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Molding Technician

Position Title: Molding Technician

Reports To: Production Supervisor/Team Leader

Position Description: The mold technician is responsible for setting injection molds and related equipment as well as refining the molding precess.

This positions focus will be to meet daily production plans, improve quality and reduce cycle time.

A typical day in this position will require the following skills and requirements.

  1. Review schedule with manager and set daily goals for protection
  2. Set heats and startup machines per schedule priority
  3. Perform scheduled mold changeovers.
  4. Complete best practice Process Documentations
  5. Ensure proper Material and color verification via spectroradiometer
  6. Validate process continuity for full production run volume
  7. Ensure Inspector process understanding of cycle, trimming and packaging per job packet
  8. Monitor and improve machine part production for quality goals
  9. Follow ISO 9001:2015
  10. Set example for organization of work area and leadership

This position will require some initial training for most applicants to learn our system and culture so we expect some time to get acclimated with Star Headlight process. The best candidate will have three or more years of experience in injection molding set-up and processing. Candidates with more experience should expect much higher salary range based on experience and skill set.

Star Headlight is a , manufacturer of emergency lights for police, highway, railroad and industrial markets since 1889. The plastics department functions as a team culture with each employee helping achieve each days goals together.

We have 11 molding machines from 88 to 720 tons and produce parts for internal customers for Star products. This is ISO 9001-2015 certified company with a detailed quality policy and continuous improvement goals.

Salary range: Should be from 37k annual to 55k annual based on description above.

Health care contribution with multiple plan choices, dental plan options and 401K match.

Full time position with excellent pay and benefits with opportunity and advancement.

Please download and complete the fillable job application, once completed email it to: stevenewell@star1889.com


Equal Opportunity Employer

Star Headlight & Lantern Co., Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available persons in every job. Star Headlight & Lantern is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities to individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, marital status, age, national origin, physical handicap, disability, medical condition, ancestry or any other protected characteristic.