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Novolex™ employs over 10,000 people across the globe. We strive to be the employer of choice in the global packaging industry. Novolex™ Careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth. Our team is rich in diversity and our culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork in all we do.



Job Title:

Mold Technician  


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the start-up, shut down, and troubleshooting of the molding process during  normal production runs. In addition, to setting up injection molding machines and all related equipment to allow the manufacture of product that meets or exceeds the established quality levels at the standard rates that have been established. This position is also responsible for leading the assigned section on daily work and assignments and covering for supervisor at times. Will also be required to assist maintenance department to trouble shoot problems on injection molding machines as well as related support equipment, including automation equipment. This is all accomplished by using Safety Best Practices first.  


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • To Always work with a safety 1st no compromise attitude.
  • To work with mold department supervisors, mold maintenance and mold techs in order to identify problems in the processing of product.
  • To continuously take a proactive PM position with the shops tooling.
  • To develop and implement corrective actions when issues are found.
  • To work with the Supervisor, tooling team, production and QA manager in the development of new product processing parameters.
  • To work with the outside sources as necessary in the development of processing techniques as it relates to tooling.
  • To develop and document injection molding production process.
  • To review injection molding processes in order to identify opportunities for improvement and optimization.
  • To ensure injection molding processes are optimized and documented.
  • To optimize cycles.
  • To reduce reject rates
  • To maintain cavitation
  • To maintain run documentation
  • To maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • To assist action teams and increase awareness of continuous improvement to the technical staff.
  • To assist in the training of future molder’s
  • To start up new tools, document and develop process sheets.
  • Overtime as required
  • To perform any duty as deemed necessary by the supervisor.
  • May be required to visit vendors and assist in new tool start ups.
  • Work weekends when required.


Candidate Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required; some technical schooling or college a plus.
  • 2 years experience as a molder.
  • Working knowledge of injection molding process. Hands on experience with injection molding tooling.

For more information on Novolex™, visit our website at: www.novolex.com

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The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included.  It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions and responsibilities.  Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. Pre-employment, as well as post-hire substance testing, is required for specified positions through Novolex. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship.

Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at  800-845-6051.
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