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Injection Mold Technician: 1st & 2nd shift

May 14, 2024

Website Air Vent, Inc.

Air Vent, Inc
Orrick, MO

Air Vent, a Gibraltar Industries company, manufactures a full line of attic ventilation products, including durable, high-performance ridge vent systems. Over the years, we’ve invested heavily in independent research studies to further our understanding and enhance our design of high efficiency attic ventilation systems.


Salary: $23.75 – $27.25

Position Summary
Responsible for all mold changes, machine startup and set up, machine shutdown, and all process troubleshooting. Ensure all machines run at optimum cycles and part quality is sustained. Time management, ability to prioritize, and communication skills are critical.

Primary Accountabilities
• Set up molding machine parameters to produce quality acceptable parts for production.
• Troubleshoot and perform process changes as needed on the injection molding machine.
• Perform mold changes quickly and efficiently as scheduled; including robot set up and programming.
• Ensure machines are running efficiently and producing parts within standard.
• Set up of all auxiliary and secondary equipment as required.
• Train operators in running production parts, monitoring their rates, and part quality.
• Set up new tools and help establish and document optimum process.
• Ability to perform basic machine maintenance.
• Replace standard components within the mold such as inserts, springs, ejector pins, and fittings.
• Must be able to operate a forklift and/or overhead bridge crane to move and install molds into machinery.
• Participates in root cause problem solving activities in process and production areas.
• Supports all areas of production as needed.
• Ensure adherence to all required safety and quality standards.
• Other job duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Secondary Accountabilities
• Back up trained in Supervision and employee assignments.
• May perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or otherwise to balance the workload.

1- 2 Years experience with BS Degree in Plastics Engineering
2 – 3 years of experience with AAS Degree or Injection Molding Certification
4 – 5 years of experience with HS Diploma

Licenses / Certifications:
Will be required to complete Forklift training/Lock out-tag out training (company will provide).

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to read blue prints and electrical schematics.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished

Physical Requirements:
• Able to stand for prolonged periods of time.
• Able to walk long distances.
• Able to work at elevated heights.
• Able to lift 50 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position requires acknowledgement that if selected you will be:
• Able to work long hours in hot conditions during spring and summer.
• Able to work in cold conditions during fall and winter.
• Able to work around heavy manufacturing machinery.
• Able to start your shift as required, on time.
• Able to continually update on all facets of a Safety Conscious Work Environment

Gibraltar is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and gives all applicants for employment equal consideration regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, arrest record, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, transgender status, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Gibraltar will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need an accommodation to fully participate in the application process

The information in this description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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