Injection Mold Automation Technician

Job Location: 
Central Vermont

Are you an Electro-mechanical or Automation Technician looking for your next opportunity in the Northeast? Do you have knowledge of setups, changeovers, and PM’s for plastic injection molding cells? Do you have a mechanical aptitude with experience with automation troubleshooting and maintenance of robots?   If you answered “YES” to any of these, we have a job that was meant for YOU! 


This INJECTION MOLD AUTOMATION TECHNICIAN role is an excellent opportunity in the Greater Central Vermont area with a privately held company that just got done with a 30K square foot expansion and needs some employees!  They are offering: full relocation assistance, 3 or 4 day work weeks, “outstanding benefits”, tuition reimbursement, and numerous GROWTH opportunities!!  If this is for you or someone you know, please forward a current resume to:



The Injection Mold Automation Technician is responsible for the set-up, start-up, change-over, quality inspections and basic preventative maintenance associated with automated assembly cells, various integrated automated post molding operations, and automated insert molding cells.



Perform mold restarts and approval of production runs using accepted client quality standards.

Responsible for automation troubleshooting and root cause analysis to ensure the production of a quality product.

Setup Pad Printing Cells, including the mixing and maintenance of inks, change of pads, nests and cliches.

Inspect and measure production per quality requirements to ensure all customer specifications are adhered to.

Execute scheduled preventive maintenance and routine repairs on automation equipment.

Maintain spare parts inventory and supplies required for P.M. program and daily operation.

Align and teach robot positions.

Perform set-up, troubleshoot, and maintenance of Robots and Vision Systems.

Initiate work orders to correct problems with molds, molding machines, and auxiliary equipment.

Perform record keeping. This includes, but may not be limited to, downtime reasons, machine/equipment stoppage logs, quality logs, process changes, tool issues, etc.

Ability to interact with molding manager, team leaders, in-process inspectors, quality technicians, manufacturing engineering personnel, and peers to accomplish primary objectives.

Ability to work, at times, with machine maintenance and testing personnel to resolve problems or improve processes.

Performs other related duties as assigned.



Minimum 2 Year Technical Degree preferred

3 – 5 years’ experience in industrial mechanical or electrical field preferred, but willing to train a candidate with mechanical aptitude

Good performance record, work ethic, demonstrated initiative

Mechanical aptitude and dexterity, ability to perform basic mechanical repairs

Knowledge of basic measurement equipment and techniques

Analytical thinking and math skills, excellent organizational and record keeping skills

Commitment to following company’s safety guidelines--Ability to lift up to 60 pounds

Flexibility and willingness to work overtime and weekends

Must participate in on call rotation 24/7

Recruiter Name: 
Jon Richio
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 222
Manufacturing & Engineering

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