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Injection Mold Technician (machine set-up)

Company: Russell Tobin & Associates
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

What are we looking for in our Injection Mold Technician (machine set-up) ? Our client, a plastic fabrication leader in product protection, masking, hose protection, and custom molded components, is currently seeking an Injection Mold Technician in Buffalo, NY. They offer a broad line of connector parts in the medical, automotive, and aviation industries to keep electrical ports and components protected from contaminants, moisture, or impacts that can damage delicate connections during shipping or storage. This person would be responsible for installing and removing molds, troubleshooting, and molding machine startups to prescribed production standards, and performing inspections. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Verify product quality from the onset of a production run by following the first-piece inspection procedure on all new start-ups.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting machine problems as identified by the machine inspector/operator and adjusting machine parameters.
  • Safely and efficiently handle the installation and removal of full molds and plates in injection molding machinery. Operate molding machinery, electronic scales, and various measuring instruments safely and efficiently.
  • Conduct visual and dimensional inspections of parts, updating logs to guarantee the quality of the final product. Implement various process improvement procedures, such as purging cylinders, reheating machines, and reducing scrap.
  • Repair mold water leaks and inspect mold electrical connections to ensure proper function and safe operation. Occasionally run Molding Experimental Orders and distribute product samples as per instructions.
  • Maintain accurate daily shift change logs. Enhance productivity and efficiency in molding production by managing machine cycles, part containment, and cavitation.
  • Enter Mattec data, including startup scrap and downtime. Initiate, support, and sustain all 5S activities throughout the molding floor.
  • Responsible for filling in as molding operators, and material handlers, performing any other capable and reasonable function at the request of supervision. JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
    • High School Diploma or GED required; Previous technical training a plus
    • Must have at least 1 year of previous plastic injection mold experience JOB BENEFITS:
      • 401(k) matching
      • Dental Insurance
      • Employee assistance program
      • Flexible spending account
      • Health insurance
      • Life insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • Vision insurance ABOUT US: PrideNow is Pride Global's light industrial staffing organization, a distinguished division within the Pride Global umbrella. Aligned with the overarching mission of Pride Global, we specialize in delivering top-tier human resources and workforce solutions to the light industrial industry. Leveraging the strength of our global network, PrideNow is dedicated to empowering diversity, ensuring compliance, and driving unparalleled success for businesses. As part of the Pride Global family, we bring forth a commitment to excellence and a comprehensive approach to meeting the unique staffing needs of our clients worldwide. Welcome to PrideNow, where our local expertise seamlessly integrates into the global excellence of Pride Global, shaping a future of dynamic workforce solutions. BENEFITS DISCLOSURE Pride Global and its affiliates - including Russell Tobin, Pride Health, and Pride Now - offer eligible employees comprehensive healthcare coverage (medical, dental, and vision plans), supplemental coverage (accident insurance, critical illness insurance and hospital indemnity), a 401(k)-retirement savings, life & disability insurance, an employee assistance program, identity theft protection, legal support, auto and home insurance, pet insurance, and employee discounts with some preferred vendors. EEO STATEMENT: As a certified minority-owned business, Pride Global and its affiliates - including Russell Tobin, Pride Health, and Pride Now - are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. Rate/Salary: $23 - $26/hour

Keywords: Russell Tobin & Associates, Buffalo , Injection Mold Technician (machine set-up), Professions , Buffalo, New York

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