Injection Molding Process Technician - Nights


: $54,680.00 - $78,660.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Manufacturing

Flex is a leading sketch-to-scale solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help make the world Live Smarter , the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets. For more information please visit our careers page at

  • Industry: Electrical / Electronic Manufacturing
  • Type: Public Company
  • Headquarters: 2 Changi South Lane, Singapore, 486123
  • Company Size: 10,001+ employees
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Job Description

The Injection Molding Process Technician-Nights will be based in Libertyville, IL. The Injection Molding Process Technician performs molding machine startups and corrects non-conformances using scientific molding and root-cause analysis techniques. Additionally, the Injection Molding Process Technician installs, removes, and troubleshoots complex plastic injection molds using various tools in a safe and efficient manner.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration
  • Passionate customer focus
  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you ll do

  • Complete daily cycle checklist to ensure safe and efficient operation of complex injection molding equipment
  • Perform set-up of injection molding equipment
  • Setting and adjusting molds prior to production
  • Process test runs and prepare records, charts, and graphs of results for presentation to engineering and quality teams
  • Daily mold and line cleaning
  • Complete line clearance following color changes
  • Adjusting production rates
  • Respond to machine alarms
  • Monitor, audit, and provide guidance to line operators
  • Provide technical assistance to process development and engineering personnel

Here is some of what you ll need (required)

  • High school diploma or equivalent and Associate s Degree in related field, technical training or equivalent education and training
  • Experience performing mold setups or similar work using tools and machinery related to plastic injection molding
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience performing injection molding processing
  • Strong Hands-On injection molding processing and troubleshooting ability using scientific approach .
  • Experience with world class machines (Netstal, Krauss Maffei, Roboshot, etc) and tooling maintenance procedures
  • Comprehensive knowledge and thorough understanding of robotics (Wittmann, Sepro, Yushin) and auxiliary equipment used with Plastics Injection molding machines
  • Experience of Multi-Shot molding, automated color blending and central material drying system (Conair, Wittmann)
  • Experience with engineering grade materials
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels
  • Ability to work under limited supervision, to self-initiate activities and to work within time limits.
  • Proficiency using shop monitoring systems for proper assignment of various codes, mold cavitation, etc.
  • Ability to communicate root cause issues and actions being implemented
  • Relentless continuous improvement driver

Here are a few of our preferred experiences:

  • Good team building skills
  • Ability to lead, guide/coach/Mentor and direct team members to support molding operation

Here are a few examples of what you ll get for the great work you provide

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Matching 401K
  • PTO
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee discounts at local retailers

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Associated topics: die, fixture, mold, melt, molten, tool, toolmaker, tool and die, tool designer, tool die * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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