setting of auxiliary equipment
• Position, align, and secure assembled mold or mold components, and machine accessories, onto machine using hoist, power tools and hand tools
• Set machine controls to regulate specified machine pressure and plastic curing time and other parameters per set-up sheet and adjust machine to coordinate flow of plastic and coolant to molds 
• Measure and visually inspect product for surface and dimensional defects using a microscope, micrometer, and other gages.
• Set-up and adjust automatic compression, injection, or transfer machines used to mold plastic materials specified to shape, following drawings, and utilizing knowledge of machine functions
• Obtain mold approval for first article molds
• Assist with the set-up and maintenance of auxiliary equipment, including granulators, conveyors, liquid temperature controls, and mold electrical controls
• Trim and clean parts as necessary

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:
• Working knowledge of automation systems and equipment
• 3 years of injection molding set-up experience

A career with Dynomax is full of opportunity! From our mentorship training system to opportunities to teach and learn from your colleagues, you will have plenty of chances to grow professionally. You will also enjoy a friendly, clean, and encouraging workplace, as well as many different opportunities to come together outside of work. At Dynomax, you will not just be another employee – you will be an integral member of the family.

Benefits include:

• Medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage
• Flexible spending account
• 401(k)
• Paid holidays and vacation

Manufacture a great career with Dynomax!

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