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Job Information


Title: Die Setter

Pay $20-$26 per hour

Shift: 6:45am – 3:15pm

  • Operates the overhead crane to move molds to and from the injection molding press.
  • Connects molds to the crane by attaching the chains, hooks, and lifting rings properly.
  • Moves the mold cart to the press by connecting the tugger and the appropriate air supply line.
  • Installs mold in press according to specifications.
  • Connects all water and hydraulic lines from the press to the mold and checks for leaks.
  • Enters machine settings to specified parameters by loading the correct program into the press controller and into the robot controller.
  • Connects and sets the hot runner controller to the correct settings.
  • Installs end of arm tooling for the robot and adjusts as required.
  • Removes previous material, purges system, and loads new material.
  • Starts press and observes operation to detect malfunction.
  • The employee must understand the injection molding machine controller, its display screens, and their functions.
  • Must be able to work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to inspect crane chains, hooks, and lifting rings for any physical defects.


Job Requirements


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Must have fork-lift and crane certification.
  • Has the responsibility to aid in the provision of a safe and clean work environment. This will be accomplished by participating in the safety process. Examples of participation would include, but not limited to: conducting internal safety audits, investigation of accidents and communication of safety related information
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