Set-up Technician - Molding (818880)

Brooklyn Park, MN

Our client, a leading contract manufacturer in the medical device industry, is looking to add several positions to their Set-Up Tech team for injection molding area. These positions work 12-hour rotating shifts (see below for shift schedules that are available). Set-Up Techs are responsible for the set-up and tear downs of injection molds in molding equipment, set-up of required auxiliary equipment, complete the first piece inspection of production run, ensure equipment is running at prescribed cycle per work instructions, and assist press operators as necessary. This is a direct hire opportunity for the right candidate, and will be fully on site at the Brooklyn Park location.

  • Locate, transport, install and store injection molds in accordance with established guidelines
  • Prepare auxiliary and second support equipment as required at the press 
  • Monitor presses and alarms and troubleshoot issues 
  • Follows proper setup checks and floor operation procedures 
  • Trouble shoot the manufacturing process to diagnose and resolve anticipated or actual manufacturing problems that may affect product quality 
  • Maintain part quality by completing audits and documenting defective parts 
  • Clean molds 
  • Understand the operating characteristics and capabilities of all manufacturing machinery, equipment, and controls 
  • Develop and document set-up sheets as required for new tooling, major tooling changes, process changes, and special tests 
  • Keep the Engineering Department and the Master Scheduler informed about the technical status of new jobs and projects 
  • Verify documents and logs are accurate and completed in a timely manner 
  • Reads and complies with work instructions, set up sheets, and checklists 
  • Enters production information into the ERP system on a timely basis 
  • Accurately records and reports hours worked 
  • Maintains an organized work area (5S) to include workstations, equipment, walkways, and locker rooms 
  • Participates in the Operational Excellence Program 
  • Understands and complies with professional competencies, company policies, and employee manual 
  • Adheres to all safety policies; includes wearing personal protective equipment when required 
  • Supports and complies with the company's Quality System, ISO, and medical device requirements 
  • Completes all other work duties as assigned 


  • Ability to perform set-up for new molds and highly complex molds as directed 
  • Knowledge of plastic resins, mold setup and functions of an injection molding press 
  • Ability to create and route reports and communications, and present information to individuals or small groups 
  • Ability to operate a forklift and overhead cranes 
  • Ability to promote and maintain a safe work environment 
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience 
  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Ability to read, comprehend, follow and document work instructions, standard operating procedures, and training documents 
  • Mechanical Aptitude with attention to detail
  • Dexterity and hand and eye coordination 
  • Strong problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple tasks 
  • PREFERRED: Knowledge of statistical process control (SPC) 


  • 6th shift: Monday-Wednesday and every other Sunday, 6:30am-7:00pm
  • 8th shift: Thursday-Saturday and every other Sunday, 6:30am-7:00pm
  • 9th shift: Thursday-Saturday and every other Sunday, 6:30pm-7:00am



Post Date: 11.17.2023

Salary: $23.00 /hr - $28.00 /hr

Shift: 1st

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