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Mold Setter

Req ID: J2266442

  • Location
    Gurnee, Illinois, United States of America
  • Category Manufacturing
  • Posted Thursday, March 25, 2021
  • Type Full time

Job Description


  • Employee will read and comprehend specifications, blueprints, operating manuals, and follow all instructions and written procedures.

  • Employee will, by working from verbal and/or process guide books, to set up molds in various types and sizes of molding machines to produce plastic components.

  • Removing and mounting molds in injection molding machines including the making and hooking up of water cooling lines as well as hydraulic and pneumatic core pull lines.

  • Maintaining molding machine cleanliness, setting up auxiliary equipment, and adjustment and minor repair of injection molding machines as assigned under the supervision of Molding Technicians and maintenance personnel.

  • Communicate both verbally and in writing with co-workers and supervisor to insure continuous production operation.

  • Maintain a clean and orderly working environment including and not limited to the setup room as well as the production floor.

  • Clean molds daily, and perform automation validations including proper documentation associated with all mold cleanings and validations.

  • Responsible for being available to work overtime when schedule requires.

  • Support all company safety and quality programs and initiatives.

  • Other responsibilities may be assigned as needed based on the requirements of the department.


  • Communicate verbally and in writing with a good command of the English language.

  • Intermediate math and literacy level required.

  • Prior material handling or machine maintenance experience.

  • Vision corrected to 20/30 in both eyes for seeing both far and near.

  • The ability to squat to lift and move 75 pounds.

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

  • Use of computer, various precision measuring instruments, hand tools, movable stairs, overhead crane, and safety equipment.

  • Employee periodically will be called upon to exert pressure while using hand tools in an overhead situation.

Accessibility Accommodation

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to or by calling 1.727.803.7515 with the nature of your request and contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this e-mail or phone number. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address and/or phone number.

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