Injection Molding Process Technician

  • Job Tracking ID: 512093-575424
  • Job Location: Germantown, WI
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: June 02, 2017
  • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
  • Starting Date: May 10, 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 Germantown WI Division is looking for a Process Technician located in Germantown, WI.  The Process Technician communicates assignment progression regarding production process to the supervisor and perform preventative maintenance.

Below are the essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Know and follow all of the Company’s safety rules, such as safe work practices and standard operating procedures.  
  • Serve as a good role model to employees for safe work practices and behavior by conducting yourself professionally, keeping in mind your own safety and the safety of others. 
  • Learn and master all necessary areas of the quality system.
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Documentation Practices (GDP).
  • Check production process against documented process, which includes all support equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on production molds.  (i.e. mold cleans, basic insert changes and proper greasing of tools).
  • Perform set ups on 2-shot tools, rotary strippers, turn table style, spin stacks and robotics.
  • Perform programming functions and troubleshoot for robotic/automation systems.
  • Perform set-up and troubleshoot for injection molding and understands basic blow-molding processes.
  • Perform start-up and shut-down procedures.
  • Verify setting are accurate.
  • Approve quality of parts to go into production.
  • Record start up and in process checks and identify events.
  • Update process window per procedure when necessary.
  • Perform a viscosity curve.
  • Perform a gate freeze.
  • Perform 2-shot molding.
  • Trouble shoot valve gate systems and trouble shoot hydraulic systems on tools.
  • Monitor material handlers and provide training to ensure that they perform proper set up of materials.
  • Monitor set up technicians and provide training to ensure that they do set ups properly.
  • Any other duties as assigned. 

Experience and Skills:

A qualified candidate would fulfill these requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.  Completion of an accredited two-year technical college program, or a four-year university program, in a related field of study is preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ experience or accrued on-the-job training and experience.
  • Fork truck and Lock out Tag out Certification.
  • Plastics injection molding experience.
  • Basic hydraulic, electrical and troubleshooting experience. 
  • Able to program a core sequence on a tool.

To learn more about MGS Mfg. Group, go to www.mgstech.com.  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
Phone: (262) 255-5790 // Fax: (262) 509-3861 // careers@mgsmfg.com