Set Up Technician

Job Type Permanent
Job ID 16609
Job Description

Location; Mississauga, ON
Title: Set Up Technician

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time 
Report To: Process Manager
Shift: Afternoons (3pm-11pm)

Pay rate: DOE

  • Set Up Technician is responsible to set-up, maintain, test and perform repairs on equipment and machines
  • Understand the importance and impact of the quality policy while performing any/all aspects of the Set Up Technician designated duties including but not limited to the following:
  • Set-up, maintain, test and perform repairs on equipment and machines.
  • Position, align & secure mold in machine
  • Attach waterlines & other mold accessories
  • Provide process information to management so production equipment may be optimized and/or process corrected.
  • Assist with training of personnel to perform various functions (i.e. assistant technicians, supervisors).
  • Facilitate work flow and ensure product quality is maintained.
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance
  • Monitor machinery and process goals during shift and make adjustments as necessary to ensure optimum performance of processes.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot equipment malfunction and either repair equipment or arrange for technical support to complete repairs.
  • Use good manufacturing practices to maintain hygienic security while working at a machine or within the facility
  • Be safety and quality conscious at all times, and continuously follow all safety policies and procedures on the job
  • Communicate with QA team regarding quality issues
  • Be safety and quality conscious at all times, and comply with all policies and procedures
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by manager
  • Minimum 3+ years experience in injection molding set up
  • Prior experience in plastic manufacturing required
  • Secondary School diploma or equivalent
  • For safety and business purposes, must have communication skills including reading, writing and must be able to communicate to others as well as be able to receive communication from others in English
  • Requires heavy lifting, pulling & pushing. Must kneel, crouch, bend & climb under, around & on top of machine
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for up to 8-12 hours

If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for to be successful in this role, please submit your resume by email to, or fax 416-495-8487 quoting the job title in the subject line. Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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