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Traverse City, MI, US, 49686 Traverse City, MI, US, 49686

Process Technician - Molding


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Lear Corporation is the leading Tier 1 automotive supplier serving all of the world's major automotive manufacturers with our world-class automotive seating and automotive electrical products. Our products are developed and produced by a diverse, talented team of more than 165,000 people. With operations in 39 countries, Lear operates in every major automotive manufacturing region in the world. For our globally positioned and successful teams, we are looking for dedicated talents with zest for action and enthusiasm. If you love challenges, want to experience development opportunities unrestrained, and want recognition that pays off, then you've come to the right place with Lear.




As a member of the production team, the Senior Molding Process Technician will be responsible for directly working on and developing new mold processes and leading and maintaining all process functions of molding presses and auxiliary equipment.


The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Directly work on and develop all new mold processes
  • Directly lead and support the Injection Molding Set Techs
  • Maintain all process functions of molding presses and auxiliary equipment
  • Responsible for press startups, ensuring quality, answering alarms, and continuing production in an efficient manner
  • Review sample parts and quality rejects and make recommendations towards corrective action
  • Maintain process logbooks and review proposed process modification with engineers
  • Troubleshoot processing, quality, and tooling issues
  • Work with maintenance to resolve press malfunctions and minimize downtime
  • Work with Quality Dept. to ensure acceptable parts are provided


Your Qualifications:

  • In-depth knowledge of injection molding machines and processes is required
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Working knowledge of production tooling
  • Preferred press experience includes: Arburg, Toyo, and Engel


Bonus If You Have:

  • Associates and/or Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Knowledge of RJG multi-access robots preferred
  • 4-5 years’ experience as a Process Technician preferred

Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.


Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.


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