Senior Molding Technician

Chatsworth, CA 91311

Posted: 09/12/2018 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Facilities Job Number: 79940
  • Troubleshoot injection molding process problems including auxiliary and support equipment, performing or assisting with mold changes and machine set-ups, focuses on process improvements and the reduction of scrap. Assist in completion of the required paperwork to start the new work order.
  • Performs to individual goals established during MyDay meetings.
  • Coordinate and run molding trials within the Molding Room.
  • Works closely with Manufacturing and Engineering teams to produce quality parts            while meeting target dates.
  • Participate in troubleshooting and solving any production related problems (e.G. Machine             breakdowns, scheduling problems, etc.) and the continuous improvement process.
  • Proper Set-Up and removal of all molds to ensure safe reliable operation.
  • Set-up, and  start up, of molding machine, chillers, mold heaters, mold hot runner controllers, automation, sprue pickers, robots, material drying and delivery systems.
  • Ability to process and troubleshoot molding issues.
  • Monitor process and cycle times.
  • Perform predictive and preventative maintenance of injection screw, barrel, LSR delivery systems and auxiliary equipment.
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot machines and auxiliary equipment
  • High school diploma and a minimum of 5 years related experience and/or training
  • LSR and Thermoplastics  Injection molding processing (a must)
  • Knowledge of working with Arburg, Toyo and Engle Injection molding machines.
  • Knowledge of working with Yushin, Arburg or Fanuc robots mounted with EOATs
  • Process troubleshooting and ability to identify mold component malfunctions 
  • Mold and auxiliary equipment set up, mold setup and start up for production, and ability to set-up and operate LSR Molding Machines
  • Must be able to use and understand measuring tools and devices
  • Understanding of blue prints and scientific Molding
  • Experience with processing hot runner and valve gated molds
  • equivalent combination of experience and/or education may be considered.

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