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Die Setter

175 Pioneer Dr, Leominster, MA 01453, USA

Full Time

Setup and Startup Die Setter/Injection Molder is responsible for installation and removal of molds from injection molding presses and the startup and shut down of jobs.

Essential Job Functions

  • Install and setup injection molds according to company standards

  • Assure you are using the correct tools when placing molds in machines safely

  • Clean platens with mold cleaner to get all the rust off of them

  • Install mold  with the correct length knock out rods

  • Setup any auxiliary equipment that may be needed EX: Mold controller, Temp controller (DME), etc.

  • Set up parameters according to setup sheet

  • Communicate with supervisors when change is complete

  • Make sure machines are cleaned after the change

  • Bring mold to tool room to be cleaned and inspected

  • Perform any other duties that are assigned


  • High School Diploma or combined equivalent of education and experience

  • Minimum of three (3) years injection molding experience specifically in hands on manufacturing role

  • Skill and knowledge of die setting trade

  • Hoisting license to operate Hyster for 10,000+ lbs. molds

  • Ability to read and follow detailed instructions (verbal and written) on routine tasks

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment – to effectively
    listen, challenge and communicate

  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive and take initiative

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