Injection Molding Process Technician

  • Job Tracking ID: 512093-574459
  • Job Location: Antioch, IL
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: June 08, 2017
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: May 3, 2017

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Job Description:

At MGS Mfg. Group, we are an engineering house, a toolmaker, a blow molder, an injection molder, and a custom machine builder all under one company. Through customer demand and active progression on our part, we have been expanding our services since we opened our doors in 1982. MGS Mfg. Group adapts to the needs of our customers along with cultivating new concepts and goals within the plastic industry. Throughout our growth and constant change, we have remained a partner to our customers, suppliers, and employees by learning from them, growing with them, and most importantly, never forgetting that without them, the evolution and success of this corporation would not have been possible.

As part of the MGS Group of Companies, MGS Antioch Division, located in Antioch, Illinois has an immediate opening for a Process Technician on 2nd shift.

Below are the essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist the Production Supervisor by enforcing Company policies and procedures including work rules, housekeeping, general manufacturing practices, safety and accident reports, technical area, maintenance, and mold storage.
  • Maximize productivity by keeping the molding machines running and directing subordinates in all areas of molding.
  • Verify production process against documented process, which includes all support equipment, to ensure production is running in its validated state and within all validated parameters.
  • Verify parts being produced at start up and during production meet all VIC requirements, particularly after any process changes are made.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on production molds as required.
  • Perform set-up and troubleshoot for injection molding processes.
  • Perform start-up and shut-down procedures.
  • Monitor molding process and update process window per procedure when necessary, and document on appropriate forms.
  • Resolve injection molding press issues.
  • Perform programming functions and troubleshoot for robotic/automation systems.
  • Observe and adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

A qualified candidate would fulfill these requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Five years of experience in the injection molding industry, including at least 1 year of experience in set-up technician role.
  • Lock out/Tag Out
  • Basic hydraulic, electrical and troubleshooting experience
  • Experience with programming a core sequence on a tool

To learn more about MGS Mfg. Group, go to We offer an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, disability, life, FSA, vacation, and holidays. MGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


MGS Mfg. Group, Inc. // W188 N11707 Maple Road // Germantown, WI  53022  USA // Site Map
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