Plastic Injection Mold Set Up Technician

EG Industries Canada - Stratford, ON (30+ days ago)

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Shift : The shift required is 11pm - 7:30am. Training will take place on the dayshift from 7am - 3:30pm. A shift premium of $0.95/hour will be paid for hours worked on the night shift.

Position summary:

Set up and operate injection-molding machines to cast products from thermoplastic materials. Responsible to maintain injection processes to meet standard cycle times and quality requirements. Ability to properly handle material, molded product and related inventory control. Must have experience and knowledge of proper operation of manufacturing and material handling equipment.

Position duties: May include, but are not limited to the following:

§ Ensure that all the auxiliary molding processing equipment is in optimum condition and maintained

§ Perform mold and material changeover as per proper procedures

§ Starts up of molds and molding equipment as per approved standard procedure developed

§ Maintain molding process in tolerance as per Master Set Up Sheet

§ Maintain close communication with operator, supervisors and process specialists to timely meet quality and delivery

§ Clean mold machines as per Manufacturing Molding Procedures and Guidelines

§ Inform the Molding Process Specialist of any possible improvement that involves the molding process. This includes peripheral equipment.

§ Timely address and communicate any concern regarding safety, quality, processing, and related equipment downtime to Technical Team Supervisor and/or Process Specialist

§ Responsible for keeping and maintaining all molding equipment clean and organized at all time

§ Follow and timely complete directives given by Shift Supervisor and Technical Team Supervisor

§ Generate tool and maintenance work orders

§ Perform minor preventative maintenance on tooling

§ Attend all required meetings and training when scheduled

§ Maintain a safe and clean work area

§ Must be knowledgeable in required personal protective equipment

§ Regular and predictable attendance

§ Must be a team player

§ Other duties as assigned

Required skills and experience:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required

Education and/or Experience

§ 2 years’ experience in Injection Mold Technical Role

§ Grade 12 or equivalent

§ May be required to operate a forklift on occasion; must successfully pass both written and practical aspects of forklift exam when applicable

§ Will be required to operate overhead head crane; must successfully pass both written and practical aspects of the crane training program

Safety Requirements

§ Must observe and practice all safety regulations This includes the wearing and proper usage of the necessary personal protective equipment required for any task

Language Skills

§ Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos

§ Ability to write simple correspondence

Reasoning Ability

§ Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions

§ May have the ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations

Mathematical Skills

§ Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

Physical Demands

§ The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job

§ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear

§ The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms

§ The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

§ The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 35 pounds and occasionally may maneuver up to 50 pounds

§ Specific vision abilities required by this job may include but not limited to close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception

§ Must be able to stand continuously for the duration of scheduled shift

PPE Requirements

§ Safety Glasses

§ Safety Shoes

§ Hearing Protection

Preferred skills and experience:

§ Must be able to work overtime and to work overtime at short notice

§ Must be able to work well with other associates and follow all company rules, regulations and company policies

The work environment and physical demands detailed above are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

EG Industries Canada is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please indicate this on your application/cover letter and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.22 to $20.87 /hour


  • Plastic Injection Molding: 1 year (Preferred)