Injection molding technician positions are found in companies that deal with product packaging and similar items; this can include everything from companies that deal specifically with plastics to various manufacturers that need to accomplish related tasks in-house. The injection molding technician's duties include setting up molds and troubleshooting existing molds, which often requires specialized knowledge of specific tools and equipment. Troubleshooting tasks might include dealing with faulty equipment, human error, and preventing defects from occurring.
Injection Molding Technician Tasks
Ensure injection molding machines and connected automated systems are set to regulation parameters, quality standards, and meet all production goals.
Set-up machines, read blueprints, and measure product with calipers.
Design, form, clean, smooth, and position molds and cores.
Troubleshoot molding machines and equipment.