Die Changer

5 months ago
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Responsible for performing duties related to changing molds in injection molding machines in a proper, timely, and safe manner.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·         Ability to perform mold changes utilizing overhead crane, mold cart, or forklift

·         Must be able to obtain license to drive forklift

·         Must verify schedule and install the proper mold, with the correct inserts if applicable

·         Has to be familiar with all types of injection machine controllers in use on the floor

·         Must understand and follow standard work practices including loading proper machine setup, ensure process water setup correctly, and mold clamped securely

·         Clean up after all mold changeovers and return removed mold to its proper location

·         Communicating all mold/machine issues or damage before installing/removing molds to shift supervisor or engineering department

·         Works on any other projects assigned by shift supervisor or Lead Processor

·         Maintain a safe and clean work area; maintain 5S standards

·         Clean and protect core and cavity against rust by coating with mold protect spray before removal

·         Must be able to work overtime on a short notice

·         Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable; attendance is crucial


Decision Making Authority

  • Authority to shut down press or not set mold if feels  an unsafe condition exists; must notify supervisor


Preferred Qualifications

·         Proof of other professional vocational training

·         1-3 years associated experience in injection molding

·         Good hand eye coordination, mechanically inclined

·         Must be team player, capable of working well with others


Education and Job Experience Requirements

·         High school diploma or GED equivalent, preferred

·         Basic math, reading, and computer skills


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