Injection Mold Technician

US Rod is currently looking for Injection Mold Technicians.


Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Perform setup, startup, diagnosis, and troubleshooting of the injection molding presses, all auxiliary equipment and all secondary production equipment while ensuring that safety and quality are the prime initiatives.
  • Independently perform machine adjustments within allowable parameters, perform routine machine maintenance tasks and minor repairs on all production equipment, including molders and peripheral quality equipment on assigned lines.
  • Ensure adherence to customer specifications and accurately document all QC records related to downtime, production, scrap, repairs, process deviation, etc.
  • Perform other miscellaneous support work to enable the team to be successful and as requested by plant leadership. Assist in the duties of other team members, including helping to cover break times, etc.
  • While not working with machine, the employee is required to maintain the quality of the production floor and to monitor process parameters regularly.
  • The employee is required to work in a moderate noise levels in the workplace and keep all manufacturing area neat and clean.
  • Support and participate in the organization’s Continual Improvement Program to conform to API Q1/ISO 9001:2015 requirements by complying with the Quality Policy and procedures and meeting QMS objectives.
  • Understand the implications of not conforming to QMS requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • High School diploma is required.


  • Five (5) plus years of experience in the manufacturing sector.
  • Injection Mold Set Up apprenticeship highly desirable.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience with set-ups and troubleshooting for issues such as flash, shortshot, etc., in Plastic Injection Molding environment.
  • Experience working in an API Q1/ISO 9001:2015 environment a plus.


  • Able to perform programming functions and troubleshoot robotics and automation systems.
  • Reasonable accommodations are made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
  • Ability to lift to 65 pounds.
  • Ability to work in a hot environment.
  • Sitting, bending, standing, walking, 8-10 hours per day.
  • Must comply with any safety or PPE requirements.
  • Exposure to production environment.


  • Attention to detail.
  • Produce error-free work.
  • Deadline-oriented.
  • Make sure that customers’ requests come first.
  • Self-starter who thinks of innovative, faster ways to accomplish tasks.
  • Work with minimal supervision.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to our dynamic environment.

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