PM Mold Company
  • 23-Jun-2017 to 22-Aug-2017 (CST)
  • Schaumburg, IL, USA
  • Full Time

PM Mold is seeking a standout Injection Molding Setup Technician to help us take our Production department to the next level. This is a unique opportunity to directly impact our growing company on third shift.  Under the direction of the Shift Foreman, this role will spend 100% of their time on the manufacturing floor tending to setup/changeover and troubleshooting machine process and auxiliary equipment. The top candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining quality and safety standards. If this is your passion and expertise, we'd love to hear from you! 


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience setting up molds
  • Ability to safely work around molding machines
  • Knowledge of setting up hydraulic cores
  • Ability to operate forklift and overhead crane
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills (read, write and speak English)
  • Basic math skills and mechanical aptitude
  • Some processing knowledge
  • Own adequate toolset used to set up machines


  • Knowledge of injection molding machines: Krauss Maffei, Arburg, Nissei and/or Engle


  • This is a 3rd Shift Position
  • Perform mold, set up, and color changes to meet production demands
  • Set up auxiliary equipment
  • Help with starting machines
  • Assist supervisor in answering alarms
  • Work with supervisor and/or Lead Molding Technician to identify ways to improve productivity and reduce scrap, defects, etc.
  • Debug auxiliary equipment problems
  • Perform necessary preventative maintenance on molds
  • Help maintain 5S and cleanliness in the Plant by doing assigned cleaning tasks and set a good example for others 


  • Ability to hear machine alarms
  • Good mobility, energy level and ability to routinely lift 50 pounds
  • Requires good visual acuity and the ability to detect visual changes in plastic
  • Able to climb ladders up to six feet
  • Physical strength to perform ratcheting motion to torque settings
  • Good mobility for high physical activity including but not limited to reaching, standing, stooping, squatting & crawling to access material storage areas

If this sounds like you, please apply online. No phone calls please.



  • Pre-tax insurance benefits, including medical and dental
  • 401 (k) with company match and vesting plan
  • Company-paid short term disability
  • Paid time off (holidays, vacation, birthday and more)

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration of employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran stat or any other characteristic protected by law.

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