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Mack Prototype, Inc. Molding Technician in Gardner, Massachusetts

Mack Prototype is a leading custom rapid prototyping and low volume manufacturing company in Gardner, MA with 3D printing, Cast Urethane Molding, Injection Molding, CNC Machining and Finish/Paint/Assembly services. Set up and operating plastic injection molding machines by performing the following duties. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Set up plastic injection molding machines per provided specifications and prior experience, as assigned by Molding Supervisor per Production Schedule. Install and remove molds as required. Start up production using established processing parameters, where applicable. Make necessary process adjustments to assure that customer specifications and cosmetic requirements are met. Establish and document part-specific molding processes for new parts, per provided specifications and technical data. Oversee and assist Molding Operators in performing their duties by responding to machine alarms and requests for assistance. As required, perform the duties of Molding Operator. Perform material handling tasks, including filling, emptying, and cleaning of dryers, and inventory of materials, as required. Clean, lubricate, and perform light maintenance of injection molds prior to storage, and as required. Perform light maintenance and repair to injection molding and ancillary equipment, as required and per technical qualification. Other duties may be assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Report any issues to Molding Supervisor for resolution. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. One to two years related experience programming and operating injection molding machines and tooling; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Experience in engineering and/or manufacturing field preferred Passionate Team Player willing to help team reach goals Highly organized and detail oriented Strong analytical and problem solving skills Ability to read and interpret documents such as technical data sheets, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute ratio and percent, and understand units of measurement (length, volume and weight.) Preferred experience with Injection Mold Tooling, Injection Molding Machines, CNC Machining, Assembly, CAD/CAM software, 3D CAD Models, 2D Drawings, and Microsoft Office. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Whil

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