Injection Molding Setup Technician

  • location: Miami, FL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $52,000 per year

job description

Injection Molding Setup Technician

Industrial Maintenance Technician needed to work on injection molding machinery. The ideal canidate is an electrical-mechanical technician with skills in electronics, mechanical, pneumatics and hydraulics.  Installs, troubleshoots and repairs various types of plastics production equipment. Company is located in Miami Gardens. Hours are 5:30-3:30pm (must be flexiable to work outside of regular work hours and weekends) Pay is $25/hr Qualifications:
  • Understanding of injection molding machine control calibration requirements and hands-on tasks for actual calibrations.
  • Possess a basic understanding of machine manuals, blueprints, and hydraulic and pneumatic schematics.
  • Electronics, Electricity, wiring, and electronics knowledge.
  • Must be familiar with the operation of PLC controls

  • Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school in a related field.
  • More than five (5) years of related experience and/or training.


  • Repair diagnose problems utilizing support equipment such as overhead cranes, chillers, air compressors, material dryers, temperature controls and cooling stations.
  • Analyze electronics, electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and operational problems of plastic injection molding machines.
  • Troubleshoot and test equipment to check operations.
  •  Troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems using schematics, technical drawings and testing equipment.  Troubleshoot PLC control operating systems, trace and replace machine bands using wiring diagrams and equipment manuals.
  •  Modify, lubricate, diagnose, and operate injection molding machines.
  •  Uses common pieces of electrical test equipment such as a VOM, Motor Insulation tester, and an Oscilloscope.
  • Work independently and with other team members to complete repairs in a safe and timely manner.
  • Must have own tools
  • Other duties may be assigned.

The essential functions of this role include:
  • manual lifting up to 50lbs
  • standing for 8 hours at one time
  • working up to 10 hrs of overtime per week
  • working weekends
  • Electronic Maintenance (5 years of experience is required)
  • Injection molding (5 years of experience is required)
  • Mechanical Maintenance (5 years of experience is required)
  • Blueprints (5 years of experience is required)
  • Hydraulic (5 years of experience is required)
  • High School (required)
  • Years of experience: 5 years
  • Experience level:Experienced
Shift: First

Working hours: 5:30 AM - 3:30 PM

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