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Traverse City, MI, US

0079 Mold Set Tech 2nd and 3rd shift

Mold Set Tech Essential Functions:

  • To ensure that dies are changed efficiently per the production schedule, and production material is filled for start up
  • Efficiently remove existing molds and dies from presses
  • Install next scheduled mold or die and ensure minimal downtime
  • Set up thermolators
  • Make hoses as required for molds
  • Ensure molds are set safely and correctly, utilizing the proper equipment set up per the process book (nozzle tip, knock-outs, watered correctly, etc.)
  • Fill and maintain materials for both insert and injection presses as needed for mold change
  • Maintain and clean hoppers and grinders as necessary for “complete” mold changes
  • May be requested to function as a material handler per the request of the Supervisor
  • May be requested to complete additional duties as assigned by the Supervisor


Job Requirements

  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Exerting up to fifty-six (56) pounds of force frequently
  • Operate a fork truck and overhead crane
  • Support all Lear environmental, quality, health and safety procedures and rules.
  • Ensure that proper procedures are followed and the working environment is healthy and safe
  • Work as a team with fellow employees and train new employees in the classification
  • Maintains the work area in accordance with 5S standards.
  • Complete additional tasks assigned by Shift Supervisor / Department Manager


Mold Set Tech Evaluations:

  • Mold Set Tech evaluation will be made on a weekly basis.
  • Training will follow the training plan.
  • There is a 60 day qualification period.


Working Conditions:

Degree of Physical Demands (Strength) usually associated with this classification:

  • Lifting packages up to 56 pounds.
  • Walking, standing, stooping, kneeling, and occasional crouching.

 Environmental conditions (Physical Surroundings) usually associated with this classification:

  • The associate is subject to environmental conditions common to a plant environment, including cramped conditions between presses and enclosures.
  • Some exposure to loud noise and oil.

Environmental conditions (Hazards) usually associated with this classified:

  • Exposure to Hi-Lo traffic, battery charger, possible cuts from material tail and banding, occasional exposure to wet or slippery dock plates.


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 intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Nearest Major Market: Traverse City
Nearest Secondary Market: Northern Michigan