Reference : 560610

Injection Molding Technician (3rd Shift)

  • Technical Production
  • United States
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 03/27/2019

Position description

Nature and Scope of Role

Manufactures close tolerance plastic parts by setting up and operating an injection molding machine, while maintaining high safety standards, equipment, and all quality documentation. Sets up all required tooling per set up documentation. Inspects document actual dimensions per drawings. Runs production safely and consistently measuring all critical areas per sample lot size. Deburrs and bags all production in accordance with the router steps and stamps off operations before moving to the next operation. Maintains 5S work space before, during, and after each scheduled shift.

Essential Functions

  • Reads blueprint drawings and work orders to understand and meet customer specifications.
  • Produces parts by following the work orders, blueprints, and programming folders.
  • Sets up molds for each work cell and maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements following manufacturer's instructions.
  • Maintains drawing specifications by observing process temperatures and injection pressures to detect non-conformances.
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample work pieces.
  • Calculates dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers, Vernier calipers, and optical comparator.
  • Informs supervisors and team leads when machinery needs repairs.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with all company EH&S policies and procedures
  • Maintains work space before, during, and after each scheduled shift in accordance with 5S principles.
  • Contribute to team effort by performing other supporting tasks as directed by the Shift Supervisor.
  • Work in a manner that complies with all site policies and procedures, and actively demonstrates SG principles of conduct & action.


Required Skills & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED certificate.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow written materials including blueprint drawings, job orders, etc.
  • Good math skills and basic computer knowledge.
  • 1-year prior experience in set-up and operation of injection molds and auxiliary equipment.
  • Experience using inspection equipment and following quality procedures.
  • Availability to work a third shift schedule.
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, good attendance and flexibility to work overtime as needed.
  • Other job duties as assigned.


  • Manual dexterity required to operate machinery and program equipment.
  • Good vision to read written materials and measuring instruments.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is one of seven businesses within the Innovative Materials Sector, which is spear-heading the advancement of innovation within the Group. Performance Plastics is a recognized leader in the advanced polymer technology market with access to state-of-the-art manufacturing and research & development facilities around the world.

Through close partnerships with our business leaders, our team works to support the achievement of business goals while emphasizing the PPL values of accountability, trust, initiative, respect and helping.

At Saint-Gobain, our people are our most valuable asset so we provide competitive base salary and incentive compensation packages to reward and recognize employees for their contributions toward the company's success. We also offer a comprehensive and flexible benefits package with programs designed to meet our employees’ diverse needs.

▪Medical/Vision/Dental/Pharmacy   ▪Short and Long Term Disability   ▪Life and AD&D Insurance   ▪Dependent Life Insurance   ▪Volunteer Paid Time Off   ▪Retirement Plan: 401(k)   ▪Group Legal Coverage   ▪Flexible Spending Account   ▪Paid Holidays   ▪Paid Vacation ▪Tuition Reimbursement   ▪Employee Assistance Program (EAP)   ▪Matching Gifts Program   ▪Product Rebates   ▪Vendor Discounts   ▪Scholarship Program   ▪Live Well   ▪Wellness Reimbursement   ▪Pet Insurance

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