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Injection Molding Set-Up Technician

    • Job Tracking ID: 512093-662686
    • Job Location: Antioch, IL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: December 21, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

MGS Mfg. Group has an exciting opportunity for a full-time, 3rd shift (10:45pm-7:15am M-F), Setup Technician at our facility in Antioch, Illinois. 

MGS Mfg. Group is a leading global provider of optimized manufacturing solutions for high precision plastic products - with services including: engineering & design-for-manufacture, mold making, sampling, development & qualification, injection molding & value-added operations, multi-shot technologies, scalable automation, assemblies and application-specific turnkey manufacturing systems. We pride ourselves on being the best at what we do and look for individuals that have the same passion!  Our employees are a vital part of our success. We maintain and reinforce an atmosphere of mutual respect and communication that will foster continued growth and career opportunities.  Our achievements are built on a solid foundation of core values that inspire a culture of Teamwork, Integrity, Passion, and Safety. To learn more visit us at www.mgstech.com.

The Set-Up Technician is responsible for set-ups and cycle molds

As the Set-Up Technician, you will...

  • Review production schedule on a daily basis.
  • Set-up molds, robots, auxiliary equipment, etc. in order to ensure press is ready for start-up.
  • Perform daily/weekly machine and equipment maintenance as assigned.
  • Complete proper shut-down of machinery and tool pulls when production run is complete.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.
  • Answer machine alarms as needed.
  • Resolve water line malfunctions when needed.
  • Assist with start-ups as needed.
  • Clean machines, floors, and other areas as needed.
  • Observe and adhere to all company policies and procedures

Experience and Skills:

A qualified candidate would fulfill these requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Previous experience in the injection molding industry.
  • Possesses good math, verbal communication and mechanical skills.
  • Ability to read and comprehend mechanical drawings relating to plastic injection molding.
  • Ability to operate a forklift and become forklift certified.
  • Ability to become lockout/tagout certified.
  • Good understand and ability to perform tasks and create documents in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and perform advanced mathematical functions using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals in both the English and Metric system required
  • Excellent decision making skills
  • A Positive Attitude
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good judgement

Why you should apply:

  • Great Benefits
  • 401K Match
  • Paid Holidays
  • Growth and Advancement Opportunities
  • Excellent Teamwork and culture 

To apply and learn more about MGS Mfg. Group, go to www.mgscareers.com

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MGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer