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Plastics Die Setter

Location: MI

Job Type: Contract to Hire

Position Summary

  • Responsible for plastic injection mold tear down, repair and re-assembly. To evaluate, conduct and make recommendations for in-house and external preventative maintenance and repairs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work safely and follow all OSHA (lock out – tag out) and all other OSHA / State / Federal / Municipal Rules and Regulations.
  • Responsible to perform “On the Job “die setters training when needed.
  • Prepare and install tools in the machines in preparation for production runs
  • Change tool inserts as needed
  • Maintain Platen Holes and molds being stored in conditions that allow operations to start first time through
  • Stage next tool on the schedule after each new tool set
  • Properly Maintain Supplied Company Equipment to perform die changes and take proper care of all POF assists used to perform the duties of a die setter
  • Install all necessary primary and secondary hook ups, hoses, clamps, valve gates mold zone controllers etc.
  • Responsible to develop and follow the blue book instructions
  • Retrieve and return tools to and from assigned locations including the (POF Annex) with proper preparation such as Mold Cleaning – Mold storage protection etc.
  • Complete necessary paperwork to ensure proper die set installation was completed – as well as all required safety validation documentation
  • Install and test safety mats as needed and required
  • Ensure all tool operational sequencing are functioning properly and are connected properly to the designed locations – valve gates – hot runners zones – gas assists - water paths etc.
  • Maintain hoses, clamps and other company tools in assigned storage locations and in an orderly manner
  • Maintain the proper amount of secured die set preparation supplies – water fittings – hoses – clamps – bolts – washers etc. (related to die set ups).
  • Willingly provide support in areas outside of die setting when needed – using all aspects of their technical abilities to support the company needs.

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