Mold Setter/Technician (Plastic Injection Molding)

at TriMas Corporation in Atkins, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Mold Setter/Technician (Plastic Injection Molding) - Off Shifts
Company: Rieke LLC
Primary Location: 301 Ave 11 NW, Atkins, AR 72823 USA
Employment Type: Hourly | Full-Time
Function: Manufacturing Production / Distribution
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Benefits available in 30 days

Position Summary:

Performs a combination
 of tasks including but not limited to operating and overseeing and ensuring
 production of orders on schedule to run on a daily basis, review production
 orders and make sure each machine is running according to production schedule
 daily. Must review and understand order
 to be produced daily. (Safety, quality,
 material and order specifications for product to be run), ensures orders are
 processed accurately and timely.
Main Duties & Responsibilities

Review production orders scheduled to run on a daily and weekly schedule.
Color- make sure color feed does not run low, communicate with Quality Control especially when color running low.
Coordinates Molding Machine production: orders to be run on daily basis, according to production schedule and order specification.
Fills in orders and color running.
Cycle time- makes sure cycle time is recorded, and if any cycle time changes, makes sure is noted.
Shift change - must communicate with next shift any changes/concerns/problems.
Shift change walk through; check machine for excessive drywell/plastic build up, excess could damage wiring on machine.
Ensures all production is recorded properly.
Set & start up production jobs while using current process procedures and databases for documenting and troubleshooting.
Make necessary mold changes.
Evaluate molding processes to update and improve quality while maintaining safety & productivity.
Equipment problems, be able to repair the following: core top changes, Core pull switches and sensors, O-rings on tooling, mold tips, air valves on Husky for SSB, Fuses on mold temperature controllers, Hydraulic cylinders on molds, Hydraulic hoses from mold to machine inspection and replacement, water hoses from mold machine to inspection and replacement.If unable to repair must call for assistance from Production Supervisor/Maintenance Manager.
Line clearances before and after change overs to be completed in accordance to company process.

Housekeeping; maintain work area cleanliness; example, caps, color, material.

End of shift- must ensure all paperwork is completed neat, accurate, and readable; shift end report for each machine, record all information, example; any problems/trouble shooting during shift, and corrective action.

Record any changes to machine to correct problem, such as flash/thread/ trap caps.

Perform preventative maintenance on molding machines & other equipment such as electric and hydraulic mold machines, hot runner tooling, and associated machinery as necessary.

Monitor Whiteboard Production collection of data.


High school diploma.
Possess knowledge in repairs and maintenance of processing equipment and systems within a manufacturing facility.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, procedures manuals, operating and maintenance instructions, equipment manuals.
3-5 years previous experience with 200-500 ton machines.
Must be available to work any shift assigned, or as required to meet production demand.
Manufacturing process development and control experience.
Good Manufacturing practices experience.

Technical background in lining machines and/or high-speed assembly is highly preferred.

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Job Posting: 4204231

Posted On: May 15, 2024

Updated On: Jun 14, 2024

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