Injection Molding Technician in Garden Grove, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

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Job Description

Nature and Scope of Role:

Manufactures close tolerance plastic parts by setting up and operating an injection molding machine, while maintaining high safety standards, equipment, and all quality documentation. Sets up all required tooling per set up documentation. Inspects document actual dimensions per drawings. Runs production safely and consistently measuring all critical areas per sample lot size. Deburrs and bags all production in accordance with the router steps and stamps off operations before moving to the next operation. Maintains 5S work space before, during, and after each scheduled shift.

Essential Functions:

  • Reads blueprint drawings and work orders to understand and meet customer specifications.
  • Produces parts by following the work orders, blueprints, and programming folders.
  • Sets up molds for each work cell and maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements following manufacturer's instructions.
  • Maintains drawing specifications by observing process temperatures and injection pressures to detect non-conformances.
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample work pieces.
  • Calculates dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers, Vernier calipers, and optical comparator.
  • Informs supervisors and team leads when machinery needs repairs.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with all company EH&S policies and procedures
  • Maintains work space before, during, and after each scheduled shift in accordance with 5S principles.
  • Contribute to team effort by performing other supporting tasks as directed by the Shift Supervisor.
  • Work in a manner that complies with all site policies and procedures, and actively demonstrates SG principles of conduct & action.


Required Skills & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED certificate.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow written materials including blueprint drawings, job orders, etc.
  • Good math skills and basic computer knowledge.
  • 1-year prior experience in set-up and operation of injection molds and auxiliary equipment.
  • Experience using inspection equipment and following quality procedures.
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, good attendance and flexibility to work overtime as needed.


  • Manual dexterity required to operate machinery and program equipment.
  • Other job duties as assigned.
  • Good vision to read written materials and measuring instruments.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds