Mold Setter

Region: Ann Arbor
Position Type: Industrial
Rate: $18.00-$23.00 per hour


Global leader in custom injection molding plastic solutions is seeking an experienced Mold Setter to work on 3rd shift. The Mold Setter/Process Tech is responsible for setting molds and starting presses with the established process.



Ensure process characteristics of the work center are maintained throughout the job to provide quality parts. Resolve process characteristic if parts produced are not meeting standard.

Work closely with the setup team (Supervisor, Mold Setter, and Material Handler) to understand what jobs are coming up in the schedule and timing of those jobs. Need to ensure that the tool and any other auxiliary equipment necessary is available and ready at the time the mold needs to be set.

Startup/Shutdown. Set mold into press and load process parameters as defined by the process engineer. Produce first good product before operator hand off. Proper removal, cleaning, and storage of mold and all auxiliary equipment after the jobs are complete. Ensure dater is set to the correct date each time a mold is run.

Verify Process Controls of existing presses running including but not limited to:

Mold Temperature

Barrel Temperature

Cycle Time

Material moisture checks if splay exists

Check for nozzle leaks

Other required by the quality book

Set Molds & Start Jobs


Qualified candidates must have three (3) to five (5) years of plastic injection mold processing experience; Material Tech Experience preferred. Excellent communication skills are a must to ensure effective and cooperative interaction with employees and contractors at all levels of the organization.


Additional qualifications:

Minimum High School Diploma

Proven understanding of plastics processing and history of successful mold set and job start-up skills

Must be able to work overtime and weekends, with or without advanced notice.

Possess a proven ability to operate in a fast-paced organization handling multiple projects simultaneously.

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Corporate Headquaters:

Phoenix Services, Inc
5800 Monroe St.
Suite D
Sylvania, OH 43560

Phone: (419) 885-2151
Fax: (419) 885-7074