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Posted:  04 Oct 2011 17:15
Horton in Carmel, IN  is looking for an Injection Molding Tech for 3rd shift. 


This position reports directly to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager with direction from shift Area Manager and must work in coordination with co-workers to be effective.  This position is primarily responsible for setting and starting molds at current standard.  Also responsible for troubleshooting processing problems and keeping updated setup records.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: (*indicates peripheral functions)

1    Change molds and inserts as needed, set and water molds per setup sheet.
2    Have all auxiliary equipment used in place and production ready. Change tooling and set-ups on secondary equipment as needed.
3    Ensure area is clean and clear of tools, hoses and other equipment when setup is done.
4    Make sure proper material is placed in hopper, purge barrel as needed.
5    Clean and lube all running molds. Perform basic PM on molds and equipment.
6    Save last shots and initiate mold report when job is pulled.
7    Communicate any pertinent information on incoming and outgoing shift.
8    Start up molds using latest setup parameters assuring job is running at standard.
9    Initiate mold repair sheets when molds are pulled.  Initiate maintenance work orders when machines or auxiliary equipment are in need of repair.
10    Relieve operators for breaks.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Requires a high school diploma, or equivalent, plus 2 years of related technical training or equivalent of 4 years technical work experience.  Experience as a molding technician and/or mold setter is preferred.

Position requirements include working toward advanced degree in engineering.  Experience in a production or manufacturing environment is desirable.  Attention to detail as well as a good work ethic and good communication skills are a must. 

Must be able to show legal authorization to work in the United States.  No Visa sponsorship provided. 

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. 

To apply:  Qualified candidate should submit their resume to, you must indicate the following information below.  (Resumes received without this information below will not be considered.) 

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•    Minimum Salary Requirements (must be a dollar amount not a range)

For more information on Horton, Inc. please visit our web site at 
No recruiters or phone calls, please. 

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